London. 1747. viii,,330,pp. Antique-style three-quarter calf. Leaf of advertisement trimmed and pasted to verso of front fly leaf. Minor foxing. Very good. Item #WRCAM48974
An early English survey of Spanish discovery, conquest, and trade in America, with some material on California, New Mexico, Florida, Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, and South America in general. Also covers Spanish trade throughout the Americas, including the West Indies. Contains a chapter entitled, "Of the means by which Spain is drained of the Effects brought from the Indies." Includes a rare, early advertisement leaf after the text. SABIN 10240. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 747/28. PALAU 41176. GOLDSMITHS 8284. HANSON 5559.