Paris. 1776. xv,,782pp. Thick 12mo. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, leather label. Boards somewhat acid bitten, backstrip flaked, spine extremities chipped, corners worn. Bookplate on front pastedown. Moderately tanned, otherwise clean. Good. Item #WRCAM51641
Chronicles the major events in the history and conquest of the New World from Columbus' discovery, through part of 1775. The last 150pp. are devoted to the French and Indian War and the period before the Revolution. The first and only edition listed by Sabin and the NUC. SABIN 33039. HOWES H648.