An Account of the European Settlements in America
BURKE, Edmund. Account of the European Settlements in America. Containing an Accurate Description of their Extent, Climate, Productions, Trade, Genius, and Disposition of their Inhabitants... A New Edition. Illustrated with Maps. London: John Joseph Stockdale , 1808.
Considered the best edition of this work, which was first published in 1757. Quarto. [1-5]6-482[-484, ad leaf]. Two engraved maps.

Contemporary calf, gilt, with two black morocco spine labels. Marbled endpapers and matching edges. Minor wear to binding; rubbing to joints. Some browning and offsetting to first and last few leaves. Overall, near fine. Armorial bookplate of William Ruddell Clarke, small ticket, and clipped quotation mounted to front pastedown.

Sabin 9282. Howes B974. Todd 4h.

HBS # 66781 $1,500