The Resource The British Empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and state of the British colonies on the continent and islands of America. Vol. I. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Newfoundland, New-England, New-Scotland, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Georgia, Hudson's-Bay

The British Empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and state of the British colonies on the continent and islands of America. Vol. I. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Newfoundland, New-England, New-Scotland, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Georgia, Hudson's-Bay

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The British Empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and state of the British colonies on the continent and islands of America. Vol. I. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Newfoundland, New-England, New-Scotland, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Georgia, Hudson's-Bay
Title
The British Empire in America,
Title remainder
containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and state of the British colonies on the continent and islands of America. Vol. I. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Newfoundland, New-England, New-Scotland, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Georgia, Hudson's-Bay
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 741/164
  • III: 675
  • 2000n
  • 940n
  • p. 19-20
  • T45485
Citation source
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
  • Cundall, F. West Indies
  • Hanson
  • Handler, J. Barbados history
  • ESTC
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1673-1742
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Oldmixon
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Courtenay, W
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  • Eskimo languages
  • Indian linguistics
  • Booksellers' catalogs
  • United States
  • West Indies, British
  • Great Britain
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The British Empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and state of the British colonies on the continent and islands of America. Vol. I. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Newfoundland, New-England, New-Scotland, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Georgia, Hudson's-Bay
Link
https://archive.org/details/britishempireina05oldm
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Publication
Note
  • First edition printed London, 1708; 1708 edition attributed to and signed "J. Oldmixon" in the dedication; this edition lacking printed name in dedication
  • Title of v. 2 reads: The British Empire in America, containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and state of the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America. Vol. II. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguila, Jamaica, Bahama, and Bermudas
  • All place names in title transcriptions in both v. 1 and v. 2 printed in 3 columns separated by single vertical rules
  • Includes a sample of unidentified New-England Indian language in v. 1, p. 90-91, a few words of unidentified New York Indian language in v. 1, p. 276, and a short vocabulary list of Eskimo to English in v. 1, p. 558 collected at Hudson's Bay
  • Pagination: v. 1: xxxiv, [2], 567, [1] p., [5] folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [2], 478 p., [3] folded leaves of plates
  • Signatures: v. 1: A a b2 B-2N 2O; v. 2: [A]1 B-2G 2H (-2H8)
  • Includes general index at end of v. 2
  • Bookseller's advertisements: v. 1, p. [1-2], 2nd count and p. [1], 4th count
  • Woodcut tailpiece
Edition
  • Second edition, corrected and amended. /
  • With the continuation of the history, and the variation in the state and trade of those colonies, from the year 1710 to the present time. Including occasional remarks, and the most feasible and useful methods for their improvement and security.
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full speckled calf; both v. 1 and 2 rebacked.
  • Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy, v. 1: W Courtenay: contemporary ms. autograph on front pastedown.
Other physical details
maps)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The British Empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and state of the British colonies on the continent and islands of America. Vol. I. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Newfoundland, New-England, New-Scotland, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Georgia, Hudson's-Bay
Link
https://archive.org/details/britishempireina05oldm
Publication
Note
  • First edition printed London, 1708; 1708 edition attributed to and signed "J. Oldmixon" in the dedication; this edition lacking printed name in dedication
  • Title of v. 2 reads: The British Empire in America, containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and state of the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America. Vol. II. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguila, Jamaica, Bahama, and Bermudas
  • All place names in title transcriptions in both v. 1 and v. 2 printed in 3 columns separated by single vertical rules
  • Includes a sample of unidentified New-England Indian language in v. 1, p. 90-91, a few words of unidentified New York Indian language in v. 1, p. 276, and a short vocabulary list of Eskimo to English in v. 1, p. 558 collected at Hudson's Bay
  • Pagination: v. 1: xxxiv, [2], 567, [1] p., [5] folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [2], 478 p., [3] folded leaves of plates
  • Signatures: v. 1: A a b2 B-2N 2O; v. 2: [A]1 B-2G 2H (-2H8)
  • Includes general index at end of v. 2
  • Bookseller's advertisements: v. 1, p. [1-2], 2nd count and p. [1], 4th count
  • Woodcut tailpiece
Edition
  • Second edition, corrected and amended. /
  • With the continuation of the history, and the variation in the state and trade of those colonies, from the year 1710 to the present time. Including occasional remarks, and the most feasible and useful methods for their improvement and security.
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full speckled calf; both v. 1 and 2 rebacked.
  • Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy, v. 1: W Courtenay: contemporary ms. autograph on front pastedown.
Other physical details
maps)
Specific material designation
remote

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