The Resource The British empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America. In two volumes. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of them, viz. Vol. I. Newfoundland, New-Scotland, New-England, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina and Hudson's-Bay. Vol. II. Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguilla, Jamaica, the Bahama and Bermudas Islands. With curious maps of the several places done from the newest surveys., By Herman Moll, geographer

The British empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America. In two volumes. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of them, viz. Vol. I. Newfoundland, New-Scotland, New-England, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina and Hudson's-Bay. Vol. II. Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguilla, Jamaica, the Bahama and Bermudas Islands. With curious maps of the several places done from the newest surveys., By Herman Moll, geographer

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The British empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America. In two volumes. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of them, viz. Vol. I. Newfoundland, New-Scotland, New-England, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina and Hudson's-Bay. Vol. II. Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguilla, Jamaica, the Bahama and Bermudas Islands. With curious maps of the several places done from the newest surveys.
Title
The British empire in America,
Title remainder
containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America. In two volumes. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of them, viz. Vol. I. Newfoundland, New-Scotland, New-England, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina and Hudson's-Bay. Vol. II. Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguilla, Jamaica, the Bahama and Bermudas Islands. With curious maps of the several places done from the newest surveys.
Statement of responsibility
By Herman Moll, geographer
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 708/95
  • III:117
  • 2000
  • 940
  • 2597
  • 690
  • p. 19
  • T135550
Citation source
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
  • Cundall, F. West Indies
  • Hanson
  • Kress Lib.
  • Lande Coll.
  • Handler, J. Barbados history
  • ESTC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1673-1742
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oldmixon
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
d. 1732
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Moll, Herman
  • Robinson, A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eskimo languages
  • Booksellers' catalogs
  • Indian linguistics
  • 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 present state of all the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America. In two volumes. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of them, viz. Vol. I. Newfoundland, New-Scotland, New-England, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina and Hudson's-Bay. Vol. II. Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguilla, Jamaica, the Bahama and Bermudas Islands. With curious maps of the several places done from the newest surveys., By Herman Moll, geographer
Link
https://archive.org/details/britishempireina03oldm
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Publication
Note
  • In fact by, John Oldmixon, who signs the dedicatiion in v. 1, p. vi
  • Volume II has title: The British empire in America, containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies on the continent and islands of America. The second volume. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguilla, Jamaica, the Bahama and Bermudas Islands. With curious maps of the several places done from the newest surveys. By Herman Moll, geographer
  • All locations in title transcription in both v. 1 and 2 are printed in two columns separated by single vertical rules; "The Bahama and Bermudas Islands" are grouped together with "The Bahama and Bermudas" printed in the second column and "Islands" printed to the right of a parenthesis grouping them together
  • Includes a sample of unidentified New-England Indian language in v. 1, p. 101, a few words of unidentified New York Indian language in v. 1, p. 123, and a short vocabulary list of Eskimo to English in v. 1, p. 401 collected at Hudson's Bay
  • Pagination: v. 1: xxxviii, [2], 412 p., [5] folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [2], 382, [34] p., [3] folded leaves of plates
  • Signatures: v. 1: A a b B-2C 2D; v. 2: [A]1 B-2D (2C1 missigned C)
  • Errata: v. 1, p. [2], 2nd count
  • Includes general index at end of v. 2
  • Bookseller's advertisements: v. 2, p. 382, p. [1-2], 2nd and 3rd count
  • Title pages printed within double rule border
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full speckled calf; front board of v. 1 detached.
  • Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: A. Robinson: contemporary ms. autograph on recto of title page leaves.
Other physical details
maps)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The British empire in America, : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America. In two volumes. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of them, viz. Vol. I. Newfoundland, New-Scotland, New-England, New-York, New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina and Hudson's-Bay. Vol. II. Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguilla, Jamaica, the Bahama and Bermudas Islands. With curious maps of the several places done from the newest surveys., By Herman Moll, geographer
Link
https://archive.org/details/britishempireina03oldm
Publication
Note
  • In fact by, John Oldmixon, who signs the dedicatiion in v. 1, p. vi
  • Volume II has title: The British empire in America, containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies on the continent and islands of America. The second volume. Being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincents, Dominico, Antego, Montserrat, Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbuda, Anguilla, Jamaica, the Bahama and Bermudas Islands. With curious maps of the several places done from the newest surveys. By Herman Moll, geographer
  • All locations in title transcription in both v. 1 and 2 are printed in two columns separated by single vertical rules; "The Bahama and Bermudas Islands" are grouped together with "The Bahama and Bermudas" printed in the second column and "Islands" printed to the right of a parenthesis grouping them together
  • Includes a sample of unidentified New-England Indian language in v. 1, p. 101, a few words of unidentified New York Indian language in v. 1, p. 123, and a short vocabulary list of Eskimo to English in v. 1, p. 401 collected at Hudson's Bay
  • Pagination: v. 1: xxxviii, [2], 412 p., [5] folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [2], 382, [34] p., [3] folded leaves of plates
  • Signatures: v. 1: A a b B-2C 2D; v. 2: [A]1 B-2D (2C1 missigned C)
  • Errata: v. 1, p. [2], 2nd count
  • Includes general index at end of v. 2
  • Bookseller's advertisements: v. 2, p. 382, p. [1-2], 2nd and 3rd count
  • Title pages printed within double rule border
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full speckled calf; front board of v. 1 detached.
  • Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: A. Robinson: contemporary ms. autograph on recto of title page leaves.
Other physical details
maps)
Specific material designation
remote

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