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Creator:
Clúny, Alexander, author.
Title:
The American traveller, or, Observations on the present state, culture and commerce of the British colonies in America, and the further improvements of which they are capable : with an account of the exports, imports and returns of each colony respectively, and of the numbers of British ships and seamen, merchants, traders and manufacturers employed by all collectively : together with the amount of the revenue arising to Great-Britain therefrom : in a series of letters, written originally to the Right Honourable the Earl of ******** / by an old and experienced trader.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry, and J. Almon, Piccadilly, MDCCLXIX [1769]
Physical Description:
[8], 122 pages, [2] leaves of plates, (1 folded) : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E162 .C58 1769+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Dedication signed: The American traveller; variant: the dedication is unsigned and a holograph signature "Alexr. Cluny" inserted.
Map has title: A map of North & South America, with part of Europe, Asia & Africa. By the American traveller. T. Jefferys sculpt.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-Q⁴ R¹.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discover to the present time, 13796
English Short Title Catalogue, T12259
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary blue paper wrappers; edges untrimmed. Inscribed: Alexander Cluny begs Lord Clive acceptance of this first part of his American traveller ... 14 Decr 1769.
Subject Terms:
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
America.
British colonies.
Canada -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Canada.
Clive, Lord -- Presentation inscription from Alexander Cluny, 14 December 1769.
Cluny, Alexander -- Presentation inscription to Lord Clive, 14 December 1769.
Commerce.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Commerce -- America -- Early works to 1800.
Hudson's Bay Company -- Early works to 1800.
Hudson's Bay Company.
Tobacco industry -- Maryland -- Early works to 1800.
Tobacco industry -- Virginia -- Early works to 1800.
Travel.
United States -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
United States.
World maps -- Early works to 1800.
World maps.
Form/Genre:
Early works.
Maps.
Engravings -- 1769.
Travel literature.
Contributors:
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771, engraver.
Almon, John, 1737-1805, publisher.
E. & C. Dilly (Firm), publisher.
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