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Creator:
Gardyner, George.
Title(s):

A description of the New World. Or, America islands and continent : and by what people those regions are now inhabited. And what places are there desolate and without inhabitants. And the bays, rivers, capes, forts, cities and their latitudes, the seas on their coasts: the trade, winds, the North-west passage, and the commerce of the English nation, as they were all in the year 1649 / faithfully described for information of such of his countrey as desire intelligence of these perticulars. By George Gardyner of Peckham, in the county of Surrey Esq.

Additional Title(s):

Description of the New World

America islands and continent

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Robert Leybourn, and are to be sold by Thomas Pirrepoint, at the Sun in S. Pauls churchyard, 1651.
Physical Description:
[16], 187, [3] p. ; 15 cm. (8vo)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E143 .G37 1651
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Letterpress t.p. within ruled border.
Woodcut printer's device with motto "Noli altum sapere" on leaf A2r.
"November 18. 1650. Imprimatur Nathanael Brent" on leaf N7r.
Errata on leaf A4v.
Signatures: A-N⁸ (-N8)
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials.
British Museum. Catalogue of the pamphlets, books, newspapers, and manuscripts relating to the Civil War, the Commonwealth, and Restoration, collected by George Thomason, 1640-1661, E.1298[2]
BAC: BAC copy in gilt tooled red morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), G252aA
English short title catalogue, R7600
Subject Terms:
America -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Commerce -- Early works to 1800.
Indians of North America -- Early works to 1800.
Indians of South America -- Early works to 1800.
Maryland -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe -- Bookbinder (BAC RB)
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1651 (BAC RB)
Contributors:
Leybourne, Robert, active 1645-1661, publisher.
Pierrepont, Thomas, active 1651-1658, bookseller.
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