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Keith, William, Sir, 1680–1749

The history of the British plantations in America : with a chronological account of the most remarkable things, which happen'd to the first adventurers in their several discoveries of that new world : Part I. Containing The history of Virginia; with remarks on the trade and commerce of that colony / by Sir William Keith, Bart.

London : Printed at the expense of the Society for the encouragement of learning, by S. Richardson; and sold by A. Millar at Buchanan's Head in the Strand, J. Nourse at Temple-Bar, and J. Gray in the Poulry, booksellers to the Society, MDCCXXXVIII [1738]
Physical Description:
[8], 187, [1] pages, ([2] folded leaves of plates) : maps ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F228 .K45 1738
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
No more published; relates almost wholly to Virginia.
"Price Four Shillings in sheets."--Foot of title page.
Signatures: A-Aa⁴ Bb².
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 37240
English short title catalogue, T115083
BEIN Vanderbilt 83 & Pequot K26: Title vignette, repeated on p. [188]
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary sprinkled calf. Title vignette repeated on page [188].
Subject Terms:
America--Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Cron. -- 1738.
Discoveries in geography -- Early works to 1800.
Gray, J. -- Bookseller.
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Early works to 1800.
Exploration literature -- England -- London -- 1738.
Engravings -- 1738.
Discovery and explorations
Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761, printer.
Millar, Andrew, 1705-1768, bookseller.
Nourse, J. (John), -1780, bookseller.
Society for the Encouragement of Learning.

  • Maps: A new and correct map of America. Laid down according to the accurate improvements of Senex, Molland other modern geographers.
  • A new map of Virginia, humbly dedicated to the Right Hon.ble Thomas Lord Fairfax. 1738.

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