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Creator:
Anburey, Thomas, author.
Title(s):

Travels through the interior parts of America : in a series of letters / by an officer.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for William Lane, Leadenhall-Street, MDCCLXXXIX [1789]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E163 .A53 1789
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Dedication signed: Thomas Anburey.
Frontispiece map (vol. 1) engraved by Thomas Conder. Other engravings by Inigo Barlow.
Pagination: v. 1: [4], vii, [21], 467, [1] p., [6] leaves of plates (5 folded); v. 2:[4], 558, [2] p., [2] folded leaves of plates.
Signatures: v. 1: pi² [A]⁴ a-b⁴ c² A-2G⁸ 2H² (2H2 verso blank); v. 2: [A]² B-2N⁸ (2N8 blank).
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 1366
Howes, W. U.S.iana, 1650-1950 (1962 edition), A226
English short title catalogue, T97132
BEIN 1995 370 copy 1: 20 cm. Imperfect: front.(fold. map) wanting; fold. plan bled; leaf of facsims. wanting.
BEIN 1995 370 copy 2: 22 cm. Imperfect: front (fold. map), 2 fold. plates, and leaf of facsims. wanting.
BAC: British Art Center bound in contemporary calf. Bookplate: Col. Geo. Callander of Craigforth.
Subject Terms:
Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777.
Callander, Geo., Col. -- Bookplate.
Canada -- Description and travel.
United States -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal narratives, British.
Form/Genre:
Subscription lists (Publishing) -- England -- London -- 1789.
Maps.
Engravings -- 1789.
Narratives.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Lane, William, -1814, publisher.
Conder, Thomas, 1746 or 1747-1831, engraver.
Barlow, Inigo, engraver.
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  • Plates: Map for the interior travels through America, delineating the march of the Army
  • View of St. John's upon the River Sorrell
  • The section and plan of a blockhouse
  • Indian warrior
  • View of the blockhouse and the saw mill
  • View of the encampment at Still Water
  • American continental dollars
  • View of the encampment of the Convention Army at Charlotteville.

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