Historical nuggets. Bibliotheca Americana or A descriptive account of my collection of rare books relating to America, H. Stevens (and H.N. Stevens). (Google eBook)
Printed by Whittingham and Wilkins, 1862
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Account againft Anno Aņo Appendix Author Autograph Letter Barbadoes Bedford Boston Britain British Calf extra Capt Captain Checkley Christ Church Church-yard Coaft Colonies Colophon Containing Copper Plates copper-plate copy Cornhill Country Cuftoms Dedication Description Difcovery Edmund Burke England Englilh engraved Errata faid feveral firft fold Folio fome Francis FRANKLIN Benjamin French Frontispiece George George Yonge Great-Britain half calf half mor half morocco Half-title Henry History Honourable Index Indians Indias Inhabitants Island Jamaica James John Cotton Joseph late leaf leaves London Lord mdcclxxi Mexico Minifter moft Narrative New-England New-York North America numbered Old calf Paftor Peru Philadelphia Poor Rich Portrait Preached Preface prefent prel prelim Printed and Sold Province Publilhed Reader reprinted reverse blank rica Royal Samuel Second Edition Sermon signed South Spanish Text thofe Thomas Thomas Gage tion Title Trade uncut Vellum Volumes Voyage Weft Wherein William
Page 368 - ... America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico. With a description of the Great Lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals...
Page 81 - Foot, and now brigadier general in America. Including his transactions with the Indians, relative to the delivery of their prisoners, and the preliminaries of peace. With an introductory account of the preceding campaign, and battle at Bushy-Run. To which are annexed military papers, containing reflections on the war with the savages: a method of forming frontier settlements', some account of the Indian country, with a list of nations, fighting men, towns, distances and different routs.
Page 293 - Master will do more Work than both his Hands; and again, Want of Care does us more Damage than Want of Knowledge; and again. Not to oversee Workmen, is to leave them your Purse open. Trusting too much to others' Care is the Ruin of many; for, as the Almanack says.
Page 379 - TRUMBULL (Henry). History of the Discovery of. America, of the Landing of our Forefathers, at Plymouth, and of their most remarkable Engagements with the Indians in NewEngland, from their first landing in 1620, until the final subjugation of the Natives in 1679.
Page 161 - Memorials of Columbus : or a Collection of Authentic Documents of that Celebrated Navigator, now first published from the Original Manuscripts, by Order of the Decurions of Genoa; preceded by a Memoir of his Life and Discoveries. Translated from the Spanish and Italian.
Page 66 - II. The natural Productions and Conveniences of the Country, suited to Trade and Improvement. III. The Native Indians, their Religion, Laws, and Customs, in War and Peace.
Page 402 - An Impartial History of the War in America, between Great Britain and her Colonies...
Page 53 - An Inquiry into the Causes and Consequences of the Orders in Council; and an Examination of the Conduct of Great Britain towards the Neutral Commerce of America.