The English Empire in America or, A view of dominions of the Crown of England in the West Indies. Namely, Newfoundland, New-England, New-York, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Bermudas, Barbuda, Anguila, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Vincent, Antegoa, Mevis, or Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbadoes, Jamaica. With an account of the discovery, situation, product, and other excellencies and rarities of these countries. To which is prefixed, a relation of the first discovery of the new world called America by the spaniards. And of the remarkable voyages of several Englishmen to divers places therein. Illustrated with maps and pictures. By Robert Burton. Nathaniel Crouch, pseud. Robert Burton.

The English Empire in America or, A view of dominions of the Crown of England in the West Indies. Namely, Newfoundland, New-England, New-York, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Bermudas, Barbuda, Anguila, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Vincent, Antegoa, Mevis, or Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbadoes, Jamaica. With an account of the discovery, situation, product, and other excellencies and rarities of these countries. To which is prefixed, a relation of the first discovery of the new world called America by the spaniards. And of the remarkable voyages of several Englishmen to divers places therein. Illustrated with maps and pictures. By Robert Burton.

London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch at the Red-Lion in Pater-noster-Row; and James Hodges at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, 1739.

Seventh edition (first published in 1685). Full page map of English colonies as frontispiece, full page map of West Indies at p. 61 and 3 other woodcuts in text. 192 pp. 12mo. Late 19th century citron morocco and marbled boards, a.e.g., by Tout. Trimmed at lower margin with some loss to double rule border of title page and touching some catchwords throughout, small paper repairs to outer lower margin of title page and pp. 21-22, else a near fine copy. Bookplate of William Forbes Morgan. Signed on the last page, “Joshua Shaw / His Book 1739.” Note in the rear states bought at Heartman’s, Oct. 9, 1920. ESTC N3438; Howes B1034; Sabin 9499. Item #252364

Has been erroneously attributed to Richard Blome. Robert Burton was the pseudonym of Nathaniel Crouch (1632?-1725?).

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