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An Account of the European Settlements in America, 2 volumes, 6th edition, with improvements, printed for J. Dodsley, 1777,
engraved folding map frontispiece by Emanuel Bowen to each volume (spotted and offset), contemporary sprinkled calf, extremities rubbed, volume 1 front joint cracked but holding, 8vo (21 x 12.2 cm), together with: Hunter (John D.) Memoirs of a Captivity among the Indians of North America, from Childhood to the Age of Nineteen, new edition, Longman [and others], 1823, lithographic portrait frontispiece facing right (see Howes), ownership inscriptions to title page, contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine, slightly marked, scorch-mark to rear board, tips worn, 8vo (21.6 x 12.6 cm), Warden (David Bailie), A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United States of North America, from the Period of their First Colonization to the Present Day, 3 volumes, 1st edition, Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1819, half-titles, folding hand-coloured map to volume 1 (splits, tears and partial repairs), folding plan of Washington, DC to volume 2 (torn and browned), covers detached, rubbed, 8vo (21.2 x 13.5 cm), Kendall (George Wilkins), Narrative of the Texan Santa F‚ Expedition, 2 volumes, 1st edition, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844, 4 engraved plates including frontispieces, 1 lithographic plate, folding map, pale damp-staining to first 100 or so pages of each volume, volume 1 spotted, map repaired, contemporary ownership inscriptions of one William Fulton to title pages, modern half morocco, large 12mo (19.6 x 12 cm), and 8 others, 19th-century Americana, including Thomas Hamilton's Men and Manners in America (1st edition, 1823, presentation copy) and similar, leather bindings, 8vo and folio
Sabin 9282 (Burke), 33921 (Hunter), 101366 (Warden), 37360 (Kendall); Howes B974 (Burke), H813 (Hunter; this is the first edition to contain the portrait), W98 (Warden, mentioning a first issue with colophon dated 1818; this copy dated 1819), K75 (Kendall).