The World Displayed;or a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, Selected from The Writers of all Nations. In which the Conjectures and Interpolations of Several vain Editors and Translators are expunged, Every Relation is madde concise and plain, And The Divisions of Countries and Kingdoms are clearly and distinctly noted. With Variety of Maps and Prints By the best Hands,. Vol IV.
London: Printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun, in St Paul's Church-Yard; and J. Hoey, jun. in Skinner-Row, Dublin MXCCLX (1760).
One volume only (of 20); 6to, contemporary full calf, maroon morocco title labelpp. (viii)(title & contents)+214+(2)(ads); 8 engraved plates. Front cover detached.
The volume relating to the English discoveries in America, starting with John & Sebastian Cabot, with chapters on voyages include those of Drake, Raleigh & Davis, and the settlment of New England, Virginia, Carolina, Maryland, New Jersey, Bermuda, Bahamas and Jamaica.
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