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    Mr. Wynne [John Huddlestone]. A General History of the British Empire in America. London: W. Richardson and L. Urquhart, 1770. First edition, second state. Complete in two octavo volumes. Folding map. Recent half leather. Very good.

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    An Historical, Political, and Commercial View of the English Settlement; including all the Countries in North-America, and the West-Indies, ceded by the Peace of Paris.


    viii, 520; iv, 546 pages. Folding map. Maps, chart. Portrait frontispieces.


    Recent half red leather over marbled paper boards. Gilt-stamped spine. Marbled endpapers. Pages very lightly toned, with very minor occasional foxing. Two and a half-inch tear to portrait frontispiece of Volume, repaired with tape on the reverse. Two-inch closed tear to folding map. Previous owner's name stamped in gilt on rear turn-ins. Very good.

    Howes W726, Sabin 105682.


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