British Imprints Relating to North America, 1621-1760

British Imprints Relating to North America, 1621-1760

Author: Richard C. Simmons

Publisher: London : British Library

ISBN: UOM:39015037848242

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 440

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This is a comprehensive guide to the works published between 1621 and 1760 in the British Isles and relating to North America. It includes over 3500 listings of books, pamphlets, tracts, garlands and broadsides. Entries are cross-referenced to existing bibliographic guides, and selected British and American library locations are given. Entries are annotated where necessary and a full author and title index is included. The guide contains entries for many rare or little-known items, several of which are depicted. This reference is intended for scholars of early-American history, for rare-book librarians and for bibliographers working with historical material.