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America.- Kalm (Peter) Travels into North America; containing its Natural History, and a Circumstantial Account of its Plantations and Agriculture in general, translated by John Reinhold Forster, vol.1 1&2 only (of 3), first edition in English, first issue (with the Warrington imprint in vol.1), list of subscribers to vol.2, 6 engraved plates (all but one natural history subjects),advertisement f. at end of vol.1 for the sheet map of North America, lacking F4&5, plate of 'River Mohawk' trimmed at foot with loss, some foxing or spotting, contemporary red half starigh-grain morocco, spines gilt, rubbed, [Howes K-5; Lande 482; Sabin 36989; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3493; W.T. Streeter sale II:823], Warrington & London, William Eyres and for the Editor, 1770-1771; and 6 others, America, v.s. (8)

⁂ 'One of the most important and reliable eighteenth-century accounts of American natural history, social organization and political situation.' (Streeter).

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America.- Kalm (Peter) Travels into North America; containing its Natural History, and a Circumstantial Account of its Plantations and Agriculture in general, translated by John Reinhold Forster, vol.1 1&2 only (of 3), first edition in English, first issue (with the Warrington imprint in vol.1), list of subscribers to vol.2, 6 engraved plates (all but one natural history subjects),advertisement f. at end of vol.1 for the sheet map of North America, lacking F4&5, plate of 'River Mohawk' trimmed at foot with loss, some foxing or spotting, contemporary red half starigh-grain morocco, spines gilt, rubbed, [Howes K-5; Lande 482; Sabin 36989; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3493; W.T. Streeter sale II:823], Warrington & London, William Eyres and for the Editor, 1770-1771; and 6 others, America, v.s. (8)

⁂ 'One of the most important and reliable eighteenth-century accounts of American natural history, social organization and political situation.' (Streeter).

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