London: For R. And J. Dodsley, 1758. Octavo. Item #022210
. 2nd edition. In two volumes attributed to William Burke with the help of his brother Edmund Burke. Vol. I. 324pp., (10)pp. index, Vol. II. 308pp. Each volume contains a folding map, (South American and America) Part I, Besides the voyages and discoveries of Columbus, these volumes also include much on Mexico and South America and their people, their trade with Mexico, the gold and silver mines, the whites, the Indians and the Negros and their character, the attempts of Montezuma to make the Spaniards leave Mexico, Cortez builds La Vera Cruz, Guatimozin chosen emperor by the Mexicans, Part II gives us the manners of the Americans and part III gives us a general description of America. Bound in full calf, earlier rebacking, red leather spine label gilt, corners worn.