Bibliotheca americana; or, A chronological catalogue of the most curious and interesting books, pamphlets, state papers, &c. upon the subject of North and South America from the earliest period to the present, in print and manuscript; for which research has been made in the British Musæum, and the most celebrated public and private libraries, reviews, catalogues, &c.

Main Author: Rede, Leman Thomas
Other Authors: Dalrymple, Alexander, Debrett, John, Homer, Arthur
Format: eBook
Published: London [s.n.] 1789, 1789
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Collection: Making of the Modern World - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:"An introductory discourse on the state of literature in North and South America": p. [5]-21. - Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 13760. - OCLC, 22251252. - Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London. - Variously attributed to Arthur Homer (whose projected Bibliotheca, americana announced in 1799, was never pub.) a Mr. Reid, John Debrett, the publisher, Alexander Dalrymple, and others. Leman Thomas Rede has been definitely established as the author through his holograph letter and ms. transcript of the t.-p. to his proposed work which are inserted in the Grolier Club copy of the work. cf. Stuart C. Sherman. Leman Thomas Rede's Bibliotheca americana (in William and Mary quarterly, 3d ser., v. 4, no. 3, July, 1947)
Physical Description:271 p 27 cm
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