Travels through the Middle Settlements in North-America in the Years 1759 and 1760.
Description: With Observations upon the State of the Colonies. xvi, 198pp. + erratum leaf. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 20th century 3/4 brown morocco, light foxing to some margins, including half-title and title pages, otherwise very good. London: T. Payne, 1775. Second Edition
Comments: Author was Vicar of Greenwich, England. Beginning in Williamsburg, the author travelled in Virginia, visiting George Washington at Mount Vernon, Fredericksburg, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. He then went on to Annapolis, Philadelphia, New York City, Newport, and Boston. "Burnaby's work indicates close observation, but he omits all reference to current politics." Dictionary of National Biography, volume III, p. 379. Clark II: 7. Howes B-995.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 243282