First Edition. hardcover. 3 hand colored folding copperplate maps. 228pp. 8vo, 1/2 morocco: (rubbed, front cover detached). London: R. Baldwin, 1763. First edition.
"This work is a classic in the field of colonial and Caribbean literature, embodying as it does one of the clearest statements of eighteenth century philosophy regarding the relations which should exist between a metropole and its outlying possessions." Ragatz, p. 284. Maps depict the Lesser Antilles and Grenada. Sabin 10232. Kress 6081.