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America: Being an Accurate Description of the Nevv VVorld; : containing the original of the inhabitants; the remarkable voyages thither: the conquest of the vast empires of Mexico and Peru, their ancient and later vvars. With their several plantations, many, and rich islands; their cities, fortresses, towns, temples, mountains, and rivers: their habits, customs, manners, and religions; their peculiar plants, beasts, birds, and serpents.

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Ogilby, John. America: Being an Accurate Description of the Nevv VVorld. London : Printed by Tho. Johnson for the author, and are to be had at his house in White Fryers. 1670.

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Ogilby, John (1670) America: Being an Accurate Description of the Nevv VVorld. London : Printed by Tho. Johnson for the author, and are to be had at his house in White Fryers.

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Ogilby, John, America: Being an Accurate Description of the Nevv VVorld. London : Printed by Tho. Johnson for the author, and are to be had at his house in White Fryers. 1670.

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First issue, dated 1670, with a title and imprint different from that of later issues and lacking the plates "Arx Carolina" and "Virgini pars australis & Florida", although they are listed in the index of plates on p. [1], 3rd count (as facing p. 205 and p. 213).

On the other hand, the new plate on Barbados (facing p. 377) is not mentioned in the index of plates. The map of Carolina, engraved by Moxon and found in some copies, is not to be considered an integral part of this work, according to Ford

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Publisher: London : Printed by Tho. Johnson for the author, and are to be had at his house in White Fryers

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English

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John Carter Brown Library

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Date Added: 2019-07-29

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