Beschreibung des Brittischen Amerika zur Ersparung der Englischen Karten
Wolfenbuttel: 1778. 8vo. (6 3/4 x 4 inches). 20,571,pp. Engraved folding map, hand-coloured in outline.
Contemporary paper-covered boards (front joint partially split)
With an interesting map of revolutionary America.
This work gives a thorough description of New England during the Revolutionary War, describing the geographical, political and economic makeup of the colonies, as well as the European inhabitants. It also includes an index and a detailed map by Pingeling entitled "Special-Karte von den mittleren Brittischen Colonien in Nord-America," a rare German depiction of Revolutionary War-era New England and the mid-Atlantic, as far south as Maryland.
Howes l-243; Clark I:270; McCorkle 778.14; Sabin 39937.