An Introduction to the History of the Kingdoms and States of Asia, Africa and America, Both Ancient and Modern, According to the Method of Samuel Puffendorf, Counsellor of State to the Late King of Sweden.

Publisher: London: Printed by R. J. for T. Newborough, J. Knapton and R. Burrough, 1705.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Sabin 32176; ESTC T114520.
Condition: Edges rubbed; spine labels chipped with some loss; light foxing and stains; very good copy.
Book ID: 27528


8vo, contemporary panelled calf, long-ago rebacked, black morocco labels, gilt lettering. Half-title present.


A history of Africa, Asia and America generally attributed to writer and translator Jodocus Crull, who did translate another work by Samuel Puffendorf. The section on the Americas is 110 pages and covers the accounts of the Aztec and Inca empires and their conquest by the Spaniards. Bookplate on the front paste-down of soldier and Jacobite William North (1678-1734).

Price: $450.00

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