Modern history: or, The present state of all nations

Publication Date1739
RemainderDescribing their respective situations, persons, habits, buildings, manners, laws and customs, religion and policy, arts and sciences, trades, manufactures and husbandry, plants, animals and minerals. Vol. Vth. and last. Containing the present state of Africa and America. The present state of Africa and America, and of the following kingdoms and nations in particular (viz.) Ethiopia, Zanguebar, Caffraria and the Hottentot nations; Congo, Angelo, Guinea, Nigritia or Negroland, Zaara, Biledulgerid, Morrocco, Algiers, Tunis, Tripoli and the African Islands, with an abstract of the ancient history of Africa. A desertation on the first peopleing of America. The discovery thereof by Columbus, the present state of ancient history of Mexico, with an account of the French settlement at of Florida; shewing the advantage of an alliance with Spain; a description of the Spanish Islands of Cuba, Hispaniola and Porto-Rico. A summary of the state of Spanish America. A description of Brazil or the dominions of portugal in America. A state oif the British plantations, particularly of Virginia, Maryland, New-England, Nova Scotia and Acadie, New-Britain, New-York, and New-Jersey, Pensylvania, Carolina and Georgia, Jamaica Barbadoes, the Caribbee Islands, the Bahama Islands, Bermudas, Newfoundland, and French-America. Illustrated with curious copper-plates of the habits and animals; with maps of the several countries described in this volume, accurately drawn, according to the geographical part of this work, by Herman Moll
PublisherPrinted by and for Geroge Grierson, printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, at the King's-Arms and Two Bibles in Essex-street


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