TITLE

A New Voyage to Carolina: Publication History of a Classic of North Caroliniana

AUTHOR(S)
SHIELDS JR., E. THOMSON
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
North Carolina Historical Review;Jul2011, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p298
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the book "A New Voyage to Carolina," by English naturalist and colonist John Lawson, focusing on its publication in 1709. The book relates Lawson's observations from his travels in colonial North Carolina and South Carolina. The author comments on the role of publisher and bookseller James Knapton. He examines various contents of the book, including a charter issued by British King Charles II to the Lords Proprietors for Carolina. A map made by map engraver John Senex is also considered.
ACCESSION #
65051901

 

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