Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, 1806. Second edition. Hardcover. 12mo. , 2-196, , 2-166,  pp. Contemporary calf with the spine in four compartments, a black morocco label lettered in gold on the spine. Illustrated with two fold-out maps. Two volumes bound in one. Sabin 85593. Shaw and Shoemaker 11392. Scarce in commerce, the second edition of Snowden's History of the Americas provides background on Columbus and the early European explorers, and gives a history of the Western Hemisphere up through the American Revolution. Very Good. Item #000010236
Rebacked in the period style; leaves show the usual darkening and some foxing, with an 1811 owner's inscription on the front pastedown.