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A discourse, intended to commemorate the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus; [electronic resource] : delivered at the request of the Historical Society in Massachusetts, on the 23d day of October, 1792, being the completion of the third century since that memorable event. : To which are added, four dissertations, connected with various parts of the discourse, viz. 1. On the circumnavigation of Africa by the ancients. 2. An examination of the pretentions of Martin Behaim to a discovery of America prior to that of Columbus, with a chronological detail of all the discoveries made in the 15th century. 3. On the question, whether the honey-bee is a native of America? 4. On the colour of the native Americans and the recent population of this continent. / By Jeremy Belknap, D.D. ; [Six lines in Latin from Seneca]
Bib ID 3380694
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798
 
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Description [Boston] : Printed at the Apollo Press, in Boston, by Belknap and Hall, State Street,, MDCCXCII. [1792] 
132, [4] p. ; 23 cm. (8vo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 24085.

Notes

"Ode for the 23d of October, 1792."--p. 56-58.

Advertisement for Belknap's works, "sold in Boston by James White; in Philadelphia by Thomas Dobson; and in London by Charles Dilly," p. [133-134].

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

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Evans 24085

BAL 931

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 24085). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Subjects Columbus, Christopher.  |  Behaim, Martin, 1459-1507.  |  Discoveries in geography.  |  Human skin color.  |  Bees.  |  America -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Africa -- Discovery and exploration.
Form/genre Songs.  |  Booksellers' advertisements  |  Booksellers' advertisements
Place United States Massachusetts Boston.
Other authors/contributors Massachusetts Historical Society

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