DOUGLASS, William. A SUMMARY, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL, OF THE FIRST PLANTING, PROGRESSIVE IMPROVEMENTS, AND PRESENT STATE OF THE BRITISH SETTLEMENTS IN NORTH-AMERICA. 2 VOLUMES. London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1760. First English edition. viii, 568/iv, 416 pp. 8vo., contemporary light speckled calf with gilt morocco spine labels. Joints tender, spines slightly chipped. Ex-library with usual markings (19th century spine labels). Boards worn at corners and heel and crown; spines rubbed, gilt lettering bright. Lacks folding map, else near fine internally with offset toning to front and rear pages, minimal foxing. Bindings tight. (Howes D446).