|Title||Voyages to the Madeira, and Leeward Caribbean Islands: with Sketches of the Natural History of these Islands. By Maria R******.|
|Publisher’s imprint||Edinburgh: Printed for Peter Hill, and T. Cadell, London. 1792.|
|Format||12o; 1 vol.: pp. ix. 105|
|Sources||Cox, 2:228, attrib. Maria Randall; xECCO; ESTC T139489; lst Google; Turner; Robinson|
|Copy inspected||Sabin Americana CY3801037763 - LC|
1) Dedicated 'To Mr. William Smellie, Member of the Antiquarian and Royal Societies of Edinburgh' [William Smellie (1740-1795; ODNB), Scottish printer, editor, and author].
2) The author was a friend of Robert Burns, who had a hand in the printing of the book.
3) Reviews: Weekly Entertainer 20.499 (27 Aug. 1792): 213-19 ['Curious Particulars in Natural History' (Extracts)]; Critical Rev. 6, n.s. (Sept. 1792): 77-80; Monthly Rev. 9 (Oct. 1792): 219-20; New London Mag., no. 4 (Apr. 1793): 185.
|BTW record no.||BTW1144|