New Englands prospect. A true, lively, and experimentall description of that part of America, commonly called New England: discovering the state of that countrie, both as it stands to our new-come English planters; and to the old native inhabitants. Layin

William Wood. 1634.

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William Wood lived among the Massachusetts Puritans prior to writing this book. He compares the colony to England, making strange North American foods seem more familiar. Here he describes fish unknown to Europeans, including seal, halibut, and bass.

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Item Type Book
Title New Englands prospect. A true, lively, and experimentall description of that part of America, commonly called New England: discovering the state of that countrie, both as it stands to our new-come English planters; and to the old native inhabitants. Layin
Short Title New Englands prospect
Creator William Wood
Publication Date 1634
Language English
Call Number VAULT Ayer 150.5 .N4 W8 1634
Location Special Collections 4th floor