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A concise natural history of East and West Florida; [microform] : containing an account of the natural produce of all the southern part of British America, in the three kingdoms of nature, particularly the animal and vegetable. : Likewise, the artificial produce now raised, or possible to be raised, and manufactured there, with some commercial and political observations in that part of the world; and a chorographical account of the same. : To which is added, by way of appendix, plain and easy directions to navigators over the bank of Bahama, the coast of the two Floridas, the north of Cuba, and the dangerous Gulph Passage. Noting also, the hitherto unknown watering places in that part of America, intended principally for the use of such vessels as may be so unfortunate as to be distressed by weather in that difficult part of the world. / By Captain Bernard Romans. ; Illustrated with twelve copper plates, and two whole sheet maps. ; Vol. I.

Author/Creator:
Romans, Bernard, ca. 1720-ca. 1784.
Publication:
New-York: : Printed for the author,, M,DCC,LXXV. [1775]
Format/Description:
Microformat
4, viii, 342 [i.e., 340], [2], lxxxix, [5] p., [1] folded leaf, [11] leaves of plates : ill., 3 maps ; 19 cm. (8vo)
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14440.
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Subjects:
Natural history -- Florida.
Pilot guides -- Mexico, Gulf of.
Pilot guides -- West Indies.
Indians of North America -- Gulf States.
Florida -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Maps -- Florida.
Subscribers' lists.
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
Notes:
Dedicated to John Ellis.
The second volume was not published.
The "two whole sheet maps" of East and West Florida mentioned in the title were not issued with this work, but were eventually published separately in 1781. Cf. Library of Congress. Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789. Washington, 1981, p. 352.
Most plates engraved by Romans.
Error in paging: page numbers 176-177 omitted from pagination.
"An aggregate and valuation of exports of produce from the province of Georgia ... Compiled by William Brown, comptroller and searcher of His Majesty's Customs in the Port of Savannah."--folded table facing p. 104.
"List of subscribers to this work."--p. i-viii. "A list of subscribers, whose names were too late to be prefixed to the work."--p. [344].
Errata, p. lxxxix and [xci-xcii].
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14440).
Cited in:
Evans 14440
Contributor:
Brown, William.
Ellis, John, 1710?-1776, dedicatee.
OCLC:
55836753