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Title:
A description of the Windward Passage, and Gulf of Florida, with the course of the British trading-ships to, and from the island of Jamaica : also an account of the trade-winds, and of the variable winds and currents on the coasts thereabouts ... illustrated with a chart of the coast of Florida, and of the islands of Bahama, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and the adjacent smaller islands ... : to which are added, some proposals for the better securing of the British trade and navigation to and from the West-Indies ...
Published/Created:
London : Printed and sold by J. Applebee [etc.], 1739.
Physical Description:
23, [5], 7 p. : fold. map ; 23 x 18 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AmVa 866
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
The map has title: A chart of the Bahama Islands with a description of the Gulf of Florida and Windward Passage &c. referr'd from the figures here set down, to the general index annexed. By T.C.
The letter is signed, J.N.
BAC: British Art Center copy: First edition. Quarto. 1/2 tan modern calf, tan paper boards. Folding map. Spine height: 9 1/8 inches (on front cover, brown leather label: GULF OF FLORIDA).
Subject Terms:
Latin America -- Commerce.
West Indies -- Description and travel.
Windward Passage.
Contributors:
C., T.
N. J.
T. C.
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