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Roberts, William, active 1763

An account of the first discovery, and natural history of Florida : with a particular detail of the several expeditions and descents made on that coast / collected from the best authorities by William Roberts ; illustrated by a general map, and some particular plans, together with a geographical description of that country, by T. Jefferys, geographer to His Majesty.

London : Printed for T. Jefferys, at Charing-Cross, MDCCLXIII [1763]
Physical Description:
viii, [2], 102 pages, [6] folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F314 .R63 1763
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps engraved by Thomas Jefferys.
Letter with some observations on the country of Florida, by Thomas Robinson: page 95-102.
English short title catalogue, T100147
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 71926
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in tan half calf with marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Colonization -- Early works to 1800.
Discoveries in geography -- Early works to 1800.
Florida -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Florida -- Discovery and exploration.
Florida -- History -- Colonial period to 1821 -- Early works to 1800.
Florida -- History -- Spanish colony, 1565-1763.
Natural history -- Florida -- Pre-Linnean works.
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771, cartographer, engraver.
Robinson, Thomas, Captain, writer of added text.

  • Maps: Florida from the latest authorities
  • Plan of the harbour and settlement of Pensacola
  • View of Pensacola on the Island of Santa Rose
  • Plan of the Bay of St. Joseph in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Plan of Bahia Del Espiritu Santo on the West side of Florida
  • Plan of the town and harbour of St. Augustin.

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