Maps Maps of East and West Florida.

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Maps of East and West Florida.
Contributor Names
Romans, Bernard, 1741?-approximately 1784.
Created / Published
[New York, 1781]
Subject Headings
-  Nautical charts--Southern States--Early works to 1800
-  Nautical charts--Florida--Early works to 1800
-  Coasts--Southern States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Coasts--Florida--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Shipwrecks--Southern States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Shipwrecks--Florida--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Treasure troves--Southern States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Treasure troves--Florida--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Florida
-  United States--Southern States
-  Scale ca. 1:500,000.
-  Cover title.
-  Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of printed maps: Florida and its vicinity.
-  Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
-  "To the Marine Society of the city of New York ...; To the hon'ble, the planters in Jamaica ...; To all commanders of vessels round the globe ... "
-  Drawn in 1774, but was not published until 1781, 6 years after the author's A concise natural history of East and West Florida, to which it belongs.
-  Includes sailing directions, notes on some shipwrecks, 9 land identification profiles, "View of the entrance of St. Mary's River," and "View of Fort St. Marks, at Apalache seen from th[e so]uthward ... "
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1622
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2
2 maps on 3 sheets 237 x 80 cm. or smaller fold. in cover 64 & 48 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3861.P5 s500 .R6
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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Romans, Bernard, 1741?-Approximately 1784. Maps of East and West Florida. [New York, 1781] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed January 22, 2017.)

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Romans, Bernard, 1741?-Approximately 1784. Maps of East and West Florida. [New York, 1781] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.