The English pilot. The fourth book. Describing the West-India navigation, from Hudson's-Bay to the River Amazones Particularly delineating the sea-coasts, capes, head-lands, rivers, bays, roads, havens, harbours, straits, rocks, sands, shoals, banks, depths of water, and anchorage. With all the islands therein, as Jamaica, Cuba, Hispaniola, Barbadoes, Antegoa, Barmudoes, Porto Rico, and the rest of the Caribbe and Bahama Islands. Also, a new description of Newfound-Land, New-England, New-York, East and West New-Jersey, Dellewar-Bay, Virginia, Mary-Land, and Carolina, &c. Shewing the courses and distances from one place to another, the ebbing and flowing of the sea, the setting of the tides and currents, &c. With many other things necessary to be known in navigation. The whole being very much enlarged and corrected, with the additions of several new charts and descriptions, not before published. By the information of divers able navigators of our own and other nations

Main Author: Fisher, William
Other Authors: Thornton, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for Rich. and Will. Mount, and Tho. Page, in Postern-Row on Tower-Hill 1716, MDCCXVI. [1716]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:"The 'English pilot' series was first initiated by John Seller, but 'The fourth book' was issued under the partnership of William Fisher and John Thornton" (NUC). - English Short Title Catalog, N65952. - Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library. - Tooley, R.V. Maps and map-makers, p. 61
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([2],66p.,plates) ill.,maps 2°