The American pilot containing the navigation of the sea coast of North America, from the streights [sic] of Belle-Isle to Cayenne, including the island and banks of Newfoundland, the West-India Islands, and all the islands on the coast. With particular directions for sailing to and entering the principal harbours, rivers, &c. .. by Norman, John

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 25925.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p., 11 folded leaves of plates
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL14618473M

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