[ROMANS, BERNARD, et al.]
A New and Enlarged Book of Sailing Instructions for Capt. B. Romans', &c. &c. Gulf and Windward Pilot.... * BOUND WITH: A New Book of Directions to accompany the Charts, of the Windward Passage.... London: Robert Laurie & James Whittle, 1794-1796.
2 volumes bound together. 74; vi, 137,  pp. 8vo (204 x 122 mm). Plain blue wrappers, letterpress title pasted to upper cover. Custom clamshell box. Corners folded, some toning, wrappers chipped.
FULL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SAILING THROUGH THE GULF OF FLORIDA and descriptions of passages east of Jamaica. These are the rare text volumes intended to accompany the charts. No copies appear in the auction records.
Provenance: ownership inscription of John Hodges on title.
Acquisition: purchased in 1993, vendor not recorded, $2,100.