St. Augustine.

 

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DATE: 1802

MAP MAKER: John Luffman.

SIZE: 4 7/8" X 6".

PRICE: $250.00

 

John Luffman; 1756-1846.
  Luffman, a goldsmith working in London from about 1776 until 1802, also designed, engraved and published a number of separate maps as well as atlases. such as his "Select Plans".
Of note:
- the 1801 Luffman's Select Plans of the Princioal Cities, Harbours, Forts &. in the World. This work contained a wide and unusual selection of detailed plans from all around the world. These plans contain surprising detail, often with a numbered key.
- the 1817 Luffman's Geographical and Topographical Atlas.

St. Augustine. - 1802.
    This rare small map (4 7/8" X 6") was originally designed in 1801.
Note that North is on thr right side.
It shows the Capital of Eastern Florida; the walled town and its fort: San Marcos.
Indian settlements are located North and South of the Spanish city.
The hardor is quite shallow and of difficult access (depths given in fathoms at low tide).
No text on the verso.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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