Sketches, Historical and Topographical, of the Floridas; More Particularly of East Florida

FORBES, James Grant

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: C. S. Van Winkle
Date Published: 1821

Description: 226pp. + publisher's ad page. 8vo, contemporary calf, spine and edges of corners worn, covers rubbed, light browning to pages throughout. a few later single word annotations in margin, lacks map, old library bookplate on pastedown, inner hinge strengthened. New York: C. S. Van Winkle, 1821. First Edition.

Comments: "...map not issued in all copies..." Howes F-243. A guide for the settlement of East Florida. The author was promoting the Forbes Purchase of over one million acres along the Appalachicola River and Bay. Written two years after Florida was ceded from Spain to the United States, the appendix contains a reprint of the treaty ceding Florida in Spanish and English. Streeter Sale 1205, Clark II: 203. Sabin 25046.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 225655


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