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London and Edinburgh: A. Fullarton & Co. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 18 x 11.5". This set of eight maps on one sheet shows significant port harbor cities in the southern United States. The maps are all finely detailed with city, town, and county names, as well as street detail in the cities themselves. Railroads and subways are drawn in red, water is shaded blue, and parks are colored green. The map appeared in Bartholomew's "Royal Illustrated Atlas Of Modern...
New York: Library of America, 1996. Many plates, some in color. 48 plates, some in color, several text illustrations. xv + 701 pages, 8vo, green cloth, board slipcase. New York: The Library of America, (1996). A fine copy. Contains the following titles: Travels Through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, Travels in Georgia and Florida, 1773-74: A Report to Dr. John Fothergill, Miscellaneous Writings.
New York: Putnam, 1850. 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, gilt floral design on spine; original brown cloth covers bound in; bookplate. New York: Putnam, 1850. First Edition. Written at various times during the prior sixteen years, includes travels in Florida, Cuba, New Hampshire & Michigan as well as in Europe. Closed tears in the center of two blank pages, otherwise very fine.
Fort Myers: Shade Tree Press, 1994. Illustrated with 65 exquisitely printed black & white photographs. Slim oblong 4to, silver-lettered gray cloth, d.w. (lightly edgeworn and laminate has a wrinkle on cover along with a small faint dampstain)Fort Myers Florida: Shade Tree Press, 1994. Second printing, revised. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Signed by the artist on the dedication page, and dated 2001.
Rome: G. M. Cassini, 1797. Map. Engraving with hand color. Image measures 13.5 x 18.5 inches. In very good condition. Beautiful map of the Southeastern United States. Roads and tribal names are featured. Fish abound in the cartouche and Florida is presented as a series of islands. Giovanni Maria Cassini (1745 - 1824) was a geographer, engraver and globe maker based in Rome, Italy. Best known for his globes, his maps stood out for their elaborate engravings, which he did...
Chicago: Cram, 1888. Map. 22" x 16". This scarce map of Florida shows all the railroad lines in 1888, both finished and unfinished lines. Counties are labeled and county lines are colored in red. A detailed inset featuring the northwestern portions of Florida is included in the lower left. This map was originally published in Cram's Standard American atlas of the world. The title is featured in an ornamental cartouche.
Paris: Frederick de Wit, 1680. Map. Copper plate engraving with original hand color. Image measures 19" x 22 1/4". c.1680 This rare and beautiful sea chart of the West Indies is an unrecorded edition by Frederick de Wit. The chart covers Central America, West Indies, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. Unlike the first state of this map, this variation details the west coast of Central America and the southern coastline of New England. The Chesapeake Bay region is also...
illus. 212pp. 12mo, cloth. n.p.: The Drew Press, (1919). First edition. Andrew Turnbull founded New Smyrna in 1766. Crops were raised by indentured Greeks who were to receive 50 acres after seven years of service. Governor Partick Tonyn disbanded the colony in 1776 due to political opposition from Turnbull.