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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.
Summing, GA. Scarce full signature: "Hiram P. Bell - Cumming - Georgia", executed on a 5.5" x 2.5" slip of paper, most likely while serving in the United States House of Representatives. Fine condition. American politician from Georgia who served in the Confederate States Congress and later, in the United States House of Representatives. He originally voted against secession as imprudent but then signed the Ordinance of Secession as a vote of solidarity. In 1861 he served in the Confederate...
Boston: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel, 1836. Map. Engraving with original hand outline coloring. Image measures 7.75" x 10". Nice map of Georgia and the Carolinas divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, waterways and railroads. Light scattered foxing. T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.
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...
Savannah: Christ Church & Historica Savannah Foundation, 1996. Many color photo Illus. by N. Jane Iseley. 128pp. Square 4to, black cloth, d.w., top and bottom of cloth spine faded, top of pages including top of illustrations are slightly wavy throughout. Savannah: Christ Church & Historic Savannah Foundation, (1996).