Guide to Florida [1875]

By: "Rambler" [Ed Sears; Edward O Jenkins]

Price: $175.00

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Important 19th Century guide with history on how to travel to the southern east coast to Florida and all the stops between Ferandina to Sanford, on the Ocklawaha River down the coast to New Smyrna. Beginning with a historical overview beginning with the Spanish DeSoto to the founding of St. Augustine and the English takover.


Red cloth over stiff boards; Stamped black line decorations on spine and both boards with stamped titles in gilt on the front.
12mo; 18cm; 7 inches tall; [4], 7-144, [48] pages advert, [10] leaves of plates illustrations, map (folded)).


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Minor rubs along spine joint. Faint offsetting from plates on following page. Gift inscription on front free end page.


The inscription is from a Charles L. Bryant of Boston, Mass. His name appears in The Massachusetts Register. Serial no., 94 1862 serving as a corporal in the Third Regiment Company A Halifax Light Infantry

Title: Guide to Florida [1875]

Author Name: "Rambler" [Ed Sears; Edward O Jenkins]

Categories: A. TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 19th Century, Travel Guides, Florida,

Publisher: New York, The American News Company: 1875

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 010460