Florida Days

By: Deland, Margaret

Price: $125.00

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Book Condition: Very Good

An early travel account in Northern Florida through St. Augustine and along the St. Johns River in the 1880s. The authors vivid reminiscences of the scenery, natural history, and the local people of the time, some of it in dialect coupled with fine illustrations by Louis K. Harlow evoke the place as it was before the massive development and commercialization.

Decorated cloth; bindings are tight with a slight shelf lean. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with hand soiling. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; xviii, [19]-200 pages printed on thick cardstock.

First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated by Louis K. Harlow with Chronograph color frontispiece plus 3 plates all tissue-guarded; vignettes, and plates.

Margaret Deland published 33 books generally considered part of the literary realism movement. She was active in recognizing the ongoing struggles for women's rights in the United States.

Louis Kinney Harlow (1850-1913) was an exceptional New England landscape artist, noted for his paintings and etchings at the end of the 19th century. -------- REF: Clark, New South 302

Title: Florida Days

Author Name: Deland, Margaret

Categories: 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works, A. TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 19th Century Travel and Exploration, Florida, Florida and the Caribbean,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1889

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011625

Keywords: Travelogue,