Clermont, Gem of the Hills, 1884-1984: A History of Clermont, Florida, and Neighboring Communities

By: Johnson, Miriam W. ; Young, Rosemary Y.

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Book Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by both authors with no personalization. --------- A community and family history of Central Florida before Disney, Clermont is a city in Lake County, Florida, part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. --------- ". not merely a recounting of events, but because of the many stories in the settlers' own words, life in those former days is vividly portrayed. ------There are adventure stories of fording the river, digging canals, chasing cattle off pine straw roads, and hogs and fleas galore. The narration moves from the isolated, self-sufficient life of the homesteaders to the story of four New Jersey investors discovering 'the ideal setting' for their dream of a model town and describes their efforts to establish and promote it....." [from the flyleaf] --------- Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edge wear. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 333 pages with index, illustrated with historical photographs; pristine map in a sleeve attached to rear pastedown. Map still in back pocket, many photos.

Title: Clermont, Gem of the Hills, 1884-1984: A History of Clermont, Florida, and Neighboring Communities

Author Name: Johnson, Miriam W. ; Young, Rosemary Y.

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Florida, M. W. Johnson, Ross Printing Company: 1984

ISBN Number: 0961262605

ISBN Number 13: 9780961262600

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 011728