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Narrative of A Voyage to the Spanish Main, in the Ship "Two Friends;"

The occupation of Amelia Island, by McGregor, &c. - Sketches of the Province of East Florida; and anecdotes illustrative of habits and manners of the Seminole Indians: with an Appendix, containing a detail of the Seminole War, and the execution of Arbuthnot and Ambrister.

London : 1819 Stock Code: 20312
£2,350.00
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Notes

First edition of this anonymous account, "Almost entirely devoted to events in Florida during its last days under Spain, including the best narration of Captain McGregor's filibustering seizure of Amelia Island, account of Seminole Indians, etc." (Howes).

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Description

Octavo (213 x 128 mm). Fine recent binding of full brown morocco, spine richly gilt in compartments, covers with central panel infilled with gilt motifs and circles, ruled around in gilt and in black, by Hembra.

Illustrations

With the half-title. Early inkstamps of King's Inns Library, Dublin to title verso and at foot of last leaf verso.

Condition

A touch of foxing to outer leaves, else clean and fresh, an excellent copy in a fine binding.

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