[FLORIDA] Narrative of a Voyage to the Spanish Main, in the Ship "Two Friends;" The occupation of Amelia Island, by M'Gregor, &c.-Sketches of the Province of East Florida.... With an Appendix, Containing a Detail of the Seminole War.
London: John Miller, 1819. First edition. Contemporary three-quarters calf over marbled boards. 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches (21 x 13 cm); , 328, , retains half-title, errata at end, page 325 misnumbered 235. Spotting, the front cover hanging from a cord and the lower portion of the spine torn and nearly detached, other wear to binding.
A scarce work "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). This copy sold by Eberstadt, catalogue 168, 1965, item 192. Field 1119; Howes N12; Sabin 51782; Streeter sale 1201
C The Collection of Jay I. Kislak sold to benefit the Kislak Family Foundation
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