WINTER IN THE WEST INDIES AND FLORIDA; CONTAINING GENERAL OBSERVATIONS UPON MODES OF TRAVELLING, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS, CLIMATES AND PRODUCTIONS....

New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1839. 199pp. Contemporary blue cloth, blindstamped covers, gilt- lettered spine. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned. Contemporary ownership signature on front free endpaper, moderate foxing. Good. Item #WRCAM31079

A prejudiced description of Florida, St. Croix, and Cuba. "[W]ith mention of...the indolent men of the U.S. Navy who should be off fighting Indians" - Servies. An early tourist view of southern Florida, and one of the few good accounts of St. Croix. SERVIES 2445. CLARK III:257. TRO PÉREZ 607.

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