COLONIAL MOBILE AN HISTORICAL STUDY, LARGELY FROM ORIGINAL SOURCES, OF THE ALABAMA- TOMBIGBEE BASIN FROM THE DISCOVERY OF MOBILE BAY IN 1519 UNTIL THE DEMOLITION OF FORT CHARLOTTE IN 1821.

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1897. xii,[2],447pp. plus fourteen maps and plates. Original blue cloth boards, spine gilt. Crown of spine scuffed. Presentation inscription from the author on front fly leaf. Front inner hinge cracked but secure. Light toning, else very clean. Very good. In a blue cloth slipcase. Item #WRCAM50152

First edition. A historical narrative of the exploration and settlement of the Mobile region in Alabama. The explorations of De Soto and La Salle, relations with the native Choctaw tribe, and the evolution of the political landscape are all covered in Hamilton's rich historical text. "Most valuable secondary work on the early history of the Gulf coast" - Howes. HOWES H134, "aa."

Price: $375.00