Conquest of Florida

By: Irving, Theodore

Price: $350.00

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Boards scuffed, corners and edges worn, spines darkened, gilt titles faded, interiors browned and somewhat brittle, a few water stained pages. Half of Vol. 1 ffep torn off, one back fep missing, the other torn. Former owner's name on ffep of both volumes and some pencil marks. However, the text block is complete and binding is tight. ; Vol. 1 & 2; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 290, 302 pages; Theodore Irving, who dedicated the book to his uncle Washington Irvig, used La Florida de la Inca of Garcilaso de la Vega as his primary source. He includes in the Appendix (Vol. 2) a narrative sketch of De Soto's route. This is the true first edition which did not include a map. Howes I 80. On hold for GW 4.7.12

Title: Conquest of Florida

Author Name: Irving, Theodore

Categories: Florida,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carey, Lea & Blanchard: 1835

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 5630

Keywords: History De Soto GW