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Narrative of A Voyage to the Spanish Main, in the Ship "Two Friends;"
London: for John Miller,, 1819. 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. With the half-title. Early inkstamps of King's Inns Library, Dublin to title verso and at foot of last leaf verso. A touch of foxing to outer leaves, else clean and fresh, an excellent copy in a fine binding. 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). Field 1119; Howes N12; Sabin 51782. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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