Illustrated Florida.

By: Dodge Art Publishing Co.

Price: $1,200.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Buffalo: Dodge Art Publishing Co.. Very Good. 1882. Set of twenty chromolithographic views of Florida on card stock measuring approximately 7.5 x 5 in (190 x 125 mm). Housed in publisher’s slipcase. Some erosion to cloth on back panel of slipcase, to which is adhered a large oval tradecard for “Ashmead Brothers, Publishers and Stationers, Jacksonville, Florida.” Set is complete, as collated against the University of Miami copy. This early piece of Floridiana was produced when Florida had a total population one eighth the size of New York city. It was produced several years before the first important event in the history of Florida tourism: oil baron Henry Flagler’s discovery of St. Augustine. With Flagler’s boosterism and investment, the first northerners with money enough to escape cold winters began to descend on the state. Includes illustrations of Lower St. Johns River (slipcase card); Bay Street, Jacksonville (title card); Residence Street, Jacksonville; Views in St. Augustine; Street in St. Augustine; Old Spanish Fort and Harbor, St. Augustine; Ball’s Orange Arch, St. Augustine; On the Upper St. Johns River; The Mitchell Estate, St. Johns River; Orange Grove, St. Johns River; Moonlight on St. Johns River; Ocklawaha River by Day; Ocklawaha, Night; Sunrise, Orange Lake; Fernandina Harbor; River Front, Palatka; Ruins of Dungeness; Silver Spring; “Way Down in Dixie” and The Sunny Land of Fruit and Flowers (Richard West).; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .

Title: Illustrated Florida.

Author Name: Dodge Art Publishing Co.

Categories: Floridiana,

Publisher: Buffalo, Dodge Art Publishing Co.: 1882

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 4072