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    Rufus K. Sewell; et al. Group of Four Books about St. Augustine, Florida. New York; etc.: Various publishers, 1848-1909. R[ufus] K. Sewall. Sketches of St. Augustine. New York: George P. Putnam, 1848. First edition, with pages 39/40, excised with stub remaining, as called for by Howes. 69, [12, publisher's ads] pages. Illustrated. Publisher's brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, chipping to spine, front joint starting. Ink ownership to front pastedown, endpapers foxed. Text block toned in margins, foxed and somewhat soiled. Good or better.

    [Together with]: William W. Dewhurst. The History of Saint Augustine, Florida. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881. 12mo. 182, [1, ad] pages. Publisher's brown cloth stamped in gilt. Moderate edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed, somewhat rubbed. Botanical illustrated endpapers. Penciled ownership to front free endpaper recto. Internally clean. Very good.

    [And]: Bloomfield's Illustrated Historical Guide. Embracing an Account of the Antiquities of St. Augustine, Florida. St. Augustine: Max Bloomfield, 1884. Small octavo. 110 pages. Publisher's maroon cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed and chipped, spine and edges sunned. Endpapers foxed, hinges weak. Shaken, minor foxing, fold-out map with several large tears crudely repaired with cellotape, tape adhesive toned. Good.

    [And]: Collections of the Georgia Historical Society, Vol. VII, Part I. Letters of Montiano; Siege of St. A[u]gustine. Savannah: Savannah Morning News; Georgia Historical Society, 1909. Octavo. 70 pages. Maroon textured cloth backed in burgundy letter stamped in gilt. Rebacked, moderate edgewear, signs of repair, somewhat rubbed and soiled. Botanical illustrated endpapers. Top edge trimmed, other edges untrimmed, text block toned, minor soiling, some offsetting. Very good.

    Howes S304. From the A. D. Andrews Collection of Southern and Natural History


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