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    William Darby. Memoir on the Geography, and Natural and Civil History of Florida, Attended by a Map of That Country, Connected With the Adjacent Places and an Appendix, Containing the Treaty of Cession, and Other Papers Relative to the Subject. Philadelphia: Printed by T. H. Palmer, 1821. First edition. Octavo (9.25 x 5.75 inches, 235 x 147 mm). vii, [1, errata], [5]-92, [4, syllabus], [2, ads], [2, list of maps and geographical works published for sale] pages. Large folding map of Florida at front. Publisher's original printed boards with a later cloth back strip repair. Moderate to heavy browning to contents; some brittleness to page edges; wear to edges of boards.

    William Darby was an American geographer and cartographer. He served as deputy surveyor in the United States General Land Office. During the War of 1812 he served with Andrew Jackson as a topographer. Darby wrote a number of books and articles about the southern states including this very scarce early account of Florida.

    Howes D-64, Sabin 18532, Streeter II:1203. From the A.D. Andrews Collection of Southern and Natural History


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