Florida, the Land of Tropical Fruit, Flowers, Sunshine, and Health; The Gulf Coast, Its Advantages for the Settler, Sportsman, Tourist, and Pleasure Seeker

New York: Homosassa Company (Jos. B. Stilwell & Co., Print), nd [1887 or 1888]. First edition. Small 4to. 48 pp. Illustrated from wood engravings, plates. Detailed promotional for Homosassa, emphasizing agriculture and sporting opportunities, especially fishing (and including mention of salt water fly fishing); a good number of testimonials are included. Cover title: "Homosassa, Florida: The Sportsman's Paradise and Settler's Home, Fine Climate and Fertile Soil." Not in Servies. Not recorded on OCLC (which does locate two other ephemeral items published by the Homosassa Company in the mid-1880s). A little foxing, but an attractive copy of a rare early Florida promotional. Original four-color illustrated wrappers (three views of sporting life in the area). (#7490). Item #60410

Price: $450.00

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