HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF FLORIDA. Organized in St. Augustine, 1856.

New York: Printed by John A. Gray, 1856. First edition. 24mo. 9, (2, lists of honorary and regular members elected July, 1856) pp. The foundation of the society, includes a list of the first officers, the constitution, and by-laws. “The object [of the society] being the collection and preservation of documents and records bearing on the history of Florida, from the earliest dates.” Ownership signature of John L. Sibley at head of front wrapper; Sibley (1804-1885) was head of the library at Harvard University, 1856-1877. Sabin 24867. Servies 4109. OCLC locates seven copies (New York Historical Society, Brown, TCU, Jacksonville Public, Florida State, Massachusetts Historical Society, American Antiquarian Society), only two in Florida. Original printed tan wrappers. Very good. Item #66766

Price: $750.00

See all items in Americana