New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1943. 1st. Hardcover. Limited Edition of approximately 50 copies (not numbered, as issued). SIGNED by the authors. 8vo. 324pp. Bibliography; Index; map. Illustrated by Doris Lee. Additionally INSCRIBED "To/***/with the best wishes/of his old friend/'The finisher'/Geo. A. Zabriskie/Feb 25/45." Zabriskie (1860-1954) was President of the American Printing History Association from 1939-1947; as well, he as an accomplished amature bookbinder. No doubt he is responsible for the unique binding of this title - half-leather and marbled boards with gilt ruling & board edges; 5 raised bands to spine with elaborate gilting & lettering; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; inner dentelles. A fine copy. Fitzgerald S19 states "This limited edition is extremely rare." A fine copy. Item #13473
The St. Johns river begins in lower Georgia and flows down the state of Florida to a short distance beyond Orlando. Twenty-fourth volume in the "Rivers of America" series.