Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1873
12mo (5¼” x 6¾”). pp. 321. INCLUDES SIGNED NOTE FROM HARRIET BEECHER STOWE.
Unsigned binding design of palmetto leaves and titles in gold with stamped patterned framing on rust colored cloth. Includes illustrated headpieces throughout. Note laid in: "Very Truly Yours, H B Stowe| Feb 26 1884".
A memoir about Stowe's winters in Florida incorporated into a travel guide. Palmetto Leaves was one of the first travel books written about Florida and as such, helped to stimulate its tourist and residential development in the 1880s.
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