1890 · Buffalo, NY
by Elliott, D.H. and Associated Railway Land Department
Buffalo, NY: Matthews, Northrup & Co., Art-Printing Works, 1890. 80pp. Sextodecimo [15.5 cm] Gray printed wraparound wrappers. About very good. Wear to covers. Complete with the fold-out map. A description of the county opens this work (8 pages) and is followed by Township plats with lists of sections. The Associated Railway Land Department of Florida was composed of four railway companies and two land development companies. Early Florida development work with dozens of maps.
"That particular district of peninsular Florida, so long and so favorably known as the Lake Region, is now principally embraced in Lake County. The central figure in the county is Lake Harris, covering about eighteen square miles of territory, surrounded for the most part with high, beautiful banks, forming the site of several charming towns, the adjacent territory presenting many pleasing orange groves, villas and gardens." - p.3.
(Inventory #: 4910)