Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(FLORIDA.) Gálvez, Bernardo de. Diario de las operaciones de la expedicion contra la Plaza de Panzacola. 45, [3] pages. 4to, contemporary wrappers, minor wear. [Habana, México, or Madrid, 1781?]

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Galvez's narrative of his Spanish naval expedition against the British fort at Pensacola, 1780-81. "This capture of Pensacola was not only one of the most glorious events of the Revolution, but it also in effect broke the British hold on West Florida and made it likely that Spain would be given Florida at the Peace of 1783"--Streeter sale II:1191. The place of publication is variously assumed to be Madrid, Havana, or Mexico. Howes P59 ("b"); Medina, Mexico 7195; Palau 96980; Sabin 19949, 26475; Streeter sale II:1191.