"Florida - a Yachting Paradise and Land of Enchantment for the Voyager": First Edition of The Florida Intracoastal Waterway: from The St. Johns River to Miami, Florida
The Florida Intracoastal Waterway: from The St. Johns River to Miami, Florida.
Florida Inland Navigation District Commissioners.
Item Number: 95125
Jacksonville, Florida: H. & W. B. Drew Company.
First edition of this work published by the Florida Inland Navigation District as an announcement of the completion of the Florida Intracoastal Waterway. Quarto, original publisher’s deluxe binding, illustrated, folding map. In near fine condition. Designed by Associated Advertising, Inc. Illustrations by Karl M. Zink.
After over a decade of work and expenditure of millions of dollars by the United States Engineer Department, the Florida Intracoastal Waterway from the St. Johns River to Miami was officially completed. The waterway was designed to provide a broad and well-marked passage of the "American Riviera." "With this new facility for safe, speedy voyaging, Florida beckons more alluring that ever to yachtsmen. We invite you to answer the call. Come to Florida in your own boats. Enjoy to romance, the glamor and the colorful gaieties of Florida life" (Florida Inland Navigation District Commissioners).