Books Should Be Free is now
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

A Florida Sketch-Book

A Florida Sketch-Book by Bradford Torrey
By: (1843-1912)

This is a series of late-19th Century essays about Florida’s flora & fauna written by a Massachusetts-based naturalist.

First Page:

[Transcriber's Note: The original scan for text page 142 is missing This is noted where it occurs in the text.]

A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK

By

BRADFORD TORREY

Books by Mr. Torrey.

BIRDS IN THE BUSH. A RAMBLER'S LEASE. THE FOOT PATH WAY. A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK.

1894

CONTENTS

IN THE FLAT WOODS

BESIDE THE MARSH

ON THE BEACH AT DAYTONA

ALONG THE HILLSBOROUGH

A MORNING AT THE OLD SUGAR MILL

ON THE UPPER ST. JOHN'S

ON THE ST. AUGUSTINE ROAD

ORNITHOLOGY ON A COTTON PLANTATION

A FLORIDA SHRINE

WALKS ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK.

IN THE FLAT WOODS.

In approaching Jacksonville by rail, the traveler rides hour after hour through seemingly endless pine barrens, otherwise known as low pine woods and flat woods, till he wearies of the sight. It would be hard, he thinks, to imagine a region more unwholesome looking and uninteresting, more poverty stricken and God forsaken, in its entire aspect. Surely, men who would risk life in behalf of such a country deserved to win their cause.

Monotonous as the flat woods were, however, and malarious as they looked, arid wastes and stretches of stagnant water flying past the car window in perpetual alternation, I was impatient to get into them... Continue reading book >>


Stream audiobook and download chapters




eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book (Rated: 4 Stars - 1 vote)



Popular Genres
More Genres
Languages
Paid Books