A fascinating look at our river in a more pristine time. No collection of Floridiana will be complete without it.
The editors skillfully interpret the geography and natural history, and provide an extensive list of the plants and animals the Bartrams encountered. This work will appeal to naturalists and those interested in early American studies in natural history.
A worthy addition to the literature exploring the British years in Florida.
--Florida Historical Quarterly
A visitor today walking the beach of one of these islands reading Travels on the St. Johns River in the morning shadows cast by high-rise condominiums would have a much deeper comprehension of the place, its origins, and its sad fate, which is what the editors of the volume hope for.
--Early American Literature