[POTTER, Woodburne]. The War in Florida: Being an Exposition of Its Causes, and an Accurate History of the Campaigns of Generals Clinch, Gaines and Scott...By a Late Staff Officer. Baltimore: Lewis and Coleman, 1836. viii,184pp. plus three folding maps. Original blindstamped green cloth. Moderate wear, soiling, and rubbing to boards, corners worn. Old bookplate of Franklin Literary Society of Lafayette College on front pastedown, armorial bookplate of collector Fredercik W. Dau on rear pastedown. Hinges slightly cracked. Moderate scattered foxing, two short closed tears to first map just touching title. Overall, in good condition. CLARK III:225. HOWES P-515, "aa." Streeter Sale 1236. Sabin 64673. Field 548, 1628. Servies 1902. A significant history of the Seminole War, by a participant. "Unsparingly critical of Jackson, Jesup and the Secretary of War" - Howes. The maps are "A Map of the Seat of War in Florida, 1836"; plans of the "Battle and Massacre Ground of Major Dade and Command Dec. 28th, 1835"; and "Camp Izard on the Ouithlacoochee River Feb. 29, 1836." Potter was a former United States military officer who was wounded at Camp Izard.