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The Mangrove Coast: The Story of the West Coast of Florida

Author Karl A. Bickel (American, 1882–1972), Illustrated by Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 22 x 15 x 3.8 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 photomechanical halftones

Not On View


Americas, Photography


Illustrated books

(New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1942) Quarto; viii, 312 pp., plus plates; original publisher’s gray-green cloth with applied pictorial paper labels on spine and upper cover.

Photographs of the west coast of Florida.

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1942


By 1942, Barbara B. Ten Eyck, Cheyenne Mountian Nursing Center, Colorado Springs, CO.; ABE Books dealer (online dealer); by 2007, purchased by Carl F. Zahn, Boston, MA; 2009, year-end gift of Carl Zahn to the MFA Boston. (Accession Date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Zahn


© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art