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Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $285.00

Publisher: New York:, The Outing Publishing Company,: 1908.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632

Condition: 8vo; 318 pages.


Almost every phase of outdoor Florida life is here pictured and described from the dangerous sport of capturing live alligators in the coast rivers to life with the Bee Hunters in the interior . [Bookman] Interesting features on moonshine, Tarpon fishing, Salt water fly fishing, Manatees Dolphin, Crocodiles, and Florida Birds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Green cloth covered boards with pictorial in th... View more info

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Suwannee River Strange Green Land.
[Rivers of America]

By: Matschat, Cecile Hulse

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, The Literary Guide of America,: 1938

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 008139


"Animal life and people mingle amidst the dripping Spanish Moss in this Rivers of America series. An examination of the tropical Suwanee from its origin in the Okefenokee Swamp to the sea through Florida and Georgia. History, legend, nature study, and fine descriptive writing is written in novel format. Numerous beautifully illustrated-sketches of animals and the locals of the north Florida river by Alexander Key. Green Cloth covered boards Top edge sta... View more info

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Water Wagon: Through Florida Waterways by Scow and Outboard Motor

By: Allyn, Rube

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1952

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010167

Condition: Very Good


Signed with a warm inscription by the author Laid-in are two b/w photographs of the author; one is captioned on the blank before the title page that speaks of his voyage to Cuba. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve is chipped along edges, small loss top of the spine and has age-toned. A difficult to find title of early Florida. Rarely found signed. View more info

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Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership

By: Arundel, Louis [pseudonym of George Rathborne]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago:, M. A. Donahue & Company,: 1913.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 009231

Condition: Very Good


Motor Boat Boys Series #5. A series of adventure books featuring six teen-aged boys and their adventures on various waterways. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, Three color front pictorial and spine decoration clean and vivid. 8vo; 231 pages with publisher adverts. 7 5/8 inches tall View more info

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River of Lakes: A Journey on Florida's St.Johns River

By: Belleville, Bill

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 2000

Seller ID: 009630

ISBN: 0820321567

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. Carefully handled.First explored by naturalist William Bartram in the 1760s, the St. Johns River stretches 310 miles along Florida's east coast, making it the longest river in the state. The first "highway" through the once wild interior of Florida. In the first contemporary book about this American Heritage River, Bill Belleville describes his journey down the length of the St. Johns, kayaking, boating, hiking its ... View more info

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Album azul de Cuba

By: Dulzaides, Aurelio Garci?a

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Miami, Rex Press: 1965

Seller ID: 009478

Condition: Fair


Segunda Edicion [Second Edition] Text in Spanish and English. Fully illustrated with historical b/w photos. Plastic comb binding, lower section broken. Text clean with mild age-toning. 28.2cm; 11 1/8 inches tall. 150 pages. -------- A well-presented booklet promoting independence from Castro's Republic. The author, an exiled Cuban living in Miami, presents Cuba as it was prior to the Revolution contrasted to life under the revolution. View more info

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Black Miami in the Twentieth Century

By: Dunn, Marvin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 1997.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009084

ISBN: 0813015308

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


"A necessity for every African American who has ever lived in Dade County, or South Florida for that matter."--Garth Reeves, publisher emeritus, Miami Times. View more info

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On Preserving Tropical Florida

By: Gifford, John C

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Coral Gables, University of Miami Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009379

ISBN: 0870241737

Condition: Fine


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall, 222 pages with bibliography and index. View more info

Image for <b>The Florida Keys and the Coral Reef; Authentic History of the Romantic Southernmost United States from Earliest Indians to the Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,   </b><br>[Florida]

The Florida Keys and the Coral Reef; Authentic History of the Romantic Southernmost United States from Earliest Indians to the Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,
[Florida]

By: Griswold, Oliver

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida:, Griswold, Oliver,: 1965.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008164


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 143 pages, 8.5 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b> The Florida Keys and the Coral Reef; Authentic History of the Romantic Southernmost United States from Earliest Indians to the Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, </b>

The Florida Keys and the Coral Reef; Authentic History of the Romantic Southernmost United States from Earliest Indians to the Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,

By: Griswold, Oliver

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida, Griswold, Oliver: 1965

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009470

Condition: Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Cloth is a bit faded with darkening on the perimeter. First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated with photographs, fold-out map. Hardcover. 143 pages, 8.5 inches tall. View more info

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The Florida Keys Dive Guide
(Abbeville Diving Guides)

By: Harrigan; William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Abbeville Press,: 1998.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Photographer.

Seller ID: 009196

ISBN: 0789203944

Condition: New


SIGNED with inscription /Best Wishes/ by the photographer. Three-dimensional maps in full color of each site illustrate 27 of the most spectacular dives in the Florida Keys. These maps offer what no book has ever before provided: the information needed to plan your dive down to the last detail. You can review the exact layout of the site--including depths, sizes, and distances between reefs and wrecks or any hazards--and even the lighting conditi... View more info

Image for <b> The Outdoor Girls in Florida, Or, Wintering in the Sunny South </b><br>[Florida - Fiction]

The Outdoor Girls in Florida, Or, Wintering in the Sunny South
[Florida - Fiction]

By: Hope, Laura Lee (pseud.) [Stratemeyer, Edward L. syndicate]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1913

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009625

Condition: Very Good


The Outdoor Girls series was one of the Stratemeyer Syndicate series and was published from 1913 to 1933 by Grosset & Dunlap.An original publication by Grosset & Dunlap, and fifth title in the "Outdoor Girls" series. The series focuses on the various activities of a group of girls who form a Camping and Tramping Club. They become known as the "Outdoor Girls" in their city of Deepdale, a city located on the Argono River in New York. In this story, t... View more info

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Tales of the Tamiami Trail
[Florida]

By: Horne, Will

Price: $19.95

Publisher: St. Petersburg, Florida:, Great Outdoors Publishing,: 1966.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008405


Stories of Seminoles, Hurricanes, Crackers and Alligators.Color paper illustrated wraps. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 232 pages. View more info

Image for <b>The Flames of Time  </b>[Historical Fiction] [Spanish Florida]

The Flames of Time [Historical Fiction] [Spanish Florida]

By: Kendrick, Baynard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribne''s Sons: 1948

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009626

Condition: Near Fine


Kendrick's first work of historical fiction, taking place in Florida during the period 1787 to 1812. Orphan Artillery Ames is raised and rigorously educated and trained by outlaw Dan McKetch before going to live in an Indian village after rescuing the Indian prince Hasse Micco. When McKetch is betrayed to the Spaniards, Artillery lends his allegiance to the U.S. in fighting the Spanish. The action takes place in the Jacksonville / St Augustine region of east coast Florid... View more info

Image for <b> The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 1875-1945, Florida Theme Issue.  No. 23 </b>

The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 1875-1945, Florida Theme Issue. No. 23

By: Leff, Cathy - Editor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singapore:, CS Graphics,: 1998

Seller ID: 007498


17 Essays / articles. Topics include: Architecture and Propaganda in Selling Sarasota in the 1920's; Perfume, Postcards, and Promises: The Orange in Art and Industry; Flagler's Ponce de Leon Hotel; Florida at the World's Fairs; Planning of Opa-Laca; Pan Am; Florida's Small Tourist Attractions.....No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Prepared by Wolfson Foundation. 381 pages all on gloss stock, plus 20 pages of Advertiseme... View more info

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The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 010113

Condition: Fine


Book is unopened. Bright and clean. Gift Quality. Illustrations in color by N. C. Wyeth. A Limited Edition of an unspecified number. Green leather boards with gilt decorations, 4 raised spine bands. All edges gilt, Silk ribbon place marker. Silk endpages. View more info

Image for <b> The Architecture of James Gamble Rogers II in Winter Park, Florida </b>

The Architecture of James Gamble Rogers II in Winter Park, Florida

By: McClane, Patrick; McClane, Debra A.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 2004.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007541

ISBN: 0813027705


This well-illustrated book illuminates the life and career of one of Florida's premier architects, whose elegant homes and design aesthetic shaped the architectural character of Winter Park and influenced urban development throughout central Florida.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Pacheco's Art of Ybor City

By: Pacheco, Ferdie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, , University Press of Florida, : 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009144

ISBN: 0813015170

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"Ferdie Pacheco is an artist. His oils are lush and rich, full of the color and life of his times. They are vibrant and alive--almost as if Grandma Moses were to eat a plate of boliche and swallow three cups of café solo before sitting down to paint. --Tampa Tribune. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket unclipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Full color illustrations with descriptive text for each painting. ... View more info

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George Merrick's Coral Gables 'Where Your 'Castles in Spain' are Made Real!'

By: Parks, Arva Moore

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida:, Centennial Press,: 2006.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009225

ISBN: 0974158968

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


George Edgar Merrick (1886–1942) was a real estate developer who is best known as the planner and builder of the city of Coral Gables, Florida in the 1920s, one of the first planned communities in the United States. Beginning in 1922, In three years, Merrick spent over $20 million to build a thousand Mediterranean style houses, which complemented the Biltmore Hotel, the country clubs, and the other community buildings that Merrick had also designed and ov... View more info

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When The Whippoorwill

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Jacksonville, Florida, San Manco Bookstore: 1988

Seller ID: 010129

Condition: Fine


Reprint of the First Edition. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Minor age-spotting on lower edge. Rawlings is a born storyteller, in the tradition handed down from Homer, by which I mean that she makes her own, the folk tales, the anecdotes, the human-interest stories that build around the people she knows intimately. In her case, the "Florida crackers" are the characters that people her stage. This volume of short stories succeeds in building and h... View more info