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Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

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 three colors with stamped titles in gilt. Boards vivid. Spine mild age-toning. REF: Heller 2:837; Publishers' Weekly,... View more info

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Archaeology of the Everglades
[Florida]

By: Griffin, John W.; Griffin, Patricia C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008110

ISBN: 0813025583


"An extremely important work. . . . John has brought his unprecedented knowledge of the archeology together with his anthropological and ecological insights, to provide the most thorough synthesis of the predrainage aboriginal use of this area. Now that Congress has mandated the restoration of the Everglades . . . Carefully Handled, Clean text, Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate handling wear with no tears or chips. Evidence of bookplate removal. Illustrated with charts. 8vo; 399 pages with index. < View more info

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Greater Miami Spirit of Cuban Enterprise

By: Miguel Gonzalez-Pando [Editor]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Ft.Lauderdale, Florida:, Copperfield Publishers,: 1996.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007930

ISBN: 0964710609


A journey of photo and text into the Miami of the Cuban exile. Lavishly illustrated with historical and more recent photographs many in color of the Cuban experience and the flavor they have added to Greater Miami. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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A Field Guide to the Common Trees and Large Shrubs of Puerto Rico

By: Ashton, P. Mark S

Price: $39.95

Publisher: [New Haven, Ct.], Tropical Resources Institute, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies,: 1985

Seller ID: 011315

Condition: Very Good


Cover title with misspelling: Forester's Field Guide to the Trees and Shubs of Puerto Rico. Second Edition. Spiral-bound printed cardstock; 8.5 inches tall; 136 pages with index and glossary. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Minor hand soiling on the covers. Illustrations by the author. View more info

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The Miracle of Coral Gables

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, Baird-Ward: 1926

Seller ID: 010956

Condition: Very Good


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Front label has color fading. 8 Full-color plates by Edward A. Wilson. 4to; 10.25 inches tall; 63 pages. This was a promotional piece published during the Florida land boom of the 1920's. Beach was a noted novelist who lent his name to promote the "wide, green and gracious" city of Coral Gables.Several books and pamphlets were made of various design in 1926. This is the premiere and true first edition. View more info

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Lighthouses of the Florida Keys: A Short History and Guide

By: Dean, Love

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Pineapple Press: 1998

Seller ID: 010174

ISBN: 1561641650

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Except for two land-based lighthouses (at Cape Florida and Key West), the lighthouses of the Florida Keys comprise the largest collection of iron screwpile lighthouses in the world. This is a history of the individual lights, including their construction, repairs needed due to storms, and the politics that have always swirled around them as surely as the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Florida Straits. This detailed account will transport you to a time when wreckers cruised the sea and lighthouse keepers diligence saved the... View more info

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Florida Days

By: Deland, Margaret

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011625

Condition: Very Good


An early travel account in Northern Florida through St. Augustine and along the St. Johns River in the 1880s. The authors vivid reminiscences of the scenery, natural history, and the local people of the time, some of it in dialect coupled with fine illustrations by Louis K. Harlow evoke the place as it was before the massive development and commercialization. Decorated cloth; bindings are tight with a slight shelf lean. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with hand soiling. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; xviii, [19]-200 pages printed on thick cardstock.First Editio... View more info

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Over Key West and the Florida Keys

By: Feil, Charles

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Sarasota, Florida, Pineapple Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011318

ISBN: 1561642401

Condition: New


The Keys, flung out below the Florida peninsula, are mere slivers of land separating the shimmering, turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Chuck Feil shows them to us from his lofty perch of five hundred feet aboard gyroplane Rooty Kazooty.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> Cane Mutiny: How the Miami Hurricanes Overturned the Football Establishment </b><br>[Fooball; NCAA]

Cane Mutiny: How the Miami Hurricanes Overturned the Football Establishment
[Fooball; NCAA]

By: Feldman, Bruce

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, NAL Hardcover: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010530

ISBN: 0451212975

Condition: New


The story of how the Miami Hurricanes rose from a laughingstock to a college football legend-and reshaped American sports.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. --- Illustrated with B/W photos. --- First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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Swamp Screamer: At Large with the Florida Panther

By: Fergus, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida: 1998

Seller ID: 005445

ISBN: 081301560X


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality."Whether the panther survives or perishes, Fergus has written a book that does it full justice. His narrative is lively and full of anecdotes, some of them eye-openers."--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post. View more info

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Encumbered Cuba: Capital Markets and Revolt, 1878-1895

By: Fernández, Susan J.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, University Press of Florida: 2002

Seller ID: 011747

ISBN: 0813025648

Condition: Fine


A significant contribution to our understanding of the complex process of the Cuban struggle towards reforming and severing ties with Spain, this book disentangles the formerly unexplored financial and monetary factors at the center of Spain's interests and in so doing makes an original addition to the economic history of the ties between Cuba, Spain, and the United States. [Alfonso W. Quiroz, City University of New York] No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 204 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. View more info

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St. Augustine Cookery[Florida]

By: Flagler Hospital Auxiliary Members

Price: $14.95

Publisher: St. Augustine, Florida, The Flagler Hospital Auxiliary: 1965

Seller ID: 010394

Condition: Very Good


A collection of recipes handed down by Spanish, French, English and American settlers from the Nation's Oldest City. Stapled pictorial cardstock; 19 pages with line drawings. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm; light aging wear to the cover. View more info

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The Cross in the Sand. The Early Catholic Church in Florida 1513 - 1870.

By: Gannon, Michael V.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, University of Florida Press: 1967

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 010494

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED with a personal inscription by the author. Second Printing. The definitive history of the arrival and growth of Catholicism in Florida. Franciscan Missionary influence from Georgia to St. Augustine; focusing on St. Augustine and East Florida. The author Gannon offers an interesting portrait of cantankerous parish leaders, Jesuit missionaries, conquistadors, Franciscan martyrs, and frustrated bishops. Tan buckram with titles and decorations in brown. Bindings tight and square; Boards with a bit of flair outwards. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wea... View more info

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University of Miami Press

By: Gantz, Charlotte Orr

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, University of Miami Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 007660

ISBN: 0870241729

Condition: Very Good


Second Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has wear with minor loss to edges, some hand soiling. The natural scenery and wildlife of Southern Florida, which has the only tropical wilderness in the mainland United States as well as a wealth of beaches, parks...are described by a writer whose sensitivity and wonderment are contagious. View more info

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The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida

By: Gifford, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida, Everglade Land Sales CO: 1912

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011755

Condition: Good


SIGNED by the Author. During his 1904 campaign to be elected governor of Florida, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward (to whom this book is dedicated) promised to drain the Everglades, sparking a real estate boom in South Florida. John Gifford enthusiastically endorsed the land drainage movement and helped it along by introducing non-native trees that would dry up the wetlands. He was the first American to receive a doctorate in Forestry and also a real estate entrepreneur. He introduced the Australian melaleuca, which has literally taken over many natural communities, crowding ou... 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

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Indian and Spanish Selected Writings

By: Goggin, John M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, University of Miami Press: 1964

Seller ID: 008118

Condition: Very Good


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning; more-so in the preliminaries. Moderate handling wear. Bookplate. Dust Jacket unclipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toned from original white. View more info

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Mandarin on the St. Johns

By: Graff, Mary B.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Jacksonville, FL, Manderin Community Club: 1998

Seller ID: 011724

Condition: New


Reprint edition. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Mandarin is a neighborhood located in the southernmost portion of Jacksonville, in Duval County, Florida, United States. It is located on the eastern banks of the St. Johns River, across from Orange Park. Mandarin was named after the mandarin orange in 1830 by Calvin Reed, a prominent resident of the area. 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

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Along the Florida Reef

By: Holder, Charles F.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011746

Condition: Good


Charles Frederick Holder (1851-1915) was an American naturalist, conservationist, and writer who produced over 40 books and thousands of articles. Known as a pioneer of big-game fishing, he founded and led the Tuna Club of Avalon, credited as the first game fishing organization. He was socially active in Pasadena, California, where he was a trustee of Throop College and co-founder of the Tournament of Roses. "Dr Holder is one of the new Mentors that lead us to the New Atlantis An enthusiastic naturalist he spent four or five years as a boy in that best of universities for a wide awake ... View more info