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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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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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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 riverbanks, diving its springs, and exploring its underwater caves. 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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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

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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Florida's Fabled Inns

By: Frisbie, Louise K.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Bartow, Florida:, Imperial Publishing Company,: 1980.

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Inscription: <b>Inscribed by the Author. /for xxxx long-time fr

Seller ID: 007680

ISBN: 096029600X


Covering the era from 1820 - 1950 such as he Breakers at Palm Beach and the Belleview Biltmore at Clearwater; Jacksonville's lavish 19th Century St. James, Widsor, Carleton and others, beginning with Dawson & Buckles' crude inn of the 1820s and Isaiah Hart's of the early 1830s; the Miami-Miami Beach hotels of the early 20th Century and the boom of the 1920s; tiny Peacock Inn of the 1880s at Coconut Grove.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 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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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> Living By The Land. Conservation with Special Reference to Proper Use of the Land. </b><br>[Florida, Conservation]

Living By The Land. Conservation with Special Reference to Proper Use of the Land.
[Florida, Conservation]

By: Gifford, John C.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Florida,, Glade House,: 1945.

Inscription: SIGNED with an inscription by the author.

Seller ID: 007744


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 139 pages with index. 9.25 inches tall. This informative books covers Florida, the southern United States and the Caribbean Region. 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>Exploring Wild Central Florida: A Guide to Finding the Natural Areas and Wildlife of the Central Peninsula  </b>

Exploring Wild Central Florida: A Guide to Finding the Natural Areas and Wildlife of the Central Peninsula

By: Jewell, Susan D.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Pineapple Press: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010340

ISBN: 1561640824

Condition: New


Natural areas and wildlife from New Smyrna and Crystal River in the north to Hobe Sound and Punta Gorda in the south including Lake Okeechobee.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Palm Beach Houses

By: Johnston, Shirley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rizzoli: 1991

Seller ID: 010892

ISBN: 0847813134

Condition: New


Palm Beach Houses details the building and design of more than thirty great houses and public buildings on the "American Riviera." Public and private structures designed by some of the style-setting early architects are depicted, including works of Addison Mizner, Joseph Urban, and Maurice Fatio, as well as those of anonymous designers, whose feats of imagination rivaled the most celebrated professionals.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Orange Journalism: Voices from Florida's Newspapers
(Florida History and Culture)

By: Julian M. Pleasants

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, University Press of Florida: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010289

ISBN: 0813026539

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 249 pages with index and bibliography. "Penetrating interviews with some of Florida's journalism titans."--Jeff Klinkenberg, St. Petersburg Times View more info

Image for <b>Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic  </b><br> (Florida History and Culture)<br>[Florida Keys]

Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic
(Florida History and Culture)
[Florida Keys]

By: Kerstein, Robert

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010370

ISBN: 0813038057

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Key West in its time has been many things to many different people. It was once the largest city in Florida. It has been one of the wealthiest cities, per capita, in the country; it has also been among the poorest. In the 1980s, it elected the first openly gay mayor in the United States, and later a mayor who, according to the Washington Post, had been a "gambler, gunrunner, saloonkeeper, fishing boat captain, ladies' man, and peerless raconteur." But wh... View more info

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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 Advertisements from various businesses. View more info

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A Sketch of the History of Key West, Florida.

By: Maloney, Walter C.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University of Florida Press: 1968

Seller ID: 010155

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Thus. Floridiana Facsimile & Reprint Series. 8vo; 9 inches tall; xix + 85 pp + 6 pp. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, even page toning. Moderate handling wear. No flaws but previous owner's name on front free endpage. Publisher's issued protective clear plastic sleeve protects the cover. View more info

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Miami Graffiti

By: Murray, James ; Murray, Karla

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Prestel: 2009

Seller ID: 010836

ISBN: 3791341626

Condition: New


Dozens of close-up shots reveal gorgeous, intricate detail, and in-process shots illustrate the technique of turning blank walls, buses, billboards, and other public canvases into stunning masterpieces. Quotes from the city's leading graffiti artists including Crome, Quake, and Siner lend further local perspective to this increasingly popular and universal urban art form.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info