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Brief History of State of Florida

By: Brooks, T. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tallahassee, Nathan Mayo, Commissioner of Agriculture: 1953

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6012


Stapled, pictorial wraps with light edge and corner wear. Light soiling on cover . ; B&W and Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pages; A very nicely prepared guidebook to the state of Florida. View more info

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Historical Sketches of Florida

By: Campbell, Richard L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gainesville, The University Presses of Florida: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 12290


Small, ligh stain on front foredge. Some light shifts in finish on covers; otherwise only very light shelf wear. ; Bicentennial Floridiana Facsimile Series; B&W Frontispiece; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; xii, lxvi, 284, 20 pages; Facsimile of 1892 edition. Introduction and Index by Pat Dodson. View more info

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The Fountain of Youth, St. Augustine Florida Ancient Indian Village and Burial Grounds

By: Corse, Carita Doggett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Augustine, FL, Carita Doggett Corse: 1938

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6929


This copy has light, general wear. ; B7W and color photos and illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 32 pages; This is a very attractive booklet dealing in detail with the Fountain of Youth story and the park in St. Augustine as well as the city itself. I suspect that this was probably sold at the park, but nothing indicates that. The author wrote a good bit about Florida history. View more info

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Camp Life in Florida; a Handbook for Sportsmen and Settlers

By: Hallock, Charles (compiler)

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Forest and Stream Publishing Company: 1876

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13101


Blue cloth with blindstamped design on front and back. Lightly faded gilt titles on spine. Some edge, corner and surface wear with slight damage and loss at spine ends. Some soiling and/or scuffs on covers. Foldout map of Lake Okechobee area is present with slight diagonal crease and tear on top right corner, not affecting image. This map, which is often missing, was not included in the second printing. Book is square and binding secure. Former owners' names on front pas... View more info

Conquest of Florida

By: Irving, Theodore

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carey, Lea & Blanchard: 1835

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5630


Boards scuffed, corners and edges worn, spines darkened, gilt titles faded, interiors browned and somewhat brittle, a few water stained pages. Half of Vol. 1 ffep torn off, one back fep missing, the other torn. Former owner's name on ffep of both volumes and some pencil marks. However, the text block is complete and binding is tight. ; Vol. 1 & 2; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 290, 302 pages; Theodore Irving, who dedicated the book to his uncle Washington Irvig, use... View more info

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Hotel Rates in Jacksonville Florida

By: Jacksonville Hotels

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jacksonville, Jacksonville Hotels: 1928

Seller ID: 11815


Two-fold brochure opens up to 6 1/2 X 10 with a total of four panels of varying dimensions. The only flaw is a little light bleedthrough from print and photo on back of front cover. Overall the pamphlet is NF. ; Sepia-toned Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 1 pages; Brochure list Jacksonville Hotels and their rates fro 1928. A couple of restaurants are listed. Nice photo of Jacksonville's skyline. View more info

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Pine Island, the Forgotten Island

By: Jordan, Elaine Blohm

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pine Island, Pace Media Productions: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 12990


Pale blue cloth with gilt titles on spine. Some light, general wear and aging but square and securely bound. Slight bowing of boards. Jacket has some wear and aging including small chips at corners. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages; History of Pine Island and surrounding area. Pine Island is south of Charlotte Harbor and north of Sanibel. View more info

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Florida Birds :Biographies of Selected Species of Birds and Compiled List of all Species Occurring in Florida

By: Longstreet, Rupert J. (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tallahassee, Florida Deprtment of Agriculture: 1931

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8934


Corners of wraps and pages slightly curled, overall light soil and a few stains, small hole at top left edge of front cover, largish dampstain on back, not affecting interior. Edges of text block toned. Interior is clean and tight, color plates are excellent. Spine is neither creased nor cracked. ; Volume 41, Number 3 Quarterly Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184, 9 pages; Descriptions of many Florda birds are accompanied by fuul pag... View more info

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The Tragedies of Oak Hurst: A Florida Romance

By: Marean, Beatrice

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chicago, Donahue, Henneberry & Co.: 1891

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14571


Olive cloth with light edge and corner wear and mild aging. Book is squae and binding is secure with no tears of parting. Remakable condition for this quite uncommon title.Beatrice Marean was the pen name of Mrs. Rene R. Snowden. Her husband was a prominent Doctor in Ocala, Florida and The Tragedies of Oak Hurst was based on an event in Ocala, which is called Magnolia Centre in the novel. The characters in the story were almost all thinly disguised citizens of Ocala, and... View more info

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True Tales of the Everglades : Historic Sketches and Rare Photos of the Everglades, Big Cypress Swamp, Ten Thousand Islands and Florida Keys

By: McIver, Stuart

Price: $10.00

Publisher: South Palm Beach, Florida Flair Books: 1989

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 13038


Pictorial wraps with very light wear and aging. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages View more info

The Cruise of the Montauk to Bermuda the West Indies and Florida

By: McQuade, James

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York City, Thomas R. Knox and Co.: 1885

Edition: First Edition (?); 1st Printing (?)

Seller ID: 6112


The book, square and securely bound, has been professionally restored with new endpapers front and back. Other wise the book has some edge, corner, and spine end wear. This is an attractive and solid copy. ; This copy features the brownish red covers, one of several variants. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 441 pages; This book seems to be a 1st edition. All firsts that I find listed have 1885 as the date. However, on the back of the title page is the cop... View more info

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The Seminoles of Florida

By: Moore-Willson, Minnie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Printing House: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6377


The book has light corner and edge wear and general overall aging and some light soiling. It is square and securely bound with no tears or parting. ; Glossary of Seminole terms. ; B & W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages; This is a famous short history of the Seminoles of Florida. It contains much interesting information, including B&W photos. View more info

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A History of Floral City

By: Morris, Marie L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Inverness, Citrus Printers: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14539


White wraps with deep blue titles. Light edge, corner and surface wear with a very light crease on the front bottom right corner. Locally produced history of Floral City, Florida. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 131 pages View more info

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400 Plants of South Florida

By: Morton, Julia F. and R. Bruce Ledin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Text House: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7989


Light edge and corner wear, particularly at spine ends. Otherwise the book looks almost new, square and unused. Binding is secure. ; Florida Nature Series Publication; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages; Descriptive compendium of South Florida plants. View more info

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Notes on the Life and Works of Bernard Ronans : A Facsimile Reproduction of the 1924 Edition

By: Phillips, P. Lee (John D. Ware, ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gainesville, University of Florida Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 14846


Book has only very light wear and very light aging. All maps are present. Nice copy of this Bicentennial facsimile editon of Phillips volume on Ronans work on early Florida history. No dustjacket, as issued, I assume.; Bicentennial Florida Facsimile Series; Foldout Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 + Index & Maps pages View more info

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The Yearling

By: Rawlings, Majorie Kinnan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1941

Edition: School Edition

Seller ID: 7716


General wear and soiling, some underlining in pencil. ; Color and B&W; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 428 pages; Rawlings' novel, issued in a special edition for use in schools. View more info

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Cross Creek

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1942

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7047


The book has overall wear with some soiling on the covers. There is age-toning on the foredges and, light interior toning. The book is square and securely bound. Gift inscription on second free endpaper. Overall, this is a solid, if undistinguished, copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 367 pages; This is a first edition copy with Scribners "A" on the title page. This is basically the story of Rawlings at Cross Creek. View more info

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Gone Sunwards

By: Roberts, Gene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Macmillan: 1936

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6111


Light wear to corners of boards, spine sunned, endpapers age-toned. ; An English writer's account of travels in Florida. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages; English writer visits Florida. View more info

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To the Right Honourable the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. the Humble Petition of Denys Rolle, Esq, Setting Forth the Hardships ... Attempts to Make a Settlement in East Florida

By: Rolle, Denys

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gainesville, University Presses of Florida: 1977

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 12286


Green covers with gilt titles. Book has only very light shelf wear. ; Bicentennial Floridiana Facsimile Series; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; xxx, 85, 47, 5 pages; Prepared by Bicentennial Commission of Florida Introduction by Claude C. Sturgill. View more info

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Florida Wild Life

By: Simpson, Charles Torey

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York City, The Macmillan Co.: 1932

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6105


Head of spine slightly frayed, interior a litle age-toned, DJ has a few small chips, lightly yellowed. A very nice copy of this classic work . ; More than an identification guide, this book also discusses the effects of environment and climate on the flora and fauna of Florida. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 199 pages; More than an identification guide, this book also discusses the effects of environment and climate on the flora and fauna of Florida. View more info