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Bansemer's Book of Florida Lighthouses

By: Bansemer, Roger

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sarasota, Florida, U.S.A., Pineapple Press Inc: 1999

Seller ID: 25659DH

ISBN: 1561641723

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book with no defect of note. Jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated in glorious color with small maps ar page corners Pictorial map endpapers both front and back.Thirty lighthouses rendered in over 200 paintings and sketches with information on each.Book measures 9-1/2"x12-1/2" and has 144 pages. View more info

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Flagler's Folly; The Railroad That Went to Sea and Was Blown Away

By: Bethel, Rod

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Key West, Rod Bethel: 1990

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 25517DH

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease, Measures 7"x10" and has 111 pages. Lavishly illustrarted with historical photos in black and white. Tells the story of Henry Morrison Flagler who built a railroad at the end of the Floirda Key chain. Work began in 1904-05 and was completed in 1912.. But then in 1935 there came a hurricane ... View more info

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Florida; A Pictorial History

By: Bowe, Richard J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1970

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 25429

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautful book. Appears to have been read extrmely gently by its previous owner. Both book and jacket are pristine with no names or writing, no bumps, and no tears or chips. Jacket is protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 9-1/2"x12" and has 160 pages. Illustrated profusely with historical photographs, plus text. View more info

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Boca Raton (Florida): A Pictorial History

By: Curl, Donald Walter ; Johnson, John P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Boca Historical Society: 1990

Seller ID: 27546DH

ISBN: 089865792X

Condition: New


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Will arrive in brand new mylarc over. This is not a fluff book -- it's a serious history of a Florida town with much text and many historic photographs printed on high quality coated paper. Traces Boca from its pioneer days to the time of writing. Book measures 9" x 11-1/2" and has 208 pages. View more info

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The History of Pinecraft 1925-1960; A Historical Album of the Amish and Mennonites in Pinecraft, Florida

By: Gingerich, Noah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Walnut Creek, Ohio, Carlisle Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25666DH

ISBN: 1890050741

Condition: New


Crisp, clean, BRAND NEW book designed without dustjacket. Measures 9"x11-1/2: and has 165 pages. Illustrated throughout with numerous black and white photographs. Tells the story of a winter haven established in Florida by Amish and Mennonite families seeking a respite from the harsh winters of the midwest. View more info

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A Guide Book of Florida and the South; A Facsimile of the 1869 edition (Bicentennial Floridiana Facsimile Series)

By: Goza, William M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A., University of Florida: 1978

Edition: Facsimile 1869 Edition

Seller ID: 25452

Condition: Fine


Crisp as new book, likely unread. Measures 5"x6-1/2". Text is complete from the original, but with the addition of an introduction and indexes by William M. Goza. 136 pages, plus a 31 page index. Containa a a large very beautiful, crisp color fold-out map bound in at back (see last photo). View more info

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Reef Creature Identification: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas

By: Humann, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jacksonville, Florida, New World Publications: 2001

Edition: Enlarged Second Edition

Seller ID: 27110TB

ISBN: 1878348310

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, book -- clearly never used in the field. Nicely protected with clear heavy plastic jacket. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/2" and has 420 pages, plus index and unused pages for keeping records of sightings. Book is a collaboration by 50 marine life scientists from 10 countries who assisted the authors. Wonderful color photos of specimens printed on coated paper throughout. View more info

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Miami The Way We Were

By: Kleinberg, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Surfside, Florida, Surfside Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 27516DH

ISBN: 0942084977

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book with just one small defect -- a tiny crease to lower front corner of book. There are no names or writing and no tears or chips to the dustjacket. Pages and page edges are pristine. Book is oversized at 9"x14". Will arrive in brand new mylar. Howard Kleinberg was at the time of writing the editor of the Miami News which gave him access to the articles from The Miami Metropolis and its archives of historic photorgraphs. These are printed just as ther... View more info

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A Sketch of the History of Key West, Florida

By: Maloney, Walter C.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A., University of Florida Press: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Edition Second Printing

Seller ID: 25518DH

ISBN: 0813001579

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice, clean book in excellent condition -- no names or writing, no bumps to boards. Book is a facsimile reproduction of the 1876 edition with introduction and index by Thelma Peters. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/2" and has 87 pages, plus a few pages of hisrtorical photographs and index. at back. View more info

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St. Petersburg Once upon a Time: Memories of Places and People--1890s to 1990s

By: Marth, Del; Marth, Marty

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Branford, Florida, Suwannee River Press: 1996

Seller ID: 28102

ISBN: 1885034083

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book with no defect of note. No names or wiriting anywhere and no spine crease or cover lift. Measures 7" x 10" with 195 pages including index. Beautifully illustrated with large historic black and white photographs, all of which are complete with lengthy descriptions and history. Would make a nice gift. View more info

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Our Lady of Lourdes Church Dedication February 11, 1982 (Florida)

By: No Author Stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Florida, Our Lady of Lourdes Church: 1981

Seller ID: 28113

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean booklet commemorating the dedication of the new Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Only fault is a flat crease to lower front corner of cover. Oddly, there is no reference to the exact town in Florida where it's located, but there is a photo of the presiding Bishop of Orlando, Thomas J. Grady. This is an exceptional keepsake thanks to the many photographs, including some in full color, plus lots of photos of the parishioners in action. There's also history and ... View more info

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Victorian Florida

By: Rinhart, Floyd;Rinhart, Marion

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., Peachtree Pub Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 25216

ISBN: 093460102X

Condition: Fine


Beautiful, as new book with no defect of note. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9-1/4"x11" and is illsutrated throughout with historic photographs, maps, and facsimile documents.The emphasis is the state's untouched beauty which brought photographers to the state in droves -- many of importance. But it wouldn't be a Florida history without thre sportsmen and tourists, so of course they're in here too! 222 pages View more info

Florida Paper Money; An Illustrated History 1817-1934

By: Ronald J. Benice

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina, McFarland & Co.: 2008

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 30077

ISBN: 0786430192

Condition: New


Very clean, nice book. The boards are laminated with a charming front cover. It measures 7-1/4" x 10-1/4" and has 195 pages including index. The story of Florida's currency begins with Gregor MacGregor for his independent Republic of the Floridas, which he established on Amelia Island in 1817. In these pages you will find scrip issued by cities and counties, notes, issued by banks, railroads, insurance companies, merchants, and individuals. The illustrations are ... View more info

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Ornamental Gardening In Florida

By: Simpson, Charles Torrey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little River, Florida, Self-published: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27409

Condition: Good-plus


Book is very clean and tightly bound and measures 6"x8-1/4" with 198 pages. Former owner's name is penciled, along with the date 1918, on front free endpaper, but would be very easy to erase if desired. Only other fault is nine pages at center of book showing a small scattering of brown spots. Book is described as " a treatise on the decorative plants adapted to Florida and their cultivation, with suggestions for the ornamentation of Florida homes and ground... View more info

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Roadside History of Florida

By: Waitley, Douglas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, U.S.A., Mountain Press: 1997

Seller ID: 25734

ISBN: 0878423664

Condition: New


Crisp BRAND NEW book. Book iself is without fault and jacket nearly so. Just a few superficial scratches to back with no loss of color and a tiny nick to spine. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Author uses the device of the great American road trip to take the armchair traveler to a series of of historical sitesalong the itnerstates and highways. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. 383 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Visions of Florida

By: Walters, Woody; Haskins, Lola

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A., University Press of Florida: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25365

ISBN: 0813012899

Condition: Fine


Beautiful bpook, gently cared for by previous owner. no names or writing, no tears or chips and still includes protective white papers at both front and back. Includes an essay by Lola Haskin in addition to the large, full page black and white photographs by Woody Walters of which there are 68 capturing places and people. View more info