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81 Brown, Lynne S. Images of America: Gulfport.
Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, (1999). 
Octavo, softbound (slick, stiff, sepia tone photo. illus. wrappers), [128] pp. Fine (As New). From lower cover: In today's Florida of strip malls and mega attractions, there is littler perception of the state as part of the American frontier, but the hardy folks who settled Gulfport were truly pioneers. Moving away from lives disturbed or destroyed by the Civil War and its aftermath, these early families made homes on an isolated bluff surrounded by tidal flats and bayous, filled with virgin pine and palmetto scrub. Fro these modest beginnings, a small but thriving fishing village emerged. As the years passed and the Florida boom took hold, Gulfport began to know a new kind of prosperity: tourism. Fancy hotels, shops, and restaurants were built and entertained a steady flow of visitors. A popular winter destination for wealthy Northerners following the Depression era, Gulfport became an interesting study in contrasts. Vacationing gentlemen fished on piers alongside the rugged seamen; well-dressed tourists played bridge on manicured lawns across the street from rowdy taverns. The middle of the century saw rapid residential expansion as returning servicemen needed homes for their young families and retirees flocked to the area for its mild climate and economical living. Through the years, Gulfport has retained a unique sense of identity and a strong individualism. In this comprehensive pictorial history of the area, author and historian Lynne S. Brown has compiled a wonderful collection of photographs that capture Gulfport's spirit and tell its fascinating story. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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82 Brown, Rev. B. F. An Essay: Wesley and Methodism. The Relations of the Wesleys to the English Church and to Methodism. John Wesley Not the Founder of the Methodist Church.
Titusville, Florida: Florida Star Printing House, 1891. 
6 3/4 inches x 5 inches. Paperbound, 19 pp. Rectangular area, 1 1/2 inches high, of upper cover, just above title, has been removed; otherwise, a nice copy, internally clean and sound, with edgewear that includes light chipping and a hairline tear to lower corner of upper cover. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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83 Bryan, O. C. The Soils of Florida. [Bulletin No. 42, R November 1962].
Tallahassee: State of Florida, Department of Agriculture, 1962. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, full-color illus. stapled wrappers), 48 pp + large folding map, Generalized Soil Types of Florida. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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84 Burghard, August. The Story of Frederick C. Peters.
Fort Lauderdale, FL: Tropical Press, Inc., 1972. First Edition. 
Royal octavo, slick gold textured boards (hardcover), vii + 258 pp. Near-Fine, with mark to ffep; in a Good, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes chipping. From Introduction: This is the story of Frederick C. Peters and his closely knit family...and the widespread social consequences of Peters and the pneumococcus. This book is to sort out the pieces and fit them together; to select and emphasize the more important people and events. Peters did far more than just make money...and that in itself is interesting, of course. But it proves even more appealing when a man such as Peters in unpretentious, capable in many areas, and radiates a kind of competence that makies friends and contributes to an entire society... Frederick C. Peters, who was to make substantial innovations in the Florida potato industry, to found and develop the City of Plantation, and make possible the Agricultural Experiment Station on the sand and Everglades muck of Broward County... 
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85 Burke, John. Rogue's Progress: The Fabulous Adventures of Wilson Mizner.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1975). 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xi + 304 pp. Very Good+, with light foxing and and lightly rubbed edges; in a Very Good, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes light chipping. From dust jacket: Wilson Mizner was an American original; his life, a series of panels illustrating the Rogue's Progress. He was a scamp, a rascal, a knave -- and larceny lurked in his heart -- but he had many redeeming features and brought laughter to thousands of people who heard his outrageous comic remarks which made H. L. Mencken call him the sharpest wit in America since Mark Twain. Born into a respectable old California family, Mizner was anything but respectable himself. His life, as he chose to lead it, reads like chapters from a history of American chicanery from the 1890s to the 1930s. Mizner sang in Barbary Coast dives, hustled for a medicine show, managed a boxing bear, ran a badger game (among other swindles) in Alaska, after a prvious stint in the Yukon goldfields. If there was an opportunity or a place to con money, Mizner was there, running a banana plantation in Guatemala, cardsharping across the Atlantic on various luxury liners, managing middle-weight cahmpion Stanley Ketchel, and on Broadway, collaborating with Paul Armstrong on underworld dramas, such as Alias Jimmy Valentine, with time out for an ill-fated short-lived marriage to one of New York's richest widows. After playing a leading role in the Florida land boom of the twenties, by selling underwater lots at outrageous prices, Mizner headed for Hollywood, where he ocntriibuted realistic dialogue to the new wave of gangster pictures... 
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86 Burnett, Gene M. Florida's Past, Volume 2: People and Events that Shaped the State.
Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press, [1988]. First Edition, As Stated. 
Signed by Author. Octavo, brown cloth & green boards (hardcover), gilt letters, x, 259 pp. Very Good+, with former-owner signature and very light, penciled underlining, in aVery Good dust jacket with light edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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87 Burnett, Harry C. Orchid Diseases.
Tallahassee: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 1974. Bulletin 10 (Revision of Volume I, No. 3 (January 1965). 
Octavo, stiff color-illustrated wrappers, stapled, 66 pp. Color photos, b&w photos. Fine. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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88 Burt, Al. Becalmed in the Mullet Latitudes: Al Burt's Florida. With an Introduction by Ernest Lyons. [Signed].
Port Salerno, FL: Florida Classics Library, (1983). 
Signed & inscribed by author on title. Octavo, softbound (stiff, illus. wrappers), [viii], 326 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges & some age darkening. From lower cover: In times of dramatic change, we all need a lamplighter who can help us see where we are headed by showing us where we've been. For Floridians, Al Burt is that lamplighter. Al's column is a conservatory of Florida history. Week after week, he illuminates people, places and traditions -- all caught in a swirl of change, yet all worth hanging onto. More than any body of writings that I know of, Al Burt's Florida is a touchstone between the Florida that was, the Florida that is, and the Florida that is in the becoming. Al performs this heavy duty without the first hint of heavy-handedness. His prose, like the man himself, is gentle and sensitive. May this collection of his columns spawn more... 
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89 Burt, Al. The Tropic of Cracker. Foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary Mormino.
Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, (1999). 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xiv + 240 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From dust jacket: The Crack of the old-time cow hunter's whip gave the native Floridian a nickname, but Al Burt's The Tropic of Cracker is a state of mind shared by those who love what remains of the FLorida that needed no blueprint or balance sheet for its creation, what was here before there was a can opener or a commercial or a real-estate agent. In his years of roving the state as a Miami Herald columnist, Al Burt mapped Florida's Tropic of Cracker, not with lines of latitude and longitude but with stories. The Crackers Burt tells of are men and women from Apalachicola to the Everglades, from Tallahassee to the Keys. They lived in the late 1800s, and they live today -- along the Ocklawaha and in the floodplains of Lake Okeechobee. They were cow hunters, Conchs, and alligator men. They grew oranges, sugarcane, and muscadine grapes. They made moonshine. They drove mules, ate fried mullet, and told yarns in a Cracker creole about Florida's panthers, snakes, alligators, and hurricanes. There are luminaries among them, and writing about them...but mostly they are just regular folk who mark the borders of the elusive and magical Tropic of Cracker... 
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90 Butler H. E., Fellow of New College, Translated. The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1909. 
Small octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 238 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges. 
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91 Campbell, Richard L. Historical Sketches of Colonial Florida.
Cleveland, Ohio: The Williams Publishing Co., 1892. First Edition. 
Octavo, burgundy cloth (hardcover), Very Good, with sunning and light wear to spine, small chip to ffep. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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92 Cannon, Ronald B., ed. Emerald Coast Review, 1989: A Collection of Works of West Florida Writers.
Pensacola: West Florida Literary Federation, 1989. 
1st edition. Octavo, softbond, xi, 166 pp. Illus. Small former-owner stamp; otherwise Near-Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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93 Carswell, E. W. A Grateful Note to Gracie Ashmore... and other notable Northwest Floridians. Compiled and Edited by Ray Reynolds. Illustrations by Harley Hall.
Chipley, Florida: E. W. Carswell, (1982). 
Octavo, paperbound (stapled, white, slick wrappers), 56 pp. Very Good, with light foxing (age darkened spotting). Contents include: Adams, Alta; Adams, Alto; Adams, Toby; Anderson, A.N.; Anderson, Randy; Ard, Taft; Ashmore, Gracie; Avant, David A., Jr.; Balkcom, Agnes; Barden, Charles; Beall, Roy, Sr.; Blount, F. M.; Brooks, Donald; Brown, Clyde R.; Callaway, F. B.; Cameron, Doward; Carroll, Hazel; Chipley, Col. W. D.; Cobb, Sylvester; Coggin, M. R.; Cook, Ruby; Culpepper, Wesley; Davis, J. E. (Red); Deermont, Albert; Dietz, Doc; Dillinger, John; Feagle, Sonny; Fleming, Kevin; Floyd, W. M.; Gardner, Aileen; Gavin, Elizabeth; Gavin, Jay; Glenn, W. W. (Coonbottom); Golden, Aubrey; Hardy, Adam; Hardy, Dallas; Hardy, Isaiah; Hardy, Milford; Hardy, Millage; Hardy, Moses; Hardy, Patrick; Harrell, John P.; Harrison, Ulysse S.; Hinson, Hughey; Hinson, Theron G.; Howell, W. Shouppe; Hughes, Lance; Hutchison, Ira; James, D. B.; Jones, Cal; Jones, W. C. (Ben); Leavins, Annie; Lehoczky, Elek J.; Mathis, C. R. (Bob); McCormick, Peggy Bailey); McDonald, John A.; McDonald, Wynell Ware; McKeithen, R. L.; McQuagge, Arch; McQuagge, D. G.; McQuagge, Marie; McQuagge, W. A.; Milton, John Dekle; Morrell, Thelma Hardy; Neal, E. D. (Buddy); Neal, Jean; Parnell, Edward, Parnell; Penton, Clyde H.; Pippen, Ottis L.; Pitman, Alyne McQuagge; Pitman, Robert; Pleas, C. E.; Reynolds, Ray; Rich, Lisa; Riddle, E. Bert; Segrest, Dr. R. H.; Segrest, Sarah Green; Shreve, Claudia; Shreve, Jack; Strandland, A. G.; Swindle, Kelly F.; Taylor, L. D. (Bo); Tindell, Oleta; Tharp, E. A.; Thomas, Erie Ard Penton; Warren, Ed; Warren, Gordon, Sr.; Weeks, A. W. (Alonzo); Whiddon, Ike; Williams, J. J. (Boy); Williams, Sallie Blue; Webb, Bill; Webb, Cecil M.; Wood, Igdaliah; Wynn, Otis; Yates, Elvie Gainey; Yates, William Edward; York, Gus. 
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94 Ceo, Rocco J. and Joanna Lombard. Historical Landscapes of Florida.
Miami: Deering Foundation and University of Miami School of Architecture, [2001]. 
Oblong quarto, softbound, 134 pp. Fine. Including photos, histories, and achitectural drawings of 27 historical landscapes of Florida. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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95 Christopher, W. Scott. Tampa's People With a Purpose.
Tampa, Florida: Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, (1993). First Edition, Stated. 
Octavo, turquoise cloth (hardcover), gitl letters, iii + 443 pp. Neat former-owner signature; otherwise, Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with light edgewear. From dust jacket: Tampa's People With a Purpose is a fast-paced narrative of the people who had the vision and the drive to build Tampa from a sleepy village clinging to the shores of the Hillsborough River and old Tampa Bay into a dynamic metropolis world-famous a s a center of manufacturing, distribution, transportation, education and finance.. the pride of Florida's West Coast. Recounted is the story of the Tampa Board of Trade -- the rallying point for these people with a purpose -- from its birth on Thursday, May 7, 1885, at Branch's Opera House until it ccelebrated its 100th birthday in 1985 as the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. As the story unfolds, the successful promotional plans through times of boom and bust are told in detail starting from the Board of Trade's successful wooing of the cigar industry in 1885 and the coming of H.B. Plant in 1886. Highlighted are the Chamber's campaign to land MacDill Field in Tampa, the Chamber support in backing the aviation authority to conceive and build the world's finest airport, the effort that founded the University of Tampa, the leadership that brought the University of South Florida to Hillsborough County and the ambition that later secured the colleges of engineering, medicine and nursing for USF. On a different tact, it was the Chamber which led the drive to secure a NFL franchise for Tampa... 
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96 Cinchett, John V. Images of America: Vintage Tampa Signs and Scenes.
Charleston, SC Arcadia Publishing, (2009). 
Octavo, softbound (photo-illustrated wrappers), 127 pp. Wrinkle to upper cover; otherwise, Fine. During the 1950s, the Cinchett Neon Sign Company came to be Tampa's best-known sign maker. When the city planned to build a zoo, the mayor asked Cinchett to design the new sign. Fried chicken king Colonel Sanders had the sign company create all the neon work for his first two Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants in Central Florida, and soon after, other reputable businesses came calling. This spectacular collection of more than 200 vintage photographs will take you on a walking tour of beautiful Tampa during her Ňglory yearsÓ -- the 1950s. Captured in photographs taken by the Cinchett family for their neon sign shop in Tampa, these never-before-seen images showcase local landmarks, businesses, and street scenes that will take you back to the day when downtown was a bustling haen of popular stores and restaurants. Author John V. Cinchett worked at his gradfather's sign shop unil the late 1980s. A third-generation Floridian and Tampa native, Cinchett is the organist at various historic Tampa-area churches. 
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97 City of Jacksonville. Budget: City of Jacksonville, Florida 1928, Estimated Revenues and Expenditures for 1929.
Jacksonville, 1929. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, stapled printed wrappers), 26 pp. Small inked note to upper cover; otherwise, a Very Good copy with lightly soiled covers. Includes detailed budget for all city departments & operations for 1929. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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98 Clark, Evert and Nicholas Horrock. Contrabandista!
New York: Praeger Publishers, (1973). 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), silver letters, 231 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges; in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light edgewear. From dust jacket: This fast-moving account of a conspiracy within a conspiracy describes the wholesale smuggling of heroin into the United States by light plane from South America. For nearly a decade the Latin Connection to the already well-known French Connection went largely unnoticed. During that time the ubiquitous French-Corsican underworld built a powerful cartel based on the availability of the contrabandistas -- smugglers long known for their dealings in cigarettes and whisky, wigs and Levis. Switched onto heroin, many of them without knowing what their small aircraft were landing at Florida airbports, the contrabndistas found themselves caught in a desperate game for fantastic stakes played out on Miami boulevards and in New York hotels. Eventually they were outmaneuvered by a small by nervy and determined group of U. S. narcotics agents and international intelligence operatives... 
Price: 10.00 USD
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99 Clarke, Mary Helm. South Florida's Gold Coast (Miami to West Palm Beach).
Coral Gables, Florida: Clarke Publication, 1952. 
Octavo, softbound (stapled, illus. gold wrappers), 48 pp. Very Good, with foxing. Illustrated. Contents: Introduction; The Celestials; Palm Beach; West Palm Beach; Lake Worth; Lantana, Hypoluxo, Boynton; Delray Beach; Boca Raton; Deerfield, Pompano; Fort Lauderdale; Dania; Hollywood-by-the-Sea; Strip Map of Florida's Gold Coast (mileage chart); Inter-American Cultural and Trade Center; North Miami Beach; Miami Area; Miami Beach Area; Hialeah, Miami Springs, Opa-locka; Coral Gables; Big and Little Hunting Grounds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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100 Clearwater Chamber of Commerce. Clearwater, Florida: Where it's Springtime all the Time.
Clearwater, Fla.: Clearwater Chamber of Commerce, n.d. [ca. 1928-1930.] 
Octavo, color-illustrated wrappers, stapled, 32 pp. Photos, color illustrations. Promotional piece for the city of Clearwater. Ex-library copy; otherwise Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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