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181 Faherty, William Barnaby. Florida's Space Coast: The Impact of NASA on the Sunshine State. Foreword by Gary R. Mormino and Raymond Arsenault. [The Florida History and Culture Series].
Gainesville: University Press of Florida (2002). 
Octavo, cloth & boards (hardcover), xix, 205 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From jacket: ...The compelling story of America's half century in space exploration, told for the first time from the unique viewpoint of the people who built the spaceport. From the first successful launch of a two-stage rocket in 1950 through the latest space shuttle missions of 2000, William Barnaby Faherty illustrates how the space program transformed the east central Florida coast from a traditional citrus production and tourist area into one of the most influential high-tech centers in the nation..This side-by-side evolutionary chronicle of America's space program and the county in which it was born provides an engaging first-hand look at how Flroida's Space Coast propelled the state into the twenty-first century. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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182 Fairbanks, George R. The History and Antiquities of the City of St. Augustine, Florida, Founded A. D. 1565. Comprising Some of the Most Interesting Portions of the Early History of Florida.
New York: Charles B. Norton, 1858. First Edition. 
Royal octavo, contemporary cloth binding (professionally rebound), leather spine label, gilt letters, 200 pp. Good+, with light speckling to spine, title loose and lightly chipped. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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183 Fairbanks, George R. The History and Antiquities of the City of St. Augustine, Florida. A Facsimile Reproduction of the 1858 Edition, with an Introduction and Index byk Michael V. Gannon.
Gainesville, FL: The University Presses of Florida, A University of Florida Book, 1975. Bicentennial Floridiana Facsimile Series. 
Octavo, tan leatherette, lxxi, 200, 13 pp. Fine (As New). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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184 Fairbanks, George R., M.A., Un. Coll., Trin. Coll. Florida; Its History and Its Romance. The Oldest Settlement in the United States, Associated with the Most Romantic Events of American History, under the Spanish, French, English, and American Flags, 1497-1904. Third Revised Edition, with a New and Accurate Map of Florida. School Edition -- with Questions in Appendix.
Jacksonville, Florida: H. and W. B. Drew Company, 1904. 
Octavo, navy blue illus. cloth (hardcover), gilt letters & decorations to upper cover, xiii + 311 pp. Fair+, with tender joints & speckling to covers; light edgewear including fraying to tips. From Preface: The name of Florida is one of the oldest connected with the discovery of America. It appears on the earliest maps known, sometimes as a great island and sometimes as a headland. It was visited and taken possession of for the Spanish crown within twenty years of the first landing of Columbus at San Salvador, and is the oldest settled portion of the United States. As originally designated, it covered all the country from Cape Florida to the Chesapeake and westward to unkonwn limits. Its romantic and eventful history extends over a period of nearly four hundred years, embracing as well expeditions for the discovery of gold and precious stones as for the propagation of the Christian faith among a savage nation, or as a refuge from religious persecution. Occupied by colonies from the European countries at different times, it has been the scene of wars, massacres, and contentions between French, Spanish, English, and Americans, as well as continual conflicts with the savage races which once inhabited it, a remnant of whom still remains within its southern borders... 
Price: 50.00 USD
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185 Fairlie, Margaret Carrick. History of Florida.
Jacksonville, FL: Privately Printed, 1935. 
First Edition, taken from the market because of caption errors. Presentation Copy Signed by Author. Octavo, red cloth, (hardcover), gilt decoration to upper cover, xiv, 303 pp. Illus. with maps, photos., drawings. Near-Fine, with slight fading to spine. From Preface: “These stories were written to supply a great need and an insistent demand for authentic, historic facts in story form suitable for use in the elementary grades of the Florida Schools..” 
Price: 75.00 USD
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186 Farris, Christine. Mining the Beaches for Watches and Small Change. Illustrations b Steve Smith.
Gulfport, Florida: Konglomerati Press, 1981. Limited Edition of 1,000 Copies. 
Royal octavo, paperbound (stiff brown wrappers), paper labels, cover flaps, unpaginated. Fine (As New). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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187 Feldman, Lawrence H. The Last Days of British Saint Augustine, 1784-1785: A Spanish Census of the English Colony of East Florida.
Baltimore, MD: Clearfield Company, Inc., (2009). 
Octavo, paperbound (yellow printed wrappers), x, 116 pp. Near-Fine, with tiny smudge to upper cover. Contents: The Census and Associated Documents; The East Florida Papers; A List of English Residents at the Change of Flag in 1784; Appendix 1: Militia on the 6th of August 1784; Appendix 2: Residents on a Street and Two Islands; Appendix 3: Other Names Mentioned in Associated Documents; Appendix 4: October 1784 Census; Appendix 5: “Blacks found without an owner”; Appendix 6: Government in British East Florida; References Cited; Index of Personal Names; Index of Origins; Index of Occupations; Index of Other Subjects. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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188 Fernald, Edward A., ed. Atlas of Florida.
Tallahassee: Florida State University Foundation, [1981]. 
1st edition. Inscribed and signed by the editor. Folio, cloth, xi, 276 pp. Color maps, illus., photos. Near-Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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189 Fichter, George S. Floridians All. Illustrated by Georgia Cardin.
Gretna: Pelican Publishing Company, 1991. First Edition, Review Copy. 
Octavo, off white cloth (hardcover), 93 pp. Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with light edgewear and sunning to edges. From dust jacket: The history of the state of Florida abounds with the names of outstanding men and women who have made lasting contributions to society. Working either in Florida or for Florida, these achievers helped to shape the state of today through their significant accomplishments in the fields of exploration, government, invention, literature, development, entertainment, and more. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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190 Fidalgo of Elvas. The Discovery of Florida; Being a True Relation of the Vicissitudes that Attended the Governor Don Hernando de Soto and Some Nobles of Portugal in the Discovery of Florida, Now Just Given by a Fidalgo of Elvas. Translated by Buckingham Smith with a New Introduction by George P. Hammond.
San Francisco: Printed at The Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California, 1946. One of 280 set in Franciscan type, on handmade French paper. 
Folio, cloth-backed illustrated boards, paper spine label, uncut, [viii], 108 pp. 48 wood engravings designed and cut by Mallette Dean. Near-Fine, with slight warping of the boards. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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191 Fishburne, Charles C., Jr. Cedar Key Booming: 1877-1886.
Cedar Key, Florida: Sea Hawk Publications, (1982). First Edition. 
Octavo, stiff illustrated wrappers, stapled, typewritten, vi, 48 pp. Plan, illus. Near-Fine; spine sunned. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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192 Fishburne, Charles C., Jr. Of Chiefs and Generals: A History of the Cedar Keys to the End of the Second Seminole War.
Cedar Key, Florida: Sea Hawk Publications, (1980). First Edition. 
Octavo, stiff illustrated wrappers, stapled, typewritten, vi, 43 pp. Map, illustrations. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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193 Fishburne, Charles C., Jr. The Cedar Keys in Declilne 1887-1890.
Cedar Key, Florida: Sea Hawk Publications, (1982). First Edition. 
Octavo, stiff illustrated wrappers, stapled, typewritten, v, 37 pp. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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194 Fishburne, Charles C., Jr. The Cedar Keys in the Civil War and Reconstruction 1861-1876.
Cedar Key, Florida: Sea Hawk Publications, (1982). First Edition. 
Octavo, stiff illustrated wrappers, stapled, typewritten, vii, 46 pp. Map, illus. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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195 Fishburne, Charles C., Jr. The Cedar Keys: Prelude to the 20th Century 1891-1900.
Cedar Key, Florida: Sea Hawk Publications, (1982). First Edition. 
Octavo, stiff illustrated wrappers, stapled, typewritten, vi, 55 pp. Illus. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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196 Fishburne, Charles C., Jr. The End of the Line at the Cedar Keys 1843-1861. (Second in a Series).
Cedar Key, Florida: Sea Hawk Publications, (1982). First Edition. 
Octavo, stiff illustrated wrappers, stapled, typewritten, vi, 43 pp. Map, illus. Near-Fine; spine sunned. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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197 Fitzgerald, Joseph H. Changing Perceptions: Mapping the Shape of Florida, 1502-1982. A Special Exhibition at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, September 22-November 18, 1984.
Miami, FL: Historical Museum of Southern Florida, Inc., 1984. 
Octavo, paperbound (stapled stiff tan illus. wrappers), 110 pp. Fine (As New). A permanent record of nearly 500 years of significant maps depicting Florida. From Introduction: The early perceptions of the shape of Florida arose from personal observations, heresay, or descriptions written in a diary or log...Bearing these conditions in mind one is often amazed at the accuracy with which the Florida peninsula is depicted on early maps...In this exhibition we are trying to demonstrate some of the various perceptions of the shape of Florida and the Caribbean as depicted at various times by various mapmakers...We have accumulated, for the first time in recent memory and in numbers hertofore unmatched, examples of some of the finest maps in the world showing Florida as a peninsula (the Cantino Planisphere of 1502). The latest is a Lansat (satellite) image...We have tried to use photocopies or facsimilies only where the map was a first or demonstrated some important historical fact, and an original is not available...Many of the maps were chosen for their sheer beauty, some for their inaccuracies and most for their historic interest. An effort has been made to represent as many mapmakers as possible, and as wide a variety of styles and methods of production as possible... 
Price: 40.00 USD
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198 Fitzgerald, Joseph H. Quest for the Indies: Routes of Exploration, April 23-September 13, 1992.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 1992. 
Quarto, softbound (stiff white wrappers illus. in full-color), 28 pp. Fine. Contents: The Driving Force: Setting the Stage for the Age of Exploration; Quest for the indies; Ophir and Tarshish; Treaty of Tordesillas; The Arctic and the Northeast Passage; The Search for a Northwest Passage; Some Pacific Islands Visited by Eurpean Explorers before 1650; Vessels of the Age of Expansion, Discovery and Exploration; Life Aboard Ship, 1450-1650; Winds; The Challenge of Navigation; Medicine in the Age of Exploration; Part II - Maps [Exhibition of the same name, Historical Museum of Southern Florida]; Glossary; Selected Readings; Index to Map Cartographers, Engravers and Publishers; Index to Map Titles. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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199 Flint, Harrison L. Landscape Plants for Eastern North America, Exclusive of Florida and the Immediate Gulf Coast. Drawings by Jenny M. Lyverse.
New York: John Wiley, [1983]. First Edition. 
Octavo, green cloth, ix, 645 pp. Photos, illus. Former-owner stamps; otherwise Near-Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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200 Florida & Georgia Hospital Associations. Official Program, First Annual Joint Convention, Florida & Georgia Hospital Associations, Jacksonville, Florida, November 29-30, 1935.
Jacksonville, FL: Florida & Georgia Hospital Associations, 1935. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff stapled, printed wrappers), [8] pp. Near-Fine, with some darkening to edges of upper cover. Includes lists of speakers and topics, officers, program agenda, etc. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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