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61 Brandies, Monica Moran. Herbs and Spices for Florida GArdens: How to Grow and Enjoy Florida Plants with Special Uses.
Wayne, PA: B.B. Mackey Books. First Edition, Stated. 
Signed and Inscribed by the Author. Octavo, softbound (slick, full-color photo illustrated wrappers), 246 pp. Illustrated. Fine (As New). From lower cover: Written just for Florida gardeners who are looking for fresh garden herbs and spices; Assembles information not found in any other single source, fun to read too; The plant directory rates herbs and spices for ease of growth in Northern, Central, and Southern Florida; Includes exxotic spices like ginger, neem, lemon grass, and turmeric, which are left out of northern-focused herb books; Tells how to use Florida herbs and spices: for scent, for flavor, for health, for beauty, for garden color; Interview expert herb gardeners in Northern, Central, and Southern Florida. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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62 Branyon, Max. Florida Saltwater Fishing Guide.
Orlando: The Orlando Sentinel, Sentinel Communications Company, 1988. 
Octavo, softbound, 143 pp. Fine (As New). Illus. with full-color fish plates., pictures, drawings. Recipes. ‘Here's the inside line on saltwater fishing in Florida. Orlando Sentinel outdoors writer Max Branyon shares 50 years of know-how -- favorite deep-sea hot spots, great bays and inlets. Best bets in the surf and off the pier. When and where to go. You learn from one of Florida's most-respected sports fishermen: How to catch the big ones -- sailfish, blue marlin, tarpon and more; How to land lip-smacking snapper, grouper, sea trout and bass; How to rig baits to attract the monsters. And how to tie knots that will keep them hanging on; The latest rules and regulations; Up-to-the-minute facts about fish camps and marinas that cater to saltwater anglers.' 
Price: 8.50 USD
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63 Breedlove, J. Pat and Cindy, eds. Artists of Florida, Volume I.
Albuquerque, N.M.: Mountain Productions of Texas, [1988]. 
Quarto, solftbound, [162] pp. Color plates, b&w photos, portraits. Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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64 Breedlove, J. Pat and Cindy, eds. Artists of Florida, Volume II.
Albuquerque, N.M.: Mountain Productions of Texas, [1990]. 
Quarto, solftbound, [272] pp. Color plates, b&w photos, portraits. Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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65 Brennan, James R.; Editor. The Daylily Journal. A Quarterly Publication of the American Hemerocallis Society, Inc. Volume 5, No. 1, Spring 2001.
American Hemerocallis Society, Inc., 2001. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, slick white full-color illus. wrappers), 152 pp. Fine. Illustrated with numerous full-color and b&w photos. Features: Rapid Vegetative Propogation of Hemerocallis Using Benzyladenine (Tiffany Swan); Make that Daylily Bloom Last Forever and Ever (Cheryl Harris); There Had to be a Better Way: The Garden Sink (Cathy Redd); A Daylilly Odyssey - Part 2; Morton L. Morris: A Closer Look at the Work that Led to the 2000 Bertrand Farr Silver Medal for this Florida Hybridizer; Columns: President's Message (Kay Day); Question Box (Joel Martin & George Zurles); Society News; Departments. 
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66 Briinton, Daniel. [Goza, William M., ed.] A Guide-Book of Florida and the South, A Facsimile Reproduction of the 1869 Edition with an Introduction and Indexes by William M. Goza.
Gainesville: University Presses of Florida, 1978. 
Facsimile of the 1869 edition, with added material. Small octavo, white boards (hardbound), lviii, 136, 31 pp. Fold-out map. Near-Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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67 Brookfield, Charles M. and Oliver Griswold. They All Called it Tropical: True Tales of the Romantic Everglades National Park, Cape Sable, and the Florida Keys. With a Foreword by Daniel B. Beard, First Superintendent, The Everglades National Park and An Introduction by John D. Pennekamp, Associate Editor, The Miami Herald. With 23 Illustrations and a Map.
Miami, FL: The Data Press, (1964). 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, b&w photo. illus. wrappers), 78 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges. Everglades National Park is often described as a unique biological area featuring colorful wildlife and unusual plants. Until now, the human history of the park and its environs has been almost totally neglected. Perhaps this avoidance has stemmed from the fact that history's pages are not splashed with stories of great battles or famous civilizations which rose and fell in the brooding vastness of the Everglades. Its history is one of its people -- individuals or small groups -- who have dared to face one of the strangest environments in the New World. By dugout canoe, stately galleon, sparkling little sharpie sailboat, modern cabin cruiser, or wading on foot, they have come and gone. Some of their tracks shall forever be hidden in the timeless Everglades... 
Price: 10.00 USD
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68 Brooks, Edith G. Saga of Baron Frederick de Bary & de Bary Hall, Florida.
Published by the Author, 1968. 
Octavo, illustrated tan cloth (hardcover),137 pp. Very Good, with light soiling to covers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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69 Brothers, Betty. Florida Keys: Triggerfish. Illustrated by Netannis Kline.
Wake-Brook House, (1965). First Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), paper spine label, map illus. endpapers, 154 pp. A bookworm has nibbled its way through the entire volume, and as a consequence, a tiny hole extends from the front cover, all the way through the lower cover; otherwise, the volume is in Very Good+ condition, with light foxing (age darkened spotting); in a Fair, mylar protected dust jacket, with edgewear that includes light chipping. From dust jacket: ...This second book is filled with the lore of the Florida Keys, but in this collection of short stories, the author has concerned herself primarily with the people who inhabit the Keys...Artists, fishermen, ministers and fanatics, carpenters, seamstresses, real estate salesmen and drag-line operators, play-boys and girls, the old and the sick, nature lovers and lotus eaters. They are all here in Triggerfish, but so too are the solid citizens who have inhabited the Keys for generations, with their inependence, integrity and self-reliance, no matter what their origins -- Spanish, Bahamian, Cuban, Negro, or Yankee-come-lately. It is a lusty, non-conformist group of which Betty Brothers writes, and one which she knows well. A sampling of titles shows the scop; The Woman Who Would Not Die, the King of Bahia Honda, The Divers, Vigil at Poinciana Key, and, of course, the powerful and terrifying title story...Triggerfish is interesting reading for all who claim the Keys for home, naturally, but it does not stop there. It is prime entertainment for all those who have discovered the Keys or hope to do so... 
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70 Brothers, Betty. Triggerfish: Tales of the Florida Keys. Illustrated by Netannis Kline.
Big Pine Key: Litoky Publishing, (1965). Third Edition. Hand bound by Sarah Calkins, Big Pine Key, Florida. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, illus. tan wrappers), 154 pp. Very Good+. Contents: We, the Florida Keys; Big Wind Coming; The King of Bahia Honda; Meat for Monkey Island; Vigil at Poinciana Lodge; The Funeral; The Fishermen; The Woman Who Would Not Die; The Divers; The Animal Lover; Triggerfish; Author's Note. 
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71 Brown, Canter, Jr. None Can Have Richer Memories: Polk County, Florida, 1940-2000.
Tampa, FL: University of Tampa Press, Polk County Historical Association, (2005). First Edition. 
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xiv + 368 pp. Notes and highlighting; otherwise, very attractive in a Near-Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: Polk County, the heart of Florida, resonates with the richness, diversity, and relevance of its historical experience. Having influenced regional and state development for nearly a century and a half, it has produced untold numbers of individuals and witnessed a myriad of events that have stirred waves of profound significance. These, in turn, have rippled outward far beyond the county's physical limits. Imperial Polk, as it is known to many, now has entered a twenty-first century that promises to present challenges of enormous growth and fundamental transformation. As reflected in this volume, though, the Polk County Historical Association and acclaimed historian Canter Brown, Jr., have acted ensure that its future direction can be guided by insights and understandings gleaned directly from a meaningful past. Along the way, readers will discover a fascinating world, one that sprang from trials of the Great Depression and World War Two to dizzying heights of economic prosperity and cutting edge development before staggering from blows of nature and of man. They will follow in the footsteps of famed governors and United States senators; distinguished jurists; determined civil rights leaders; women who pioneered roles in commerce and pubic life; heroes and heroines who served their country with valor; innovative business executives; more than a few thieves, crooks, and scoundrels; and a whole county full of characters and just plain folks. What you will find here is not a typical local history. Revel instead in living, breathing history penned by an award-winning writer who delights in the story of his native place but sees its blemishes, conradictions, and shortcomings to be every bit as interesting as its picture perfect beauty.. 
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72 Brown, Canter, Jr. Tampa in Civil War and Reconstruction. [Tampa Bay History Center Reference Library Series No. 10].
Tampa, Florida: University of Tampa Press, 2000. First Edition. 
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, x + 246 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From dust jacket: It was a time when the United States exploded in war and its people battled for the nation's soul after peace finally arrived; yet, up until now no one has lifted for Tampans the heavy curtain that has barred them from the sight of their own dynamic Civil War and Reconstruction past. Instead of the mostly tranquil scenes of early Tampa previously depicted as the remote Gulf village of the 1860s and 1870s, historian Canter Brown, Jr., here reveals a place and time teeming with conflict, danger, treachery, privations, and disasters -- natural and man-made. But, that is not all. The book sensitively explores the quiet -- and sometimes not so quiet -- heroism of men and women, black and white, who held their community together and who doggedly persisted in the belief that a better day would come. Brown's narrative style draws the reader into the lives and experiences of historical characters and pursues the twists and turns that often reveal seemingly clear actions and motivations to be something else entirely. one remarkable passage typifies many others as it explores how a lionized Confederate heor's heralded defiance of Union authority actually constituted a blunder that almost resulted in Tampa's complete destruction. Based on superb research into previously neglected primary sources, Tampa in Civil War and Reconstruction offers a compelling and complex view of the period's impact upon a tiny civilian outpost that would grow to be one of Florida'as -- and the nation's -- great cities. This is a history that resonates with insight and humanity. This is a story that you will want to read and to share. 
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73 Brown, Canter, Jr. Tampa in Civil War and Reconstruction. [Tampa Bay History Center Reference LIbrary Series No. 10].
Tampa, Florida: University of Tampa Press, 2000. First Edition. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, x + 246 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner signature; in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: It was a time when the United States exploded in war and its people battled for the nation's soul after peace finally arrived; yet, up until now no one has lifted for Tampans the heavy curtain that has barred them from the sight of their own dynamic Civil War and Reconstruction past. Instead of the mostly tranquil scenes of early Tampa previously depicted as the remote Gulf village of the 1860s and 1870s, historian Canter Brown, Jr., here reveals a place and time teeming with conflict, danger, treachery, privations, and disasters -- natural and man-made. But, that is not all. The book sensatively explores the quiet -- and sometimes not so quiet -- heroism of men and women, black and white, who held their community together and who doggedly persisted in the belief that a better day would come... 
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74 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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75 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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76 Brown, Warren J. Florida's Aviation History: The First One Hundred Years.
Largo, Florida: Aero-Medical Consultants, Inc., (1980). First Edition. 
Signed & Inscribed by the Author, “Best Regards, Warren J. Brown, 8 Sept. 1980.” Octavo, paperbound (stiff, b&w photo. illus. black wrappers), 246 pp. Very Good, with light edgewear & foxing (age darkened spotting). From Preface: This book is the story of aviation, as it developed in the country, and then as it developed in the State of Florida. In telling this story, I have made use of published and unpublished accounts, personal discussions with aviation people, and an in-depth exploration of Florida's aviation history -- I have flown over almost ever action described...This book has been produced with the educational assistance of the Florida Aviation Historical Society... 
Price: 12.50 USD
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77 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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78 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... 
Price: 15.00 USD
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79 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... 
Price: 15.00 USD
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80 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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