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  • DALRYMPLE, Leona (Mrs. C. Acton Wilson, b.1884)
    DIANE OF THE GREEN VAN. Illustrations by Reginald Birch

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Copp, Clark, 1914. ADVANCE READING COPY. pp 441, [7]. Octavo, green card covers with Copp Clark cover label designating this a "Complimentary Advance Copy of the $10,000.00 Prize Novel...To Be Published on March 7...". This advance issue did not contain the four Reginald Birch plates that appear in the published edition. On the half title leaf, beneath "Advance copy, submitted for review. Not for sale or publication", is a printed Copp Clark label covering the Reilly & Britton imprint; the title page likewise is altered with a label. Front cover has a tiny chip and short read stain to lower outer corner; corner crease to rear cover; outer corners of text a little splayed; VG otherwise, clean tight…

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    Toronto: Copp, Clark, 1914. ADVANCE READING COPY. pp 441, [7]. Octavo, green card covers with Copp Clark cover label designating this a "Complimentary Advance Copy of the $10,000.00 Prize Novel...To Be Published on March 7...". This advance issue did not contain the four Reginald Birch plates that appear in the published edition. On the half title leaf, beneath "Advance copy, submitted for review. Not for sale or publication", is a printed Copp Clark label covering the Reilly & Britton imprint; the title page likewise is altered with a label. Front cover has a tiny chip and short read stain to lower outer corner; corner crease to rear cover; outer corners of text a little splayed; VG otherwise, clean tight and unworn. A novel about travelling to South Florida via a gypsy-type caravan. Everglades, Seminole Indians. The judges for the prize were S.S. McClure, Ida M. Tarbell, and George N. Madison. This Canadian advance issue is rare; in fact, I wouldn't be hugely surprised if there were no other extant copies.

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38979
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  • LAURENCE, Alfred D.
    HUB-DIR-IN-BUDT. The Mad Magic of Miami Beach.

    Edition: First edition.

    Miami Beach, Florida: Candid Press, 1962. Yellow cloth. Fine copy. Dust jacket has nicks to spine tips; two inch creased tear to rear panel; good. "You said you were were going to make me a big star - but all you do is keep me flat on my back - in bed....For the first time ever - this book reveals the truth (in thinly disguised fiction) of the madcap ribaldry that goes on in today's Miami Beach." - jacket flap.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 12797
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  • ROBERTS, Kenneth L.
    SUN HUNTING. Adventures and Observations Among the Native and Migratory Tribes of Florida, Including the Stoical Time-Killers of Palm Beach...

    Edition: First Edition

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1922. Green cloth. 8 plates. Spine gilt dull; small rubber stamped name on front free endpaper; light foxing to title page; a very good, clean & unworn jacketless copy otherwise. A non-fiction travel book about Florida by the popular historical novelist, his third book.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 659
    View cart More details Price: USD $35.00 USD $31.50
  • HALPER, Albert
    THE FOURTH HORSEMAN OF MIAMI BEACH

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Norton, 1966. Cloth & boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine in very nearly fine price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43174
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  • DORMER, Elinore M.
    THE SEA SHELL ISLANDS. A History of Sanibel and Captiva. Illustrated by Ann Winterbothan.

    Tallahassee, Florida: Rose, 1979. Second edition, revised. Blue boards gilt, endpaper maps. (xiv), (273) pp. Fine copy in nearly fine (lightly rubbed) price-clipped jacket. A history of these islands off the west coast of Florida, first published 1975 by a vanity press.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Near fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 6646
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  • Grunwald, Michael
    The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. pp (10), (452). Notes, index, maps. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46598
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  • HALL, James W.
    TROPICAL FREEZE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Norton, 1989. Cloth & boards. Fine in fine jacket. A good South Florida crime novel, the author's second such.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43169
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  • HALL, James (James W. Hall)
    UNDER COVER OF DAYLIGHT

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Heinemann, 1988. Blue boards. Soft creases at spine ends, text paper a bit toned as always, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has soft creases at spine ends, else fine. First novel by this good South Florida crime writer.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46872
    View cart More details Price: USD $19.95 USD $17.96