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Tales of Old Florida

by Oppe, Frank; Meisel, Tonyl

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KingChamp Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781555212254
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$5.70

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Secaucus, New Jersey: Castle, 1987. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Light rippling on upper right corners of first few dozen pages.Water stain on endpaper corner. Text clean, no markings. Light spine lean, upper board corner bumped. Tiny red ink mark on top edge near spine. Jacket missing. Dark green boards with bright gilt titling.An anthology of selections from various… Read more
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$5.70
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Florida Roadkill

by Dorsey, Tim

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KingChamp Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780688167820
Item Price
$19.00

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NY: William Morrow & Co, 1999. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall . Lacks jacket. Moderate wear, corners bumped, remainder slash mark on bottom edge, whitish discoloration spot on rear board. Dime-sized reddish stain on half-title page and facing page (possible pizza drip). Text clean. Bookseller spine label. First edition of first novel by Tampa… Read more
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$19.00
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Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean

by Standiford, Les

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KingChamp Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9780609607480
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$19.00

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NY: Crown Publishers (Random House), 2002 Close to new, no markings, gift quality. Vivid account of the construction of the Key West Railroad despite obtacles, and its later destruction in a 1935 hurricane. Includes 16 pp. b&w glossy photos. Index. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
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$19.00
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Florida's Working-Class Past: Current Perspectives on Labor, Race, and Gender from Spanish Florida to the New Immigration (Working in the Americas)

by Cassanello, Robert; Shell-Weiss, Melanie, Eds.

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KingChamp Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9780813032832
Item Price
$33.25

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Gainesville, FL.: University Press of Florida, 2009 As new. No markings. Store tag on jacket spine. Collection of 8 academic essays on various periods of Florida's labor history. With introduction and epilogue by the ediitors. Topics include: Indian tribute labor in St. Augustine; slave labor camps; black Seminoles; post-bellum labor climate; racialized gender 1900-1920; black service workers in early Miami;… Read more
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$33.25
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A Year for the Gators: Florida Gators: 2006 BCS National Champions

by Gainesville Sun

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KingChamp Books
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9781596702615
Item Price
$7.13

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Gainesville, Florida: Sports Publishing LLC, 2007 127 pp on glossy stock; numerous full-color photos. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. A game by game recap of 2006 championship season for the University of Florida football team, as reported by the Gainesville Sun newspaper. Profiles of players and coach. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall
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$7.13
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Blind Date: The London Symphony Orchestra Meets Daytona Beach

by Murphy, Drew

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KingChamp Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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$28.50

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Daytona Beach: Drew Murphy, 2007 156 pp. on glossy stock, Numerous color and b&w photos on most pages. As new, except for crinkling of dust jack edges. A scarce collection of reminiscences about a 40-plus-year partnership between the London Symphony Orchestra and local arts patrons in Daytona Beach. The alliance enabled the LSO to present summer concerts in Daytona ever… Read more
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$28.50
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

by McCullers, Carson

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KingChamp Books
Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780618526413
Item Price
$3.33

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Boston: Mariner (Houghton Mifflin), 2004 359 pp. Close to new, no markings, spine uncreased, lightly thumbed. Haunting photo of a somber McCullers on front cover. Her first novel, set in a small town in the South, earned McCullers wide acclaim for her understanding of racism and isolation. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall
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$3.33
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A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf

by Muir, John

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KingChamp Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint 6th Printing.
ISBN
9780395315422
Item Price
$6.65

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981 217 pp. As new, no markings, spine uncreased. Front cover lightly curled outward. With historical b&w photos and sketches. With 13-page forward by Peter Jenkins, and orginal 18-page introduction by William Frederic Bade. Muir, as a young man, recounts his 1867 hike from Indiana to Cedar Key, Florida. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In
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$6.65
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From Our Home.To Yours: A Book of Favorite Recipes

by Metropolitan Community Church of Charlotte

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KingChamp Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$14.25

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Leawood, Kansas: Cookbooks Unlimited (Circulation Service) 140 pp. of recipes plus about 20 pp. of filler (cooking hints, measurement guides, etc.) Light wear, no markings. Glossy covers, green plastic spiral binding that allows the book to lie flat. Not dated, likely circa 1990. A collection of ordinary all-American recipes compiled by the Metropolitan Community Church of Charlotte, a gay-affirming Christian… Read more
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$14.25
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Three Tenant Families: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

by Agee, James

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KingChamp Books
Published
1969
Condition
Good +
Edition
Reprint.
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$14.25

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NY: Ballantine, 1969 428 pp. Moderate toning of text, light edgewear, spine crease. Text clean, textblock still tight. No markings. About 60 full-page b&w photos by Evans form an unpaginated introduction to the text. A pioneering report on poverty among sharecroppers during the Great Depression in the Deep South. Fortune magazine originally commissioned the project but then rejected it, leaving… Read more
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$14.25
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Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography

by Hurston, Zora Neale

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KingChamp Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
1st Printing Thus.
ISBN
9780060921682
Item Price
$4.75

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NY: Harper Perennial, 1996 308 pp. Spine uncreased, no markings. Lightly read. This edition features restored text as established by the Library of America. Foreword by Maya Angelou. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall
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$4.75
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Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition)

by Allison, Dorothy

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KingChamp Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780452287051
Item Price
$4.28

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NY: Plume (New American Library), 2005 309 pp.Close to new. slight bumping of corners. No markings. Gatefold flaps. Spine uncreased. A National Book Award nominee, telling the saga of a southern family's hard times. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In
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$4.28
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Mississippi Mud: A True Story from a Corner of the Deep South

by Humes, Edward

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KingChamp Books
Published
1994
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780671889982
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$4.28

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Simon & Schuster, 1994 365 pp. Mylar protector. Spine slant. Ex-library with usual library stampings. Front endpaper split, binding still firm. Riveting report on the double murder of a politically prominent couple, Margaret and Vince Sherry, in Biloxi, Miss. in 1987. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall
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$4.28
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Florida Home Grown

by Maccubbin, Tom

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KingChamp Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition.
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$6.65

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Orlando: Sentinel Communications Co., 1987 132 pp. Light wear, still close to new, no marking or spine creasing. Corner curling. Practical and comprehensive guide to gardening in Florida, written for the average homeowner. Many line drawings of plant species. Appendix giving month by month to-do list of tasks, plus locations of Cooperative Extension Service offices. Tips on planning and laying… Read more
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$6.65
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Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I Love You: A Good Beer Joint Is Hard to Find and Other Facts of Life

by Grizzard, Lewis

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KingChamp Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
3rd Printing.
ISBN
9780931948053
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$4.28

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Atlanta: Peachtree Pub Ltd, 1980 211 pp. Lacks jacket. Gray cloth; clean sturdy copy, light edgewear to spine. Bright gilt titling. No markings. A collection of short humorous columns by Atlanta newspaper columnist Lewis Grizzard. Includes timely essays about the Civil War and Gen. Robert E. Lee's military performance. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall
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$4.28
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Mango Summers

by Key West Authors' Coop

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KingChamp Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780966885422
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$7.60

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Key West, FL.: KWAC/Perky Press, 2002 175 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. Fifteen writers based in Key West offer an anthology of 20 short stories set in their resort town. This is the third anthology published by the cooperatinve since it formed in 1995. Writers include J. T. Eggers, Theresa Foley, Kirby Congson, William Williamson, Allen Meece… Read more
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$7.60
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Thunder on the St. Johns: A Cracker Western

by Gramling, Lee

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KingChamp Books
Published
1994
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9781561640805
Item Price
$3.66

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Sarasota Florida: Pineapple Press, 1994 293 pp., with historical notes at rear. Firm, lightly read. Marked "Reader" on front cover, and bottom margins on several pages contain pencilled cues for reading the text aloud. A tale about the Central Florida wilderness circa 1850 when a riverboat gambler joins forces with a pioneer family to thwart cattle rustlers. Author is a… Read more
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$3.66
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Blood on Biscayne Bay

by Halliday, Brett

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KingChamp Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing.
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$15.20

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Chicago: Ziff Davis Publishing, 1946 213 pp. Water stain at bottom inch of spine and part of bottom board. Faint trace of same stain in bottom margin near joint of several pages. Overall, text clean, no markings. Small blue dot on end paper. Jacket has a few chips and small tears on spine edges and along lower edge of front… Read more
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$15.20
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Best Dr. Poggioli Detective Stories

by Stribling, T.S.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780486232270
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$7.60

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NY: Dover Publications Inc., 1976 217 pp. Light thumbing and superficial vertical creasing on boards. Text clean. Binding sturdy. Spine uncreased. A collection of 15 of the best yarns about Dr. P., a psychologist/detective based at Ohio State. Some are set in Florida cities. Size: 8vo --8.5 In
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$7.60
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Miami Blues

by Willeford, Charles

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KingChamp Books
Published
1989
Condition
Good
Edition
7th Printing.
ISBN
9780345320162
Item Price
$1.90

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NY: Ballantine Books, 1989 215 pp., spine slant, some chipping. Text toned but clean. A Hoke Mosely detective story in which the suspect is pursed through Miami's both plush and impoverished districts. Size: 12mo -- 6.75 in.
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$1.90
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