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Patterson, Bob, FORGOTTEN TALES OF FLORIDA. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Charleston: The History Press, 2009). 5x7. Over 20 images. 112 pages.

~~ With such a rich and significant history, it’s only natural that some of the best stories from the Sunshine State have been forgotten over time. Fortunately, master storyteller and St. Augustine resident Bob Patterson offers this collection of the strangest, most fascinating stories and legends in Florida’s history from coast to coast, swamp to swamp. Enjoy the saga of William Ellis, a north Florida nature whisperer who escaped from his nursing home with the help of his varmint friends; step into the murk and mystery of the vanishing tribes of the Everglades; and could there really be gator-hungry sharks lurking in the St. Johns River? These stories and so many more await when you explore the Forgotten Tales of Florida.

$15.00



Rajtar, Steve, 101 GLIMPLES OF BARTOW. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Charleston: The History Press, 2008). Over 100 black & white illustrations. 128 pages.

~~ This volume records, through carefully chosen quality images, the development of historic Bartow from its origins as an outpost in the interior of a wild state to a respected county seat at the end of the twentieth century. Revisit the scenes from the “City of Oaks and Azaleas” that you know so well, or experience them for the first time.

$15.00



Rajtar, Steve, 101 GLIMPLES OF HISTORIC MICANOPY. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Charleston: The History Press, 2008). Over 100 black & white illustrations. 128 pages.

~~ Founded in 1821 and considered Florida’s oldest inland settlement, Micanopy has a well-established tradition of Southern hospitality. Accompany seasoned tour guide Steve Rajtar as he leads a captivating photographic journey through this charming historic town.

$13.00








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de Quesada, Alejandro M., A HISTORY OF FLORIDA FORTS: Florida's Lonely Outposts (Charleston: The History Press, 2008). NEW copy, trade PAPERBACK. Over 180 black & white illustrations. 128 pages.
~~ Featuring the history of Florida’s forts from the colonial period, Seminole Wars, Civil War and twentieth century, this fascinating book—by military historian and Florida author Alejandro M. de Quesada—offers a thorough exploration of the fortifications and strongholds that have played a crucial role in shaping Florida’s past.

$25.00





Fraser, Walter J. & Winfred B Moore Jr. (eds), FROM THE OLD SOUTH TO THE NEW: Essays on the Transitional South. NEW copy. Hardcover, issued without dust jacket. (Greenwood Publishing Group, 1981).

~~~ 19 original essays chart continuity and change in the South from the mid-19th century to the present by examining race relations, crime and violence, urban growth, civic and political leadership, and mythology.

~~~CURRENTLY IN PRINT AT $69.95.

$50.00











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Ellison, George, HIGH VISTAS: An Anthology of Nature Writing from Western North Carolina to the Great Smoky Mountains. NEW copy, trade PAPERBACK. (Charleston: The History Press, 2008). Over 50 black & white illustrations by Elizabeth Ellison. 128 pages.
~~ High Vistas is the first anthology devoted to nature writings on Western North Carolina and the Great Smoky Mountains. Each selection features a biographical essay introducing each author— including celebrated naturalists like John Muir and William Bartram — and reveals how they explored and depicted the wonders they encountered, from rare wildflowers and medicinal plants to giant rattlesnakes and timberwolves.

$20.00



Plott, Bob, A HISTORY OF HUNTING IN THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS. NEW copy, trade PAPERBACK. (Charleston: The History Press, 2008). Over 40 black & white photographs. 128 pages.
~~ From the primitive weaponry and prevailing tactics of the Cherokee to the audacious rifle-toting ridge runners, and even a gruesome gang of cannibalistic rogues, these stories are truly a gripping tribute to mountain life and the adventure of the game.

$20.00



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