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Illustrated Index of  J.Randall Stanley's History of Gadsden County, Avant, David A.
1 Avant, David A. Illustrated Index of J.Randall Stanley's History of Gadsden County
Tallahassee, FL Lavant Studios 1985 0914570072 / 9780914570073 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks almost new with very minor spots on top, bottom, and fore edge of book. Dust and contents look new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extensive name index and many illustrations. Had library seal of Ted Davis on front endpaper. Inscribed "To my cousin, Capt. Ted Davis, who is descended from many Gadsden County pioneers and who loves history as I do and got me started on this book, Love David A. Avant, Jr. 26 Nov, 1985. Rare work. ; 12 B & W Plates and photo of author; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 149.97 USD
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Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America, Bolton, Charles Knowles
2 Bolton, Charles Knowles Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America
Baltimore, MD Genealogical Publishing Company 1981 Reprint; Various Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Ethel stanwood bolton 
Genealogical Publishing reprint of the 1910 edition. Red cover with gold lettering. Looks almost new. scarce. ; Maps and illustrations; 0.75 x 8.5 x 5.5 Inches; 398 pages; p 
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Some descendants of Christian Brower and allied families, Butler, James M
3 Butler, James M Some descendants of Christian Brower and allied families
Greensboro, NC J.M. Butler 1984 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. Full name index. German Dutch Pioneers in the Randolph County area of North Carolina. Section 2 is devoted to the descent of Della Jeanette Jones wife of William alfred Brower. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 244 pages 
Price: 129.97 USD
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The Heritage of Choctaw County, Alabama, Committee
4 Committee The Heritage of Choctaw County, Alabama
Clanton, Al Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. 2001 Limited Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue leatherlike cover with gilt print. Looks new. Extensive index. The county seat is Butler. The county was established on December 29, 1847 and named for the Choctaw tribe of American Indians. Most of the early pioneers of Choctaw County were farmers from North and South Carolina. In 1912 the Alabama, Tennessee and Northern Railroad was completed through the county from north to south, connecting the area to the Port of Mobile and northern Alabama. It induced a population shift from areas near the Tombigbee River to the central part of the county. ; The Alabama Heritage Series; Vol. 12; Photographs, Maps, Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 292 pages 
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Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars  The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness, Dale, Nancy
5 Dale, Nancy Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness
iUniverse, Inc. 2004 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Bok looks new. Very Rare Author inscribed poem in front along with Authors Signature. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. "May you walk with a gentle breeze upon your face- May you wake to the beauty of a lavender sky- May you sleep under a blanket of stars- In Florida Last pristine wilderness- Nancy Dale. Looks new. Palmdale, a remote town in Glades County, population less than 1,000, is on the curb of creeping urbanization. Today, more people than Palmdale's entire population are moving into Florida each day. The pioneer culture and Florida's last wilderness is threatened by growth that exploits "blue gold" water and the land. The sprawling ranches set amidst tall cabbage palm prairies are disappearing. The cost to stay is more than the price to sell with high inheritance taxes and the evaporation of a cattle based economy. The early pioneers forecasted Florida's future in their own lifetime as they struggled to hold onto a way of life in a place where few chose to carve a living.

Their stories predict the high premium of development: light pollution, traffic, sewage, crime and the "napalming" of native trees replaced by "ornamental" shrubs, cement, and gated communities. They foresaw the destruction of natural eco-systems, water shortages and communities where wildlife extermination businesses spring up to destroy "pesky" intruders such as squirrels, woodpeckers, snakes and other Everglades species.

The story of Palmdale, Florida, and its people reflects a proud cultural heritage living on the edge of civilization. Palmdale is a ghost town today with only a few ranches left and the Seminole Indian Tribe living off a small market economy against the odds of metropolitan growth, dollars and political power.This story reflects a tragic national trend threatening the survival of rural America. ; 0.5 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 180 pages; Signed by Author 
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Notes on the settlement and Indian wars of the western parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania, Doddridge, Joseph
6 Doddridge, Joseph Notes on the settlement and Indian wars of the western parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania
Pittsburg, PA John S. Ritenour and W. T. Lindsey 1912 First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold lettering. Had Indian drawn on front cover. THis book has been through a fire and the bottom 3/4 of an inch shows damage. The Text is not hurt and contents are otherwise clean. Bottom edge could be trimmed and rebound. Republished with the addition of new and valuable material. Includes a memoir of the auther by his daughter Narcissa Doddridge. 
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Peace River pioneers, Frisbie, Louise
7 Frisbie, Louise Peace River pioneers
Bartow, Fl Imperial Publishing Company 1974 091245847X / 9780912458472 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Scarce. Inscribed and signed by author. Much history about this area of Florida located in Desoto County north of Ft. Myers and inland to the east of the Gulf. Index contains many surnames and references of pioneers and residents of the area. Excellent genealogical reference. . ; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 134 pages; Signed by Author 
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Women of the Civil War Soldiers, Spies, and Nurses, Funkhouser, Darlene
8 Funkhouser, Darlene Women of the Civil War Soldiers, Spies, and Nurses
Quixote Press 2004 1571662588 / 9781571662583 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed on title page. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Very interesting account of many women who risked their lives in the Civil War doing more than just nursing including spies like Antonia Ford, Belle Boyd, Nancy Hart and others, Soldiers like Malinda Blalock, Sarah Edwards, Cathay Williams and more. These women were not content to sit home and not get involved. They were pioneers in the women's movement before it even began. ; Photographs, Illustrations; 8.20 X 5.20 X 0.40 inches; 172 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Freedom In a Sod House! Thrise blest is every brest that bears the spirit of a Pioneer!, Holmstead, Betty-Nell (Mary J. Helphingstine)
9 Holmstead, Betty-Nell (Mary J. Helphingstine) Freedom In a Sod House! Thrise blest is every brest that bears the spirit of a Pioneer!
Orlando, FL Author c1950 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Rare book by Betty-Nell Holmstead (Pen Name) and signed by Mary J. Helphingstine the author. Written by one of the Children and accounts early Pioneer days of the Holmstead family in Oklahoma. Very Clean. Includes a song by author " I like the American Way" put to music by George Leddy. Many references to pioneers for genealogist and historians. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Possibly no publication date in item.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 142 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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HISTORY OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF THE JUNIATA VALLEY. Embracing an Account of the Early Pioneers, and the Trials and Privations Incident to the Settlement of the Valley, Predatory Incursions, Massacres, and Abductions by the Indians During the French and, Jones, U. J. and Floyd G. Hoenstine
10 Jones, U. J. and Floyd G. Hoenstine HISTORY OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF THE JUNIATA VALLEY. Embracing an Account of the Early Pioneers, and the Trials and Privations Incident to the Settlement of the Valley, Predatory Incursions, Massacres, and Abductions by the Indians During the French and
Harrisburg, PA The Telegraph Press 1940 Reprint edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown leather cover with engraving and gold print. This edition contains a complete index and a glossary which adds names, dates, and other vital information not in the 1889 edition. Scarce. 
Price: 89.97 USD
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The Last Ride  (Author Signed), Mercer, Glen 'Pee Wee' & Patrick D. Smith
11 Mercer, Glen 'Pee Wee' & Patrick D. Smith The Last Ride (Author Signed)
Melbourne, Florida Sea Bird Publishing 2000 1886916071 / 9781886916074 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed on endpaper, "With Best Wishes, Patrick Smith" (not bookplate). Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover atrick Davis Smith[1] (October 8, 1927 January 26, 2014) was an American author. His work was nominated seven times for the Pulitzer Prize and five times for the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 1999.[2] Born in D'Lo, Mississippi, Smith graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1947. On August 1, 1948, he married Iris Doty, with whom he remained until his death. He continued his studies until 1959, when he completed his M.A. Smith worked in public affairs at Hinds Junior College until 1962 and at the University of Mississippi until 1966, when he moved to Florida and took the position of Director of Public Relations at Brevard Community College, which became Eastern Florida State College in August 2013.Smith wrote his first novel, The River is Home, when he was 25. It is the story of the Skeeters, a poor family of "river rats" in Mississippi. His next novel was Forever Island, the story of an old Seminole struggling against development of the land he has lived on his whole life. That was followed by Allapattah, another novel of the Seminole culture. Smith's next book, Angel City, is the story of a poor family's struggles after being ensnared in a migrant camp. In 1980, it was made into a CBS movie of the week, starring Ralph Waite and Jennifer Jason Leigh.[3Smith's best-known work is A Land Remembered,[4] a multi-generational novel of a family's struggles from pioneers to wealthy tycoons.He died in Merritt Island, Florida, at age 86.[4] (Wikipedia) ; 0.72 x 8.79 x 5.82 Inches; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Last Ride  (Author Signed), Mercer, Glen 'Pee Wee' & Patrick D. Smith
12 Mercer, Glen 'Pee Wee' & Patrick D. Smith The Last Ride (Author Signed)
Melbourne, Florida Sea Bird Publishing 2000 1886916071 / 9781886916074 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed Bookplate says "Best Wishes, Patrick Smth". Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover atrick Davis Smith[1] (October 8, 1927 January 26, 2014) was an American author. His work was nominated seven times for the Pulitzer Prize and five times for the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 1999.[2] Born in D'Lo, Mississippi, Smith graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1947. On August 1, 1948, he married Iris Doty, with whom he remained until his death. He continued his studies until 1959, when he completed his M.A. Smith worked in public affairs at Hinds Junior College until 1962 and at the University of Mississippi until 1966, when he moved to Florida and took the position of Director of Public Relations at Brevard Community College, which became Eastern Florida State College in August 2013.Smith wrote his first novel, The River is Home, when he was 25. It is the story of the Skeeters, a poor family of "river rats" in Mississippi. His next novel was Forever Island, the story of an old Seminole struggling against development of the land he has lived on his whole life. That was followed by Allapattah, another novel of the Seminole culture. Smith's next book, Angel City, is the story of a poor family's struggles after being ensnared in a migrant camp. In 1980, it was made into a CBS movie of the week, starring Ralph Waite and Jennifer Jason Leigh.[3Smith's best-known work is A Land Remembered,[4] a multi-generational novel of a family's struggles from pioneers to wealthy tycoons.He died in Merritt Island, Florida, at age 86.[4] (Wikipedia) ; 0.72 x 8.79 x 5.82 Inches; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
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13 Morton, Eleanor Josiah White - Prince of Pioneers
New York Stephen Daye Press 1946 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Brown cover. Dust very poor condition, but now in mylar cover. foxing; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages 
Price: 7.17 USD
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Upper Ohio Valley Pioneer, A Historical Quarterly, Vol 1, June 1946, No 2 Pioneers of New Martinsville, Norona, Delf, Editor
14 Norona, Delf, Editor Upper Ohio Valley Pioneer, A Historical Quarterly, Vol 1, June 1946, No 2 Pioneers of New Martinsville
Moundsville, W. VA Delf NOrona 1946 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Historical Quarterly containing information on pioneers of New Martinsville, WV like Christopher Gist, Thomas Hutchins, George Washington, Matthew Kerr, Joseph Dorsey, Adam Row, and many others. Scarce if not rare.; Map; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 40 pages 
Price: 47.97 USD
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Pioneer Life in Southeast Florida, Pierce, Charles W.
15 Pierce, Charles W. Pioneer Life in Southeast Florida
Coral Gables, FL University of Miami Press 1970 087024163x / 9780870241635 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Yellowish/green cover shows some soiling. Former owners signature on end papers.Contents clean. Dust in poor condition and laid in back of book.. Edited by Donald Walter Curl. This book covers many areas of the history and pioneers of Southeast Florida. Chapter titles include, among others, A New Life in Florida, Lake Worth, Orange Grove House of Refuge, Back on the Lake (Lake Worth), Life on the Lake, On Biscayne Bay, New Settlers and the Barefoot Mailman, South Florida Politics. The book has an extensive notes section and is fully indexed. Scarce if not rare. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages 
Price: 65.97 USD
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Forever Island  (Author Signed), Smith, Patrick G.
16 Smith, Patrick G. Forever Island (Author Signed)
Florida Dell 1974 0440931363 / 9780440931362 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
1974 Edition Signed "Best Wishes -Patrick D. Smith" on title page. (October 8, 1927 January 26, 2014) was an American author. His work was nominated seven times for the Pulitzer Prize and five times for the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 1999. orn in D'Lo, Mississippi, Smith graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1947. On August 1, 1948, he married Iris Doty, with whom he remained until his death. He continued his studies until 1959, when he completed his M.A. Smith worked in public affairs at Hinds Junior College until 1962 and at the University of Mississippi until 1966, when he moved to Florida and took the position of Director of Public Relations at Brevard Community College, which became Eastern Florida State College in August 2013.Smith wrote his first novel, The River is Home, when he was 25. It is the story of the Skeeters, a poor family of "river rats" in Mississippi. His next novel was Forever Island, the story of an old Seminole struggling against development of the land he has lived on his whole life. That was followed by Allapattah, another novel of the Seminole culture. Smith's next book, Angel City, is the story of a poor family's struggles after being ensnared in a migrant camp. In 1980, it was made into a CBS movie of the week, starring Ralph Waite and Jennifer Jason Leigh.[3]Smith's best-known work is A Land Remembered,[4] a multi-generational novel of a family's struggles from pioneers to wealthy tycoons. (Wikipedia) Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Pioneer parade;  A collection of newspaper and magazine stories of eastern Laramie County pioneers, Thompson, Martha
17 Thompson, Martha Pioneer parade; A collection of newspaper and magazine stories of eastern Laramie County pioneers
Pine Bluffs, Wyoming Printed by Logan Printing Co 1967 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
An extensive pictorial and textual history of this part of Wyoming as collected from newspapers, magazines, and local pioneers. Signed on title page by author/compiler. Rare. ; Photographs, Maps, Illustrations; 80 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.95 USD
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Report and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the Years 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1872 Volume VI, Various
18 Various Report and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the Years 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1872 Volume VI
Madison, WI Atwood & Culver State Printers 1872 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Some rubs in cover. Slight foxing to pages. Contains papers and reports for 1869-1872. Names Hopkins, Elwood, Baustow, Durkee, Hyer, The N. W. , Fosyth, Carver, History of Lead Region, Western Wisconsin, Naming of Madison, Green Co. Pioneers, Early settlement of rock country, Pioneer History of Walworth Co, . Notes. Fully indexed. Rare! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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Moore Family Register No 1-6, Wade, Ophelia
19 Wade, Ophelia Moore Family Register No 1-6
Bragg City, Mo Author 1979 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The complete set of Moore Family register (vol 1 October 1979, vol 2-April 1980, vol 3-October 1980) published for the genealogical research of the Moore family. Contains, among others, a directory of Moore researchers with identification numbers, Moore Census registrations, Moore narrative queries, Military records and pension applications, Lineage papers from patriotic societies, and Scotch-Irish pioneers. Also contains Surname index. Scarce work. May have highlighting, marginal notations, and notes. 
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20 Waggoner, George Andrew Stories of old Oregon
Statesman Pub. Co 1905 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of original printing dated 1905. Scarce. (missing two pages 26-27) Contains chapter titles like Adventures in the mines, How Captain Dobbins was promoted, A legend of Wallowa Lake, Ned Leach's Story, Jack Hart's Encounter with Road Agents, Was it Luck or Providence, Buckskin's fight with the Wolves, A Chance meeting old Friends, Dandy Jim. Wonderful stories of early Oregon's settlement and growth starting in 1852. Scarce. ; Photocopy Only; Photographs; 292 pages 
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