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The Nature of Things on Sanibel  A Discussion of the Animal & Plant Life of Sanibel Island, Campbell, George R & Molly E. Brown
1 Campbell, George R & Molly E. Brown The Nature of Things on Sanibel A Discussion of the Animal & Plant Life of Sanibel Island
Privately Printed 1978 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by Molly Eckler Brown Signed by Author
First edition inscribed "with best wishers, George R. Campbell". Introduction by Cleveland Amory. Former owners names in front endpaper otherwise clean and tight. Book now in archival sleeve. An excellent account of the wildlife found on Sanibel Island off the west coast of Florida near Ft. Myers. ; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars  The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness, Dale, Nancy
2 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 
Price: 19.19 USD

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Argentina Inedita   Patagonia y Tierra Del Fuego, Merlo, Roberto
3 Merlo, Roberto Argentina Inedita Patagonia y Tierra Del Fuego
Buenos Aires, Argentina Editorial Abril 1985 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
White cover blue print. Book in excellent condition no marks, underlining, etc. Dust shows some wear. Written in Spanish. Excellent photos of wildlife around Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego. Large heavy book. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 125 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Keyguide To Key West and the Florida Keys, No Author Listed
4 No Author Listed Keyguide To Key West and the Florida Keys
Hialeah, FL Southern Book Service 1970 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Early informative booklet on the Florida keys for 1970. Some browning due to age. Discusses each Florida Key, the wildlife and history. We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 7.97 USD
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5 Seder, Jean A Certain Tract Of Land (Author Signed)
Ardmore, PA Whitmore Publishing Company 1988 0874260574 / 9780874260571 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "To Marie, With Love, Jean Seder. A history of the Crosswicks Wildlife Sanctuary located north of Philadelphia, Pa. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 75 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.98 USD
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