Local Interest and Florida History

Books about Florida in general, as well as Punta Gorda and Charlotte Harbor specifically. Mostly non-fiction including local history and wildlife guides. For novels and other fiction about the Sunshine State, check out the Florida Stories booklist from Sandman Books. 

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In Old Punta Gorda Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780970768100
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Published: Old Punta Gorda - February 20th, 2001

Punta Gorda (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780738567990
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 15th, 2009

Our Fascinating Past, Charlotte Harbor: The Early Years Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780965348928
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Published: Charlotte Harbor Area Historial Society - January 1st, 1993

Our fascinating past: Charlotte Harbor, the later years Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780965348911
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Published: Charlotte Harbor Area Historial Society - January 1st, 1996

The Living Gulf Coast: A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780982967478
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Indigo Press, LC (FL) - March 3rd, 2011

Live Like a Tourist Cover Image
By Christy Feinberg, Christy Feinberg (Photographer), Josh Olive (Photographer)
$23.38
ISBN: 9781614934134
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Published: Peppertree Press - December 21st, 2015




The Swamp Peddlers: How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781469663333
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - June 21st, 2021

Florida's Birds: A Field Guide and Reference Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781561643356
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Published: Pineapple Press - November 1st, 2005

Crafts by the Sea: More Than 30 Creative Projects for Your Beach House Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781510730564
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Published: Skyhorse - May 1st, 2018

Handbooks: Birds of Florida: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available (DK Smithsonian Handbook) Cover Image
By DK
$23.95
ISBN: 9780789483874
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Published: DK - February 6th, 2002

Florida's Edible Wild Plants: A Guide to Collecting and Cooking Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780942084382
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Published: Seaside Publishing - June 3rd, 2014

Florida Gardener's Handbook:  All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a Florida Garden Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781591865421
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Published: Cool Springs Press - November 3rd, 2012

Florida Getting Started Garden Guide:  Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers (Garden Guides) Cover Image
$22.94
ISBN: 9781591865469
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Published: Cool Springs Press - August 11th, 2013

Totch: A Life in the Everglades Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9780813012285
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Published: University Press of Florida - September 20th, 1993

Florida's Living Beaches: A Guide for the Curious Beachcomber Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781561649815
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Published: Pineapple Press - May 1st, 2017


Delorme Atlas & Gazetteer: Florida Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781946494337
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Published: Delorme Mapping Company - September 2nd, 2019

Along Interstate-75, 19th edition: The
By Dave Hunter, Kathy Hunter (Editor)
$22.91
ISBN: 9781896819198
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Published: Mile Oak Publishing Inc. - September 20th, 2016

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