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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Ghost Stories of Punta Gorda: An anthology of 21 spooky stories Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9798616413697
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Published: Independently Published - September 2nd, 2019

Complete Guide to Florida Wildflowers: Over 600 Wildflowers of the Sunshine State Including National Parks, Forests, Preserves, and More Than 160 Stat (Wildflowers in the National Parks) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781493030934
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - April 1st, 2018

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
$19.51
ISBN: 9781561649815
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Published: Pineapple Press - May 1st, 2017

Our Fascinating Past, Charlotte Harbor: The Early Years Cover Image
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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
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ISBN: 9780965348911
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Published: Charlotte Harbor Area Historial Society - January 1st, 1996

Lonely Planet Florida (Regional Guide) Cover Image
$21.24
ISBN: 9781786572561
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Published: Lonely Planet - January 16th, 2018

Wings Over Florida (Images of Aviation) Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9780738501857
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 27th, 1999

Lonely Planet Florida (Regional Guide) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786572561
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Published: Lonely Planet - January 16th, 2018

Florida Lighthouses (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9780738503264
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - December 7th, 1999

Florida's Fabulous Seashells: And Other Seashore Life Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9780911977059
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Published: World Publications (FL) DBA National Art Serv - April 1st, 1991

Florida's Fabulous Insects Cover Image
By Thomas Emmel, Mark Deyrup, Brian Kenny (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9780911977141
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Published: World Publications (FL) DBA National Art Serv - June 1st, 1997

Florida Fabulous Mammals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780911977134
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Published: World Publications (FL) DBA National Art Serv - February 1st, 1995

Florida's Fabulous Reptiles and Amphibians: Snakes, Lizards, Alligators, Frogs, and Turtles Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780911977110
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Published: World Publications (FL) DBA National Art Serv - October 1st, 1991

Florida's Fabulous Butterflies (Florida's Fabulous Butterflies & Moths) Cover Image
By Thomas Emmel, Brian Kenney (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9780911977158
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Published: World Publications (FL) DBA National Art Serv - March 1st, 1997

Florida's Fabulous Natural Places (Florida's Fabulous Nature) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780911977196
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Published: World Publications (FL) DBA National Art Serv - December 1st, 1998

Florida's Fabulous Spiders Cover Image
By World Publications (Manufactured by)
$11.86
ISBN: 9780911977219
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Published: World Publications (FL) DBA National Art Serv - September 1st, 2002

Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062325907
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 5th, 2016

In Old Punta Gorda Cover Image
$11.53
ISBN: 9780970768100
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Published: Old Punta Gorda - February 20th, 2001

Punta Gorda (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9780738567990
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 15th, 2009

Shells and Beach Life of Florida's Gulf Coast Cover Image
By Jackie Leatherbury Douglass (Illustrator)
$7.61
ISBN: 9781893770041
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Published: Earth Sky + Water - May 31st, 1997

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