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HAPPY 2014!

We at Past Perfect Florida History and The Book Cellar hope that 2014 has gotten off to a wonderful start for all our friends and customers.  We are looking forward to an exciting year of locating, acquiring, and making available to you a wide variety of fine new and used books.  Now that the Holidays are over, it's time to look for that book you wanted but didn't get for Christmas!  If you are a Florida resident or a "snowbird," give us a call and stop by The Book Cellar.  Check our "About Us" page for directions.  If you live in the North, now's the perfect time to order great books from the comfort and convenience of your own home.  

 

 

 

THE FORGOTTEN FRONTIER IS BACK!

One of our most popular items,  The Forgotten Frontier, Florida Through the Lens of Ralph Middleton Munroe, by Arva Moore Parks, is back!  The new second revised edition of this beautiful, classic work on South Florida photos from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century is now available at the Book Cellar and on-line through this site.  Order your copy now!  Hardcover with dust jacket, richly illustrated with black and white photos.   $45.00.

 

IMPORTANT PAYMENT INFORMATION

In order to assure enhanced security, we only accept direct payment for orders on this website through PayPal.  You do not have to have a PayPal account to take advantage of this service.  Simply place the order using our PayPal seller address ppfh@bellsouth.net.  You can still pay by credit card.  It's as easy as calling our toll-free number--1.888.828.7822. 

 

 CIVIL WAR BOOKS

 Just in time for the Civil War Sesquicentennial, Past Perfect Florida History, Inc. and the Book Cellar have a growing inventory of books on the war.  Look for your favorite titles and subjects, or search our inventory using the keyword "Civil War."  Among our offerings are select volumes from the Official Records.  These are from a red leather-bound set formerly owned by U.S. Senator and Prudential Insurance Company President John F. Dryden.  Conditions vary and prices range from $18.00-$45.00 per volume. 
 
ARCHITECTURE BOOKS AND JOURNALS NOW AVAILABLE 
 
Past Perfect Florida History, Inc. is pleased to offer two beautiful Florida-related architectural books in "as-new" conditions.  Both are different editions (1993 and 2004) of ARQUITECTONICA, the story and work of the famous international architecture firm based in Miami.  These large, richly illustrated books sell for $20.00 and $18.00. 
 
We also carry a large selection of back issues of Architectural Record and Urban Land, offered for $7.00 each or three for $16.00, plus shipping and handling.  And check out our collection of antiquarian items on architecture and construction. 
 
If interested, please email ppfh@bellsouth.net or call toll free 888.828.7822 for further information and shipping rates.
 
We also distribute a beautifully illustrated book, George Merrick's Coral Gables "Where Your 'Castles in Spain' Are Made Real!" by Arva Moore Parks.  "...a must read for anyone interested in city planning, architecture, history and the exciting story of South Florida's defining years."  Discounts are available for the purchase of 5 or more copies.
 
  The New Historical Edition MIAMI, THE MAGIC CITY 

Arva Moore Parks's classic work, MIAMI, THE MAGIC CITY, is available once again--this time in a new, enlarged and even more beautiful edition.  The New Historical Edition continues the tradition of combining a rich, artistic, coffee-table size layout with vibrant, page-turning prose, and scrupulously accurate, scholarly historical research, this time adding more color, more photographs, and brand-new sections chronicling the exciting developments of the 1990s and 2000s.  This is the complete, up-to-date, and definitive history of Florida's, and the world's, unique Magic City.  Get your copies while supplies last!  $55.00.

 

RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SERVICES

Interested in climbing the family tree?  Learning the history of your house or property?  Need accurate historical information for legal or environmental purposes?  Editorial assistance?   Collection evaluation?  Corporate or institutional history?  Past Perfect Florida History can help you with all of these and more.  Our research and consulting services include everything from answering basic inquiries to complete research projects.   


Past Perfect Florida History, Inc. also offers a variety of tours of historic Florida locations for corporate and convention groups. Custom tours can be designed to meet your needs.

 

FINE NEW AND USED BOOKS, also FLORIDIANA

Past Perfect Florida History, Inc. continues to offer a large selection of new and used books for the lover of Florida and its past. Out-of-print, rare and signed volumes are our specialties.

Our inventory includes the finest works on state and local history, Florida fiction and authors, geography and travel, art and architecture, nature, gardening, sports, entertainment and cookbooks, as well as related topics such as Southern, Civil War, Caribbean and Latin American history.

Our expanding collection of "not Florida" fiction and non-fiction includes biographies, American and world history, business history, art and photography, architecture, and many other subjects

If you are a collector, or just interested, please contact Past Perfect Florida History, Inc. for information about our original and reproduction Florida prints, postcards, maps, periodicals, brochures and ephemera.

 

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*Florida shipments must include 6% sales tax, plus any applicable county surtax.

*Shipping and handling in the United States(book rate):
$4.50 for the first book,
$1.50 each additional book.
Contact us for priority rates and international shipments.

Can't find the book you want? Let Past Perfect Florida History search for you.

Post Office Box 14387

North Palm Beach, Florida 33408

561.742.7822

Toll-free: 1.888.828.7822

ppfh@bellsouth.net


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THE FLORIDA HURRICANE AND DISASTER 1926/1992, Reardon, L. F. and Howard Kleinberg, Introduction by Arva Moore Parks
THE FLORIDA HURRICANE AND DISASTER 1926/1992
Reardon, L. F. and Howard Kleinberg, Introduction by Arva Moore Parks
29.95 USD
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ILLUSTRATING CUBA'S FLORA AND FAUNA, Cueto, Emilio
ILLUSTRATING CUBA'S FLORA AND FAUNA
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THE LAST EGRET, The Adventures of Charlie Pierce, 1 to 4 copies, Oyer, Harvey E., III
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ARQUITECTONICA, Dunlop, Beth, Introduction by
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