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Chequered Past

Chequered Past

3326 Silver Palm Dr., Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 USA 904-992-8082
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We have lots of history, Family and Business Histories, art, music, architecture, AUTOMOBILE and medical books.

We specialize in rare and hard to find non-fiction as well as signed, first Edition fiction. Our small operation is made up of a retired school teacher and an avid collector of everything that is a good bargain! Heavily steeped in history, geography, foreign languages and literature, he is a good book buyer with a sharp eye for interesting things. Each order receives personal TLC.

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The History of the Russian Navy

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New. No Jacket. Book. 8 3/4 By 11 3/4" Brass covering on spine & boards is embossed with military design & borders, slight skuff on back board. Text in both Russian & English with two columns on each page. Beautiful double page paintings & illustrations, Flags, portraits of notable people. Absolutely beautiful commemorative book. Great Gift for Military buff. Extra Postage For International & Priority.


Kings & Desperate Men Life in Eighteenth-Century England used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Date published: 1942

Description: Good++ in Good jacket. Book. 6 By 8 1/2" Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition. SIGNED on presentation pg. More concerned with manners & tastes, ways of life & the arts, the author gives us an unforgettable picture of this society. Dark red hardcover has embossed coat of arms on the front & gold lettering on the spine. Only damage is to the ends of spine. Pages are rough cut & slightly browning. DJ is off white & grey with red title plate, has edgewear & a few chips but is still handsome. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: Rutledge Books, Inc. Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9781582440279 ISBN: 1582440271

Description: Very Good. Book. 6 By 9" Signed by Author(s) The fishing village of Mayport, Florida is the backdrop as well as Jacksonville Beach. Local writer brings the area to life in this & two other books that form a Trilogy. Good Southern tradition storytelling. SIGNED ON HALF TITLE PG. Read More

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An American Beach for African Americans new book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Univ Pr of Florida Date published: 1997 ISBN-13: 9780813015040 ISBN: 0813015049

Description: New in New jacket. Book. 6 By 9 1/2. Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition, A Beach in North East Florida between Jacksonville Beach & Fernandina Beach is still called American Beach. Here is the history of that area. Black & white photos included. SIGNED WITH NOTE & DATE ON HALF TITLE PG. Newspaper death notice of Mavynee Betsch the strongest voice protecting this beach's history. Newspaper articles included. Read More

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Book: New

 

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Tour of the World in Eighty Days used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Worthington Co. Date published: 1890

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. Book. 5 By 7 1/2" Dark Brown hardcover is embossed with a very intricate flower design and darker background on the front and spine. Title in gold box on the spine. Inside cover page in the front is gone and the buckrum binding is showing but it is holding onto the board fairly tightly. The same is true of the back board. There are two library stamps on the inside front cover and title page and an owners plate. Pages are browned and brittle but all there. It says it is ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Laudonniere & Fort Caroline History and Documents used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: University of Florida Press Date published: 1964

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. Book. 6 1/2 By 9 1/4. Signed by Author(s) Dark Green hardcover has gold fleur de leis on the cover & is crisp/clean. Book has had a glassine type plastic cover over it for years. Inside cover pages have examples of antique printing & illustrations along with a Woman's Club Library stamp. Other black ink illustrations throughout. Page edges are foxed. Library Book Plate & AUTHORS SIGNATURE on the cover page & opposite page. Newspaper articles/authors death notice, inc. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Florida Lighthouses used book

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: Univ Pr of Florida Date published: 1993 ISBN-13: 9780813009933 ISBN: 0813009936

Description: William L. Trotter. Very Good. Book. 6 By 9" Signed by Author(s) Second Printing, Maps (pencil notes, dates when previous owner visited many lighthouses) photos detail all thirty Florida Lighthouses. SIGNED by noted Ligthhouse artist who recently passed away. Read More

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Portals used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Wings Pub Llc Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9781930897120 ISBN: 193089712X

Description: Very Good. Book. 6 By 9" Signed by Author(s) Author a native of High Point, NC and she sets the story in the mountains she knows so well. A slight fold in frt cover, few folded down corners and some underlining/marks in pen here and there toward the back. You will have to search for these! ! SIGNED on title pg. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Days of Harold a Metrical Tale used book

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$60.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: A. K. Newman and Co. Date published: 1816

Description: Fair. No Jacket. Book. 5 1/2 By 8 1/4" Marble look boards have red leather corners & spine with gold embossed design lining the edges, spine folds are totally fayed & the book is mostly edgeworn to the bare cardboard. Page edges have the marbled look also, binding is tight, slight foxing hear & there, no illustrations. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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Ecstasy's Angel used book

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: Xlibris Corporation Date published: 2001 ISBN-13: 9780738839752 ISBN: 0738839752

Description: Very Good. Book. Signed by Author(s) White glossy softcover is bent at the bottom front corner as well as 5 pages into the book. OTHERWISE AS NEW CONDITION. Gift Quality, SIGNED on first title pg. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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