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CIRCLING SOUTH AMERICA

By: Anderson, Isabel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Marshall Jones Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10734

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Light spine discoloration ; On a cruise ship around South America. This journey through the canal was known as the "last sea adventure left"; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 214 pages View more info

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BOLIVIA: GATE OF THE SUN

By: Anstee, Margaret Joan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Paul S. Eriksson, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 12896

ISBN: 0839710682

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Author Anstee spent years in Bolivia as part of a UN program ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 281 pages View more info

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ARNALDO POMODORO AT THE BELVEDERE FORT

By: Argan, Giulio Carlo & Mussa, Italo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rome, De Luca Editore: 1986

Order Number: 16718

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Unpaginated. In VG+ slipcase. Photos of the noted sculptor's work at the Belvedere Fort in 1984 ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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THE COMING STRUGGLE FOR LATIN AMERICA

By: Beals, Carleton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1938

Order Number: 15054

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Small open tears and dampstaining to price clipped DJ; Author Beals lays bare the whole web of international intrigue surrounding South America; 8vo; 401 pages View more info

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LANDS OF THE DAWNING MORROW The Awakening from Rio Grande to Cape Horn

By: Beals, Carleton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10726

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ chipped; The awakening of South America ; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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AMERICA SOUTH

By: Beals, Carleton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10839

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ spine sunned and with small chips. Price clipped. Endpapers browned ; The New York Times: "Anything that Carleton Beals writes about our neighbors to the south is bound to be worth attention"; 8vo; 559 pages View more info

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DAWN OVER THE AMAZON

By: Beals, Carleton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce:

Order Number: 10711

Condition: Very Good-


8vo; 1943 pages View more info

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THE MAN AT THE DOOR WITH THE GUN

By: Belfrage, Cedric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Monthly Review Press: 1963

Order Number: 10790

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with very light chips on spine ends. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Front endpaper browned; The man at the door is the revolutionary of Latin America, who has served notice in Cuba that he can and will use his gun if need to be to assert his dignity. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 253 pages View more info

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ANCIENT ART OF THE ANDES

By: Bennett, Wendell C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1954

Order Number: 13330

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light chipping and small open tears to DJ. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; The ancient civilizations of the Andes produced many stupendous works of art starting around 400 BC; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 187 pages View more info

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PEOPLE OF THE HIGH PLATEAU

By: Berman, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charlotteville, Howell Press: 1988

Order Number: 10815

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


The author has spent 50 years tracking the lifways of the people of the High Plateau, the ancient tribes who live along the rooftop of the world. Numerous pictures by the author ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 114 pages View more info

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WITH GRACIELA TO THE HEADHUNTERS

By: Boeldeke, Alfred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1958

Order Number: 12902

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ. Occasional foxing ; Author Boeldeke took his five year old daughter on a trip to deepest South America, and lived to tell the tale. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 166 pages View more info

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POLITICAL LEADERS OF LATIN AMERICA

By: Bourne, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 12898

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light browning to endpapers. Previous owner's notes to front free endpaper; Biographical sketches on several South American leaders including Che Guevara, Eva Peron, and others; 8vo; 310,x pages View more info

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UTTERMOST PART OF THE EARTH

By: Bridges, E. Lucas

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc.: 1950

Order Number: 18003

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light foxing to first and last few pages and edges; "Uttermost Part of the Earth is the autobiography of a pioneer who spent most of his life in Tierra del Fuego, a superb combination of personal adventure, frontier history and Indian lore... It is a book of permanent importance"; 8vo; 558 pages View more info

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BRAZIL Portrait of a Great Country

By: Bromfield Geld, Ellen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Colibris Editora Ltda: 1964

Order Number: 19066

Condition: Very Good+


Beautiful photogravures ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 151 pages View more info

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SOUTH AMERICA Observations and Impressions

By: Bryce, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1913

Order Number: 10700

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Decorative buckram boards with top edge gilt and gilt spine lettering. Map laid-in, with small tears; 8vo; 611 pages View more info

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JUNGLE CALL

By: Cacella, Joseph

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10737

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ yellowed. Boards along top edge lightly frayed; The years of a missionary in the deepest solitude of the Amazon in Brazil; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 399 pages View more info

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LAS RUINAS DE COPAN Guia Completa De La Gran Ciudad Maya

By: Chinchilla, Jesus Nunez

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Tegucigalpa, Banco Central De Honduras: 1962

Order Number: 4774

Condition: Very Good+


Five fold-out maps at rear. Ancient ruins in Honduras ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 105 pages View more info

Image for THE CONTINENT OF OPPORTUNITY The South American Republics-Their History. Their Resources, Their Outlook. Together with a Traveller's Impressions of Present Day Conditions

THE CONTINENT OF OPPORTUNITY The South American Republics-Their History. Their Resources, Their Outlook. Together with a Traveller's Impressions of Present Day Conditions

By: Clark, Francis E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10636

Condition: Very Good-


Front hinge gapping and browned around hinges, assumingly from glue residue. Back hinge gapping. Light chipping to spine ends ; Short history of all the South American countries; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

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ALL THE BEST IN SOUTH AMERICA East Coast

By: Clark, Sydney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1952

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 13325

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light chipping to DJ ; Revised edition from the long-running series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 315 pages View more info

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THE VENEZUELAN BOUNDARY CONTROVERSY

By: Cleveland, Grover

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13033

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities. Small stamp on rear endpaper; Bookplate of former Assistant Treasury Secretary Frank Vanderlip, who served under McKinley from 1897 until 1901. Posthumously published record of President Cleveland's opinions and actions on the dispute between Britain and the US ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 122 pages View more info

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THE WAY THE WIND BLOWS A Memoir of a Journey Across South America

By: Clewes, Howard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10745

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Adventures through the continent: Boom towns in the coffee lands and cattlebreeding in the swamps of Mato Grosso, tin-mining in Bolivia, Night-Clubs in the depths of Lima and an accent to Machu Picchu ; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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THE BOLIVIAN ANDES A Record of Climbing & Exploration in the Cordillear Real in the Years 1898 and 1900

By: Conway, Martin (Sir)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Order Number: 2216

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit faded and with apparent light dampstaining, also to back boards. Former owner's name on front free endpaper ; Grey boards with brown lettering and pictorial design in color. B&w plates from photographs. Conway is a very famous mountaineer. He travelled widely in Europe, Egypt and the East; led expedition in Himalayas 1892; traversed Alps 1894; explored in Spitsbergen, Bolivian Andes and Chile. He also wrote "The Alps" one of the most beautiful illustr... View more info

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MEET THE SOUTH AMERICANS

By: Crow, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10637

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ torn and with chipping; B&W sketches; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

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MEET THE SOUTH AMERICANS

By: Crow, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10801

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed and with gilt spine lettering faded. Corners lightly bumped. Foxing to first and last few pages. Small bookplate; Original typed letter SIGNED by the author's sister laid in, dated 1950. She was responding to a Brazilian friend's inquiry about photographs and autographs by the author. Her response is negative. (Carl Crow died in 1945). ; B&W sketches; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

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MEET THE SOUTH AMERICANS

By: Crow, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10657

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light wear to extremities. Former owner's writing on front free endpaper. ; B&W sketches; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

A BRAZILIAN MYSTIC Being the Life and Miracles of Antonio Conselheiro

By: Cunninghame Graham, R. B.

Price: $84.90

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1925

Order Number: 10647

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Hinges not tight ; 8vo; 238 pages View more info

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THE SOUTH AMERICAN HANDBOOK 1938 A Year Book and Guide to the Countries and Resources of Latin-America, Inclusive of South and Central America, Mexico, and Cuba

By: Davies, Howell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Trade and Travel Publication: 1938

Edition: Fifteenth Edition

Order Number: 18699

Condition: Very Good+


Boards sunned. Else an attractive and tight copy ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lx, 682 pages View more info

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THREE GRINGOS IN VENEZUELA AND CENTRAL AMERICA

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17638

Condition: Very Good


Boards with usual darkening. Small chips to spine ends. 1/2' tear to top spine along outer hinge ; A trip to Venezuela, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama with a party of four, not three, which includes one servant; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 282 pages View more info

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THREE GRINGOS IN VENEZUELA AND CENTRAL AMERICA

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14865

Condition: Very Good


Slight discoloration to boards; A trip to Venezuela, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama with a party of four, not three, which includes one servant; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 282 pages View more info

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DEATH IN THE NOTHEAST

By: De Castro, Josué

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10797

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped; The northeast of Brazil is a disaster area. Its twenty-three million people live in the destitute remnants of a feudal society. In some sections the average annual income is fifty dollars (..) ; 8vo; 207 pages View more info