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Image for IN AND OUT THE ANDES Mission Trails from Yucatan to Chile

IN AND OUT THE ANDES Mission Trails from Yucatan to Chile

By: Del Rey, Maria (Sister)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11592

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


One corner slightly bumped. DJ spine sunned. Front endpaper browned with previous owner's name to front free endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 281 pages View more info

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SOUTH AMERICAN ADVENTURES

By: Desmond, Alice Curtis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10702

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned and with chips along edges as well as a few holes. Paper clip marks on first few pages. Boards with very light dampstaining and slight rubbing to edges ; Including review slip. A journey across South America off the beaten path ; 8vo; 284 pages View more info

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SOUTH AMERICA'S STORY

By: Eells, Elsie Spicer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1931

Order Number: 10654

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned and with minute tears to spine ends. Boards a bit darkened and with light rubbing to extremities. ; A summary of South American history; 8vo; 366 pages View more info

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CHILE Today and Tomorow

By: Elliott, L. E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1922

Order Number: 10631

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 345 pages View more info

Image for LOST TRAILS, LOST CITIES From His Manuscripts, Letters, and Other Records, Selected and Arranged by Brian Fawcett

LOST TRAILS, LOST CITIES From His Manuscripts, Letters, and Other Records, Selected and Arranged by Brian Fawcett

By: Fawcett, P. H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1953

Order Number: 19065

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ flaps taped down on endpapers. DJ with light wear; This is an account of seven explorations into the heart of the lost world of the Amazon Basin and its mountain regions ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 332 pages View more info

Image for WORKING NORTH FROM PATAGONIA Being the Narrative of a Journey, Earned on the Way, through Southern and Eastern South America

WORKING NORTH FROM PATAGONIA Being the Narrative of a Journey, Earned on the Way, through Southern and Eastern South America

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18086

Condition: Very Good+


Spine lettering a bit faded. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. ; "illustrated with 176 unusual photographs by the author, with a map showing the route" ; 8vo; xiv, 650 pages View more info

Image for JOURNEY TO THE FAR AMAZON An Expedition Into Unknown Territory

JOURNEY TO THE FAR AMAZON An Expedition Into Unknown Territory

By: Gheerbrant, Alain

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10670

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing along edges. Price clipped ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 353 pages View more info

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JOSE ANTONIO PAEZ

By: Graham, R. B. Cunninghame

Price: $66.92

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12900

Condition: Very Good


Boards bowed. Bookplate to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Wear to extremities ; Fighting for the independence of Venezuela from Spain ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

INSIDE LATIN AMERICA

By: Gunther, John

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1941

Order Number: 12768

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Spine browned. Bookplate (Ruth and Abe Burrows) to front pastedown. Small chip to front free endpaper. Endpapers browned ; Fold-out map; 8vo; 498 pages View more info

Image for AMAZON THRONE The Story of the Braganzas of Brazil

AMAZON THRONE The Story of the Braganzas of Brazil

By: Harding, Bertita

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Comapny: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10708

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light wear to extremities. Endpapers browned. Front hinge not tight; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 353 pages View more info

Image for EXPLORATION OF THE VALLEY OF THE AMAZON [VOLUME TWO ONLY] Made under Direction of the Navy Department

EXPLORATION OF THE VALLEY OF THE AMAZON [VOLUME TWO ONLY] Made under Direction of the Navy Department

By: Herndon, Lewis; Gibbon, Lardner

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Washington, Robert Armstrong: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 2251

Condition: Very Good


Spines sunned. One corner a bit bumped. Occasional foxing and with the two folding maps both showing closed tears ; 78 plates present and two folding maps, one of the Amazon region covered in Volume Two (By Lt. Lardner Gibbon) and one an outline of the Andes with boiling points for water noted at the various altitudes; 8vo; 417, 339 pages View more info

Image for GOOD NEIGHBORS Argentina, Brazil, Chile & Seventeen Other Countries

GOOD NEIGHBORS Argentina, Brazil, Chile & Seventeen Other Countries

By: Herring, Hubert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1941

Order Number: 10696

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Each country with brief historical, political and economical introduction ; 8vo; 381 pages View more info

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ANCIENT ANDEAN LIFE

By: Hewett, Edgar L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15737

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ worn and chipped with small tears. ; Third volume in trilogy, including Ancient Life In the American Southwest and Ancient Life In Mexico and Central America ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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FEUDAL ISLAND

By: Holdridge, Desmond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1939

Order Number: 10767

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit slanted ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 242 pages View more info

Image for NEW GRANADA Twenty Months in the Andes

NEW GRANADA Twenty Months in the Andes

By: Holton, Isaac F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press: 1967

Order Number: 1229

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped; Latin American Travel; 8vo; 223 pages View more info

Image for GREEN MANSIONS A Romance of the Tropical Forest

GREEN MANSIONS A Romance of the Tropical Forest

By: Hudson, W. H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Reprints: 1944

Order Number: 17200

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ price clipped (front and back) and with light chipping. ; Illustrated by Miguel Covarrubias; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 346 pages View more info

Image for GREEN MANSIONS A Romance of the Tropical Forest

GREEN MANSIONS A Romance of the Tropical Forest

By: Hudson, W. H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1944

Order Number: 17327

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit tanned. In VG- slipcase ; A fantasy-romance set in the jungles of Venezuela, its lyric prose and vivid depiction of the jungle has enabled the story to endure. This edition has B&W and color illustrations by Covarrubias. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; 8vo; 346 pages View more info

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GREEN MANSIONS A Romance of the Tropical Forest

By: Hudson, W. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1944

Order Number: 7559

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light wear to extremities; Beautiful color illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

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SUGAR, GOLD, AND COFFEE Essays on the History of Brazil

By: Hull, Francis; Reichmann, Felix

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Library: 1959

Order Number: 10749

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 160 pages View more info

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THE LAST OF THE INCAS

By: Hyams, Edward; Ordish, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1236

Condition: Very Good+


Spine sunned. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Small dent to rear board; Ancient civilizations in South America; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 268 pages View more info

Image for VON FEUERLAND BIS ZUM AQUATOR Das Farbbildwerk Einer Reise

VON FEUERLAND BIS ZUM AQUATOR Das Farbbildwerk Einer Reise

By: Karfeld, Kurt Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Zürich, Apollo Verlag Neumünster: N.D.

Order Number: 13331

Condition: Very Good


Boards very slightly bowed. Small chip from spine cover. Small chip to bottom spine; From fire country to equator; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 55+ pages View more info

Image for THE ISLAND OF PENGUINS

THE ISLAND OF PENGUINS

By: Kearton, Cherry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10706

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with minor rubbing to extremities. Spine lettering a bit faded. Former owner's name on first blank page. ; Observations of a naturalist. 70 illustrations from b&w photographs and a map; 8vo; 247 pages View more info

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SOUTH AMERICA

By: Koebel, W. H.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: N.D.

Order Number: 18550

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Slight darkening to endpapers; 75 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by A. S. Forrest. A very handsome copy of this rather rare A&C Black title; 232 pages View more info

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THE SOUTH AMERICANS

By: Koebel, W. H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1915

Edition: First British Edition

Order Number: 10694

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Light foxing to endpapers. Former owner's name on first blank page; Author of A&C Black Argentina. Chapters include: South America To-Day - The South Americans at home - Labour - Literature and the press - Foreign Influence in South America - Minerals - Products - Ports - Railways - General Locomotion; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 366 pages View more info

Image for LETRAS ARGENTINAS EN CENTRO AMERICA Poetisas, Poetas Y Posistas Argentinos

LETRAS ARGENTINAS EN CENTRO AMERICA Poetisas, Poetas Y Posistas Argentinos

By: Loudet, Enrique

Price: $175.00

Publisher: San Jose, Labor Diplomatica: 1943

Order Number: 7045

Condition: Very Good-


Boards and paper yellowed - first and last pages a bit foxed. Spine creases and some chips to spine heels; Blue flexible wraps with lightly blue colored paper. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author to a friend on title page with black ink. RARE ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 281 pages View more info

Image for LOST CITIES OF PARAGUAY Art and Architecture of the Jesuit Reductions 1607-1767

LOST CITIES OF PARAGUAY Art and Architecture of the Jesuit Reductions 1607-1767

By: McNaspy, C. J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Loyola University Press: 1982

Order Number: 15725

ISBN: 0829403965

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and small tears to DJ rear ; In the jungles of what is now Paraquay, Argentina, and Brazil, there existed a civilization of thirty cities of safe havens for Jesuit missionairies to protect indigenous peoples from the depredations of colonizers, only ending when Charles III expelled the lot of them from Spain and its colonies in 1767 ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

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ECUADOR

By: Meggers, Betty J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1966

Order Number: 10730

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Tape residue to boards and endpapers ; A detailed synthesis of Ecuadorian archeology and prehistoric cultures ; Ancient Peoples and Places; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 220 pages View more info

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TALE OF VENEZUELA

By: Meneses, Guillermo

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Caracas, Press of the Hotel Tamanaco: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19098

Condition: Very Good+


A loose leaf pamphlet with 5 beautiful linoleum carvings by Marcel Floris. With original distribution slip laid in ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 36 pages View more info

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YANKEE CABALLERO

By: Merryman, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10673

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ chipped and lightly torn. Flaps glued to endpapers. ; "The thrilling personal history of a light-hearted soldier of fortune"; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 317 pages View more info

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YANKEE CABALLERO

By: Merryman, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13326

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate. Boards with slight wear to extremities. Very faint foxing to first blank page; A 'cowboy' from the North ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 317 pages View more info