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LAND OF THE CONDOR

By: Mielche, Hakon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Hodge and Company , Limited: 1947

Order Number: 14141

Condition: Very Good+


Some browning to endpapers. Previous owner's name to front endpaper; About Chile and the Andes; B&W Illustrations & Photographs; 8vo; 252 pages View more info

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HASTA LA VISTA Or, a Postcard from Peru

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10778

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with small chips along edges. Boards discolored and with spine ends frayed. Former owner's notes on front free endpaper ; An informal account of a family vacation in South America; 8vo; 268 pages View more info

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HASTA LA VISTA Or, a Postcard from Peru

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16410

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear with tears and chipping to DJ; An informal account of a family vacation in South America that ended up in Peru ; 8vo; 268 pages View more info

Image for DIE ARGENTINISCHE REPUBLIK Im Auftrag Des Argentin. Central Comité Für Die Philadelphia-Ausstellung Und Mit Dem Beistand Mehrerer Mitarbeiter

DIE ARGENTINISCHE REPUBLIK Im Auftrag Des Argentin. Central Comité Für Die Philadelphia-Ausstellung Und Mit Dem Beistand Mehrerer Mitarbeiter

By: Napp, Richard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Sociedad Anonima: 1876

Order Number: 10774

Condition: Very Good+


Nicely rebound in marbled boards with cloth spine and green leather spine label with gilt lettering. Rear map in VG condition with light marginal wear. Also light occasional wear and creasing to pages ; 8vo; 495 pages View more info

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CONDEMNED TO DEVIL'S ISLAND The Biography of an Unknown Convict

By: Niles, Blair

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10838

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing and tiny chips. Original glassine DJ included ; Beautiful woodcut-like illustrations by Beth Krebs Morris. "; 8vo; 376 pages View more info

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GOLDEN YEARS ON THE PARAGUAY A History of the Jesuit Missions from 1600 to 1767

By: O'Neill, George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd: 1934

Order Number: 19097

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with light dent to rear boards. Former owner's writing to front free endpaper. Stamped on two pages. Slight browning to first and last few pages ; Includes a chapter "The War against Slavery and Serfdom" ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 276 pages View more info

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MISSIONARY PIONEERING IN BOLIVIA With Some Account of Work in Argentina

By: Payne, Will; Wilson, Chas. T. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, H. A. Raymond, "echoes of Service":

Order Number: 12905

Condition: Very Good-


Boards faded and with light spotting. Spine sunned and with light rubbing to spine ends. Internally a tight copy with pages browned ; Nd [1890s]. Fold out map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 148 pages View more info

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MISSIONARY PIONEERING IN BOLIVIA With Some Account of Work in Argentina

By: Payne, Will; Wilson, Chas. T. W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, H. A. Raymond, "echoes of Service":

Order Number: 10748

Condition: Very Good-


Moderate wear to boards and with minute tears to spine ends. Front hinge weak. Pages browned and first pages brittle; Nd [late 1890ies]. Fold out map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 148 pages View more info

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EIGHT MONTHS ON THE GRAN CHACO OF THE ARGENTINE REPUBLIC

By: Pelleschi, Giovanni

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington: 1886

Order Number: 19027

Condition: Very Good


Slight weakening to front hinge. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. First and last blank page with light foxing. A handsome and tight copy ; Decorative green boards with gilt lettering and embossed pattern along top and bottom edge. An early account from the Argentinian wilderness ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 311 pages View more info

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THE GREEN HORIZONS Travels in Brazil

By: Phelps, Gilbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12899

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear to price clipped DJ with spine faded ; A look at Brazil: Abysmal poverty and fantastic wealth, dense jungle and grassy plains, enormous rivers and arid dustlands...; 8vo; 255 pages View more info

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THE AYAR-INCAS [VOLUME TWO ONLY] Asiatic Origins

By: Poindexter, Miles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1930

Order Number: 10698

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ a bit browned and with very light chipping along edges ; Including the chapters: - Man's first appearance in America - The Origin of the Indians - Arrival of Polyneisan Giants in Peru - Invasions from the South - A Nasca Vase with Chinese Characters - Asiatic Art in Pre-Columbian America - Aton of Egypt Worshipped in Mexico and Peru - Dispersion of the White Races - etc. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo View more info

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SANTIAGO DE LOS CABALLEROS DE GUATEMALA

By: Popenoe, Dorothy H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 14400

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ browned with chipping and a small sticker to front flap ; Rear folding map. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 74 pages View more info

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HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF PERU [TWO VOLUME SET] With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas.

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1893

Order Number: 17224

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with minute tears to top spine; Frontispiece; 8vo; 459, 458 pages View more info

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HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF PERU [TWO VOLUMES SET] With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, American Publishers Corporation: N.D.

Order Number: 17225

Condition: Very Good-


Back hinges started. Boards lightly rubbed; Ex-Library; 8vo; 376, 388 pages View more info

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HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF PERU [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: N.D.

Order Number: 15908

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities. Chipping to spine ends. Previous owner's name to front free endpapers; Burgundy colored boards. No date, circa mid-1920s. Top edges gilt; 8vo; 459,458 pages View more info

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THE ICE MAIDEN Inca Mummies, Mountain Gods, and Sacred Sites in the Andes

By: Reinhard, Johan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., National Geographic: 2005

Order Number: 19096

ISBN: 0792259122

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages View more info

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CHACO CHAPTERS

By: Revill, Winifred

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10795

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ with light chipping and DJ spine browned. Endpapers browned ; Color illustrations by Carybé. A pioneer adventure in Brazil: Two northeners live with the Mataco Indians for 8 years in the South American wilderness to the far north of Argentina. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info

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CAPE HORN

By: Riesenberg, Felix

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16922

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned and with gilt lettering faded. Back hinge started. Boards with light rubbing to extremities ; The story of the Cape Horn region, including the Straits of Magellan. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 452 pages View more info

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ON THE EARTHQUAKE LINE Minor Adventures in Central America

By: Roberts, Morley

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Arrowsmith: 1924

Order Number: 14835

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and small tears to darkened DJ. Occasional foxing; Includes sojourns into Honduras, Guatelmala, El Salvador, and more. Beautiful tipped-in color plates; 8vo; 310 pages View more info

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THE GUATELMALA TRAVELER A Concise History and Guide

By: Rodman, Selden

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Meredith Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16657

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ and with some nice tape repairs. Pen notation to rear flap. Spotting to boards ; Ancient culture meets modern tourism; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 127 pages View more info

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TWO AGAINST CAPE HORN

By: Roth, Hal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17287

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


DJ price clipped. ; Color Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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ACROSS UNKNOWN SOUTH AMERICA [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Savage-Landor, A. Henry

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1913

Order Number: 10633

Condition: Very Good+


Boards darkened and with light rubbing to extremities. Gilt spine lettering faded. Former owner's notes on front free endpaper. Hinges weakening; A classical travel book from the well known British Explorer, who was also a painter - travel details across the whole continent - including 8 color plates and numerous illustrations from photographs and maps; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 377, 439 pages View more info

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LATIN AMERICA A Descriptive Survey

By: Schurz, William Lytle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10744

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned. Light soiling to boards. Paperclip marks on front few pages; History, Economy, International Relations, The Way of Life; 8vo; 378 pages View more info

THE RIVERS AMAZON

By: Shoumatoff, Alex

Price: $27.37

Publisher: San Francisco, Sierra Club Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13594

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly faded; The flora, fauna, and folks of the Amazon ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11". tall; 258 pages View more info

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JUNGLES AND SKYSCRAPERS

By: Silberman, Fred

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Private Printing: 1941

Edition: Limited Edition

Order Number: 10695

Condition: Very Good+


Boards a bit darkened and with light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's writing on first blank page. ; Numerous sketches and illustrations from documents from a long journey through all countries ; 8vo; 181 pages View more info

Image for GOLDEN WALL AND MIRADOR Travels and Observations in Peru

GOLDEN WALL AND MIRADOR Travels and Observations in Peru

By: Sitwell, Sacheverell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing Company: N.D.

Order Number: 10787

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing and soiling. Former owner's notes on front endpaper. Glue residue on rear hinge ; Color Photographs; 8vo View more info

Image for TEMPERATE CHILE A Progressive Spain

TEMPERATE CHILE A Progressive Spain

By: Smith, W. Anderson

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1899

Order Number: 10667

Condition: Very Good


Minor rubbing to spine ends. Light scuffing to boards. Front board outer covering a bit warped. First and last few pages browned ; Rear fold out map in color ; 8vo; 399 pages View more info

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JOURNEYS AND EXPERIENCES IN ARGENTINA, PARAGUAY AND CHILE

By: Stephens, Henry

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Knickerbocker Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12907

Condition: Very Good+


Very slight wear to extremities, with slight fading to spine; INSCRIBED by author to ffep. Very nice copy with orange cover scene of a vulture overlooking a village. Top edge gilt. Fold-out map in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 520 pages View more info

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SOUTH BY THUNDERBIRD

By: Strode, Hudson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1937

Order Number: 10802

Condition: Very Good-


Spine ends with light fraying. Boards with moderate wear ; Nice silver cloth boards with blue pictorial design of an airplane. Two large photo sections. Aerial trip to California, Mexico, The Carribean and South America; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 388 pages View more info

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BETWEEN MAULE AND AMAZON

By: Toynbee, Arnold J

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16916

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light marginal wear and minute chips; This journey includes Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Mexico and Puerto Rico and more ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 154 pages View more info