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History of the Conquest of Peru in Two Volumes
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History of the Conquest of Peru in Two Volumes

By Prescott, William H.

NY: Harper and Brothers. Good with no dust jacket; Boards have minor wear, crack at head of spine . of volume II, frontispieces and surrounding leaves foxed, some light . scattered foxing throughout.. 1851. Later Printing. Hardcover. Xl, 527 pp. ; xix, 547 pp. Map of Peru in Volume I. Volumes uniformly bound in three-quarter dark brown leather with marbled sides and marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. Each of the Peru volumes contains a frontispiece engraving (Pedro de la Gasca, Francisco Pizarro) with tissue guard. Each has printed bookplate of Fanny Hazard Bond on top left corners of front pastedowns. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$60.00

The Panama Hat Trail:  A Journey from South America
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The Panama Hat Trail: A Journey from South America

By Miller, Tom

NY: William Morrow. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed and missing wedge at top . edge of front jacket panel.. 1986. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0688063950 . Index, bibliography, maps. Author photo on rear jacket flap. Cloth-backed boards. The author traveled to Ecuador to examine the origins of Panama hats, and then relates humorous travel adventures throughout South America. ; 271 pages .

$11.00

The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns
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The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns

By Davis, Richard Harding

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained and soiled, interesting . penciled owner inscription on front free endpaper, a few scattered smudges.. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan decorated cloth. xiii, 360 pp + [4] pp. of publisher's ads. Color folding map of Cuba, color map of Puerto Rico, and b/w map of Santiago de Cuba. Many other photos and b/w illustrations. A collection of the war correspondent's writings about Cuba and Puerto Rico and the Spanish-American war. .

$20.00

Afloat and Aflight in the Caribbean
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Afloat and Aflight in the Caribbean

By Freeman, Lewis R.

NY: Dodd, Mead & Co. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded, gift . inscription on front free endpaper.. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth with gilt lettering on front boards and spine. viii, 456 pp. Many black and white photographs. Recounts the journalist and travel writers 1930-31 travels by airplane and boat through Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Dominica, Colombia, Cuba, Jamaica, Honduras, and Florida. .

$20.00

The Tail of the Hemisphere:  Chile and Argentina
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The Tail of the Hemisphere: Chile and Argentina

By Carpenter, Frank G.

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket tattered.. 1923. Hardcover. Printed for The Chatauqua Institution as a volume in The Chatauqua Home Reading Service series. Brown cloth with titles and design stamped on front boards and spine in black. Many black and white photos. xiv, 298 pp, index, bibliography. One of the prolific travel writers volumes, in which Carpenter describes almost every square mile of the two southernmost republics, Chile and Argentina...You see the people, learn their history, marvel at the almost unbounded storehouse of their natural resources. (from front jacket panel). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

The Bare Feet
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The Bare Feet

By Dorr, Nell

Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and bumped.. 1962. Hardcover. Cloth-backed boards. Many photogravure illustrations of the authors photos of people and scenes in the Oaxacan village of Teotitlan del Valle. Calligraphic text by David Soshensky. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$30.00

The Inca World:  The Development of Pre-Columbian Peru, A. D. 1000-1534
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The Inca World: The Development of Pre-Columbian Peru, A. D. 1000-1534

By Bakula, Cecilia; Bonavia, Duccio

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. Revised Edition. Hardcover. 0806132213 . Color photos and illustrations throughout. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 240 pages .

$25.00

Sugar, Gold, and Coffee:  Essays on the History of Brazil Based on Francis  Hull\'s Books
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Sugar, Gold, and Coffee: Essays on the History of Brazil Based on Francis Hull's Books

By Reichmann, Felix

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Library. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Many illustrations. xxiii, 160 pp. Bibliography. Illustrated endpapers. Photo frontispiece of Francis Reginald Hull with white suit and monocle. .

$15.00

Mexico and Central America:  A Geographical Reader
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Mexico and Central America: A Geographical Reader

By Franck, Harry A.

Dansville, NY: F. A. Owen Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, pages toned.. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray decorative cloth binding. Map endpapers. Many photos and illustrations. A review copy of this geography reader for grades 5-7 with publisher's slip laid in. ; Travels in Many Lands; 288 pages .

$20.00

The Panama Canal:  The World's Greatest Engineering Feat
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The Panama Canal: The World's Greatest Engineering Feat

By None noted

Panama City: I. L. Maduro, Jr.. Very Good; Light wear and soiling to front cover.. N.D.. Softcover. Circa 1914, when the Canal was completed, as the text seems to indicate this and discusses next project of building roads connecting the Canal to the interior of Panama. String-tied printed olive card covers with color scene of S. S. California sailing through the Gaillard Cut affixed to front cover. Measures 9.5 x 11/75 inches. Text in English and Spanish. 24 additional tipped-in color plates depicting scenes from Panama, including more ships, ancient ruins, public buildings, an Indian family from San Blas, street scenes, churches, and other landmarks. Printed on olive paper. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$40.00

Buried Gold and Anacondas
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Buried Gold and Anacondas

By Blomberg, Rolf

NY: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned and foxed, jacket tattered.. 1956. First American Edition. Hardcover. Translated by F. H. Lyon. Two folding maps, many black and white photos. The zoological specimens collector relates his adventures capturing anacondas and tracking down stories of lost Incan gold. ; 144 pages .

$20.00

Guatemala Visited: February-March, 1946
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Guatemala Visited: February-March, 1946

By Atwater, Mary M.

Santa Ana, CA: HTH Publishers. Very Good; Covers creased, pocket scar on rear inside cover.. 1965. Softcover. 0916658155 . Printed red card stapled covers. Reprint of 1946 booklet. Many illustrations. Shuttle Craft Guild Monograph Fifteen. Results of the author's extensive travels in Guatemala in 1946 and examination of Guatemalan handwoven textiles. .

$20.00

Compendium and Description of the West Indies
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Compendium and Description of the West Indies

By de Espinosa, Antonio Vazquez

Washington DC: The Smithsonian Institution. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings.. 1942. Hardcover. Publication 3646. Green cloth binding. Translated by Charles Upson Clark. xii, 862 pp. Index. A detailed account of Spanish America written in 1628-29.; Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections; Ex-Library; Vol. 102; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$50.00

Puerto Rico:  Its Conditions and Possibilities
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Puerto Rico: Its Conditions and Possibilities

By Dinwiddie, William

New York and London: Harper & Brothers. Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings on spine, all edges, . title page, first page of introduction, and rear endpapers.. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. A survey of Puerto Rico's culture, history, natural resources, and geography written shortly after it became an American possession. Many photos and illustrations, including shots of cigar factory and cockfighting. Bright red cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. ; Ex-Library; 294 pages .

$40.00

Cuba and Her People of To-Day:  An Account of the History and Progress of  the Island Previous to its Independence;
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Cuba and Her People of To-Day: An Account of the History and Progress of the Island Previous to its Independence;

By Forbes, Lindsay

Boston: L. C. Page and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings on spine, title . page, embossed stamp on Cuba map, rear endpapers.. 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 329 pp, index. 2 color folding maps of Cuba and Havana. Illustrated endpapers. Lovely red cloth decorative binding with heraldic shield design showing seascape sunset, palm tree and stripes on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Many photos. Subtitle continued: A Description of its Physical Features; A Study of its People; and, in Particular, An Examination of its Present Political Conditions, its Industries, Natural Resources, and Prospects; Together with Information and Suggestions Designed to Aid the Prospective Investor or Settler. ; Ex-Library .

$50.00

Viva Mexico!
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Viva Mexico!

By Flandrau, Charles Macomb

NY: D. Appleton and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Shaken, some pages inexpertly cut, owner name, . one page loose.. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding with silver lettering stamped on front boards and spine. A vintage travel account of the American author's travel through Mexico at the turn of the century. A lively and opinionated travelogue. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages .

$15.00

Our Sister Republic:  A Gala Trip through Tropical Mexico in 1869-70
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Our Sister Republic: A Gala Trip through Tropical Mexico in 1869-70

By Evans, Col. Albert S.

Hartford, CT: Columbian Book Company. Good with no dust jacket; Hinges cracked, two pages have yellowed tape . repairs, pages toned, some light soiling here and there.. 1870. Hardcover. Title continued: Adventure and Sight-Seeing in the Land of the Aztecs, with Picturesque Descriptions of the Country and the People, and Reminiscences of the Empire and its Downfall. Original blindstamped brown cloth with gilt designs and lettering on front boards and spine. Lively travel writing embellished with many engravings of landscapes, street scenes, eminent Mexicans, and even a bull-fighting scene and bull and bear-fighting scene. 518 pages + 4 pages of publisher's ads. Prefatory letter by William H. Seward. Lovely Aztec-themed owner bookplate on front pastedown. .

$50.00

Ajiaco, Vol. II, No. 10, Saturday, October 6, 1928
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Ajiaco, Vol. II, No. 10, Saturday, October 6, 1928

American Legion, Havana Post No. 1. Very Good with no dust jacket; Wraps lightly tattered.. 1928. Magazine. An issue of the monthly bulletin published by The American Legion, Havana Post No. 1, Havana, Cuba. Printed stapled wraps. Text in English. Many articles about Spanish-American War, veterans issues, parades, Legion news, advertisements for cigars, fly spray, stenography services, cars, hotels, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages .

$20.00

Dancing with Cuba:  A Memoir of the Revolution
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Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution

By Guillermoprieto, Alma

NY: Pantheon Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 2004. First Printing. Hardcover. 0375420932 . 290 pages .

$8.00

Rumba:  Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba
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Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba

By Daniel, Yvonne

Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed.. 1995. Later Printing. Softcover. 025320948x . Index, bibliography, notes. ; Blacks in the Diaspora; 196 pages .

$9.00

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