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Essays in Argentine Labour History, 1870-1930

By: Adelman, Jeremy, editor

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Oxford, Palgrave Macmillan: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8105


xv, 243 pp. Index. Glossary. Illustrated with plates, charts and figures. White dust jacket with blue has a few small curls and edge chips, interior clean and unmarked, except for a gift inscription signed "Jeremy" on the first blank. ; St Antony's Series; 260 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Gobernantes Del Uruguay. Tomo Primero & Tomo Segundo [1825-1856]

By: Araujo, Orestes

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Montevideo, Dornaleche Y Reyes: 1903-1904

Seller ID: 6044


246 and 238 + indices and plates. In Spanish. Handsome 1/2 leather, with black leather and gilt spine, dark marbled hard boards, with minor wear, scar to front cover. Interior normal library marks with no pocket, paper a little age darkened but otherwise clean and unmarked, a very handsome copy, complete two volumes in one, very hard to find. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Literaturas Aborigenes Azteca Incaica Maya-Quiche

By: Arias-Larreta, Abraham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Coleccion Sayari: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5391


+ (6) 125 pages + (3) contains bibliography, maroon cloth cover with gold lettering on front cover, wear to head, tail, spine and corners, CV page a half-page (pages 5-6) tipped in, author dedication in pen page 4, otherwise pages clear and unmarked; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages View more info

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The estates, empires & principallities of the world. Represented by ye description of countries,maner of inhabitants,riches of provinces,forces,government,religion,and the princes that have governed in every estate. With the begin(n)ing of all militarie and religious orders. Translated out of French...

By: Avity, Pierre d'; Grimstone, Edward, translator

Price: $1,900.00

Publisher: London, Adam Islip for Mathewe Lownes and John Bill: 1615

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 9265


[3] ff, 1234 pp, [1] f. First leaf (a blank) not present, otherwise complete. Small folio measuring 12.25" bound in old vellum with matching renewed calf spine with 5 raised bands, brown morocco spine label. Renewed end papers and first blank. Marvelous engraved title page signed: Ren. Elstracke sculpsit. showing a man from Europe, Africa, Asia and America with various imperial symbols, engraved head and tail pieces throughout. Newly rebound in contemporary vellum ... View more info

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Fazendas de Cacau na Bahia

By: Caldeira, Clovis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rio De Janeiro, Servico de Informacao Agricola: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8781


Fair to good-minus. [4], 58, [1] pp. Illustrated with color map , numerous text cuts, and black and white photographs. Tan card wraps with a pen and ink sketch of 3 workers under a cacao tree. Covers are generally lightly worn with edge wear, spine covering starting to break at bottom edge. Interior front cover pulling away showing staples, some damp staining across the top throughout, some foxing and toning, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Unusual study of the cacao... View more info

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Estudios Sobre La Historia De La Industria Azucarera Argentina

By: Campi, Daniel

Price: $24.00

Publisher: San Miguel DE Tucumán, Universidad Nacional De Tucuman: 1993

Seller ID: 6513


212 pp. Notes at rear. Spanish text. Blue softcover. Covers have wear along edges and spine. Front cover slightly faded. Interior is clean with no marks. ; Serie Ciencia. Coleccion Jujuy; Vol. 1 View more info

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Estudios Sobre La Historia De La Industria Azucarera Argentina

By: Campi, Daniel

Price: $24.00

Publisher: San Salvador, Universitaria De Jujuy: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6514


141 pp. Notes at rear. Spanish text. Red softcover. Covers have wear along edges and spine. Front cover slightly faded, and has faint rippling. Interior is clean with no marks. ; Vol. 2 View more info

La Occupacion Norteamericana de Haiti y Sus Consecuencias

By: Castor, Suzy

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Havana, Casa de las Americas: 1978

Seller ID: 9326


142pp + 6 unnumbered pages. Spanish language, index. Book has green and black paper softcover with black text on front cover and spine. Wear and marks on covers and spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages View more info

Expedicion a Chile. Volumen IV (Cronica De Una E xpedicion a Chile. Tomo 4)

By: Fernandez M., Juan, Gerente General

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Editora Nacional Gabriela Mistral:

Seller ID: 002323


244 pp + 3 large folding maps in rear pocket. Illustrated with many color photos and text figures. Includes Ultimo fogon en Carrizal Bajo; Combarbala y la leyenda del culebron; Combarbala y el mundo de las aves; El vuelo de las aves (Fisica del vuelo, el ala y las plumas); El mundo de las aves y Hualpen; El clima; Hulapen. In Spanish. Dark red paper dust jacket is in two pieces and heavily chipped. Leatherette. Book corners are bumped. Interior has signatures on titl... View more info

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Documents Zoologiques pour Servir a la Monographie des Cheiropteres sud-Americains. with 9 leaves of plates

By: Gervais, M. Paul

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Paris, P. Bertrand: 1856

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004535


p. 25-87, [9] leaves of plates. Memoire accompagne de neuf planches lithographiees. Extrait de la Zoologie de l'Expedition dans les parties centrales de l'Amerique du Sud, pubnliee sous la direction de M. le comte Francis de Castelnau. Original green hard paper boards are worn and aged, spine perished, corners of boards rubbed and chipped, small lack at bottom front joint. Interior first page has old institution impressed stamp, paper thinned and partly missing at top... View more info

Index to Latin American Periodicals, Vol. 6, 1966 (Indice General De Publicaciones Periodicas Latinoamericanas)

By: Grossman, Jorge, Editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001044


viii + 366 pp. Grey-blue cloth cover with silver gilt has minor wear, library numbers in white ink on spine, library book plate fep, library marks and stamp title verso and table of contents, otherwise clean and nice. ; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Index to Latin American Periodicals, Vol. 7, 1967 (Indice General De Publicaciones Periodicas Latinoamericanas)

By: Grossman, Jorge, Editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001045


viii + 366 pp. Grey-blue cloth cover with silver gilt has minor wear, library numbers on label on spine, library book plate fep, library marks and stamp title verso and table of contents, otherwise clean and nice. ; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Extracts from a Journal Written on the Coasts of Chili, Peru and Mexico, in the Years 1820,1821,1822. Vol. II

By: Hall, Captain Basil

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, E.Littell: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001439


1st US. 230 pp. Appears to be the 1st (scarce) American edition, Vol. II (of 2) only. Fascinating reading, detailed journals with information on society, manners, industry, mining systems, free trade, slaves, earthquakes, marriage customs, some natural history, volcanos, religion, etc., as well as winds, weather and navigation. The Capt. visits Coquimbo, Guasco, Copiapo,, Peru (Lima), Guayaquil, Panama, Taboga, Acapulco, Tepic, San Blas and passes the Galapagos, whic... View more info

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Arboretum Amazonicum. Iconographia dos Mais Importantes Vegetaes Espontaneos e Cultivados da Regiao, Amazonica. 4 Parts bound as one

By: Huber, Jaques

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Para, Musee Paraense de Historia Natural e Ethnographia: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004935


1900-1906 four parts bound as one, 44 [7] 40 ff with black and white and sepia photographic plates, 4 title pages. Royal forto with 3/4 cloth, black cloth spine with gilt, black corners the cloth has disappeared, paper hard boards with a modernist design in green, black and brown. Spine is worn, joints starting, interior end papers with an Amerindian inspired design, front end paper has some small chips. Text pages have some small thumbing marks but otherwise clean and ... View more info

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The Hispanic World 1492-1898: A Guide to Photoreproduced Manuscripts from Spain in the Collections of the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico/El Mundo Hispanico 1492-1898 Guia de Copias Fotograficas de Manuscritos Espanoles Existentes en

By: Jimenez Codinach, Estela Guadalupe;Codinach, Guadalupe Jimenez

Price: $990.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Library of Congress: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004749


xiii + 1060 pp. Index. Illustrated with maps, tables and many plates. In English and Spanish. Large and heavy book with black leather spine, dark red cloth covers, with gilt is clean, small bump/chip at front cover fore-edge, smaller at back cover. Interior has Library of Congress stamp on title page, otherwise clean and fresh. Surprisingly scarce. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Marcus Garvey Paladin Anticolonista

By: Lewis, Rupert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Havana, Casa de las Americas: 1988

Seller ID: 9325


199pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Spanish language, references, index. Book has black and brown paper hardcover with white text on front cover and spine, illustration on covers. As is. Water damage on covers and fore-edge of textblock. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages View more info

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Indigenism, Pan-Indigenism and Cosmovisionism The Confluence of Indigenous

By: Mantilla, Martha E. (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SALALM, Inc.: 2015

Seller ID: 6765


Xii + 203 pp. List of of contributors, conference program, and 2nd annual film series at rear. Edited volume 16 articles from different contributors. English, Spanish, and Portuguese articles. Olive green softcover. Book is in excellent condition, clean with no marks. ; Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials LVIII; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago

By: McNeal, Keith E.

Price: $53.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 2011

Seller ID: 5602


+ (16) 388 pages +(4) contains photographs, illustrations, appendix, bibliography and index, blue covers with white and blue text and photograph on front cover, minor wear to head, tail and corners, pages clear and unmarked ; New World Diasporas; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 388 pages View more info

O Rio de Janeiro imperial Prefacio De Alberto Da Costa E Silva

By: Morales de los Rios Filho, Adolfo

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rio DE Janeiro, Topbooks, Univercidade Editora: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6312


549 pps. Bibliography and index at rear. Portuguese text. Tan softcover. Book is in good conditional, very minimal wear along edges. Very clean with no marks, exterior or interior. 2 rear fly pages have folds in lower left corners. ; 9.02 X 6.10 X 1.18 inches; 549 pages View more info

Brazil and Her People of To-Day; An Account of the Customs, Characteristics, Amusements, History and Advancement of the Brazilians, and the Development and Resources of Their Country SIGNED

By: Winter, Nevin O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C.Page: 1910

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000541


SIGNED 388 pp + x. Pictorial endpapers, folding map, many half-tone photo illustrations. Inscribed by the author to Hon. Irving B. Dudley (Irving Bedell Dudley 1861-1911, Ambassador to Brazil 1907-1911). Dudley is also acknowledged in the preface. Comprehensive, informative and very pretty book on Brazil at the turn of the 20th century. Ribbed beige cover with brilliant gilt, gilt and green symbol of Brazil on the cover and spine. Spine gilt somewhat faded, top ed... View more info