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1 Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America [Handbook Series No. 3] 
Spinden, Herbert J.
New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1917. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Not Issued Book 
Tan cloth, lettered and with front cover decoration in brown. Modest shelf wear, mildly rubbed spine extremities and corners, a few minor spots of exposure to cloth turn-in along bottom rear edge. Minor binding lean, but firm, with clean and unmarked interior. 238 pp., illus., folding map. Foxing to sides of endsheets adjacent to text block only. 037964 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Argentina [The South American Series, Vol. IV] 
Hirst, W. A.; Martin Hume (intro.)
New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons/T. Fisher Unwin, 1910. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG-. No Jacket 
Dark blue cloth, lettered on spine panel and with publisher's device on front cover in gilt. xxviii, 308 pp., illus. w/ 64 sepia pictorial plates, color folding map preceding index. Modest shelf wear, a few surface marks to cloth, chipped w/ 1/4" loss along most of crown of spine, abrasion at heel of spine. Toned flyleaves, mild foxing to adjacent leaves, interior showing light scattered foxing and overall age toning. Firm binding. 035732 
Price: 18.50 USD
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3 Bermuda: Our People, Our Story - Volume I Limited Edition [#1620/5000] 
Hind, Jennifer (pref.); Beverle Lottimore, Sabrina Simmons, Victor Lee
The Royal Gazette [Printed by Quebecor Books], 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued Book 
Glossy b&w pictorial paper covered boards, oblong format, lettered in gold foil. Slight binding lean original to issue. [vii],167 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. No. 1620 of an edition limited to 5,000 copies, hand-numbered at bottom corner of main title. 039917 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Bermuda: Our People, Our Story - Volume II Limited Edition [#560/12,000] 
Hind, Jennifer (intro.); Beverle Lottimore, Sabrina Simmons, Keith Jensen
The Royal Gazette [Printed by Quebecor Books], 2003. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued Book 
Glossy b&w pictorial paper covered boards, oblong format, lettered in gold foil. Slight binding lean original to issue. [xi],228 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. No. 560 of an edition limited to 12,000 copies, hand-numbered at bottom corner of main title. 039918 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Copan: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Maya Kingdom [Case Studies in Archeology] 0155058088 / 9780155058088
Webster, David L.; Freter, AnnCorinne; Gonlin, Nancy
Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt College Publishers, 2000. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. xiv,242 pp., illus. 037956 
Price: 7.50 USD
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6 Cuba and Other Islands of the Sea [The War Islands] 
Kellogg, Eva M. C.; Larkin Dunton (editor)
Boston, MA: Silver, Burdett and Co., 1898. First Edition
Decorative Cloth 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Red cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. in white. Modest shelf wear, covers lightly soiled. Firm binding, clean interior, better than average, nicely preserved, strong VG+. 448 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, color maps including color double-page hinged frontis. map. Scarce. 021802 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Government 1844671062 / 9781844671069
Hallward, Peter
London and New York: Verso, 2007. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xxxvii,442 pp. 034765 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Edge of the Jungle 
Beebe, William
New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1921. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. No Jacket 
Blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, endpapers and text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. [vii],303 pp. 028093 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9 Enchanting Wilderness: Adventures in Darkest South America 
Tolten, Hans; Ferdi Loesch (transl.)
London: Selwyn and Blount, 1936. Second Printing
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. VG+ 
Black cloth, lettered and with front cover device in green. Light shelf wear. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf. Light foxing to several early and late leaves as well as to text block edges. Dust jacket shows a few short (1/4") closed edge tears, with slight creasing along bottom rear edge, now in archival mylar. 285 pp. + 32 pp. publisher's catalog at rear, 23 illus. + map. Occasional neat marginalia. Exceptionally scarce in dust jacket. 025301 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Fidel Castro 0393034852 / 9780393034851
Quirk, Robert E.
U.S.A.: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1993. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine Book 
Teal blue 1/4 cloth, gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Mere hints of shelf wear, slight foxing to top text block edge, virtually as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. xiii,898 pp., endpaper maps, b&w plates. 1st edition w/ complete number line. 039927 
Price: 14.95 USD
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11 Flora of Bermuda (Illustrated) 
Britton, Nathaniel Lord
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. 
Cloth Bound 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Very Good+. Not Issued Book 
Purple cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf/corner wear, spine panel mildly tanned. Firm binding, clean interior though text block is somewhat toned along edges. xi,585 pp., fully illus. w/ color frontis., line drawings. Pages 401-406 show upper corner crease and mild tearing, all neatly mended with archival tape, no loss. Scarce. 035866 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Geschichte der Entdeckung und Eroberung Peru's 
Xeres, Francisco de (Pizarro's Geheimschreiber) [Dr. Ph. H. Kulb (transl.)]
Stuttgart and Tubingen, Germany: J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung, 1843. Second Edition
Quarter-Leather 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. Ex-Library 
Black 1/4 leather, marbled paper over boards. Approx. 1/3 of leather is chipped away, revealing cloth underlay. Moderate surface rubbing to paper, rubbed corners and edges with some exposure to underboards. Ex-library, non-circulating, minimally marked/stamped. Two former owner signatures on front pastedown. Lacking endpapers, perhaps original to issue. viii,252 pp. Perhaps lacking an early leaf, given existing pagination, though text appears complete: title pg/verso blank (presumably i/ii), Vorwort (v/vi), Inhalt (vii/viii). Foxed interior, ranging light to moderate. Apparent Second Edition; originally issued in 1836. Scarce. 012266 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Heirs of the Incas 
Michener, Carroll K.
New York: Minton, Balch and Co., 1924. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. No Jacket 
Orange cloth, lettered in black. Minor soiling to covers, spine panel a bit sunned, with slight exposure at bottom corners, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. [ix],287 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Minimally ex-library with circulation pocket mounted on rear pastedown, date due slip removed from rear flyleaf, with a library stamp on each, no other marks or stamps. 034796 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14 History of the Conquest of Peru [Complete in 2 Volumes] 
Prescott, William H. [John Foster Kirk (editor)]
Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1874. 
Cloth 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG+. 
Complete in two volumes, uniformly bound in dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt with armorial crest on spine panels. "Univeral Edition," undated but vintage, ca. 1880s or 1890s. xxxiv,510 + xx,530 pp., engraved frontis. portrait in each volume, full index at rear of Vol. II. Minor shelf wear, bindings nicely intact, gilt still crisp. 3 of 4 hinges slightly starting, interiors clean and bright. Former owner signature on front flyleaf of each volume, else unmarked. We are tempted to evaluate this set as Near Fine but will err on the side of caution, noting that it is a very presentable copy that will not disappoint. 013362 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Incidents of Travel in Yucatan [Volume I + II, Complete] 0486209261 / 9780486209265
Stephens, John L.
New York: Dover Publications, 1963. 
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Complete in two (2) volumes, bound in light green (I) and gold (II) stiff illus. wraps. Both volumes show light shelf wear. Square, uncreased bindings, clean interiors. xiv,303 + xvi,336 pp., illus. w/ 127 engravings and 1 folding plate (2 engravings, 1 map). 039609 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Jamaican Houses: A Vanishing Legacy 
Phillips, Anghelen Arrington (drawings); Geoffrey de Sola Pinto (text)
Self-Published [Anghelen Arrington Phillips], 1982. 1st Edition
Hardcover Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Burgundy "leatherette" paper covered boards. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Clean interior. Lacks dust jacket. Unpaginated, approx. [80] pp., with 40 buildings/sites illustrated, each accompanied by text. 036637 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 List of the Vernon-Wagner Manuscripts in the Library of Congress 
Ford, Worthington Chauncey (director, pref.)
Washington, D.C.: GPO for Library of Congress, 1904. 
Original Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Good. Book 
Original burgundy ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, with perforation stamps to all 4 preliminary plates and main title page (2 interior plates not stamped). 148 pp. Covers soiled, rubbed/chipped at spine extremities, corners a bit exposed. Firm binding. Decent enough reference copy. 040088 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Lousy Puerto Rican [INSCRIBED] 0974772003 / 9780974772004
Ciuro, Juan B.
Basking Ridge, NJ: Shafer Publishing, 2004. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Signed by Author
Stiff paper wraps. As issued. Inscribed on title page by author, dated Feb. 2007. viii,207 pp. 025709 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Maya: Treasures of an Ancient Civilization 0810923009 / 9780810923003
Clancy, Flora S., et al.
New York and Albuquerque, NM: H.N. Abrams/Albuquerque Museum, 1985. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps. Essentially as issued. 240 pp., well illus. in color, b&w. 037967 
Price: 7.50 USD
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20 National Revolution and Indigenous Identity: The Conflict between Sandinists and Miskito Indians on Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast [IWGIA Document 47] 
Ohland, Klaudine, and Robin Schneider (editors)
Copenhagen, Denmark: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, 1983. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Book 
Stiff white b&w pictorial wraps. Mild rubbing to joints and corners, light stress crease to a firm binding, light soiling to back cover. Clean, unmarked interior. vi,302 pp., illus. 037973 
Price: 30.00 USD
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21 On the Diamond Trail in British Guiana 
Richardson, Gwen
New York: Brentano's, First U.S. Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket 
Grayish tan cloth, lettered in black, endpaper maps. A few slight marks to cloth, slight shelf wear, slight lean -- overall, very nicely preserved copy. xi,243 pp., illus. w/ 23 b&w photographs on 16 plates, map. Undated, no statement of edition or printing. Apparent 1st American, and apparently more scarce than the 1st British by Methuen. 018685 
Price: 120.00 USD
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22 Posada's Mexico 0844403156 / 9780844403151
Tyler, Ron (editor)
Washington, D.C. and Fort Worth, TX: Library of Congress/Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1979. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. 
Red and black illus. stiff paper wraps. Mildly rubbed edges and joints, a bit of surface paper loss at bottom front corner. A few light creases to lower front cover. Square, uncreased binding. xii,315 pp., illus. Gift inscription on dedication page, otherwise unmarked. 023025 
Price: 40.00 USD
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23 Quirigua Reports I: Papers 1-5, Site Map 0934718261 / 9780934718264
Ashmore, Wendy (editor)
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1979. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff blue wraps, lettered in white. Essentially as issued, with note to slight rubbing to back cover. x,78 pp., illus., folding map at rear. 037966 
Price: 10.00 USD
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24 Rabinal Achi: A Mayan Drama of War and Sacrifice 0195139755 / 9780195139754
Tedlock, Dennis (transl.)
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. x,361 pp., illus., maps. 032690 
Price: 14.95 USD
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25 Rare Americana - William Gates Collection: Mexico & Central America - Memorabilia of the Presidents - Henry Goldsmith Collection: Maps & Views of New York City - Destouches Papers Relative to American Revolution [5 American Art Assn. Catalogs 1924-1926] 
American Art Association
New York: American Art Association, 1924. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. 
Burgundy buckram, lettered in gilt. Assembled collection, comprised by five early and important American Art Association auction catalogues, bound into a single volume: Rare Americana, Comprising Almanacs, Early Juvenilia and Text-Books, Newspapers, Colonial and Revolutionary Broadsides... (26-27 Feb. 1924, 1303 lots); The William Gates Collection: Manuscripts, Documents, Printed Literature Relating to Mexico and Central America (9-11 Apr. 1924, 1580 lots); Memorabilia of the Presidents: The Collection of Mr. Henry Goldsmith, of New York (29 Jan. 1925, 204 lots); The Notable Henry Goldsmith Collection: Historical Maps, Views, Original Drawings, China Relating to New York City (20-21 Jan. 1926, 504 lots); The Destouches Papers Relative to the American Revolution, Comprising Letters and Documents Signed by Destouches, Lafayette, Rochambeau, De Grasse and 17 Letters Signed by La Perouse and Others (1 Dec. 1926, 116 lots). Ex-library copy, noncirculating and thus showing only modest shelf wear, lightly marked/stamped, text block edges a bit dulled by age, firm binding and clean interior. Individually very scarce; volume could be split back into individual catalogs, but original wraps are no longer present. 030911 
Price: 150.00 USD
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