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Central, South, Latin America & Caribbean

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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 Bahama Songs and Stories: A Contribution to Folk-Lore [Memoirs of The American Folk-Lore Society Vol. III (1895)] B000KGRU20
Edwards, Charles L.
New York: G. E. Stechert & Co. for American Folk-Lore Society, 1942. 
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Reprint edition issued 1942. 111 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, a few slight surface marks to cloth, text block edges slightly toned by age. 041553 
Price: 14.50 USD
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4 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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5 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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6 Brazilian Adventure 
Fleming, Peter
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1960. First Thus
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine Book 
Yellow cloth, lettered in black. Cloth is slightly foxed along joint gutters only, with slight binding lean, both pastedowns mildly toned, foxed top text block edge, else fine. 412 pp. Color illus. dust jacket is mildly foxed but otherwise shows only light shelf wear, now in mylar. 1st (thus) of this re-issue: Feb. 1960, with new Fwd. by author. 040190 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Che Guevara Reader: Writings on Guerrilla Strategy, Politics and Revolution 1875284931 / 9781875284931
Guevara, Che; David Deutschmann (editor)
Melbourne and New York: Ocean Press, 1997. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff pictorial wraps. [x],400 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Slightly toned text block edges, otherwise essentially as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 2nd ptg. 040618 
Price: 9.95 USD
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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 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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14 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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15 Food, Gender, and Poverty in the Ecuadorian Andes 1577660293 / 9781577660293
Weismantel, Mary J.
Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1988. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff pictorial wraps. 1st ptg. w/ full number line. [xiii],234 pp., b&w plates. Light shelf wear, light crease to top front cover corner, a few pages showing a minor ink mark. 040605 
Price: 7.50 USD
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16 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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17 Greater America: Heroes, Battles, Camps - Dewey Islands, Cuba, Porto [Puerto] Rico 

New York and London: F. Tennyson Neely, 1898. 1st Edition
Hardcover 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. Near Fine. N/A Book 
Original copy in original polished red cloth, lettered in black, probably rebacked in red buckram, with new endpapers. Text block may have been slightly trimmed, as title page lettering is slightly cropped along top edge, no other text affected (most leaves are photographic plates). Unpaginated, approx. 150 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs of the Spanish-American War and domestic scenes -- views of the military camps and Cuba by war correspondent/novelis Gilson Willetts, of the Dewey Islands by author Margherita Arlina Hamm. Vintage (1900) gift inscription in pencil on front blank preceding main title. Light shelf wear to covers, with a few leaves internally showing light soiling or toning. Very nicely preserved, scarce. 040491 
Price: 45.00 USD
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18 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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19 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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20 I Could Talk Old-Story Good: Creativity in Bahamian Folklore [Folklore Studies 17] B0012JYSSS
Crowley, Daniel J.
Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1966. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Book 
Stiff dark gray and pale yellow wraps. [x],157 pp. w/ additional unpaginated tables. Mild rubbing along edges and joints. Firm, square binding. 041600 
Price: 12.50 USD
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21 I Could Talk Old-Story Good: Creativity in Bahamian Folklore [Folklore Studies 17] B0012JYSSS
Crowley, Daniel J.
Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1966. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. Book 
Stiff dark gray and pale yellow wraps. [x],157 pp. w/ additional unpaginated tables. Mild rubbing along edges and corners. Mild stress creasing to binding, diagonal crease to bottom rear corner. 041662 
Price: 10.00 USD
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22 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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23 Jamaica Anansi Stories [Memoirs of The American Folk-Lore Society Vol. XVII (1924)] B0000CSVWF
Beckwith, Martha Warren; Helen Roberts
New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1924. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Chestnut-brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear with slightly bumped top corners, lightly sunned spine panel. Text block somewhat toned by age but otherwise intact. xiii,295 pp. 041560 
Price: 75.00 USD
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24 Jamaica Folk-Lore [Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society Vol. XXI (1928)] B0000CSVWG
Beckwith, Martha Warren; Helen H. Roberts
New York: G. E. Stechert & Co. for American Folk-Lore Society, 1928. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age, one crease to front flyleaf. 97,67,137,33 pp., partially unopened along fore-edge, with separately paginated chapters on folk games, Christmas mummings, proverbs, and ethno-botany. 041525 
Price: 95.00 USD
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25 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. 2nd ptg. 036637 
Price: 10.00 USD
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