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The Panama Canal: Funnel for World Commerce

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Panama Tourist Commission: 1958

Seller ID: 035108

Condition: VG+


Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf/handling wear. 16 pp., illus. Year of publication approximate based on internal content. Deaccessioned from Harry L. Rinker canal collection. View more info

Sala "Miguel Covarrubias" [I.N.A.H. Guia Oficial]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cordoba, Mexico, Museo Nacional de Antropologia: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037948

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, illus. wraps. Modest shelf/handling wear with mild surface rubbing, bottom front corner crease. 48 pp., illus. Text in Spanish. View more info

Greater America: Heroes, Battles, Camps - Dewey Islands, Cuba, Porto [Puerto] Rico

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York and London, F. Tennyson Neely: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040491

Condition: Near Fine


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,... View more info

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]

By: American Art Association

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, American Art Association: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030911

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Edge of the Jungle

By: Beebe, William

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028093

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Spell of the Caribbean Islands [The Spell Series]

By: Bell, Archie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, L. C. Page and Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035733

Condition: VG+


Dark green cloth, illus. in red, blue, and gilt, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed along joints and at corners, gilt partly rubbed away at a few points along right edge of front cover title/illus. and spine panel border. Firm binding, clean interior, text block edges a bit toned by age. xvii,361 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., b&w plates, map. Stated 1st edition. View more info

Villa de Santa Maria Oaxaca [Parajes Serie Investigaciones]

By: Bolanos, Gerardo Castellanos

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oaxaca, Mexico, Es Tiempo de Oaxaca/Oaxaca de Cara a la Nacion: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037944

ISBN: 9709993127

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, French flaps. Slight surface rubbing to covers, essentially as issued. 133 pp., illus. Text in Spanish. Very scarce. View more info

Flora of Bermuda (Illustrated)

By: Britton, Nathaniel Lord

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1918

Seller ID: 035866

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

With the First City Troop on the Mexican Border, Being the Diary of a Trooper [#456/500]

By: Brooke, George 3rd

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 028912

Condition: Near Fine


Brownish-gray cloth, lettered in gilt, with black, yellow and white horizontal paper band wrapping both covers and spine. Mild dampstaining has resulted in mild dye lightening to cloth along top edges only, not otherwise affecting covers and not extending to text block. 166 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates including several folding, all nicely intact. No. 456 of an edition of 500 copies printed from new type, June 1917 (limitation statement on copyright page). Dust jacket i... View more info

Vision del Mundo Maya - 1844

By: Catherwood, Frederick; Alberto Ruiz Lhuillier (intro.); Dolores Plunket (biog.); Mario de la Torre y Rabasa (editor)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Mexico, Carton y Papel de Mexico: 1978

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 045489

ISBN: B0014GSKOM

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, lettered/illus. in gold foil. Approx. 18 1/2" x 13 1/2". Published privately. Facsimile reprint of the original 1844 edition, with new intro. text followed by 25 color plates. Text in English and Spanish. Cover cloth rubbed along front binding edge (a small area rubbed through), corners and spine extremities rubbed with minor exposure. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior. View more info

Lousy Puerto Rican [INSCRIBED]

By: Ciuro, Juan B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Basking Ridge, NJ, Shafer Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 025709

ISBN: 0974772003

Condition: Fine


Stiff paper wraps. As issued. Inscribed on title page by author, dated Feb. 2007. viii,207 pp. View more info

Maya: Treasures of an Ancient Civilization

By: Clancy, Flora S., et al.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York and Albuquerque, NM, H.N. Abrams/Albuquerque Museum: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037967

ISBN: 0810923009

Condition: Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Essentially as issued. 240 pp., well illus. in color, b&w. 2nd ptg. View more info

Father Kino: Priest to the Pimas

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York and London, Vision Books-Farrar, Straus and Co./Burns and Oates: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045643

ISBN: B000CBS4QY

Condition: Near Fine


Dark teal cloth, lettered/illus. in ivory. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Color illus. dust jacket rubbed at spine extremities with minor loss at head, a few small chips, rubbed joints and folds with mild front panel rubbing, some soiling to rear panel, now in mylar. View more info

I Could Talk Old-Story Good: Creativity in Bahamian Folklore [Folklore Studies 17]

By: Crowley, Daniel J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, University of California Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041600

ISBN: B0012JYSSS

Condition: VG+


Stiff dark gray and pale yellow wraps. [x],157 pp. w/ additional unpaginated tables. Mild rubbing along edges and joints. Firm, square binding. View more info

I Could Talk Old-Story Good: Creativity in Bahamian Folklore [Folklore Studies 17]

By: Crowley, Daniel J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, University of California Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041662

ISBN: B0012JYSSS

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Bibliography of the West Indies: Excluding Jamaica

By: Cundall, Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mansfield Centre CT, Martino Fine Books: 1998

Seller ID: 044963

ISBN: 1578981166

Condition: Fine


Dark turquoise cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. [v],179 pp. Facsimile of original 1909 edition. View more info

The Great Naturalists Explore South America

By: Cutright, Paul Russell

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011868

Condition: VG+


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, nominally marked/stamped, little actual wear, clear-coated spine panel (slightly age-toned) with hand-written call number on lower portion. Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. 1st ptg.: Jan. 1940. xii,340 pp., illus. w/ 40+ b&w plates, rear endpaper map. Only slight shelf wear, virtually as issued, downgraded due only to library markings. View more info

The Incas

By: D'Altroy, Terence N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Malden, MA and Oxford, England, Blackwell Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037949

ISBN: 1405116765

Condition: Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. As issued. xv,391 pp., illus. 9th ptg.: 2010. View more info

Rites of Rhythm: The Music of Cuba

By: Farr, Jory

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, ReganBooks-HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038810

ISBN: 0060090308

Condition: Near Fine


Red and orange paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Very slight shelf wear, remainder stripe on bottom text block edge. Color illus. dust jacket shows light wear along edges. [vii],261 pp., illus. View more info

Secretos De Dos Ciudades Mayas [Secrets of Two Maya Cities]: Copan and Tikal

By: Fasquelle, Ricardo Agurcia, and Juan Antonio Valdes [William L. Fash (preface); David W. Beyl and Harold Schwank (photographs); Gisella Camoriano (transl.)]

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Costa Rica, Credomatic [Printed by La Nacion, S.A.]: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013406

ISBN: 9977994056

Condition: Near Fine


178 pp., fully illus. w/ color photographs. Light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows light edge wear. Dual-language text, in Spanish and English. View more info

Brazilian Adventure

By: Fleming, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1960

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040190

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

List of the Vernon-Wagner Manuscripts in the Library of Congress

By: Ford, Worthington Chauncey (director, pref.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO for Library of Congress: 1904

Seller ID: 040088

Condition: Good


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. View more info

Maya Cosmos: Three Thousand Years on the Shaman's Path

By: Freidel, David A., Linda Schele, and Joy Parker

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045553

ISBN: 0688100813

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, pale yellow paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in white. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 543 pp., illus. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

Santeria: The Religion -- Faith - Rites - Magic [World Religion & Magic Series]

By: González-Wippler, Migene; Charles Wetli (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Llewellyn Publications: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 040606

ISBN: 1567183298

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. 2nd edition, 7th ptg.: 2004. Very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xxi,347 pp., b&w plates. View more info

Che Guevara Reader: Writings on Guerrilla Strategy, Politics and Revolution

By: Guevara, Che; David Deutschmann (editor)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Melbourne and New York, Ocean Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040618

ISBN: 1875284931

Condition: Fine


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. View more info