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Image for Patrimônio Construido: as Mais Belas Edificações

Patrimônio Construido: as Mais Belas Edificações

By: N/A

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Brazil, Editora Capivara: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 537G0251


8589063097 459 pages. Text primarily in Portuguese. Some English transation at back. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A beautiful copy of this large and gorgeous work. View more info

Crisis in the Caribbean

By: Ambursley, Fitzroy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Monthly Review Press: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 74306681


0853456313 271 pages including list of abbreviations. Well-worn but unmarked copy. Draws together analyses of some of the most salient political developments to have taken place in the circum-Caribbean during the last few years. In this period we have witnessed a qualitative heightening of class contradictions in most countries and a growing crisis of US foreign policy in the region. Each author poses critical questions regarding the political strategy and institutio... View more info

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Mexico 75 anos: 1910-1985 (Spanish Edition)

By: Antunano, Francisco de

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Mexico, Chrysler de Mexico: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246G1944


9687254009 234 pages. Bibliography. Presented by Chrysler de Mexico S.A. on the occasioni of Mexico's 75th anniversary of independence. A wonderful compilation of before and after photos of Mexico City and environs, 1910 and 1984, highlighted by huge four-panel panoramic photos of the city skyline in each of those years. Bilingual Spanish and English text. Map endpapers. Gilt decoration/lettering upon olive green front board and backstrip. Extensive gift greetings... View more info

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O Livro Das Aguas - o Maior Programa De Recursos Hidricos Do Pais

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $103.44

Publisher: Mexico, Rio Grande Do Norte: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 743A7814


164 pages. Text not in English. Illustrated throughout with black and white photography. Minor bend to front board else clean and unmarked with light wear. A handsome coffee table volume. View more info

Latin America: Geographical Perspectives (University Paperbacks, Up 511)

By: Blakemore, H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 74302959


041632830X 557 pages including index. A collection of geographical essays consisting of regional studies by authors each of whom has first-hand knowledge of his/her area. "Constitutes an excellent general survey" - The Times Higher Education Supplement. Minimal markings. Average wear. Binding sound. Solid working copy. View more info

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Lives of the Bigamists: Marriage, Family, and Community in Colonial Mexico

By: Boyer, Richard

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, University of New Mexico Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 743G1450


0826315712 340 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Light wear. Tight and square. Moderate quantity of light pencil underlining and marginalia to contents. A quality copy. View more info

The Poverty of Progress: Latin America in the Nineteenth Century

By: Burns, E. Bradford

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., University of California Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74306879


0520050789 183 pages including index and glossary. Addresses 'the major enigma of Latin America: prevalent poverty in a potentially wealthy region." - Times of the Americas. With some black and white photographic reproductions. Occasional marginal marking in blue pen. View more info

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The Silver Routes: The First Globalization

By: Calvo, Alfredo Castillero

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Spain, Editiones San Marcos: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 818H1498


8489127484 208 pages. Bibliography and glossary. Sumptuously and profusely illustrated with colour photos and reproductions of archival maps and illustrations. Text in English. "Documents the tremendous impact the arrival of New World gold and silver had upon Europe and the world economy. Describes the routes followed by the galleons on their return to Spain, loaded with precious metals, and the techniques used for their extraction. Discusses how mining towns we... View more info

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A military history of Montserrat W.I: Attacks, fortifications, cannons, defenders 1632-1815

By: Crandall, Donald R

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, D.R. Crandall: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665H0710


B0000CPL3C 398 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "The first permanent record of a military history of the Island of Montserrat, West Indies, which over time has been largely neglected by military historians, authors and the population of Montserrat. Contains substantial information concerning the many attacks on Montserrat which occurred between 1632, the year it was colonized, to the year 1815, which saw the end of the Napoleonic wars, and peace fin... View more info

Essais Sur L'amerique Latine

By: DeBray, Regis

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Paris, Francois Maspero: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 74300937


211 pages. Text in French. Unmarked. Average wear. Solid binding. View more info

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Regis Debray - Declaration at the Court Martial, Camiri, Bolivia

By: Debray, Regis

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Location Not Stated, Publisher Not Stated: 1967

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 767G2918


39 pages. Grainy black and white reproductions of photos. English version of the statement made in Spanish in November, 1967. Few markings to contents. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Imagenes De Carnaval

By: Diaz, Polibio

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Dominican Republic, Publisher: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 145A8246


Unpaginated. 5/8" Thick. Vibrant colour photography throughout. Most text not in English. "Over seven years (1984-1990), Polibio Diaz's interest in portraying the Santo Domingo Carnival became an obsession, a mixture of anguish and happiness, which made him into a fanatic, causing him to await the festival full of anxiety, until he was unable to photograph no more." - Jeannette Miller "It is said that, once a year, the Evil One assembles his infernal... View more info

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Dr. Atl: El paisaje como pasio?n (Spanish Edition)

By: Espejo, Beatriz

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Mexico, Fondo Editorial de la Pla?stica Mexicana: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2383


9686658246 127 pages. Text in Spanish. Presents the life and work of Mexican artist and writer Gerardo Murillo Cornado (1875-1964). Generously illustrated in color and black and white. Oblong 24cm x 34cm. Printed on glossy stock. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

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Esso Guia Turistica De America Del Sur (Esso South American Road Map)

By: Esso Staff

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Esso Touring Office, Foreign Department: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228G0100


24" x 34". Text in Spanish. Back side shows the continent overlaid with small color illustrations of dozens of items of local interest. Undated but appears to be circa late 1950s. Library markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Maya Ruins in Central America in Color: Tikal, Copan, and Quirigua

Maya Ruins in Central America in Color: Tikal, Copan, and Quirigua

By: Ferguson, William M.; Royce, John Q.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of New Mexico Pr: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A1065


0826306888 385 pages. Index. Glossary. "Distills a great amount of information into readable prose for the general audience. Describes the sites area by area, stela by stela, making this book the perfect companion for any traveler wandering through these mysterious ruins. The wide variety of illustrations and color photographs, however, capture the splendor of the New World's neolithic culture, even for those who have not been to the area." - from dust jacke... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, February (Feb.) 1, 1958 -  Calvin Coolidge's Cuba Visit

The Saturday Evening Post, February (Feb.) 1, 1958 - Calvin Coolidge's Cuba Visit

By: Forrest, W.; Macken, W.; Katkov, N.; McNeil, S.; Smith, B. Jr.; Cope, M.; Alsop, S.; Martin, J.; Fox, S.; Ambros, M.; Davidson, G.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4070


88 pages. Short Stories: Perilous Ascent; The Cruel Cage; Honor System; The Girl Who Took Sun Baths. Articles: To Cuba with Calvin Coolidge - great photo-illustrated article; Amazing Half Pint - Pittsburgh's Don Hennon; Behind Khrushchev's Smile; The Changing Midwest (last of 4 articles); Secrets from my Mother's Kitchen; Rough Road Home (3rd of 5 articles); I have 2,500 sons - Lt. Gen. Garrison H. Davidson and his West Point cadets; The Case of the Footloose Doll - be... View more info

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Pirates on the West Coast of New Spain 1575-1742, Spain in the West VIII

By: Gerhard, Peter

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Glendale, CA, U.S.A., The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H2222


[11], 12-274 pages. Glossary, bibliography, index. Fourteen monotone maps and illustrations. "This study is confined to piratical and other foreign incursions on the Pacific coast from Panama north, beginning in 1575 or 1576 and continuing for the next 167 years." - Preface. Above-average external wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Contents clean. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for Ring of Steel: Pan Sound and Symbol

Ring of Steel: Pan Sound and Symbol

By: Grant, Cy

Price: $79.95

Publisher: UK, Macmillan Caribbean: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 108C8835


0333661281 120 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photography. Index. Author brings his "wealth of experience to this, his own odyssey into the symbolic, esoteric and often misunderstood world of Pan. The result is an accessible and highly perceptive account of a unique cultural phenomenon." - from back cover. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1939 - Mexico / Thomas Cook

National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1939 - Mexico / Thomas Cook

By: Healy, W.; Stewart, H.; Roberts, T.G.; Oppenheim, E.P.; White, N.G.; Diver, M.; Valensi, M.; Wray, D.; Thornhill, M.; Brown, J.; Bayne, E.; Catto, R.W.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel / National Home Monthly: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4813


72 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of lady in purple top feeding pigeons; Frigidaire fridge one-page ad; Colour-photo one-page ad for Singer sewing machines shows lady re-upholstering her chair; News digest includes these topics - The Coming Rowell Report, Democracy on Challenge, The Memories of 1867, United States Congress Keeps 150th Birthday, The Roosevelt Moral, Twenty Years of Fascism; Fisher Body one-page ad with elegant photo of member of the Class of '3... View more info

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Martin Fierro - Edicion Critica De Angel J. Battistessa - Premio Ricardo Rohas

By: Hernandez, Jose

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Argentina, Editiones Peuser: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 743G0543


329 pages. Leather binding. Text in Spanish. Gilt lettering and decoration upon front board. Tight and square. Clean and bright with negligible wear. Gift greetings upon verso of first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked. A superb copy. View more info