Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1980. Octavo; pp 398; G/G-; off-white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to flap edges; mild toning to exterior; some small chips to edges; cloth shows modest wear to exterior; mild rubbing wear to fore corners; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
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Bogota: Villegas Editores, 1999. Reprinted. Thin Oblong Quarto; pp 257; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has modest rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Spanish text;.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1966. First Edition. Octavo; G/G-; pp 821; gray, black, ivory spine with ivory, black and red text; dust jacket has several chips to edges; slightly age darkened spine; other moderate wear to exterior; cloth shows light wear to exterior; slightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block edges have slight toning; illustrated endpapers; deckled fore edge; minor chip to front endpaper to fore edge; interior clean; illustrated.
New York City: American Museum of Natural History, 1945. Quarto, numbered 193-317 pages followed by plates 13-61; G- condition; Blue wrappers with dark blue text on front and rear covers, worn with foxing, stains, and age-toning, bumping to corners, creases, scratching and foxing to textblock edges; binding is solid and all pages remain attached, interior clean, small sticker from previous seller affixed to inside of rear cover at top right, age-toning in some parts of textblock interior.
Frankfurt: Heinrich Ludwig Bronner, 1820/1821. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG- condition; bound in original plain gray paper boards, black lettering to spine; moderate rubbing to boards; pages xiv/xv have a break to the gutter; interior has a few pages with moderate foxing, rest clean; lacking atlas volume; with 19 engraved plates (chapter vignettes, printed on separate leaves) as called for. Please see all five photos for details. [Oversized set. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelved in Allan's office.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961. First Edition. Octavo, 318 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.75'; closed tear to lower fore corner of front cover, causing crinkling, chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; review copy, with review slip; top edge of text block blue, with small drop stains; scarce in hardcover; shelved international relations.
Hartford: S. Drake and Company, 1853. Octavo; pp 398; G-; dark brown spine with copper text; volume 2 only; no jacket; full title: Mexico; Aztec, Spanish and Republican: A Historical, Geographical, Political, Statistical and Social Account of that Country from the Period of the Invasion by the Spaniards to the Present Time; with a View of the Ancient Aztec Empire and Civilization; A Historical Sketch of the Late War; and Notices of New Mexico and California; original publisher's cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; blind-stamped borders and decorations to panels; worn corners; small chips to spine; slight fading to spine; text block has age toned exterior; few early pages loosed, but present; some slight foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated;.
New York: Westview Press/HarperCollinsPublishers, Inc., 1997. First printing. Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with beige text; Dust jacket has very slight rubbing along edges and at fore corners; Boards are clean with strong & intact panels; Text block has crisp, clean pages with tight binding,covered with mylar; pp 207.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
Mexico: Casa de las Imagenes, 1996. First Edition, 1/1000. Octavo, unpaginated; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; Text in Spanish; Illustrated throughout in black and white with the photographs of Pablo Ortiz Monasterio; Inscribed on ffep by Monasterio, dated 2005; scarce signed; shelved case 11.
Iztapalapa, Mexico: Museo Nacional de Arte, 1996. First Edition. Quarto; pp 256; VG-/VG-; gold spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; arts- Latin American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Arte Cubano, 2007. First Edition. Quarto, 215 pages; VG; spine black with white and red lettering; very mild shelfwear; Major monographic edition with critical texts by various specialist who analize to the last decade production of abstract artist Ernesto Villanueva; Published on the occasion of the exhibition held in Dec. 2007, Galería Tribeca, Madrid; incredibly scarce; shelved above mythology.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ hardcover: Brown leather spine with gold text: Book was rebound in leather: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges most apparent along tail edges,binding solid: Textblock is two slightly different shades of cardstock [manufacturer defect], front free page signed by the author, pages clean and unmarked: First Edition:286 pp.
New York: H. Huntington, Jr., 1825. First Edition. Octavo, 223, 242 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, gilt titling and stamping to spine; some wear, rubbing, and staining to binding; tide-mark to upper third of text block; Two volumes in one; frontispiece portrait of Simon Bolivar; name in ink to second free endpaper; some foxing; shelved case 9.
Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia/SEP, 1981. Quarto; pp 188; VG-/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket shows some noticeable rubbing wear to exterior; slight dings to edges; cloth has only mild wear to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; text in Spanish; arts - Latin American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Caracas: Corporacion Marca, S.A., 1978. Octavo; pp 693; G-/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior with small flat tear to rear; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; slight cracking to front gutter; interior clean; Spanish text.
Santiago de Chile: Uqbar Editores, 2007. 4a edicion ; Nueva edicion aumentada y corregida de edicion ano 1977 ; Limited edition, 1,000 copies. Octavo; 4a edicion ; Nueva edicion aumentada y corregida de edicion ano 1977; Limited edition, 1,000 copies; VG; Paperback; Spine, yellow with black print; Cover is yellow and orange with white print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 296 pages, illustrated.
Madrid: Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos, Centro de Estudios Inquisitoriales, 1984. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with white print; DJ has edgewear especially at spine ends, shelfwear; Boards in cream cloth with gold print on red banner, light wear to spine caps, slight bump to front bottom edge; Text block has thoroughly cracked front hinge, vendor label on front flyleaf, slight marginal pencil notation; Text in Spanish; xxx, 1548 pages.
Caracas: Fundacion la Salle, 1979. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, blue with black and white print; Cover is blue with black and white print, mild edgewear, else clean and bright; Text block has spotting to edges, spotting to inside edges of initial and final pages, else clean and tight; Text in Spanish, Goajiro, and French; 255 pages, illustrated (some color).
Guatemala City: Ixchel Textile Museum, 1976. First Edition. Quarto; pp 274; VG-/Fair; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has several tape mends to edges, chipping to corners, slight rubbing to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; English and Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Santiago de Chile: Editorial Grijalbo S.A., 1999. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 351; VG-/paperback; white spine with black and red text; covers show slight shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; faux flaps; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; slight writing to ffep; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Spanish text.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1864. Octavo; G+ hardcovers with no dust jackets; the two volume set is in uniform condition; severely age-tone brown spine with gold text; boards have bumping at the tips,boards are also moderately broken at the front hinges but they are in tact; front free end -paper of vol.1 are lose; pages in the text block are slightly tanned and have damp stains, end papers are severely stained and age-toned but text is legible; 527p. (Vol.1); 547p. ( Vol.2).
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1863. Octavo; G+ hardcovers with no dust jackets; the three volume set is in uniform condition; severely age-tone brown spine with gold text; boards have minor bumpings at the tips, and are also moderately broken at the front hinges but in tact; the first four papers of Vol.2 are lose; front free end- papers have inscription and they, and rear free end papers are severely stained and age-toned but text block is legible; 618p. (Vol.1); 610p. (Vol.2); 476p. (Vol.3).
La Paz: Ministerio de Educacion, 1957. First edition. Large, thick quarto in beige cloth hardcovers with red and black letters; VG; very moderate soiling and fraying around edges; strong binding; paper discolored, particularly around edges, but not detrimental to reading; this is the bilingual edition, now out of print, of vol. III and IV bound together; contains abundant plates in color and photographs of artifacts with chapters on ceramics, symbolism, and mummification; shelved in Front table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Cincinnati, OH: Chase & Hall, Publishers, 1875. Second Edition. Octavo, 214 pages; VG-; full binding of brown cloth; spine with gilt lettering; shredding to corners; shredding to head and tail of spine; some mild soiling and other shelf wear; mild foxing; previous owner's name and inscription at front free end paper; pages else clean; shelved Case 1.
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827. First edition. Octavo; v, 479 pp. With all plates and two folding maps. In somewhat later red morocco with gilt borders, five raised bands on spine, gilt decorations in compartments; all edges gilt. Boards rubbed, particularly at spine. Front hinge cracked from the spine top extending about two inches. Clipping from contemporary review tipped in to front endpaper. Some scattered foxing. Good solid copy. INSCRIBED by author on title page to the British diplomat Charles Richard Vaughan, who had been appointed envoy-extraordinary and minister-plenipotentiary to the United States in 1825. With an autograph letter to Vaughan signed by Ranking tipped in. The letter, approximately 60 words, is dated March 30, 1830, and begs Vaughan to accept the gift of this book. Shelved in Case #12.
Valparaiso: Puntangeles, Universidad de Playa Ancha, 1995. Facsimile edition. Octavo; Facsimile of edition from 1948; VG; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Cover has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Includes facsimile edition, 130 pages (brown paper), illustrated; Critical matter, 167 pages (grey paper); Text in Spanish.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Conselho Nacional de Proteção aos Índios, Ministério da Agricultura, 1946-1953. Folios, 366 pp., 363 pp., G+; tan cloth boards, small black lettering to spines; rounding to spines, bumping/chipping to heads and tails, slight material loss to tails, corners bumped; age-toning and overall waving to text-blocks; age-toning to interiors, text/images affected yet legible/clear, numerous sepia photographs to interiors; VOL. 1 [DO NOROESTE E SUL DE MATO-GROSSO, English trans. "FROM THE CENTER TO THE NORTHWEST AND SOUTH OF MATO GROSSO; broken hinge to front board (front endpapers unaffected), split spine between title page and p. 1, back board shaken, binding intact though casing is fragile, inscribed by previous owner to ffep (dated "10-49")]; VOL. 2 [DAS CABECEIRAS DO RIO XINGU, RIOS ARAGUÁIA E OIAPÓQUE, English trans. "OF THE CABECEIRAS OF THE XINGU RIVER, ARAGUAIA RIVER, AND OIAPOQUE"; cracked spine between pp. 2-3, more leaves heavily age-toned than Vol. 1, boards shaken, binding sturdy, bumping to fore-edge of front board]; text in Portuguese; Rondon was a Brazilian military officer most known for his exploration of Mato Grosso and his efforts to assist indigenous Brazilians, being the first director of the country's Indian Protection Bureau and supported the creation of Xingu National Park; heavy set, please contact us for shipping costs; shelved Case 7.
n.p. Harland Group, 2007. First Edition. Octavo; pp 203; VG-/paperback; black/red/gray spine with white text; first edition; covers have slight wear to exterior; intact panels; faux flaps; text block edges mildly toned; light ink to verso to last page; previous owner's name inside front cover; previous owner's name to colophon page; illustrated; text in Spanish; inscribed by author.
New York: Viking Penguin, Inc./Elisabeth Sifton Books, 1987. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 171; VG-/VG-; black/tan pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned exterior edges; interior clean; review slip laid in at ffep; TD consignment; Shelve in Room X.
Mexico City, Mexico: Museo de Arte Moderno de México [Museum of Modern Art of Mexico], 2004. thin 4to., 114 pages, VG/VG; DJ, white spine, small red and blue lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, light age-toning to margins of covers, flaps recreased; blue cloth boards, no lettering: minimal wear to boards; occasional mild imperfections to interior, graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Luis-Martín Lozano, Director of the Museo de Arte Moderno de México, to p. 12; 1 of 1000 unnumbered copies stated to limitation page; volume pub. to correspond with an exhibition held from April to June 2004; text in Spanish and English; shelved Front Table.
Cambridge, UK and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. First Digitally Printed PB Edition. Octavo; pp 248; VG-/paperback; pink/black spine with black text; covers shows mild wear edges; clean exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to copyright page; illustrated; interior clean.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. First American edition. Octavo; First American edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan and black with black and white print; DJ has edgewear, slight tears at spine ends, toning to spine, light peripheral toning; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 188 pages.
Santiago, Chile: Editorial Universitaria, 2005. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Green spine with white text:Covers have general shelfwear, light bumping to bottom corner, crease down center of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, title page has stamps and small notations from the World Wildlife Fund, rest of pages clean and unmarked: First Edition printing of 1,000 copies: Text is entirely in Spanish: 708 pp.
Barcelona: Joseph Llopis, 1691. Second Edition. Quarto, [20,] 548,  pages; VG; bound in limp vellum, black ink titling to spine, ends of ties present; entirety of vellum binding detached from text block, still in one piece, mild wear to vellum; mild wear to fore edge, primarily to the first few pages; tiny scorch-mark to lower edge of text block; small water-stain to last two pages; small ownership name to ffep; with half-title; Title page red and black within woodcut border, with a small engraving, an engraving on page 1 above the dedication, and 2 large vignettes; text in Spanish; DM consignment; shelved case 7.
Durham: Duke University Press, 1964. Octavo; pp 378; G-; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has mild shelf wear to exterior; ex-library sticker to spine and rear; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; ex-library markings and stickers inside; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1843. First Edition. 2 Octavos; G+; Gray cloth boards and spine with gilt lettering and designs; Peeling to the cloth of upper edge of spine, some lettering missing; Rubbing to boards; Edge wear, edges are bumped and beginning to fray; Foxing and age toning to the text block; Fold-out frontispieces present in both volumes; Fold out maps present, light tearing to the edges; Black and white etchings throughout; 2 volume set; Shelved case 12; DS Consignment.
Washington, DC: Pan American Union, 1960. First edition; signed. Small octavo in green hardcovers with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear; slight crease on top of back cover; book slanted towards right; authors' dedication and signature on ffep; previous owner's small stamp; paper, text, and scores clean; text in fine print; pp. 331; contains historical research from Inca Land to opera and folk music; shelved in Latin American section.