London, New York, Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., 1931. First Edition. 8vo., 242pp.; VG-; spine black with faded lettering; brown cloth boards; mild shelfwear; tear to top edge of spine; one photo separated but present; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; top edge of text block red; mild age-toning to pages; shelved Latin America.
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Augsburg, Germany: Consejo Empresario de America Latina, 1997. First edition. Quarto; pp 384; VG-/VG-; Beige/dark green spine with white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, light sunning to spine; cloth has clean exterior; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, pages 384-5 are stuck together, as is; interior clean; Spanish and Portuguese text; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Limited Editions Club, 1942. Limited edition. Quarto; Numbered edition, no. 187; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather, raised bands, gold print, top torn and taped; Boards in brown leather, spine caps torn away, wear to edges and corners, slight warping, torn at both ends of spine, wear to hinges; Text block has cracked front hinge, peripheral tanning to endpapers, pp. 193-196 separating from binding, clean text; Signed in red ink on the edition page by the printer, illustrator, and editor (Block); xxii, 263 pages, illustrated (color).
Montreal: Provincial Publishing Co Ltd, 1983. First Edition. 12mo; VG- Hardcover with green spine and yellow text; Book is ex-library with rubber stamp and numbers to the title, verso pages and spines; Boards have bumping to the corners and edges and minor fray to the bottom edge; also boards have moderate marks to the rear; Text block is age-toned with severe tanning to page downs, end pages and edges otherwise clean;118p.
Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 2003. Spanish Language Edition. 4to., 335 pp., VG/VG: DJ, gray pictorial spine, navy blue lettering: minimal wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, debossed navy blue lettering to spine: very mild wear to boards; text-block clean and bright; frontispieces to half-title page and title page; interior pristine, contains numerous full-color plates of Gerzso's works; published in conjunction with an exhibition open between Nov. 12, 2013 to Feb. 22, 2014; text in Spanish; shelved under 2018 Review Table.
Rio de Janeiro: Imprensa Nacional, 1932. First;. Very thick long quarto in soft cover; spine beige and brown with illustration; Good; covers loose and heavily damaged; front end page detached with original owner's inscription; binding strong; deckle edges; paper generally heavily foxed and soiled at beginning and end; beautiful illustrations in brown with photographs interspersed; no marks on text; pp. 544; this book is in PORTUGUESE.
Valparaiso: Soc. Imprenta y Litografia Universo, 1928. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in marbled paper and red cloth with gold print, wear to corners, bottom edge, and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block clean and tight, name in ink on title page, significant age-toning to paper; “Contribucion del Representate de la Sociedad Chilena de Historia y Geografia al Sexto Congreso Internacional de Ciencias Historicas, celebrado en Oslo en Agosto de 1928”; xviii, 393 pages, illustrated (b&w plates), folded map tipped in at end.
Texas: Mexican American Cultural Center, 1980. First Edition. First Edition; Signed; Octavo; VG/no-DJ, paperback; Thin blue spine with white text. Covers have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, title page is inscribed and signed by author; pp 150. Shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera section.
San Jose: Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos, 1996. First Edition. Octavo; First edition; G; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover is pink with black print, edgewear, creasing, tape on inside of covers, cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, clean text; Text in Spanish; 607 pages.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1866. Sixth edition, revised and enlarged. Octavo; Sixth edition, revised and enlarged; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown and blue leather to spine and marbled paper to boards, spine head mostly torn away, tears to bottom of front and rear hinges, scuffing to leather, worn, exposed corners, surface tears to paper; Text block has cracked hinges in front and rear, occasional foxing throughout, mild age-toning to paper, image ink transfer from frontispiece onto title page; Inscribed in ink to Candido Mendes de Almeida by the author on the title page; viii, 640 pages, frontispiece, folded map tipped in, “illustrated by one hundred and fifty engravings”.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1983. First printing. Octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Orange spine with black and white lettering. Slight sun-fading to the DJ spine. Small closed tear at the top of the DJ spine. DJ panels generally clean with only a small imperfection to the front panel. Slight wear to cloth of exterior front hinge of covers, otherwise covers clean. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 213pp.
NY: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1944. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Beige spine with black and red text; Heavy shelf wear and age to jacket, 3 inch open slit/tear along head of front exterior jacket, large tear along base of jacket flap, jacket supported by clear paper and protected in mylar cover; Moderate age wear to boards otherwise strong and clean, binding slightly cocked, age toning to pages, [SIGNED BY AUTHOR] on title page; toning to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid photo illustrations; 241 pp.
New York, NY: Borzoi Books / Alfred A Knopf, August 1968. Third Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. lightly sunned yellow paper spine, with red and black titling segmented between ornate decorative bands. brighter yellow jacket front framed in dark green/black. DJ under clear protective cover. plum clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling. thin boards, undamaged and textblock clear within. green tinted head-edge with small white droplets. roughly trimmed fore-edge, clear tail end. 431 pp., with xxviii pp. index.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. First American Edition. Octavo; vg/good; dj, black matte spine with red and yellow text; dj, age-toned; light chipping; HB, brown cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 253pp. --Varied writings by the Author of the Brazilian Classics: 'The Masters and the Slaves'; 'The Mansions and the Shanties'; and 'Order and Progress'.
Brasilia: Federative Republic of Brazil, Ministry of Sport, International Advisory, 2012. 4th ed. (1st work). Octavo; 2 volumes in slipcase; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with black print; Slipcase in glossy illustrated paper, light edgewear; DJs are clean and bright; Boards in blue paper with white print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, green and yellow ribbon markers; 2 volumes (1st work: 322 pages, illustrated (color); 2nd work: 135 pages, illustrated (color)).
Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1958. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 460 pages,  index; VG/VG; in beige dust jacket with black and burgundy titling; dyst jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$25.00 m./mex'; dust jacket with mild wear, some sun-fading and water-staining to spine, slight chipping to head of spine; bump to lower rear corner of tail of spine; foxing to spine, edges of text block; Contemporary name on title page, "C. Vazquez Padilla / Irapuato-VI-1958"; shelved case 3.
Quito: Talleres Tipograficos Municipales, 1940. Large Octavo; pp 418; G-/no-DJ; sunned red spine with gilt text; odd volume; cloth has noticeable wear to exterior; moderately rubbed corners; stickers to spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; bookplate to front pastedown; ex-library with marking inside; sticker to front pastedown; light pencil; illustrated; Spanish text.
Santiago, Chile: Sergio Lopez Pugh, 1997. Large Quarto: VG/G: Black spine with orangey yellow and white text: DJ has general shelfwear, chipping at head and tail of spine and corners, creasing along edges, half inch closed tear along tail edge of front: Boards are strong and clean with minor rubbing, binding is tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: 206 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
New York: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1887. First Edition. Quarto; G; 584 pages; Tan spine with gilt lettering and flower designs on front boards; Boards have wear and fraying at the edges, bumping to the spine; All edges gilt with some scratching to the gilt; First few pages (ffep, flyleaf) loose but present, all other pages bound. 200 illustrations. Shelve in Mexico section.
Madrid: Ediciones Jose Porrua Turanzas, 1985. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 16/450; G; Paperback; Spine, cream with black print; Cover is cream with black print, slight wear to spine caps but clean and bright; Text block top portion separating from cover, stains to endpapers, small stains to fore edge and bottom edge, else clean and tight; Text in Spanish; viii, 325 pages, frontispiece.
Venezuela: Ernesto Armitano. Thick Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, fraying along sides and corners, rubbing and minor blemishes to dj surfaces and at spine of jacket; Age and wear to boards, fraying at corners and spine edges, partial separation of binding at hinge, binding slightly cocked; Marks to front free end page; Light foxing along text block exterior extending to page edges; Vivid, crisp, color illustrations; 459 pp.
Madrid: Fundacion Pablo Iglesias, 2002. Octavo; pp 297; VG/VG; purple spine with white text; dust jacket shows light rubbing wear; small sticker to rear; covers have only light wear to exterior edges; mild edge wear; intact panels; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; Shelved in Room X.
Cape Moule a Chique, Vieux Fort, St Lucia: Lighthouse Road, 2012. First Edition. Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with white text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, some indents/scuffs, curling and fraying to front fore edge, small sticker residue on back by tail edge, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some light spotting, else clean and pages clean and unmarked: First Edition: 438 pp.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1985. Octavo; pp 364; VG/G; light blue spine with black and blue text; dust jacket shows some rubbing wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Colombia: Plazse & Janes, 1985. Mixed Editions. **Indicative of both volumes**Octavo; VG/VG; dust jacket w/brod art protective sleeve; spine silver w/ black txt, red, yellow, blue insignia box, some creasing at joints, minor shelf wear; boards firm, clean; binding strong, Vol.1 has separation from head band, still strong; pages have very little wear, aging, library sticker on free front page, care taped to book w/inscription from prev owner (Vol.1), otherwise both in very good condition. Vol. 1: 542pp; Vol.2: 421 Spanish txt Volume 1 is 2nd Edition, Volume 2 is 3rd Edition. Oversized set. Additional S/H needed for expedited/international orders.
New York: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1934. Octavo; G-/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey and tan with black print, top portion torn away; DJ in mylar, top and bottom portions of spine and portions of top edge torn away, tear across middle of spine, mild soiling, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has shaken binding, hinges torn at endpapers, foxing at plates, clean text; xvii, 366 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Buenos Aires: Ediciones Peuser, 1945. Quarto; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends, edgewear, creasing at spine; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, warping to boards, shaken binding, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight puckering of cloth at rear top edge; Text block has slight foxing and toning to endpapers; 170 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1943. Limited Edition, #279. Quarto, 307 pages; VG; Signed on colophon by illustrator Raúl Rosarivo, and book designer Alberto Kraft. Limited edition, numbered #279. Bound by Guillermo Kraft LTDA, Buenos Aires. Boards wrapped in tan leather and horse hide, stitched with leather. Horse hair is sand colored with brown spots. Hand cut pages. Text is clean. Binding is sturdy. 33 Full page illustrations. Top edge stained brown. Shelved in case 9 3/4.
New York: Random House, 1944. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 303; VG-/no-DJ; browned yellow spine with gilt text to dark green bar; black slipcase has detached at spine, rubbed corners, moderate wear to exterior; cloth has some age toning to spine; boards covered with dark green cloth; clean edges; strong, intact boards; previous owner's bookplate to verso of frontispiece; text block has green endpapers; illustrated with color plates throughout; slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Mexico: Carral y Carral, 1945. First Edition. Elephant Folio; VG; The complete folio set of frontispiece, 52 playing cards and three jokers. boards have interior water staining, not impacting text; The illustrations are generally in G+ or better condition, with the 7 of spades having a small closed tear and some water-damage to the edges of some plates; A full description of each cartoon is written on the interior of the boards; LH consignment; shelved case 11.
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 226; VG/G; blue spine with red and ivory text; dust jacket has chip to rear head edge; slight rubbing to corners; lightly sunned exterior; price clipped flap; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Bogota: Ministerio de Relaciones exteriores, 1939. Segunda Edicion. Octavo (folded). VG-/none. White paper panels, pasted over gray cloth backing. 42"x36" fold-out color map of Colombia, with 35 octavo (5"x8.5") panels on cloth backing, printed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Moderate shelf wear, age toning and soiling to paper plates and cloth, cloth intact throughout. Overall, very good-. ---TEXT IN SPANISH. Shelved in 1st Alcove.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 414; G/Fair; black/yellow pictorial spine with white, yellow, black text; one volume edition; dust jacket has modest rubbing to exterior; several chips to edges; modestly sunned spine; few spots to front; mylar wraps; cloth shows some slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; arts - Ancient; American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Horace Liveright, 1931. First Edition. Octavo; pp 333; VG-/no-DJ; sun faded orange spine with gilt text to green bars, green and gilt ruling; cloth has slight wear to edges, some soiling to exterior, light rubbing to edges; text block has slight toning to edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, uncut pages, deckled fore edge; light foxing to few front pages; interior clean; inscribed by author.
Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1958. Small quarto, 30 pages; Beige cloth boards and spine with white and gray text and representation of Central American artwork on front board, worn at spine edges and hinges, few scratches to front and rear boards, significant discoloration on front board out to 1" or so along spine and head edge, rubbing to fore edge and minor rubbing to head and foot edges, slight bumping to corners; interior clean and unmarked.
New York, NY: Praeger Publishers, 1988. First Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. pastel green clothbound HB with imprinted emerald green metallic title centered between author and publisher. cloth boards evenly shaded, with enlarged dark green metallic characters for left-justified title and author at bottom right. EX-LIBRIS, no DJ as issued. some stamps, surplus duplicate indicators show on right fep and copyright page and coding on dedication page. as is . gently skimmed and tightly bound, clear outer edges. 206 pp. ISBN # 0275926001.
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones Libreria La Ciudad, 1980. 1st Ed. Quarto. VG hardcover with VG dustjacket. Inscribed by Sessa (to Boorstin). Cover is brown cloth w/ title in white on cover & spine. DJ is brown w/ title in white. Cover has dent at top right corner and very minor wear at folds of spine. DJ has dent at same corner, plus minor general denting and scratching. 103 pp.