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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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.
Mexico: Hugo Brehme, 1923. Large Octavo; pp 197; Fair; brown spine without text; no jacket; cloth shows severe wear to spine and edges, as is; tape mend to rear joint; rubbed corners; slight discoloration to tail edges; gilt lettering and illustration to front; text block has age tone exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; cracking to gutter at copyright page; profusely illustrated; text in Spanish;.
Chapel Hill: Published for The Center for Documentary Photography, Duke University, by The University of North Carolina Press, 1984. Quarto; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with grey cloth to spine and green cloth to boards, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; ix,150 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w) + 9 photographic postcards (b&w) in envelope.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1886. Third. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; faded red spine with gold text; boards are strong, have moderate scuffing, staining, and fading, especially along spine, inside front cover is beginning to separate slightly from spine; front and back paste-downs have bookstamps from previous owner, otherwise textblock clean with some yellowing and light spotting as a result of age, binding still tight; 378pp.
Barcelona: Plaza & Janes Editores, 2002. First Edition. Large Octavo; VG/No jacket softcover; Green and red spine with white lettering; Cover is clean with bumping and a light tear to crown and tail of spine; Binding is tight; Text block is pristine; 1371 pages. NOTE: Includes signed gift note from the author to former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1955. Larger Octavo; pp 216; G; blue spine with red and black text; no jacket; cloth has some staining to exterior; worn corners; sturdy boards; text block edges show slight shelf wear; frontispiece; Ecuadorian pamphlet laid in at ffep; illustrated; good binding.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1878. Large Octavo; pp 384; Fair; blue spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; cloth has soiling wear to exterior; gilt decorations to front; heavy, fraying wear to edges; beveled edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; tape mends to gutters; chips to ffep; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; broken rear hinge; [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Venezuela: The Lost World Balloon Society, n.d. Quarto; pp 191+133; G/no-DJ; dark green spines without text; 2 volumes; dark green slipcase shows heavy rubbing to exterior edges; gilt text to side panels; gilt illustration to front and rear; cloths have moderate rubbing wear to edges; slightly bowed boards; some wear to exteriors; gilt illustration and text to fronts; some rubbing to fore corner of vol. 1; text blocks show slight wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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.].
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones Libreria La Ciudad, 1980. 1st Ed. 4to. VG- hardcove with VG dustjacket. Inscribed by Sessa (to Boorstin). Cover is grey clothe w/ title in white on cover & spine. DJ is grey w/ title in white. Cover has minor wear, cracking along front hinge, also dented and splitting very slighlty at top front edges. DJ dented at same corners as well as minor shelf wear. 100 pp. Shelved in Photography-People (Sessa).
San Francisco: The Conservation Land Trust, 2015. Large Quarto; unpaginated; VG/VG-; green spine with yellow text; yellow slipcase has slight wear and light soiling to exterior; dust jacket has mild shelf wear to exterior, some wear to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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;.
Impresora Cabo de Hornos, 1984. First edition. Quarto; First edition; “Ejemplar No. 310”; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black without print; DJ has edgewear, slight tears at spine head and flap fold corners, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Author inscription in ink on front flyleaf, signature in ink at first colophon page; Text in Spanish; unpaged, b&w plates.
Mexico: Secretaria del Patrimonio Nacional, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with brown print; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front endpapers, else clean and tight; Text in Spanish; xiii, 539 pages, illustrated (some color).
Santiago: Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, 1983. First Edition. Quarto: G+/Softcover: White spine with black text: Covers have general shelfwear, bump with some creasing at tail of spine, light fraying to corners and head of spine, extensive scuffing else clean, age toning to back: Textblock exterior and pages have moderate age toning, rest of text clean and unmarked: Text is in Spanish: First Edition: 85 pp.
Guatemala: Librerias Artemis Edinter, 2006. Second Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, some scuff marks, creasing down hinges, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page has inscription: Second Edition: Text is entirely in Spanish: 350 pp.
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.
Rio de Janeiro: AA Cohen Editora, 2007. Second Edition. Quarto; pp 132; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with white text; boards show only slight shelf wear; lightly bumped fore corners; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; slight writing to verso off ffep; profusely illustrated with many black and white photographs; Portuguese and English texts.
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.
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.
London and New York: The Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1955. Second Edition. 10mo; pp 174; Good; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; endpapers have moderate foxing; interior clean; illustrated;.
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.
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.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1856. Thick Octavo; pp 864; Poor/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt scroll rule bordering leather; rare; cloth shows some staining to front; severely rubbed edges; noticeable wear to joints, mostly to front joint; text block shows age toned exterior edges; staining and foxing to endpapers; cracked front gutter, exposing binding; blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; light foxing to some pages, otherwise interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep.
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.
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.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989. Octavo; pp 317; G/G; blue spine with gray and white text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; some slight wear to edges; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; light soiling to boards; lightly rubbed edges; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
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;.
1999: Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Off white spine with red text: Covers are clean with very light general shelfwear: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: Copyright page states "Printed edition of doctoral dissertation presented to the Faculty of Theology, Uppsala University, 1998": 328 pp.
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).
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: Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1997. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Covers have significant shelfwear, chipping/scuffing along fore edges, creasing down joints and spine, bumping to tail of spine, circular liquid stain on front, binding tight: Textblock is clean and unmarked: Text is entirely in SPANISH: 513 pp.
Puerto Rico: Inter American University of Puerto Rico, 1992. Puerto Rican Printing. 8vo. VG- / - no DJ. dull ivory wraps spine, several reading creases run through black author and publisher with large uppercase gold-tone title centered. partly b/w pictorial front softcover with fully illustrated b/w cover rear. this is the second volume of the set, preceded by Memorias (1898-1940). INSCRIBED BY BENITEZ ON RIGHT FEP. illustratiions are in b/w with text detail. mild exterior wear, a touch of discoloration, light wear to corners. TEXT IS SPANISH LANGUAGE.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd, 1968. Octavo; pp 254; G/G; light brown spine with white and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block lightly age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
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.
Barcelona and Madrid: Lunwerg Editores, 2003. Small Quarto; pp 189; VG-/paperback; grayish tan spine with black and red text; covers shows slight wear to exterior; mild edge wear; intact panels; faux flaps; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; Spanish text; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Mexico: Secretaria de Asentamientos Humanos y Obras Publicas, 1979. Second Edition. Quarto: G+/G-: Black with flecks of brown on spine, white text: DJ has general shelfwear, chipping to corners and head of spine, 7 inch closed tear along back tail edge repaired with tape on the interior: Boards are strong with rubbing to edges, some mild dust staining, bump along back fore edge, binding solid: Textblock has minor age toning else clean, musty scent when flipping through pages: Second Edition: Text is in Spanish: 247 pp.