Havana: Guairas, 1967. Octavo, 168 pages, 24 pages of plates; VG/VG-; spine solid red; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, some chipping to head and tail of spine, corners, some rubbing and wear to edges; pages 17 and 31 each have two small blue pen marks; SIGNED flat on half-title page by Fidel Castro; colophon reads: "Printed in Section No. 274.05.00 of the Consolidated Enterprise of Graphic Arts. Havana, Cuba. Free Territory of America."; text in English; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
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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.
Frankfurt: Heinrich Ludwig Bronner, 1820/1821. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; 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.
Paris: Chez Desaint, David, Durand, 1757. Second Edition. Octavos, 6 volumes; VG; bound in full brown leather, spines paneled with gilt tooling, two compartments with gilt text; double rule with roll to boards; some shelfwear and rubbing; marbled endpapers; text block red; with 4 maps and 3 plans, volume 1 with folding map #1, volume 2 with folding plan #2, volume 3 with folding map #3, volume 4 with folding map #4, volume 5 with no plates, volume 6 with folding map 5, folding map #6, and folding plan #7, all in excellent condition; slight age-toning to pages; shelved case 9.
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.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 301 pages; VG/VG-; spine black and red pictorial with beige lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; dust jacket has some wear along edges, chip missing at head of spine, top edge of front cover; pictorial endpapers; top edge of text block stained red with discoloration; mild bumping to corners; slight age-toning to pages; includes appendix with music score and text of Songs of Worship to Voodoo Gods; 26 sepia photographs; scarce; shelved case 9.
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.
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.
New York: Horace Liveright, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 284 pages; VG/none; in publisher's yellow cloth, green lettering to spine; mild wear to boards, including slight darkening to spine, small ink-stains to rear cover, mild rubbing; small stain and dog-ear to page 38; pages 38/39 contains the origin and recipe for the daiquiri; interior clean of writing; shelved case 12.
Salem: Cushing & Appleton, 1803. First American Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; G; rebacked in modern calf with ox-blood label and gilt lettering, previous contemporary boards preserved; some water damage to interior of volume 1, including title page and map; map present in volume 1; mild age-toning to interiors; small stamp of previous ownership to sfeps, title pages; WD consignment; shelved case 9.
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.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1887. Second Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines green with gilt lettering; bound in green cloth, brown illustrated border on front board; mild shelfwear, including mild fraying to corners, wear to heads and tails of spines; frontispieces with tissue-guards; foxing to fore edge of text blocks, tissue guards; with folding map; shelved case 9.
New York: Charles Scibners Sons, 1996. (first edition). 5 4tos in cloth. All VG+. The interiors of these books are in great shape. Most of the books have bumped corners. Very light edge and shelf wear. These books contain numerous black and white photos and illustrations. Volume 1 590pp. Volume 2 631pp. Volume 3 596pp. Volume 4 624pp. Volume 5 696pp. Shelve above Latin America. Spines are red with gold text.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 298 pages; G-; bound in publisher's light brown cloth with gold gilt and letters; some rubbing and shelfwear to boards; spine cocked; top edge of text block gilt; previous owner's name on ffep and front pastedown; rear pastedown showing webbing to gutter; photographs of Cuba throughout; shelved in Case 1.
Vicini, 2014. First Edition. 4to., 269pp.; VG/VG; spine gray and brown with white lettering; mild shelfwear, including bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; interior clean; bilingual, Spanish and English; extremely scarce; shelved front table.
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana: Vicini, 2012. First Edition. 4to., 299pp.; VG/VG; spine green with silver lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelfwear to dust jacket; interior clean; bilingual, Spanish and English; extremely scarce; shelved front table.
Washington: Robert Armstrong & A.O.P. Nicholson, 1854. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; G; 3/4 bound, paneled black leather spines with gilt lettering, marbled boards; marbling different for each volume; wrapped in mylar; vol. 1 published by Armstrong, vol. 2 by Nicholson; marbled endpapers; volume one has moderate water-damage to boards, extending within, waving to pages; lacking maps; volume 2 does not have volume number on spine; mild-moderate foxing; shelved under front counter. LG Consignment.
Boston: Dayton and Wentworth, 1855. Large Octavo, 450, 438 pages; VG; bound in contemporary embossed brown leather, spine rebacked with most of original spine preserved, gilt tooling and lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; marbled text block and endpapers; gilt and leather bookplate to front pastedown; profusely illustrated with full-page illustrations, many hand-colored; two volumes in one, with separate pagination and title pages; shelved case 1.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1953. First Edition. Octavo, 1187 pages; VG-, VG-; fully bound in red cloth, spines have gilt lettering; bindings have minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with moderate bumping on the fore edge corners, both volumes have minor rubbing on both front and back covers; pages have minor age toning; contains a large fold out map; shelved above Spain.
Petropolis: Kapa Editorial, 2000. First edition. Set of three large quartos in beige silk hardcovers with burgundy gilt; VG; minimal soiling on boards; narratives in large print with illustrations followed by watercolor plates; in Portuguese; shelved under review table or alcove; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris, France: Société de l'Histoire des Colonies Françaises; Librairie Larose, 1958. New Edition. Tall octavos, 3 rebound volumes, VG-; quarter-bound, navy blue leather spines, red and blue marbled paper boards, gilt lettering to spines: gilt lettering somewhat rubbed yet clear and legible, "Française" in title misspelled "Fraçaise" to spines of all volumes; mild overall wear to boards, bumping with material loss to corners, rubbing with slight material loss to edges of boards; mild wear to age-toned text-blocks; light age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; fold-out gloss maps to rear of all volumes; corners bumped with material loss to Volumes 2 more so than other volumes, mild creasing to bottom corners of pages 1093-1106 visible to text-block, paste-downs unaffixed to boards, cardboard and sewn binding visible, Volume 2 only, markings in blue pen to cardboard (front and back boards), recto of unaffixed front paste-down, and verso of unaffixed back paste-down; text in French; shelved above Holocaust Studies.
La Habana: 1938. First edition. Quarto; 221 pp. + topographical plans (some folding). Illustrated with photographs. Rebound with leather spine over black cloth, with original gilt-decorated black front board preserved. VG, clean and tight. Maps pristine. Some age-toning throughout, some creasing to lower corners of text. Scarce. Shelved Front Table.
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.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1943. 307pp. Quarto hardcover, no dust jacket issued in VG condition. 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 5.
Mexico: Lenateros, 2012. First limited edition (#144 of 500 copies); signed. Oblong quarto in black embossed hardcovers with red heart on top; VG; bound by hand and conjured by Mayans in maguey fiber and misletoe; several pop-up plates; large print; author's signature and inscription on dedicated page; author was Uruguayan and an anthropologist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC; shelved on front table; please contact us for shipping costs.
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 front table or Window.
República Dominicana: Vicini, 2013. First Edition. 4to., 355pp.; VG/no DJ; spine gray with brown lettering; mild shelfwear, including bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; small black mark on tail of spine; interior clean; bilingual, Spanish and English; extremely scarce; shelved front table.
New York: J. & H. G. Langley, 1843. Second Edition. Octavo, 304 pages, 12 ads; G+; bound in publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine; rebacked with previous spine preserved; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; gift inscription to ffep; engraved title page; with 33 plates; shelved case 9.
Boulder and Oxford: Westview Press/HarperCollinsPublishers, 1997. First printing. Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with beige text; Dust jacket has very minimal shelf wear, just minor rubbing at front fore edges and corners, mylar covered; Boards are lightly sunned with strong, clean panels; Text block is crisp and clean with tight binding; pp 207.
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.
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.
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.
Fundacao Roberto Marinho, Internacional de Seguros. Quarto; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, orange with white print; DJ has edgewear, tears along top edge, small tears to bottom edge, shelfwear; Boards in gold paper, tear to front hinge at bottom, mild wear to corners and spine caps, fading to top edge; Text block has owner name in ink on front pastedown and with inscription on half-title page, clean text; Text in Portuguese; 243 pages, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
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.
Bogota: Graphos, 1982. First edition; signed. Folio in thick grey cloth hardcovers with black and silver DJ in brodart; VG/VG; gold letters on spine; minimal soiling; strong binding; first end page has long dedication and large artist's signature with small ink stains; first essay by Gabriel Garcia Marquez; pp. 265; in Spanish; shelved in Latin American Art section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Editions Gallimard, 1985. First Edition. Small Quarto; VG+/VG; white spine with black title; minor shelf-wear and bumping, else fine; dj shows edge-wear; shelve in Archaeology.
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.
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.
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.
New York, NY: Routledge, 2013. First edition. Hardcover octavo in near fine condition. Binding is sturdy. Very minor shelf wear. No markings to text. 200pp. Shelve Latin America. (Spine is black with white text.).
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.
Brasil: Odebrecht; Fundacao Bando Brasil, 1997. Commemorative edition [Limited, 6000]. Quarto; vg condition hardcover with good+ condition dustjackets and VG- condition slipcase; dj, black spine with yellow text; HB, black glossy spine with yellow text; ,minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; --v1, "Biografia," 208 pp.; illus., plates, photos, and figures; some color; dj, rubbed; --v2, "Poesias," 279 pp.; portraits, photos, plates, art figures; plates; most with color; poetry; dj, rubbed, small closed tear to head of spine; --slipcase, one side with black and color plate; stiff boards; chipping, and split starts; else very good; ---TEXT IN PORTUGUESE.
Sevilla: Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos de Sevilla, 1953. First Edition. Quarto; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red and grey with white print; DJ has tears along top and bottom edges, portion of top at spine and beyond is torn away, portion at bottom of spine is torn away, creasing, smudging, spotting, tear to center of spine, tear along front flap fold, pencil notation on rear; Boards in red cloth with black print, bumped corners and spine caps, fading to top and bottom of spine, mild spotting and shelfwear; Text block has creasing to endpapers, vendor label on rear endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, age-toning to paper; xxxvi, 334 pages, illustrated with b&w plates.
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].
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.
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.
New York, NY: Routledge, 2013. First edition. Hardcover octavo in very good+ condition. Scuffing on front board and bumping on rear top corner. Binding is sturdy. No markings to text. 259pp. Shelve Latin America. (Spine is black with white text.).
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1998. Quarto; pp 550; VG-/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to exterior; price sticker to front; sticker residue to spine; flaps adhered to pastedowns; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; rear endpaper missing, as is; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Lima, Peru: AFP Integra, 2003. First edition. Oversize tall quarto in black hardcovers with blue and gold DJ; VG;VG; contains 200 pages of oversize photographs with legend in Spanish and English; in excellent condition; shelved in Alcove 1 or Photography section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Caracas: Fundacion La Sale de Ciencias Naturales, 1984. Octavo; pp 547; G/paperback; dark beige spine with black text; covers have slight sunning to spine; some rubbing wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior lightly toned; small sticker to ffep; Spanish text.