Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Netdesk office, on bookshelf to the right of the Ephemera sections.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; shelved above Easton Press.
La Haye: Adrian Moetjens, 1692. 12mo. 2 volumes; VG; bound in early full brown calf, volume 1 newly rebacked with spine preserved, spines paneled with gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; Illustrated with 12 folding copper engravings and two folding copper engraved maps, the second map with a long horizontal tear, but still intact with no pieces missing; stamp of previous owner on ffep of volume 2, remnants of bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1, ffep of volume 2; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
Paris: Chez Desaint, David, Durand, 1757. Second Edition. Text in French. Octavos. Bound in contemporary full brown calf. Gilt ornamentation on boards (double rule with roll). Paneled spine with gilt lettering in two compartments and gilt ornamentation in remaining four. The endpapers are marbled, and the text block edges are tinted red. The volumes contain a total of four folding maps and three folding plans, with one each in volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4, three in volume 6, and no maps or plans in volume 5. Maps and plans in excellent condition. The text block is very clean. Condition: Very Good. Some shelf wear and rubbing on spines and boards. Boards are slightly bowed. Slight age-toning and foxing to pages. Dimensions 4.125 x 6.75 x 9 inches shelved above occult.
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.
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.
Barcelona: Salvat Editores, S.A., 1950, 1955, 1956. Mixed Editions. Quarto; G-; Green spines with Gilded Text; Boards have bumping at corners, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, Volume 1 has heavy sunning to spine, black smudge on back cover, lighter green color than other volumes, Volume 2 has separation along front joint, seperation along rear joint, Volume 3 strong, clean; Textblocks have slight age toning, faint ink transfer on many pages, Volume 1 beginning to separate along hinge of front endpaper, separation along gutter of title page, previous owner's name written in pen on front pastedown, separation , Volume 2 has separation along gutter of title page, writing in pencil on page 757, 761, 762, 763, red marks on page 771, Volume 3 has library sticker on rear pastedown; Volume 1 has 710 pp, Volume 2 has 930 pp, Volume 3 has 847 pp.; Text in Spanish; Mixed Editions; Volume 1 is Revised Edition , Volume 2 is First Edition , Volume 3 is First Edition ; Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
Boston: J.H. Wilkins & Company, 1835. First American Edition. Octavo, 335 pages; VG; bound in full pebbled green cloth, faded black label with gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing, chipping to head and tail of spine; foxing throughout; contemporary name to title page; scarce; shelved case 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mato Grosso: Entrelinhas, 2014. Quarto; pp 235; VG/VG-; blue/lavender pictorial spine with white text; exhibition booklet laid in at ffep; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block exterior show minimal wear; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean; text in Portuguese, Spanish and English; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1939. Octavo; pp 394; G/G-; dark brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows few chips to edges; some wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to exterior; light edge wear; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; pictorial endpapers; interior clean;.
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.
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.
Caracas: Editorial Arte, 1983. Quarto; G/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in dark blue cloth with silver print, bump to front lower edge, cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has cracked hinges but is clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 134 pages, illustrated (some color).
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.
Buenos Aires: Planeta, 2000. Fifth Edition. Octavo, 319 pages; VG-; spine is blue with black lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has creasing and cocking on the spine; pages have minor staining near the bottom fore edge corner, has a sticker on he ffep; signed by the author on the title page; shelved case 13.
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.
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).
Rio de Janeiro: Odebrecht, 1998. Oblong Quarto; VG-/VG-; dark green spines with ivory text; 4 volumes; dust jackets of vols. 1, 2 and 3 have modest wear to exteriors; cloths have slight wear to exterior; slight splaying to boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; vol. 1, Colony, pp 257; vol. 2, United Kingdom and Empire, pp 235; vol. 3, Republic, pp 271; vol. 4 consists of clamshell box exterior; box exterior has mild rubbing with intact panels; interior consists portfolio wrapper with disbound pages of Maps, Sketches and Plans; clean pages; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
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.
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”.
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: 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.
Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 1980. Small Thick Quarto; pp 600; G/paperback; grayish black spine with white and brown text; vertical bend to book, as is; covers show moderate shelf wear to exterior; some minor chips and rubbing to edges; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; first few pages creased at tail fore edge; frontispiece; profusely illustrated with photographs and illustrations; pouch with maps laid in at front; mild defect to front gutter at ffep; few smudges to ffep; remainder mark to exterior head edge; interior pages clean;.