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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.
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).
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.
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.
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;.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1959. Octavo; G+/G+; Yellow spine with black text; Dustjacket age toned, DJ has fair amount of foxing esp. on back, edges have a few short closed tears; Boards strong, very light edge wear, a little foxing near top, front board has some hardened residue on edge binding strong; Textblock age toned, book has foxing on pastedowns, end papers, and textblock edges, interior clean; 260 pp.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1995. First Paperback Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Dark red spine with white and light gray text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, mild fraying to corners, some scuff marks, binding is solid: Textblock exterior has some soiling, pages clean and unmarked: First Paperback Edition: 353 pp.
Uruguay: Ediciones de la Banda Oriental, not given. Text in Spanish; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin Brown spine with silver text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing to fore edge and a few pages, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 112.
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;.
Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona PRess, 2012. First Printing. 8vo. gray granite glossy DJ spine with small black uppercase titling. dark gray/slate HB with silver capital for lettering. sharp cornered and tightly bound with clear and excellent sheets. slim volume and appearance is like new. 153 pp. ISBN# 9780816511617.
Mexico: Arts of Mexico, 2011. Second Edition/ Spanish Edition. thin Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. skinny dark floral glossy wraps spine with tiny white capital lettering between bright floral covers and enlarged titling. profusely illustrated in bright color on glossy stock between wide folded over flaps. textblock is mainly in Spanish among a plenitude of bright illustration. 80 pp. ISBN# 9789706830654.
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.
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.
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;.
Caracas; Buenos Aires: Imprenta Lopez, 1958. Octavo; vg/wraps/rustica; tan spine with black titles; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning; 226 pp.; wraps, spot staining; else very good; ---TEXT IN SPANISH; ---[Octavo; vg / abrigos / rustica; columna con títulos tan negro, desgaste del estante menores y golpes; bloque de texto, limpio, tonificación general, la luz, 226 pp, wraps, tinción in situ; cosa muy buena;].
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 Netdesk office, on bookshelf to the right of the Ephemera sections.
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.
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.
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.
Notimex, 1994. Inscribed on front end-paper; Quarto; G-/no dust jacket paperback; Black and white graphic spine with white text; Covers have scuffing, wear at edge and corners; Light dust stains along edge of text block, loose but intact pages from front end-paper through page 28, interior is clean and otherwise undamaged; Spanish language; 201pp.
Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1971. Octavo; good/good; dj, black spine with white text; dj (protective cover), minor shelf wear; half-inch open tear at head of spine; HB, black cloth spine with red text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; age-toning to half-inch open area at head of spine; text block, clean; illus.: tables, figures; 544pp. INSCRIBED by Contributor Cole Blasier on front free endpaper.
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;.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1975. First edition. Small Octavo; VG-/G+; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is lightly age toned overall with slightly rubbed edges, covered with mylar plastic; Boards have lightly sunned spine, some minimal wear along edges, otherwise clean and strong; Text block shows slight wear along exterior edges but overall clean; pp 288.
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.
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.
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.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; black and grey spine, white and black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, slight chipping on spine head edge, rubbing along hinges and fore edges, soiling on rear cover, large scratch on rear cover, slight age toning along interior edges, price cut, protected by Brodart; boards strong, soiling and damp staining on exterior, soiling along edges, former owner's signature penned on front end paper, marker on rear interior; text block slightly age toned, minor foxing along edges; 394pp.
New York: Greenwood Press Publishers, 1969. Facsimile reprint. Octavo; vg condition hardcover with no dust jacket; brown cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owners' names, FFEP; text block, clean; spotting at the edges; B/W illustrations; fold-out Map of Patagonia, at the rear; 323pp. SBN 8371-1309-1. ---Originally published in 1897 by John Murray, London.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1967. Octavo (large); G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan and black with black and tan print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tears across top edge, toning to spine, wear to hinges; Boards in tan cloth with silver and black print, light wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block has spotting to top edge, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight, two text columns per page; viii, 597 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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.