Rio de Janeiro: Art Bureau, 1988. Quarto; vg/none; slipcase, black spine with yellow, white and green text; HB, black spine with yellow, white and green text; shelf wear and bumping to slipcase, very minor shelf wear to HB, text block clean; 304 pp; photographs; else very good. --TEXT IN ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE.
Buenos Aires: SS&CC, 1987. first; signed. Quarto in silver hard covers with illustrations and black letters on spine; VG; covers moderately soiled; hinges loosening at center; dedication to previous owner on ffep; thick white paper with text in large print clean; photos in color and black and white; pp. 139; shelved in room 12.
Washington, D.C. / New York: US/ICOMOS / World Monuments Fund, 2001. Imperial Octavo (8.5"w x 11.5"h); vg/wraps; glossy white spine with black text and 2.5" label at the tail; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illustrations in color; TEXT IN ENGLISH, SPANISH and PORTUGUESE, with separate pagination, 87, 69, and 69 pages respectively (total = 225 pages).
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).
Great Britain: Macmillan Publishers, 1986. Reprint. 8vo. VG/VG. entire panel illustrates with a continuous beige/brown dominated colorful painting of the arrival of the Spanish on the Bahamian shores. DJ is evenly toned, just as neat as the front and rear aside it. tiny purple script for title and author in black script, though characters small and upon the beige tone used for the overcast sky. inner flaps are a glossy ivory, author pic and short caption illustrate rear. acceptably bound and generally handled. light brown clothbound spine with gold characters for titling and front/rear panels are even in tone. spine ends and corners appear rubbed enough to show whitish results of abrasive contact. off white endsheets are clear. within the white textblock with 51illustrations and maps. includes 6 color plates, placed between p. 134-5 with titles. frontispiece color plate shows an aeiral view of the islands of the shallow sea. clean and neat textblock otherwise, plates enhance the gently handled volume. 294 pp. ISBN # 0333171314.
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1969. Octavo: VG/VG-: Red spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, one inch closed tear along head edge, small chips, scuff marks, age toning: Boards are strong and clean with minimal shelfwear: Textblock is darkened with age with light dust staining, pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears: Fourth Printing: 449 pp.
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.
Lima: Ediciones El Virrey, 2008. First Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Mostly black spine with some dark red and white text: Covers have some scuff marks, general shelfwear, binding tight: Textblock is lightly dust stained to tail edge else clean, front free page has inscription to previous owner in ink, rest of pages unmarked: Text is entirely in SPANISH: 277 pp.
Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1980. First Printing. Octavo; pp 286; VG-/G-; dark red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior, some fraying to edges, tape mends to fore edge, white smudge toward spine tail edge, slight markings to front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior, some bumping to corners; text block has light wear to edges, previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean.
Chile: Corporacion de Investigaciones Economicas para Latinoamerica, 1985. First edition. Octavo; VG/wraps; green spine w/ white text; some shelf-wear: cover creased, bent, faded, worn, spotted, and bumped at edges and corners; text-block lightly age-toned; edges and corners of pages slightly chipped, bent, and soiled; ISBN: none; inscribed by author to A.O. Hirschman, noted economist, on ffep.
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.
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: Crown Publishers, 1951. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print, faded and tattered, portion of volume 2 spine torn away; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, spine torn along hinge, tattered and becoming detached, spotting, mild wear to corners; Text block clean and tight; Vol. 1 “Being an Exotic Cookery Book’, xiv, 224 pages; Vol. 2 “Being an Exotic Drinking Book”, xi, 225 pages.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1957. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/G+; Spine is mostly dark green with light grey and orange text; DJ has general edge wear, creasing and small tears along edges, minor material loss at corners, age-toning to verso and recto, price-clipped, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing to corners, bumping to head/tail of spine, some light scratches and scuffs, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 337; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1974. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Black spine with green and white text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, rubbing along surface exterior and sides, fraying, chipping at corners and edges, minor tears; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Slight mark on text block exterior otherwise text block clean; 385 pp.
New York, NY: Las Americas and Cypress Books, 1968. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark green cloth HB spine with gold stamped lettering between gently worn ends.minimal surfacewear to adjacent panels, sharply cornered. ivory fep/ffep no marks or writing to the interior, gently read copy. head-edge is foxed. 359 pp.
Paris; New York: Robert Delpire; Universe Books, 1956. First edition. Quarto; vg/good+; dj, sepia spine with black text; HB, gray cloth spine with orange text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; introduction, 26 pp; plus album of plates, 77 photos with annotations; dj, clear mylar protector; minor chipping; else very good.
Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1977. Octavo: VG/G: Off white spine with red text: DJ has soiling and age toning, 1 inch open tears along front joint, general shelfwear, some chipping, rippling along spine: Boards are strong with some light dust staining, general shelfwear: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds or tears: 313 pp.
Bello Horizonte: Official de Minas Geraes, 1938. Annual. Octavo; vg/none; black leather spine with gilt lettering, raised bands, and green marbled boards; half-bound style; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; closed tear and scarring, title-page and text page; light age-toning; endpapers, mottled gray; spine, chipping; joints, split starts; edges, rubbed; leather, flaking; else very good; ---TEXT IN PORTUGUESE; Brazil; ---ISBN none.
Caracas: El Venezolano, 1842. Facsimile of text including signatures of previous owners of the reproduced copy; Octavo; VG-/no dust jacket; Light grey spine with no text; Foxing across boards; Text block is lightly age toned, penciled signature of previous owner on rear end-paper, some pencil marks at beginning of book, otherwise text is clean and undamaged; Spanish language; 62pp.
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.
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.
New York: Grossman Publishers in cooperation with The International Fund for Concerned Photography, Inc., and The International Population Program, Cornell University, 1974. Approx. 8" x 9.5" VG glossy cream wraps with black lettering. Includes hand-typed LETTER SIGNED by both Author and Photographer to International Population Program. Edges of wraps softened and curling a bit. Watermarked, gently age-toned letter has single fold and receipt stamp but remains crisp. Book is clean and tight throughout.
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.
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.
np: Discursos, Instituto del Libro, (1967). na. Small 8vo bound in original wrappers with title in black and red on front cover; VG/None; slightly faded; speech delivered by Major Fidel Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Prime Minister of the Revolutionary Government at the Closing of the First Conference of the Organization of Latin American Solidarity (OLAS), at the Chaplin Theater on August 10, 1967, "Year of Heroic Viet Nam"; text in English.
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.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1953. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJ has wear and tears along top and bottom edges, spine, and flap folds, shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth with black print, clean and strong but for slight wear to spine caps; Textblock has spotting to all edges, otherwise clean and tight; xviii, 366 pages, illustrated with b&w plates.