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.
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New York City: Museum of Primitive Art, 1962. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/G+ condition; Greenish brown cloth boards and spine, white text on spine, front board age-toned at head, superficial scratch from box cutter in center of front board, slight bumping to corners and book slightly shaken; light brown thick paper dust jacket with black and purple text on front, rear, and spine, wear to edges but no tears or creases, only blemish is box-cutter slash down the front.
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.
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.
Managua: Cultural Promotion Fund, Banco de America, 1976. Quarto; pp 238+182; G-/paperback; dark beige spines with dark brown text; full title: La Guerra en Nicaragua (The War in Nicaragua) Segun, as reported by Harper's Weekly, Journal of Civilization, 1857-1860 and La Guerra en Nicaragua (The War in Nicaragua Segun, as reported by Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1855-1857; slipcase has come chipping to edges; staining and soiling to exterior; covers have some toning to exteriors; noticeable foxing to rears and edges; text blocks show light toning to exterior edges; interiors unmarked; good bindings; illustrated; English and Spanish texts.
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).
Hanover, NH; New York: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College; W.W. Norton & Company, 2002. Quarto; pp 383; VG/VG-; dark red spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; some minor fraying to spine edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - Latin American; American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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 York: Reynardus & Moya Advertising, 2001. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover is illustrated with white print, slight edgewear, slight creasing at front hinge, slight shelfwear but clean and bright, vendor label on rear; “Throckmorton Fine Art … April 19 - June 2, 2001, curated by Malin Barth”; Text block clean and tight, vendor label inside front cover; 57 pages, chiefly illustrated (b&w).
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.
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].
New York: The Dial Press/Random House, Inc., 2006. Octavo; pp 367; VG/VG-; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows minor wear to exterior; slightly sunned spine; minor wear to edges; cloth has light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author.
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.
n. p. n. publ. 2003. Oblong Quarto; pp 252; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket slight wear to exterior; light stain to front; some smudges to rear; cloth has light wear to exterior; chip to front spine head edge; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Spanish and English texts.
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.
Edinburgh; London: A. Constable & Co. and Longman & Comp'y, 1817. First Edition. Quarto, 53 maps; G-; bound in publisher's quarter leather and marbled boards, engraved paper title label on upper board, title in gilt to spine; moderate wear to boards, including lower fore corner of front board missing, significant rubbing; with engraved title vignette; name on title page; lacks tipped in publishers advertisement; Complete with 53 full-page engraved maps, some with original tissue guards; shelved case 7.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Cuernavaca: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Centro Regional de Investigaciones Multidisciplinarias, 2003. Octavo; First edition, 2000; Reprinted, 2003; G+; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block has final four pages coming away from binding, else clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 387 pages.
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.
New York: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1969. First Greenwood Reprinting. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; dark brown spines with gilt text; full title: Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil; with a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 443; vol. 2, pp 478; cloths have spotting to exteriors, possible staining; lightly rubbed corners; text blocks show some staining to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispiece; spines slightly cocked.
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.