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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1027, Sept. 7, 1895 [the Waterloo and City electrical underground railway, London]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16408-16422 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about the insurrection in Cuba; digestion in plants by J. Pentland-Smith; the Waterloo and City electrical underground railway, London; and Maxim's flying machine. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: lightly creased; front is lightly soiled;… Read more
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image of Historia de la Conquista de Méjico: Poblacion y progresos de la América Septentrional conocida por el nombre de Nueva España por Don Antonio de Solis

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Paris: Librería Española de Garnier Hermanos, 1889. Hardcover. Very Good. "Nueva Edition Aumentada con un resúmen histórico, desde la rendicion de Méjico hasta el fallecimiento de Hernan Cortés, é ilustrada con notas." [4], 597 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary polished calf spine with marbled paper over boards. Six spine compartments between raised bands. Leather labels… Read more
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image of La Fin Tragique de L'Empire Inca: Histoire de la Conquête du Pérou

La Fin Tragique de L'Empire Inca: Histoire de la Conquête du Pérou

by Prescott, William H.

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Published
1973
Condition
Fine
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$19.00

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Geneva: Éditions Famot, 1973. Hardcover. Fine. "Exemplaire Réservé par François Beauval pour ses Amis Bibliophiles." 235, [5] p., 8 leaves of plates; 18 cm. Dark blue leather spine and white leather over boards. Silver stamped spine title and decoration; oval color pastedown illustration on front cover within silver decoration. Blue, white, and silver decorated… Read more
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image of La Constitucion de 1824 y el Municipio Libre; Lic. Estela Rojas de Soto

La Constitucion de 1824 y el Municipio Libre; Lic. Estela Rojas de Soto

by Soto, Maria Estela Rojas de

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
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$46.00

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Mexico: Camara de Diputados XLIX Legislatura, 1975. Paperback. Near Fine. 80, [4] p.; 21 cm. Light green wrapper printed in black. Maria Estela Rojas de Soto was a deputy in the Mexican legislature prior to becoming the first woman appointed a magistrate in Hidalgo in 1976; she was also the first head of the CDHEH (Human… Read more
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image of Glosas y Décimas de México; Introducción y selección de Vicente T. Mendoza

Glosas y Décimas de México; Introducción y selección de Vicente T. Mendoza

by Mendoza, Vicente T.

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good -
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$17.00

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Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good -/good. 371, [3] p.: music; 18 cm. Off-white cloth with black stamped spine title; Publisher's emblem on both boards; series title in blue on front board: Letras Mexicanas, 32. Light grey endpapers. Light grey dust jacket printed in blue and black. Back section of dust… Read more
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image of América Latina: Expansión del Imperialismo y Crisis de la vía Capitalista de Desarrollo

América Latina: Expansión del Imperialismo y Crisis de la vía Capitalista de Desarrollo

by Boyko, Pável Nikoláevich

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
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$88.00

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Moscow: Editorial Progreso, 1977. Hardcover. Near Fine. 258, [6] p.: tables; 21 cm. Light grey cloth with black stamped spine and cover titles; green stamped author's name and publisher's emblem? on front cover. No dust jacket. Translation of Latinskaia Amerika by M. Jusainov. This Spanish translation of Boyko's work on imperialism and capitalism in… Read more
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image of De Lingua Othomitorum Dissertatio; auctore Emmanuele Naxera, Mexicano, Academiae Litterariae Zacatecarum Socio [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article XII]

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Philadelphia: Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Brother, 1837. Near Fine. [1], 250-296 p.: tables; 29 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. "Communicated to the American Philosophical Society, 6th March 1835." Includes Errata on p. 296. Father Najera (1803-1853) was a linguist who was in exile in Philadelphia from his native Mexico in the 1830s… Read more
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image of Las Islas Malvinas: Una Tierra Argentina; por Ricardo R. Caillet-Bois; presentación por Enrique M. Barba

Las Islas Malvinas: Una Tierra Argentina; por Ricardo R. Caillet-Bois; presentación por Enrique M. Barba

by Caillet-Bois, Ricardo Rodolfo

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good -
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$36.00

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Buenos Aires: Academia Nacional de la Historia, 1982. Paperback. Very Good -. [10], xi, [1], 9-453, [5] p.; 23 cm. Paperback; white covers printed in black. Biblioteca de Historia Argentina y Americana, 19. "Edición de homenaje patrocinada por la Fundación Alejandro E. Shaw, reproduce la segunda edición, Peuser, 1952." Includes bibliographical references, pp. 431-451. The… Read more
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image of USS Memphis and American Military in the Dominican Republic in 1916 [15 photographs]

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Fotografía Manon, 1916. Very Good. 15 5-x-7-inch black-and-white photographs: 8 of the USS Memphis (wrecked by a tidal wave on the coast of the Dominican Republic on 29 Aug. 1916); 1 of the memorial service for sailors who drown when the Memphis was wrecked; and 6 of American military personnel in camp. Four… Read more
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$283.00
image of Toussaint L'Ouverture by Wendell Phillips

Toussaint L'Ouverture by Wendell Phillips

by Phillips, Wendell

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good +
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$15.00

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Stamford, Conn: Overbrook Press, 1963. Paperback. Very Good +. [6], 30, [4] p.; 22 cm. Black wrapper with white printed label on front wrapper. Red printer's emblem on title page. Issued as the 1963 Season's Greetings from Frank Altschul and Helen Altschul. Frank Altschul (1887-1981) founded the Overbrook Press, which produced more than 150… Read more
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image of O Exercito Brazileiro Actual

O Exercito Brazileiro Actual

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Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
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$56.00

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Rio de Janeiro: Papelaria Uniao, 1909. Paperback. Very Good. 83 p.: tables; 15 cm. Maroon paper covers with gilt cover title and coat of arms of the First Brazilian Republic; publisher on back cover within Art Moderne decoration. Presents the arrangement of the Brazilian army following the reorganization of 1908. Very scarce. In Very… Read more
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image of Fiesta in November: Stories from Latin America; selected and edited by Angel Flores and Dudley Poore; with an introduction by Katherine Anne Porter

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. Hardcover. Near Fine/good +. vi, [2], 608 p.; 21 cm. Publisher's red-brown cloth with black spine and cover titles. Dust jacket (in book jacket cover) with color illustration on spine and front section; contents listed on back section alphabetically by country. Dust jacket title: Fiesta in November: 18 Complete Novelettes and Short… Read more
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image of L'Art de Vérifier les Dates, depuis l'Année 1770 jusqu'a nos Jours: Formant la Continuation ou Troisieme Partie de l'Ouvrage Publie, sous ce Nom, par les Religieux Benedictins de la Congregation de Saint-Maur Vol. 15 [Guiana/Guyana]

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Paris: A.J. Dénaina, 1834. Hardcover. Very Good. Volume 15 only of 16 volumes: [4], 536 p.: tables (1 folded); 21 cm. Contemporary calf spine with gilt-tooled spine title; marbled paper over boards. Marbled endpapers. Running title: Chronologie Historique de l'Amérique. The folded table is not included in pagination. This volume covers the history… Read more
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image of L'Art de Vérifier les Dates, depuis l'Année 1770 jusqu'a nos Jours: Formant la Continuation ou Troisieme Partie de l'Ouvrage Publie, sous ce Nom, par les Religieux Benedictins de la Congregation de Saint-Maur vol. 11 [Chile and Argentina]

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Paris: Ambrose Dupont et Cie, 1828. Hardcover. Very Good -. Volume 11 only (of 16 volumes): [4], 525 p.: tables; 21 cm. Contemporary calf spine with gilt-tooled spine title; marbled paper over boards. Marbled endpapers. Running title: Chronologie Historique de l'Amérique. This volume covers the history of Chile and Argentina from 1770 to 1828.… Read more
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image of A Sermon of War, Preached at the Melodeon, on Sunday, June 7, 1846 [Mexican-American War]

A Sermon of War, Preached at the Melodeon, on Sunday, June 7, 1846 [Mexican-American War]

by Parker, Theodore

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Published
1846
Condition
Good
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$67.00

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Boston: I.R. Butts, 1846. Paperback. Good. Third Edition. 33, [1] p.; 20 cm. Stitched pamphlet; pages have not been trimmed. Former owner's name inscribed in an old hand at head of title page: Wm. Rutherford. Parker had become minister of the 28th Congregational Church, Boston, in January 1846; his congregation included Elizabeth Cady Stanton,… Read more
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image of An Act for Reducing the Number of Directors of the Corporation of the Governor and Company of Merchants of Great Britain Trading to the South Seas, and other Parts of America; and for Encouraging the Fishery

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London: Thomas Baskett and the assigns of Robert Baskett, 1753. Fine. Title continued: "and for Regulating the Election of the Governors and Directors of the said Company." [2], 279-280 p.; 33 cm. (folio). Three stab-holes, but no other evidence that this was ever bound. Edges are untrimmed. Title page reads "Anno Regni Georgii II.… Read more
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image of Peace with Mexico

Peace with Mexico

by Gallatin, Albert

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Published
1847
Condition
Very Good
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$34.00

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New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1847. Paperback. Very Good. [1], 4-34 p.; 22 cm. Lacking wrapper. Disbound from a nonce volume. In an old hand at head of first page: "#11. Peace with Mexico By Hon. Albert Gallatin." Publication information supplied from Worldcat records. Former Congressman and Secretary of the Treasury Gallatin… Read more
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image of Les Six Derniers Mois de L'Amérique et du Brésil: Faisant Suite aux Ouvrages du Même Auteur sur les Colonies

Les Six Derniers Mois de L'Amérique et du Brésil: Faisant Suite aux Ouvrages du Même Auteur sur les Colonies

by Pradt, Dominique Georges Frédéric de R. De

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Published
1818
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$438.00

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Paris: F. Béchet, 1818. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good +. [6], 267, [1] p.; 22 cm. Original pink paper wrappers with printed paper spine label. Untrimmed. Verso of half title page contains list of booksellers in other cities selling books printed by Imprimerie de Poulet. Verso of table of contents contains list of other… Read more
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image of Mexico the Land of Unrest: Being Chiefly an Account of What Produced the Outbreak in 1910, Together With the Story of the Revolutions Down to This Day

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Philadelphia, Pa: J.B. Lippincott, 1913. Hardcover. Very Good. Published with: London: Herbert & Daniel. xxiv, 461, [1] p.: tissue-guarded frontispiece, folded map, title vignette of a coin, 50 leaves of illustrations, primarily photographs; 23 cm. Burgundy cloth with gilt-stamped spine title. Top page edges gilt. The folded map is a color map of Mexico… Read more
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image of Urban Migration and Economic Development in Chile

Urban Migration and Economic Development in Chile

by Herrick, Bruce H.

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Published
1965
Condition
Fine
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$14.00

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Cambridge, Mass: M.I.T. Press, 1965. Fine/good +. x, [2], 126 p.: 24 cm. Black cloth with gilt spine title on red. Green and white dust jacket. Price clipped. Includes appendices, bibliographic note, and index. This is number 6 in the M.I.T. Monographs in Economics series. "The years between 1940 and 1960 in Chile… Read more
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