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South American Fights and Fighters and Other Tales of Adventure

By Brady, Cyrus Townsend

New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. Near Fine. 1910. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, "American Fights and Fighters Series," first printing as indicated by the same date on the title page and copyright page, beige illustrated cloth, 342 pages, illustrated throughout, including a frontis with the original protective tissue-guard, this clean and attractive copy has two minor flaws: very mild tanning on the spine, and a very slight amount of play in the front hinge .

$36.00

Liberators and Heroes of South America

By Lansing, Marion

Boston: L. C. Page & Company. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1942. 4th Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, a very attractive copy of this older edition, published two years after the original, bright and clean red cloth, binding is tight and square, illustrated end-paper map, color frontis and drawings by Paul Quinn, and several photographs, book has no significant flaws, the color-illustrated jacket is bright annd clean, the original price (3.00) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, mild wear at the spine-ends and corners and a small scuff-mark on the front panel are the only remarkable flaws .

$68.00

Pilgrims in Paraguay: the Story of Mennonite Colonization in South America

By Fretz, Joseph Winfield

Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1953. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, the binding is tight and square, clean inside and out, contents are fine, the jacket is mildly tanned on the spine and rear panel, nmoderate edge-wear at the top corners, the jacket remains attractive, the original price (2.75) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, illustrated, includes a bibliography; 247 pages .

$19.00

Running the Amazon
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Running the Amazon

By Kane, Joe

North Salem, New York: Adventure Library. Near Fine. 1995. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. 1885283024 . Hardcover, issued without a dustjacket, attractive gray cloth and illustrated green boards, a very slight spine-lean is the only remarkable flaw to this clean, attractive copy, first printing of this edition as stated on copyright page, the original edition was published in 1989, illustrated with photos and an end-paper map ; Adventure Library; 321 pages .

$12.00

Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of  Surinam, in Guiana on the Wild Coast of South America from the Years 1772  to 1777: Two Volumes
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Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana on the Wild Coast of South America from the Years 1772 to 1777: Two Volumes

By Stedman, John Gabriel

Barre, Massachussets: Imprint Society. Near Fine. 1971. Hardcovers. 0876360150 . 2-volume set with the original slipcase, this is number 163 in Limited Edition of 1950 copies and is signed by R. A. J. Van Lier who provides the Notes and Introduction to this edition, the expedition took place from 1772 to 1777 and describes the history, flora and fauna, and people of this land, both books are in excellent condition with one very minor flaw only: the dark blue spines are slightly sunned, this is not very noticeable, the blue slipcase has a few small areas of white scuffing on the bottom edge, else excellent condition, overall a suitable gift copy "The book is bound in French marbled papers and linen - The paper, Butten 911, was manufactured by Hahnemuhle, Dassel, Germany. All the original copperplate line and aquatint engravings have been photographed direct from the originals and reproduced by offset-lithography"; Signed by Editor .

$43.00

Herndon and Gibbon: Lieutenants, United States Navy: The First North American Explorers of the Amazon Valley

By Klare, Normand E.

Ashland, Oregon: Klare-Taylor Publishing. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2006. Hardcover. 0976440318 . Hardcover with dustjacket, inscribed, dated and signed by the author: "For Margie Battles Baird Joline with my very best wishes - Norman E. Klare - 14 August 2006." Book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket has two minor flaws: moderate rubbing to the glossy surface, the background color on the spine is sunned to a slightly lighter shade, the jacket is clean and attractive overall and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "The stories from their reports to Secretary of the Navy John P. Kennedy, President Millard Fillmore and The House of Representatives of the United States," illustrated throughout, includes a Selected Bibliography; 258 pages; Signed by Author .

$179.00

Nowhere is a Place: Travels in Patagonia
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Nowhere is a Place: Travels in Patagonia

By Chatwin, Bruce & Paul Theroux

San Francisco, California: Yolla Bolly Press / Sierra Club Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. Hardcover. 0871565005 . Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket is price-clipped else excellent condition with no other remarkable flaws, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included for this fine gift copy, "recounts Paul Theroux' and Bruce Chatwin's impressions of this little-known windswept wilderness and reveals the powerful effect Patagonia has had on the Western literary imagination since the age of exploration - Jim Gnass's spectacular full-color photographs capture Patagonia's stark, compelling beauty" ; 109 pages .

$27.00

The Birds of Ecuador - Two Volumes: Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy and  Field Guide
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The Birds of Ecuador - Two Volumes: Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy and Field Guide

By Ridgely, Robert S. And Paul J. Greenfield

Comstock Publishing Associates / Cornell University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. 0801487226 . Large paperbacks, 2-volume set housed in the original color-illustrated slipcase, both are first printings as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number lines on the copyright pages, both books and the slipcase are in AS NEW condition, "A monumental work that sets a new standard for South American bird guides. These volumes are a fitting tribute to the authors' passion and commitment to pass on their unparalleled knowledge of one of the world's richest avifaunas," Volume 1: Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy, 848 pages, illustrated with a map, Volume 2: Field Guide, 740 pages, numerous color plates, a great gift/collector's copy .

$89.00

The Lost Lady of the Amazon: The Story of Isabela Godin and Her Epic  Journey
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The Lost Lady of the Amazon: The Story of Isabela Godin and Her Epic Journey

By Smith, Anthony

New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. 0786710489 . Hardcover with dustjacket, first American printing, a small publisher's remainder mark on the bottom edge is the only flaw to this beautiful copy, the dustjacket is flawless, the original price is present, and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "The incredible story of an eighteenth-century noblewoman's journey down the mighty Amaxon River - her courage, her survival, her undying love" .

$17.00

The Yanomami and Their Interpreters:   Fierce People or Fierce  Interpreters?
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The Yanomami and Their Interpreters: Fierce People or Fierce Interpreters?

By Salamone, Frank A.

University Press of America. Near Fine. 1997. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0761806547 . Hardcover, was issued without a dustjacket, nearly new condition, one insignificant flaw only: two shallow, circular impressions (about the size of a quarter) on the rear cover, "This book came about as a result of one of the nastiest disputes in the history of anthropology...examines the extent to which missionaries and anthropologists have aided or failed to aid the Yanomami in the hopes that we can all do better as a result of that extermination" .

$16.00

The Discovery of the Large, Rich, and Beautiful Empire of Guiana

By Ralegh, W.

New York: Burt Franklin. Fine. 1970. Hardcover. 0833728865 . Hardcover, was issued without a dustjacket, good quality reprint of the Hakluyt Society edition, sturdy gray cloth binding, excellent condition, no remarkable flaws to this new-looking copy, 240 pages, includes a map, subtitled: "With a Relation of The Great and Golden City of Manoa (which the Spaniards call El Dorado) Performed in the Year 1595 by Sir Ralegh, Knt. Reprinted from the Edition of 1596 with Some Unpublished Documents Relative to That Country, Edited with Copious Explanatory Notes and a Biographical Memoir by Sir Robert Schomburgk, PH.D." .

$14.00