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Hotel Ancira Monterey Mexico.
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Hotel Ancira Monterey Mexico.

By MEXICO - MONTEREY)

Monterey, Mexico.: Hotel Ancira.. No date. Ca. 1930s?. Brochure for Hotel Ancira, Monterey, unfolding to colorful pictorial map of Mexico 18 ½ x 24 inches. Also detailed pictorial city map on sheet size 12 x 9 inches. Brochure includes photos of the hotel’s interior as well as scenic views in the immediate vicinity of Monterey. Good clean condition; uncommon. Automobiles featured on the three-panel cover of the brochure as well as clothing of guests standing at the entrance suggest the brochure dates from the 1930s. .

$125.00

Plano de Guadalajara
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Plano de Guadalajara

By MEXICO - GUADALAJARA)

Guadalajara, Mexico.: Papeleria Fregoso, S.A.. 1971-1972.. Large colorful map of Guadalajara, 26 ½ x 37 inches. Districts shown in various colors. Coca Cola logo in lower left corner, evidently a sponsor of this exceptional map. Excellent clean condition. Full title: "Plano Guia de Guadalajara Tlaquepaque y Zapopan 1971-1972." Some text in English. .

$125.00

Highways in Mexico (Caminos de Mexico).
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Highways in Mexico (Caminos de Mexico).

By MEXICO)

Mexico City.: Pemex Travel Club.. 1959.. Folded map opening to color highway map of Mexico on sheet 18 ½ x 28 inches. To the north, the map depicts regions of the United States stretching from San Diego in the west to Panama City, Florida, in the east. Also shown on the map are portions of Central America. Three city and regional maps, in color, on verso. Color covers front and rear of folded map. Very good clean condition. Automobiles pictured on rear panel sport tail fins endemic to the era. .

$48.00

Katherine Dunham's Journey to Accompong.
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Katherine Dunham's Journey to Accompong.

By JAMAICA / ANTHROPOLOGY / DANCE) Cook, Proctor Fyffe "Ted" (illus).

New York.: Henry Holt & Co.. 1946.. Full page brown and white illustrations, 9+162pp, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, cloth covered boards with pictorial dust jacket. Book is in very good condition, there is wear to the dust jacket extremities, with a few very short tears and one tiny chip. The dust jacket has the price of $2.50. Dancer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham's "collection of day-to-day notes...during her stay at the Maroon village of Accompong" in Jamaica. .

$35.00

Map of Rio-Copacabana.
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Map of Rio-Copacabana.

By BRAZIL - RIO DE JANEIRO)

Rio de Janeiro.: Maximino (Jeweler).. No date. Ca. 1960s.. Folded map of Rio opening to full-page color pictorial map 11 x 15 ¾ inches. Text primarily in English. Blurb describing the publisher, the jewelry firm Maximino located "only one block from Rio docks." Good used condition; an interesting souvenir of the city. .

$38.00

Myrtle Bank Hotel, Kingston Jamaica.
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Myrtle Bank Hotel, Kingston Jamaica.

By JAMAICA / MENU)

Kingston, Jamaica.: United Fruit Company.. 1926.. Luncheon menu, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, dated March 11, 1926, photos on one side of menu and luncheon choices on verso. The hotel dates from 1918 and advertised over 200 rooms. Soft horizontal fold, otherwise good condition. Menu states "Owned and Operated by the United Fruit Company." .

$48.00

Mexican Art & Life.
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Mexican Art & Life.

By MEXICAN ARTS ETC. - DEPRESSION-ERA) Tablada, Jose Juan(Editor). Amero, Emilio; Francisco Gutierrez, Argüelles Bringas, et al.

Mexico D. F. (Mexico City) Mexico.: D. A. P. P.. 04- 1938.. Magazine, color pictorial covers, 13 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, unpaginated (32 pp). Very good condition. Cover art from a watercolor by Emilio Amero. A most interesting and uncommon depression-era magazine issued shortly after the March 1938 nationalization of the Mexican oil industry. Articles include The Recently Discovered Malinalco Ruins; Mexican Books of the XVI Century; The Painter Argüelles Bringas (with illustration in color); American Interests in Mexico and The Oil Industry in Mexico (March 1938 expropriation of certain foreign interests in oil industry for public utility in favor of the nation); the Iturbide Palace; Oaxacan Pottery (illustrated); Francisco Guitierrez, A New Painter; Cuernavaca (photographic illustrations); and more. .

$85.00

Acapulco an Adventure in Living. Cover Title: Acapulco Mexico.
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Acapulco an Adventure in Living. Cover Title: Acapulco Mexico.

By MEXICO - ACAPULCO)

Ciudad de Mexico.: Mexican Tourist Association.. No date. Ca. 1947.. 32 page booklet illustrated with photographs promoting US tourism in Acapulco. A fold-out map of the city is located opposite the title page and a pictorial map of the route from Mexico City to Acapulco appears on verso of rear cover. Text records distance from Mexico City as being 284 miles, while flying time is an hour and 30 minutes. Of note: "Many members of the smart, cosmopolitan set…came to visit and remain to build…. Their pink and white villas cling to rocky cliffs jutting far out into the sea." Flowery language on every page: a "naturalist's paradise," a "land where flowers never die," "tropic warmth tempered by ocean breezes" and "little tropic fish colored like the fantastic jewels of a magician's dream..." An engaging read detailing a vanished world. .

$60.00

Commercial Map of Latin America With Index of Names Population and Trade Statistics.
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Commercial Map of Latin America With Index of Names Population and Trade Statistics.

By SOUTH AMERICA - TRADE)

New York.: Irving National Bank.. 1918.. Color map on sheet 34 x 25 inches, folding into rear of booklet 8 x 5 1/2 inches. Booklet has 39 pages, most of which is an index to places on the map. Short separation at two fold intersections, but overall map is in very good condition in similar booklet. An attractive and detailed map of South and Central America and the Caribbean, with red lines marking distances from strategic spots. At lower left, two inset maps show "Natural Vegetation" and "Principal Products." At lower right inset maps show "Density of Population," "Rainfall January" and "Rainfall July." An unusual publication showing the interest in commercial interaction with Latin America; apparently there was also a "Regular" edition of the map for wall display. .

$125.00

Once A Week (Newspaper).
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Once A Week (Newspaper).

By MEXICO)

New York.: P. F. Collier & Son.. 12-23- 1890.. Illustrated weekly newspaper, 16 ½ x 11 inches, 16 pp. featuring news of the day. Articles include the Tenderloin Club of New York; a centerfold illustration of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, "Quitting his Prison Cell for the Place of Execution," and an illustration of Brazilian sailors on their war ship in New York showing the "Effect of Their First Snow Storm." Bottom of last four pages have considerable creasing to 4 inch portion along free edge margin, with modest impact to text. Four areas of rear cover have small spotting from adhered tan paper. Overall good condition, with imperfections noted. Extensive article titled "The Empire in Mexico" with focus on Maximilian. .

$35.00

Metropolitan Magazine.  June 1907.  Including article "Should We Keep Cuba?"
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Metropolitan Magazine. June 1907. Including article "Should We Keep Cuba?"

By CUBA) Russell, Robert Howard et al.

New York.: The Metropolitan Magazine Company.. 06- 1907.. June 1907 issue of the magazine, black and white illustrations throughout with two color plates, 10 x 7 inches, color paper wrappers. Much wear to covers with abrasion to color illustration, spine is taped, a couple of advertising pages have also been taped in, light dampstain to upper margin and gutter not very noticeable, otherwise interior is tight and clean. Interesting article on the situation of the United States vis-a-vis Cuba. The article is profusely illustrated with pictures of life in Cuba and of buildings in Havana. Also includes article by Louis Rhead "Fresh-water Game Fish that Leap" with illustrations by the author. .

$35.00

Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon
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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon

By AMAZON VALLEY) Herndon, Lieut. WM. Lewis

Washington, D.C.: Taylor & Maury.. 1854.. 16 duo-toned plates, hand-colored folding map 17 3/4 x 23 inches folding to 8 1/2 x 5 inches and tipped into back cover, iii+414pp, 9 x 6 1/4 inches, decorative embossed cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine (hardbound). Light rubbing to cover extremities exposing boards, shorts tears to head of spine, scattered foxing and soiling throughout, 1/2 inch paper loss to front endpaper, all plates present although bound in an order that differs slightly from the List of Plates, binding tight. Map: 4 inch split to one fold, 4 inch tear. Includes a very handsome "Map of the Valley of the Amazon to accompany Lt. Herndon's Report" showing the valley of the Amazon River with all its tributaries; the map extends from the Pacific Ocean to the mouth of the Amazon in the Atlantic Ocean. Under orders from the U.S. Navy Department, William Lewis Herndon led an expedition to explore the Amazon basin, which lasted almost a year in in 1851 to 1852. The orders stated that "the government desires to be put in possession of certain information relating to the valley of the river Amazon, in which term is included the entire basin, or water-shed.. this desire extends not only to the present condition of that valley, with regard to the navigability of its streams; to the number and condition, both industrial and social, of its inhabitants, their trade and products; its climate, soil, and productions; but also to its capacities for cultivation, and to the character and extent of its undeveloped commerical resources, whether of the field, the forest, the river, or the mine." Included in this volume are chapters I to XIX and an appendix, taking the expedition as far as Para. Although this is not marked as part 1, there is another volume not here present which completes the expedition travels. .

$115.00

The Last of the Charruas
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The Last of the Charruas

By URUGUAY)

London.: H. Bailliere.. 1855.. Aquatint, handcolored, sheet 5 1/2 x 9 inches. Paper loss and faint toning to lower right edge and corner, single pinpoint foxing spot, cropped left and right edge, a bright clean print with very good color. An image of four Charruas Indians published in The Natural History of Man by James Prichard. .

$75.00

Handy reference map of Bermuda.
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Handy reference map of Bermuda.

By BERMUDA)

Maplewood , NJ.: C.S. Hammond & Co.. 03-16- 1961.. Color map, 8 x 18 inches, folding to 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches, very good condition. Map includes information on "Where to Stay" and "What to See" with additional tourist information on verso. .

$24.00

British Virgin Islands
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British Virgin Islands

By VIRGIN ISLANDS)

London.: Directorate of Overseas Surveys.. First Edition.. 1963.. Folded color map, unfolded size 25.5 x 28.5 inches dated 1963. Three faint crease lines in bottom right panel (as published?) Good clean condition. Scale 1:100,000. .

$25.00

Mapa del Departamento de La Paz
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Mapa del Departamento de La Paz

By BOLIVIA - LA PAZ) Adriazola, V.R. (illus)

Prefecto del Departamento Tcnel.. 1938.. Color map, 25 1/2 x 15 inches, multiple fold. Very good condition: one spot of residue on verso covered with archival paper. Includes small inset map: "Nueva provincia en el Departamento de la Paz. Provincia Edwin Heath" and list of altitudes at bottom edge. .

$145.00

A New and Correct Map of the American Islands, now called the West Indies, with the whole Coast of the Neighbouring Continent.
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A New and Correct Map of the American Islands, now called the West Indies, with the whole Coast of the Neighbouring Continent.

By WEST INDIES) Kitchin, Thos. Kitchin, Thomas.

No date. Ca. 1762.. Engraved map on laid paper, 11 x 14 inches, on sheet size 11 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches, folded as issued. 1/4 inch mended tear to upper left edge, faint offsetting from text, very good condition. A finely engraved and detailed antique map of the West Indies and Central America, including areas of the New Kingdom of Leon. Published "For the London Magazine". .

$425.00

Plano Indicador de la "Ciudad de San Jose".
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Plano Indicador de la "Ciudad de San Jose".

By COSTA RICA - SAN JOSE) Balcazar, Froilan Holguin (cartographer).

No date. Ca. late 1940s?. Color lithograph pictorial street map (with indicator) 19 x 28 inches on sheet size 20 x 29 1/4 inches, folding to 10 x 7 1/2 inches. Fine condition. This colorful map features a dial that turns in a circular motion and guides you to all the key locations and points of interest in San Jose. Surrounding the map are advertisements for local businesses. Text in Spanish. .

$245.00

Sunshine over the Border.  Impressions of a Visit to Mexico
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Sunshine over the Border. Impressions of a Visit to Mexico

By MEXICO) Oakes, David S

No date. Foreword dated 1939.. BOOKLET, black and white photo illustrations, small brown orange and white maps, 24 pages, pictorial wrappers. Good condition; corners lightly bumped, light soiling to cover. "Reprinted by Special Permission from the Central Manufacturing District Magazine." .

$20.00

Now that You're in Bermuda.
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Now that You're in Bermuda.

By BERMUDA) Treidler, Adolph (cover illus).

Bermuda Hotel Association.. 1936.. Booklet, blue black and white foldout map inside rear cover, approx. 8 x 23 inches, black and white illustrations and ads, 74 pp, 8 1/4 x 6 inches, color pictorial wrappers. 1/8 inch tear at lower edge of front cover, tiny spot to back cover, tiny edge tear at right edge of map. Much detailed information including greens fees at leading golf courses (25 pounds a month at the Belmont Manor and 5 pounds a month at the Riddell's Bay Golf and Country Club); timetable for the Bermuda Railway Company, carriage fares etc. Two small maps of Hamilton and St. George. The blue, black and white map names the major roads, and other locatins such as clubs, golf courses, hotels, etc. .

$50.00

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