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CHILDHOOD. Translated from the Portuguese by Celso de Oliveira and with an Introduction by Ashley Brown

by RAMOS, Graciliano

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1979
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First UK printing
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London: Peter Owen. 1979. First UK printing. Hardcover. Orange boards. Light yellowing and quite minor foxing to the page edges, else fine. Black dust jacket has light rubbing, VG+ otherwise. A Brazilian classic, a novelized memoir of North-East Brazil at the turn of the 20th century. ; Octavo .
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THE THREE TRIALS OF MANIREMA. Translated from the Portuguese by Pamela G. Bird

by VEIGA, José J.

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Published
1979
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First UK printing
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London: Peter Owen. 1979. First UK printing. Hardcover. Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. A novel by this noted Brazilian author.; Octavo .
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QUARUP. Translated from the Portuguese by Barbara Selby

by GALLADO, Antônio

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Published
1970
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First US Edition
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New York: Knopf. 1970. First US Edition. Hardcover. Yellow cloth. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Brazilian author,; Octavo .
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SHOWDOWN. Translated by Gregory Rabassa

by AMADO, Jorge

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Published
1988
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First edition in English
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New York: Bantam. 1988. First edition in English. Hardcover. Black cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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PEN, SWORD, CAMISOLE: a fable to kindle a hope. Translated by Helen R. Lane

by AMADO, Jorge

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Published
1985
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First edition in English
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9780879235529
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Boston: Godine. 1985. First edition in English. Hardcover. 0879235527 . Cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket. A novel by the great Brazilian writer. ; Octavo .
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New York: Knopf. 1964. First edition in English. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has minute rubbing to spine tips and outer corners, orange spine panel faintly sunned, else fine. ; Octavo .
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MIRADOR TREASURE: An Adventure Story

by POLLOCK, Frank Lillie

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Published
1927
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First Edition
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New York: Chelsea House. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover.. Brown linen grain cloth lettered and bordered in gilt. pp [2], (5) - 256, (1, ad). Yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has very small chips to spine ends and outer corners, a few small tears, light darkening to spine and rear panel, internal tape repairs, VG… Read more
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DEUX ANNÉES AU BRÉSIL: Ouvrage illustré de 180 vignettes dessinés par E. Riou d’après les croquis de M. Biard

by BIARD, F. (François-Auguste)

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Published
1862
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First Edition
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Paris: Hachette. 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in early/period quarter red morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, top page edges gilt. pp 680. Numerous engraved plates and in-text illustrations, folding map at rear. Sabin 5134. Profusely and handsomely illustrated with engravings after sketches by the author, a successful French genre painter of the time. His artistic… Read more
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BRAZIL AND THE BRAZILIANS

by BRUCE, G.J. (George James)

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Published
1915
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First UK edition
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London: Methuen. 1915. First UK edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. pp (viii), (308), (31, ads) + 8 plates. Glossary, Index. Spine a bit sunned and darkened; religious library stamp at front (St. Peter's Priory, Rosettenville, S. Africa); page edges yellowed; else a VG clean and unworn copy. ; Octavo .
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THE BEAUTIFUL EMPIRE

by GHOSE, Zulfikar

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Published
1975
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First printing
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London: Macmillan. 1975. First printing. Hardcover. Orange boards. Text paper quite yellowed, as usual, else fine. Jacket has quite minor rubbing to outer corners, else fine. A novel of 19th century Brazil. .
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Exploring and Travelling THREE THOUSAND MILES THROUGH BRAZIL from Rio de Janeiro to Maranhão...

by WELLS, James W.

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Published
1886
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First Edition
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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Title page continues: "With an Appendix Containing Statistics and Observations on Climate, Railways, Central Sugar Factories, Mining, Commerce and Finance; the Past, Present, and Future, and Physical Geography of Brazil." Two volumes, octavo, original green cloth with red roan spines lettered and decorated in gilt,… Read more
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PIONEERING IN SOUTH BRAZIL. Three years of forest and prairie life in the Province of Paraná

by BIGG-WITHER, Thomas P. (1845-90)

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Published
1878
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First Edition
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London: John Murray. 1878. First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes, octavo, original brown pictorial cloth gilt, back endpapers. Volume I: pp (xvi), 378, [2] + frontispiece and 2 other plates, 6 vignette illustrations in text. Volume II: pp (xii), 328, 32 Feb.,1877, catalogue + folding frontispiece and 3 plates, 7 vignette illustrations in text + colour folding… Read more
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SERGEANT GETÚLIO

by UBALDO RIBEIRO, João

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Published
1980
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First UK printing
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London: Deutsch. 1980. First UK printing. Hardcover. Black cloth. Fine copy. Jacket has some minor rubbing, soft ripples to front panel, else fine. First published in 1971 (and in 1978 in the US), it won Brazil's highest literary award, the Jabuti Prize for best novel of the year. Contains a 3+ page foreword by Jorge Amado.; Octavo… Read more
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MAD MARIA. Translated by Thomas Colchie (inscribed)

by SOUZA, Marcio

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Published
1985
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First US printing
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New York: Avon. 1985. First US printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Author; Mass market Bard paperback original, the first US edition of this novel set in the Amazon jungle by an acclaimed Brazilian writer. Fine, crisp, uncreased copy, inscribed by the author to a Toronto writerand impresario who brought him to town for a reading "For___, thanks … Read more
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BUSINESS INTEREST GROUPS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRAZIL

by RIDINGS, Eugene

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Published
1994
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9780521454858
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Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press. 1994. Hardcover. 0521454859 . Octavo, red cloth. pp (2),(xvi),377,(5). Fine copy, without jacket, as issued. .
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RED GOLD. The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians

by HEMMING, John

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Published
1978
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First Edition
ISBN
9780333128619
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London: Macmillan. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0333128613 . Black boards. pp [xxiv], 677, [3] + plates; maps in text at front, indexed. Fine copy, no owner marks. Red dust jacket has some creases, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. .
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An Invincible Memory. Translated by the Author

by Ubaldo Ribeiro, João

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Published
1989
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First US Edition
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9780060156220
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New York: Harper & Row. 1989. First US Edition. Hardcover. 0060156228 . Cloth and boards. Fine in fine price-clipped jacket. "This vast and panoramic novel set in Brazil is once a national epic, a family saga, a rich tapestry of the life of generation upon generation covering nearly four hundred years from the arrival of the Portuguese… Read more
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TIETA...Translated from the Portuguese by Barbara Shelby Merello.

by AMADO, Jorge

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Published
1979
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First US Edition
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9780394501390
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New York: NY: Knopf, 1979.. 1979. First US Edition. Hardcover. 039450139X. . Green cloth & boards, top edges yellow. Light sunning to extreme bottom edge of spine, publisher's logo rubber stamped to bottom page edges (remainder mark), small shallow indentation to rear cover, else fine, no owner names. Yellow dust jacket is lightly sunned to spine; small… Read more
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New York: Viking. 1991. First US Edition. Hardcover. Cloth & boards. Remainder stripe to lower page edges, else fine. Jacket has small soft creases, minute rubbing to spine tips, else fine. First novel of this Brazilian artist, after two books of poetry. A novel of murder, rebellion, and revenge in 17th century Brazil. .
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THE MOON AND TWO MOUNTAINS. The Myths, Ritual and Magic of Brazilian Spiritism.

by McGREGOR, (Pedro, with T. Stratton Smith).

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Published
1966
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First UK edition
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London: Souvenir Press. 1966. First UK edition. Hardcover. Blue boards. 238, (2) pp. 6 double-sided photo plates inserted. Foxing to page edges; else fine. Jacket has tiny chip, rubbing to foot of spine; one inch tear to front panel; VG+, bright o/w. A book about the Brazilian version of voodoo, a mixture of Indian, African, and European… Read more
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