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    The Republics of Central & South America.Their Resources,Industries,Sociology & Future by Enock, C.Reginald:

    London.J.M.Dent.1922 Second & revised edition.With 16 b&w illustrations & 9 maps.pp 544. Hard cover,original green cloth. Spine lettering is a little feint (as usual) but otherwise a very good copy.No dust jacket.A very detailed work.



    The Naturalist in La Plata by Hudson, W.H

    Appleton and Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1892. First. Hardcover. Illustrated green boards worn at extremities but tight and clean. Deckled pages edges, foxing to first few pages. Inner pages lightly age-toned but clean and unmarked. Frontis photo, tissue-guard overlay. Several uncut pages. .



    The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 90, Number 6 (December, 1946) by Grosvenor, Gilbert (ed.); Borah, Leo A.; Atkeson, Ray; Williams, Maynard Owen; Hudson, Herndon and Mary; Williams, M. O.; Earl, Lawrence; Walker, Lewis Wayne

    Washington: National Geographic Society, 1946. Soft Cover. Fair with no dust jacket. Map of Bible Lands is present, in very good condition. Sound binding. Early pages have creased and soiled corners. Wrappers are heavily worn and creased with chip at lower spine. ; Contents: Hamilton, The Roman way. Carpenter and Herget, Ancient Rome brought to life. Jones and Tobien, Demolishing Germany's ramparts. Simpich, California's great Central Valley. Norton, Sigiriya, "a fortress in the sky." ; 10.0" tall.



    Guiana: British, Dutch, And French (1912) by James Rodway

    2009-02-16. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!



    The Naturalist in La Plata by Hudson, W. H

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1892. Natural history classic, on the fauna of this region of the author's native Argentina. First edition, Wilson A(6); first state, with ad section dated February 1892. Hardcover, full green cloth, gilt titling, illustration of coypús on front cover in brown & black. General wear, corners bumped, minor spotting, scratch/crease to upper spine; foxed more or less heavily throughout. Text otherwise clean; [viii], 388 pages + 40 page publisher's ad; index, b/w drawings & plates.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by [J. Smit]. Octavo.



    HAND BOOK OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLICS 1893 by Us Bureau Of American Republics

    Washington: Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1893. Hardcover. Clean maroon cloth, leather spine, gilt lettering & lightly scuffed leather corners. Tight, clean & intact copy. Drawing, photo, color map & table illustrations. Pictorial frontispiece. Bulletins useful to producers, merchants & manufacturers, including; custom tariffs, official circulars, international treaties, conventions, & local regulations. South America; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 604 pages .


    AUD $28.40

    The Lost World Of The Amazon by Eichhorn Franz

    London: Souvenir Press, 1955. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 22.5x14.5x3cm+451g. 22.5x14.5x3cm+451g . . 500g Postage Incorrect see below for 1kg . . Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted. . . Australia_Post_Zoned_International_Shipping_Rates_FOR_THIS_PARCEL . . AP-Zone1_NZ:_AU$30.30 . . AP-Zone4_Canada_USA:_AU$42.80 . . AP-Zone6_UK_Ireland:_AU$47.55 . . Domestic_tracked_OR_registered_flat_rate_FOR_THIS_ITEM_Within_Australia:_AU$13.05



    South America Road Map 1:10,000,000 by The Daily Telegraph Staff

    Bad Soden, Germany: Ravenstein Verlag Gmbh. As New. 1982. Map with Card Cover. Unused folded map with mild shelf wear to the protective card cover. The map itself is unaffected and in pristine condition. This map is NOT indexed. The cartography for this map was supplied by The Daily Telegraph. The map is not dated (guessing 1982 based on cover design.) Scale: 1:10,000,000 (Approx. 158 miles to 1 inch.) Projection: Sanson-Flamsteed (Sinusoidal.) Size unfolded: 29 1/4" x 37 1/2". Place names are in the language of the respective country to match the road signs. Multi-lingual legend—English, French, German. Physical map inset at 1:42,000,000 scale. Economic - Land utilization inset. Map inset of the Atlantic Ocean Scale 1:95,000,000. Topography is shown by relief shading with coloring for woodlands and names of mountain ranges. Colorful map, easy on the eyes, easy to find places of interest. Identifies motorways and junctions, other roads, distance in kilometers, scenic routes, car ferries, railways, camping sites, other places of interest to visitors.; Ravenstein International Road MapsRavenstein International Road MapsRavenstein International Road Maps .



    David Frost Introduces Trinidad & Tobago by Anthony, Michael & Andrew Carr, editors w/intro. by David Frost

    London: Andre Deutsch. 1975 1st ed. 203pp. illus. red cloth tall 8vo: near Fine in a Good dj [some light browning of top & fore edges; else nrF; dj = torn @ top extremities; else G] A colorfully illustrated travel anthology featuring 18 chapters by 18 different contributors (including Nobel Prize winner Derek Walcott) on every aspect of the islands, from steel bands to cricket.


    AUD $22.70

    Wanderings In South America by Waterton Charles

    Heron Books, 1972. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 21x12.5x3cm+412g. 21x12.5x3cm+412g . . Heron Books: 1972. Pp260. Blue faux leather boards with gilded decoration to front; margin ribbon marker; no dust jacket issued. In good condition.$20.00: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted. . . Domestic_tracked_OR_registered_flat_rate_FOR_THIS_ITEM_Within_Australia:_AU$9.65



    Classic Adventure: Rafting the Amazon by Odendaal, Francois

    London: BBC Books. 1992 1st ed. 206pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: Fine in a Fine dj. An adventurous journey featured in a BBC television production.



    Handbook of the River Plate; Comprising Buenos Ayres, the Upper Provinces, Banda Oriental, and Paraguay by Mulhall, M.G. & E.T. (Mulhall, Michael George; Mulhall, Edward T.)

    Buenos Ayres: Standard Printing- Office, 1869. First edition thus; Improved and enlarged edition. Later half navy morocco over tan cloth, five raised bands with gilt rules, red spine label titled in gilt. Very good, spine edges rubbed, scattered foxing, page 165 in Section C trimmed closely at fore edge with loss of one letter in each of two lines.. xvi, 192,160, 200, 38 pp. [adv] pp. Sm. 4to. Volume I (all published). The authors published the much smaller "The River Plate Handbook, guide, directory and almanac for 1863". In the preface of our volume, the authors called this an "Improved and enlarged edition" (Preface dated March 17, 1869), the first of five more editions that would run until 1892, and were intended to encourage immigration from Europe. It was one of the earliest English language books published in Argentina. Michael George Mulhall (1836-1900), "journalist and statistician, ... was educated for the priesthood... and in 1858 went to South America where his brother, Edward Thomas Mulhall (1832-1899) was working as a sheep farmer. The brothers set up a printing and publishing house in Buenos Aires from which they issued the Standard and River Plate News, a four-page weekly newspaper. In 1861 they relaunched it as a daily (the first such in the English language in South America)" ODNB. Inked inscription laid in loose, "W.S. Jackson with kind regards of Isaac Kich / Buenos Ayres, Feb. 9th, 1872." Sabin 51268.



    West Coast Of South America, Fullarton, ca.1860 by A. Fullarton

    A. Fullarton & Co. London, Map of West Coast Of South America, ca.1860 from the Royal Illustrated Atlas of Modern Geography showing Chile and parts of Bolivia and Peru. An original hand coloured steel engraving with 9 vignettes including Chilean Miner, Araucano Indiana, view of Valparaiso, travelling in Santiago, hunting the lama, chase of the Condor and the puma. Page size approx 470 x 310mm. Good Condition.



    Isthmus of Panama. by John Tallis & Rapkin

    Tallis, John: Isthmus of Panama. London. [ca.1851]. From the Montgomery Martin Illustrated Atlas. Map engraved by Rapkin. Size approx 360 x 260mm. Original steel engraved map with original outline hand colouring. 2 vignettes include Gold seekers on their way over the Cordilleras and The Fort at Chagres. It also shows in red lines the proposed Canal and Rail communications routes. Decorative Border. Single page unfolded map in excellent, clean condition. Associated text page of the Montgomery Martin Atlas included.



    O Brasil do Primeiro Reinado Visto pelo Botânico William John Burchell 1825/1829 by Ferrez, Gilberto

    Rio de Janeiro: Fundaçao Joao Moreiro Salles/Fundaçao Nacional Pró-Memória, 1981. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. Oblong 8vo. 172, [2] pp. Bound in quarter brown cloth over light brown boards, title stamped in brown on cover and spine, in illustrated dust jacket. Illustrations throughout. Text in Portuguese with 16-page English translation laid in. Includes bibliography. Near Fine, minor shelf wear, otherwise clean, crisp copy, in Very Good+ dust jacket with light scuffing.



    South America from the Best Authorities, Russell, ca.1800 by Russell

    Russell, J. : Map of South America from the best authorities. Nd but ca.1800. From "A New Geographical, Historical and Commercial Grammar and Present State of Several Kingdoms of the World". Copper engraving. Size approx. 200 x 230mm. Two neat folds. Some age colouring to edges, otherwise clean, bright and a good impression.



    Nieve y Selva En Ecuador by Eichler, Arturo

    Quito, Ecuador: Editorial Bruno Moritz, 1952. Very Good +/very good-. 4to. 131 pp. Bound in stiff wrappers, in illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs and 1 black and white map (laid in). Text in Spanish. Very Good+, age-toning to pages, bump to lower corner of text block, , internally clean, hinges sound, in Very Good- dust jacket with overall age-toning and light soiling, creasing to spine, chipping to head, 1 1/2" tear to lower spine.



    If Quetzals Could Cry by Caldwell, Dondeena

    Friendship Press, N.D. TPB. VG. VERY-GOOD TRADE-PAPERBACK . /KEYWORDS/: Guatemala--Social conditions.; Human rights--Guatemala.; Maya mythology.; Mayas--Folklore.; Mayas--Poetry.;



    South America - Insight Guides by Minnis, Natalie

    London: APA Publications, 2002. Carefully written guide which conveys an understanding of the sub-continent, its people and its culture. A very good clean copy. 424 pages including index. Illustrated with colour photographs and detailed cross-referenced maps, as well as all the travel details, hotels, restaurants and phone numbers you will need. Next post UK dispatch.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



    In the Guiana Forest: Studies of Nature in Relation to the Struggle for Life [ 1894 ] by James Rodway

    2009-08-10. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!



    Chile and La Plata, Tallis, ca.1851 by John Tallis & Rapkin

    Tallis, John: Map of Chile and la Planta. London, ca.1851. From the Montgomery Martin Illustrated Atlas. Size approx 370 x 260mm. Original steel engraved map with original outline hand colouring. 5 vignette views, showing Rattlesnake, the Grand Square Beunos Ayres [Buenos Aires], Water Seller of Beunos Ayres [Buenos Aires], The Gobernador and Travellers Post. Decorative border. Single page unfolded map in excellent, clean condition. Associated text page of the Montgomery Martin Atlas included. A good Tallis Map.




    London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. 394 p. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. Several illustrations. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear to covers- a bit heavier at corners, spine lightly darkened, edges of text block lightly yellowed, pages clean, binding loose but fine.



    The Naturalist in La Plata by Hudson, W. H

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1892. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Octavo. One of 1000 copies printed; second issue, with catalog dated April 1892. Bound in original green pictorial cloth. Illustrated in black and white. Black coated end papers. Small bookplate of The Pedagogue's Library. A very good+ copy, showing little or no wear; occasional very light foxing.



    The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 90, Number 4 (October, 1946) by Grosvenor, Gilbert (ed.); Marden, Luis; Brown, Andrew H.; Schneider, John E.; Chase, Francis Jr.; Williams, Maynard Owen

    Washington: National Geographic Society, 1946. Soft Cover. Good with no dust jacket. Sound binding. Pages clean, off-white. Wrappers chipped at lower spine with overall handling wear and soiling. ; Contents: Marden, Land of the painted oxcarts. Brown, Americans stand guard in Greenland. Schneider, Uncle Sam's icebox outposts. Chase, Palestine today. Williams, Back to Afghanistan. Full-color ad for Coca-Cola on back of wrappers with collegiate soda fountain theme. ; 10.0" tall.



    The Naturalist in La Plata by Hudson, W. H

    London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1892. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. The habits and instincts of animals in La Plata, La Pampas, Argentina. 8vo, 2pp preface, 383pp, 4 pp index, 40 pp catalogue at back dated Feb. 1892. 27 b/w illustrations including Puma, Armadillo, Wrestler frog, Pampa sheep, Dragonflies, Crested Screamer, Woodhewers, Huanaco, Viscachas, Hummingbird. Teal green cloth boards with gilt title on spine and illustration of coypu family on front. Spine sunned and rubbed on edges, one closed hole on right edge and fraying at bottom. Cover rubbed at edges and corners bumped. Interior clean and bright. Binding loose at front hinge, but holding. G+.

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