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Compania Anonima Nacional Telefonos de Venezuela. Guia Telefonica 1963. Caracas y su Zona Metropolitana.

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Caracas, Compania Anonima Nacional Telefonos de Venezuela: 1963

Seller ID: 2743


1963 Phone directory for Caracas. Brown cloth on green boards. A nice clean copy without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 528 pages View more info

Tratado Preliminar Sobre los Limites de los Paises pertenecientes en America Meridional a las Coronas de Espana y Portugal, Ajustado y Concluido entre El Rei N.S. y La Reina Fidelisima, y ratificado por S.M. en San Lorenzo el Real a 11 de Octubre de 1777 en el qual se Dispone y Estipula por donde ha de correr la Linea Divisoria de unos y otros Dominios, que despues se debera fixar y prescribir determinadamente en un Tratado Definitivo de Limites WITH Mapa Geografico de la Provincia y Costas de Buenosayres

By: N/A

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Madrid, Imprenta Real de la Gazeta: 1777

Seller ID: 2854


Scarce. Recent paper covered boards. Wear to edges of title page. Later extraneous pagination inked to top right recto corners. Fold out geographical map of the province and coasts of Buenos Ayres to rear. Sabin 96555,Medina 4831. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 36 pages View more info

The Captive in Patagonia; or, Life Among the Giants. A personal narrative.

By: Benjamin Franklin Bourne

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Gould and Lincoln: 1853

Seller ID: 3238


Brown cloth with decoration and publisher's monogram blindstamped to front and rear covers. Gilt particulars to spine. Corners bumped. Minor occasional foxing. Advertisements to front and rear of book. Frontispiece protected by tissue guard. A fine, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; xxiv, 25-233, [xii] pages View more info

Orozco, Verdad Cronologica

By: Clemente Orozco V.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Guadalajara, Edug; Universidad de Guadalajara: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2899


#356 of 2000 copies. Small tear to head of DJ spine. Inked inscription opposite dedication page reads "Para el dilecto amigo Ag [sic] Clemente" dated 2/13/83. A very nice, clean copy.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; ix;629;[1] pages View more info

The Highest Andes, a record of the first ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the exploration of the surrounding valleys

By: E.A. Fitz Gerald

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 3210


Green cloth with gilt title and author to front cover and gilt particulars to spine. Some intermittent foxing throughout. Foldout map of "The Route of the Expeditions to Aconcagua and Tupungato" and foldout of the "panorama from the summit of Penetentes." Appears to lack "Map of Aconcagua and District." Some pages of appendix uncut. A nice copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xvi, pages View more info

Textiles of the Andes; Catalog of Amano Collection

By: Edited by Yukihiro Tsunoyama

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Japan, HEIAN International, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 2837


Dust jacket is tattered but has kept book in crisp, clean condition. "March 21/'82; Metropolitan Museum; New York, N.Y" inked to front fly. Otherwise, a nice copy. Please expect extra postage for overseas shipping.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 248 pages View more info

Venezuela: or, sketches of life in a South American republic; with the history of the loan of 1864.

By: Edward B. Eastwick

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1868

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3239


Brown pebbled cloth rebacked over red cloth. Large foldout "Plano de los Estados Unidos de Venezuela" to front of book, which bears some tissue-repaired tears along fold lines, and a small tear to margin not affecting image. A nice clean copy without previosu owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xi, 418 pages View more info

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Synopsis of the Military Life of Sucre Translated by Kate Brown Schroeter

By: Eleazar Lopez Contreras

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, H.R. Elliot & Co. Inc.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2234


Bound in burgandy cloth. Includes portrait of author on endpaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages View more info

A Map of the City of Caracas in manuscript

By: Eudoro Urdaneta & Luciano Urdaneta

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Caracas, 1879

Seller ID: 2842


Original ink and watercolor plat map in manuscript signed by both cartographers. Image size: 81 cm x 65 cm. Eight inch closed tear to right margin, 6.5 of which is into image. ; 683 x 855mm (26 7/8 x 33 5/8 in); 1 pages View more info

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Working North From Patagonia Being the Narrative of a Journey, Earned on the Way, Through Southern and Eastern South America

By: Harry A. Franck

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1921

Seller ID: 2188


Includes dust jacket. Illustrated with 176 unusual photographs by the Author, with a map showing the route. Includes full color map of South America. No previous owner's names or other effacements. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 650 pages View more info

A Voyage to the Demerary, containing a statistical account of the settlements there, and of those on the Essequebo, the Berbice, and other contiguous rivers of Guyana

By: Henry Bolingbroke

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, M. Carey: 1813

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3207


Brown cloth boards with gilt particulars to brown morocco label to spine. Original wraps bound in. Light foxing, particularly to first and last pages. "Cancelled" stamped in purple to verso of title page. Otherwise, a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or further markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages View more info

The History of British Guiana (2 vol. set)

By: Henry G. Dalton

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3223


Blue cloth boards with decorative blindstamping to covers. Gilt particulars and decoration of a ship to spines. Light wear to hinges and heads and tails of spines. Yellow painted endpapers. Foldout of "Caart van Essequebo en Demerary" to front of vol. I. Foxing to plates, otherwise, a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xv, 518; vii, 580 pages View more info

The dispatches of Hernando Cortes, the Conquerer of Mexico, addressed to the emperor Charles V. Written during the conquest, and containing a narrative of its events. Now first translated into English . Scarce large-paper copy.

By: Hernando Cortes

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, Wiley & Putnam: 1843

Edition: First

Seller ID: 3177


Quarter cloth over worn brown paper covered boards. Gilt title to spine. Moderate foxing. Wear to edges. Sabin 16964 (q.v.): "First appearance of the three collected dispatches in English, being a translation from Lorenzana, including a portion of his notes." Bartleby's 1997.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xii, 431 pages View more info

Crónica de los Colegios de Propaganda Fide de la Nueva España. One of 100 copies.

By: Isidro Félix de Espinosa

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C & Madrid, Academy of American Franciscan History: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2827


Tan mottled calf. Particulars in gilt to red morocco labels and raised bands to spine. Salmon colored ribbon page marker. Number 80 of only 100 copies printed on special paper. A handsome copy.; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall; cii; 972 pages View more info

A Guide to Trinidad. A handbook for the use of tourists and visitors.

By: J. H. Collens

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1888

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3235


Green cloth boards with tropical motif stamped to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Front gutter beginning. Previous owner's name inked to top of title page dated 1889. Foxing throughout, particulary to first and last several pages. Plates consist of illustrations and photographs. Thirty pages of advertisements for local businesses and products to rear of book. A nice, clean copy without further markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [vii], 287, [xxx] pages View more info