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A VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA.  With Notes and Observations on the Moral and Physical Features of the Country, and the Incidents of the Voyage
London:Dean and Son. 1878. 355pp, with pull out map at front. Hardcover. Ex-library with label on spine, bookplate to inside front board, and an embossed stamp, perforated stamp and ink stamp to title page.  Aside from these marks, a very good, clean copy. 
$65.00
A VOYAGE UP THE RIVER AMAZON, INCLUDING A RESIDENCE AT PARA
New York:D. Appleton & Company. 1847. 256pp+8pp ads. Hardcover. Ex-library with library stamp on title page but no other markings. Rebound in modern buckram. Medium foxing scattered throughout.
$95.00
BRUTALITY GARDEN: TROPICALIA AND THE EMERGENCE OF A BRAZILIAN COUNTERCULTURE
Chapel Hill:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (2001). 256pp. Hardcover. Illustrated with color and black/white photographs. In very good condition. No previous owners marks or signatures. Only mark is a light pen line on front cover and a small bit of soiling to bottom edge of front cover. 
$25.00
DOWN THE ORINOCO IN A CANOE.  With an Introduction by R. B. Cunninghame Graham
New York:Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. 1902. xv+253pp +folding map.  Hardcover.  Boards slightly soiled and shelf-worn.  Binding slightly cocked but still tight and hinges intact. Internally, end-pages slightly age-toned but otherwise a very good, clean copy. 
$25.00
DUTCH-BRAZIL (3 volume set)
Rio de Janeiro; Editora Index, 1999. Three softcover volumes in decorative slipcase.  140pp + 20pp + 149pp. Illustrated. Volumes in Fine condition, slipcase is VG+ with very minor rubbing.  Text is in English.  Vol 1: Two unpublished Portuguese manuscripts about the Dutch conquest (1624) and the Iberian recovery (1625) of Salvador da Bahia in Brazil. Vol 2: A forgotten letter written by Martim Correia de Sa 1630. Vol 3: Vincent Joachim Soler's Seventeen letters 1636-1643.
$95.00
POWER AND PROPERTY IN INCA PERU
New York; Columbia University Press, 1958. Hardcover with dj. viii+190pp. Very Good condition in a Fair jacket. Unclipped jacket has small tears/chipping at edges, is a bit shelfworn with some grime, and has heavy foxing to book facing side. Green cloth boards are clean and unbumped. Owner name penned to ffep. Foxing of pastedowns and facing endpapers. Otherwise clean, unmarked, unfoxed, square and securely bound. "Depending primarily on legal data from sixteenth-century Spanish chronicles the author enters into the lively controversy over whether the Inca government was a primitive form of state socialism, a feudal aristocracy, a hydraulic bureaucracy, or a paternal or tyrannical monarchy." (cfm)
$45.00
TRAVELS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF PERU, INCLUDING A YEAR'S RESIDENCE IN POTOSI - 2 Volumes
London:Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. 1830. 2 Volumes. Pp: xvi+431 and viii+504. 1st edition. Illustrated with 1 map, 8 engravings and 17 vignettes in text. Hardcover. Ex-library.  Rebound in 1/4 lea with marbled boards and end-papers. Title in gilt on spine. Library stamp to both title pages, as well as the top margin of a page in the middle of each volume(313 in vol. 1 and 297 in vol. 2) . Also, remains of card to last free end-page at rear of both volumes. Minor foxing to first few pages in both volumes but otherwise pages clean and bright.  Overall, a very good, bright copy.  *Author was Secretary of the Potosi, La Paz, and Peruvian Mining Association.
$500.00