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London:William Heinemann. 1920. 2nd edition. xii+238pp, with folding map at end. Hardcover. Red boards mottled/faded with shelfwear along edges and a dig to spine strip. Edge points gently bumped. Internally, end pages age toned with an old damp stain to lower outer edge of front board, but otherwise clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. Paper is slightly age toned with verso of map age toned. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
London:John Murray. 1908. 1st edition. xii+408pp+4pp ads. Illustrated. Hardcover. Decorated blue boards soiled and shelfworn, with evidence of silverfish grazing to edges of both front and rear boards. Spine strip darkened and spine ends worn, with some chipping/fraying. Top edges gilt, but scratched. Internally end paes lightly age-toned with South American written in pencil across 1st free end-page. Otherwise, aside from a couple penciled notes to last free end-page, a good, solid copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
Rio de Janeiro: Imprensa Nacional. 1939. First Edition. Wrappers. 313pp. Good condition. Waterstains around edges of wrappers, also causing some internal rippling of page edges of preliminaries through page one. Wrappers also show handling grime and wear/chipping around edges. Grime also to page edges. Internally there is age toning, but the pages are clean and unmarked, most are still uncut. The binding remains strong. A "true" history of Brazil's coup d'etat of 1889. (cfm)
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.
A VOYAGE UP THE RIVER AMAZON, INCLUDING A RESIDENCE AT PARA Bound with THE WAYSIDE CROSS or THE RAID OF GOMEZ. A TALE OF THE CARLIST WAR
London:John Murray. 1847. viii+210pp and iii+136pp. With a vignette to the Wayside Cross title page. Hardcover. Bound in three quarters leather with marbled boards. Leather scuffed and worn at edge points. Marbled boards rubbed and shelfworn. Internally, a bookplate belonging to Sir John Leslie, Glaslough House (Castle Leslie Estate, Ireland) to inside front board, but otherwise pages age-toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The first 34 pages show evidence of an old damp stain to bottom edge, diminishing in size as disappearing. The binding is tight and hinges intact. *Colonial Library.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. 1913. First American edition.Two volumes. xxiii+377 and xvi+439. Hardcover, no jacket. Top edges gilt. Illustrated with eight full-page plates in color, numerous illutrations from photographs, and maps. In VG condition. Gilt decorated blue hardcover boards are lightly rubbed with gilt titling to spines a bit darkened. Gilt decoration to covers still bright. Dust spotting to foredges. Otherwise internally clean and unfoxed, square and securely bound. Foldout map at back of Vol 1 is in fine condition. Adventures of Savage-Landor exploring the interior of Brazil in 1911-12. He was an English explorer, writer, and anthropologist, know for a "witty" writing style, and also known for his explorations in Nepal and China.. (cfm)
[Rome: Stab. M. Danesi. 1954.] Softcover. Unpaginated (approx 28 pages). Photographic album on heavy stock paper. Good+ condition. Gray paper wrappers showing some grime and foxing. Dust spots to page edges. Inside, the foxing extends to two introduction pages, but does not affect the photographic pages. Photographic pages are clean and unmarked, though there is yellowing of the blank backsides of these pages. . The binding is square and secure. Photogrpahic album documenting the Venezuelan Mission for the Capuchinos de Castilla. (cfm)
Austin:University of Texas Press. (1979). 1st edition. xiv+228pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. In fine condition.
[Buenos Aires]: Universidad de Buenos Aires. . Softcover. 281pp. Spanish language. Very Good condition. Paper covers show light handling grime and sun fading. Contents are clean and bright, and are tightly bound. A very nice copy. (cfm)
Frome, England: Butler and Tanner. . viii+604pp+22pp adverts. Illustrated with b/w photos and three fold-out maps. Softcover. Good+ condition. Red softcover is worn and somewhat grimy. Age toning to endpapers and cocked a bit. Otherwise clean and unmarked, securely bound with no foxing. A thorough examination of Brazil covering geography, climate, flora/fauna, agriculture, politics, tourism, etc. (cfm)
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. 1879. Ninth Edition. Hardover, no jacket. vii+646pp. Illustrated with 150 engravings. Green cloth boards with gilt titling and decoration. Ex-lib (American Antiquarian Society) with decorative bookplate and small card glued to front pastedown (entending slightly above cover edge), and embossed stamp to title page. Very Good condition. Boards are moderately shelfworn with some light mottling. The gilt remains bright and attractive. Inside, the contents are clean and unmarked with no foxing. Tissue guards are present. The foldout map is in great shape. The binding is square and secure. A lovely copy of this heavily illustrated and comprehensive look at Brazil and it's people as of the mid 19th century. (cfm)
Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson. 1857. First Edition. Hardcover, no jacket. 630pp + 10pp adverts. Illustrated with b/w and two handcolored plates. Oversized foldout map of Brazil is in very good shape (small tears where it attaches to binding). Decorative stamped boards are moderately worn, with some small missing fabric chips and fabric wear through at the extremities. Tissue guards are present. Light foxing of plates and adjacent pages. Otherwise pretty clean and unmarked, and securely bound. A very nice copy. A comprehensive and profusely illustrated book presenting life in Brazil during the mid 19th century. (cfm)
New York:Oxford University Press. 1974. 1st edition. xvii+323pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out. The dust jacket is bright, but worn along edges with a couple chips and small closed tears. *"In just forty brief years Buenos Aires was transformed from an intimate village into a major world metropolis--a cosmopolitan, commercial city, capital of a nation, the 'Paris of South America.' Scobie probes beyond the physical and demographic growth and examines the socioeconomic impact of settlement patterns, social structure, and cultural attitudes. He emphasizes the amazing urban expansion, both as a symbol and as an explanation of Argentina's direction and development to the present day."...dj
Lima:Banco de Credito del Peru. nd. 107pp. Illustrated,(many folding). Hardcover. Bound in 1/4 leather with decorated boards and title in gilt on spine. Aside from light wear to spine ends, a bit of rubbing to raised bands along spine and edge points worn to boards, a very good clean copy. Internally, pages clean with some age toning to plates. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Text in Spanish.
Buenos Aires:n.p. 1940. First Edition. Softcover. 364pp + index. Very Good condition. Cover has some chipping and small tears at the edges, also some handling grime and water spots.The contents are age toned but clean and unmarked. Binding is strong. Subtitled "Radicalismo, Dictadura, Exilio, Carcel, Ideas". Argentina, Uruguay. (cfm)
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