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QUECHUA PEOPLES POETRY
QUECHUA PEOPLES POETRY (Connecticut): (Curbstone Press). (1976). Limited Edition (#20 of 1000). Softcover. 68pp. Very Good condition. Light shelfwear and grime to covers with some creasing at the edges. A penned inscription to endpaper, perhaps by the author. Inside is clean, bright, and unmarked. Binding is tight. A very nice copy. "These poems are songs. They are sung on communal occasions by those Quechua people who live in and around Cochabamba, Bolivia. Quechua was the language of the Incas. It is still spoken by their descendents." (cfm) $30.00
SIETE ANOS EN LA GOBERNACION DEL DISTRITO FEDERAL (VENEZUELA)
SIETE ANOS EN LA GOBERNACION DEL DISTRITO FEDERAL (VENEZUELA) Caracas: Tipografia Vargas. 1965. Softcover. 143pp. El objeto de la presente publicacion es hacer un recuento, en forma sintetica, conjunta y ordenada, de la labor cumplida por la Gobernacion del Distrito Federal, de Venezuela, durante el lapso en que estuve al frente del mencionado Despacho, el cual se extiende desde el 27 de noviembre de 1950 hasta el 23 de enero de 1958....por el General Marcos Perez Jimenez. Good+ condition. Some sun toning and grime to the covers, a dampstain affecting lower corner margin of last fifty or so pages. Otherwise pretty clean and unmarked, with a secure binding.  (cfm) $35.00
SIMON BOLIVAR (EL LIBERTADOR) Patriot, Warrior, Stateman, Father of Five Nations. A Sketch of His Life and His Work.
SIMON BOLIVAR (EL LIBERTADOR) Patriot, Warrior, Stateman, Father of Five Nations. A Sketch of His Life and His Work. Washington, DC:(Press of Byron S. Adams). 1921. 233pp. Illustrated, including folding map at rear. Wrps.  Ex-library, with embossed stamp to title page and a date due card attached to verso of last free end-page. Grey covers lightly soiled with edges bent and lower edge points chipped. Internally, inside front cover has a presentation bookplate from the Venezuelan Government and another compliments of the Venezuelan Government card laid in. Otherwise, aside from library markings and lightl foxing scattered throughout, a good solid copy. $25.00
SOUTH AMERICA, A POPULAR ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE STRUGGLE FOR LIBERTY IN THE ANDEAN REPUBLICS AND CUBA
SOUTH AMERICA, A POPULAR ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE STRUGGLE FOR LIBERTY IN THE ANDEAN REPUBLICS AND CUBA New York: Doubleday & McClure Co.. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover, no jacket. xxi+266pp. Cover and spine heavily decorated with colored flags and gilt titling. Illustrated with many full page b/w photographs. Good+ condition. The boards and spine are well worn with grime and stains. The contents however, are very nice: clean and unmarked, square and securely bound. Two newspaper clippings regarding Butterworth are attached at front.  "...the story of liberty and progress in Latin America...a study of the Andean republics", with chapters on Bolivar, Cuzco, Brazil, Monroe Doctrine, Education in Argentina, Congress of the Republics at Lima, Chili-Peruvian War, Liberty in Cuba, and many more. (cfm) $75.00
THE GOLD DIGGINGS OF CAPE HORN. A STUDY OF LIFE IN TIERRA DEL FUEGO AND PATAGONIA
THE GOLD DIGGINGS OF CAPE HORN. A STUDY OF LIFE IN TIERRA DEL FUEGO AND PATAGONIA New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1895. xi+319pp. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Green boards with title in gilt on front cover and spine strip, soiled, rubbed and shelfworn with wear along edges and spine ends. Internally end pages age toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures. Pages clean, save for a very occasional spot of foxing scattered throughout.  The binding is tight with rear hinge intact, but front hinge starting from top edge. Overall, a very good, tight, clean copy.  $95.00
THE MANSIONS AND THE SHANTIES (SOBRADOS E  MUCANBOS). The Making of Modern Brazil.
THE MANSIONS AND THE SHANTIES (SOBRADOS E MUCANBOS). The Making of Modern Brazil. New York:Alfred A. Knopf. 1963. 1st American edition. pp:xxxvii,(9),431, xxviii. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out, with light fading to top page edges. No previous owners marks or signatures.  The dust jacket is very good, with light soiling and wear to edges. It is not price clipped. $35.00
THE OTHER AMERICANS. THE CITIES, THE COUNTRIES, AND ESPECIALLY THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH AMERICA
THE OTHER AMERICANS. THE CITIES, THE COUNTRIES, AND ESPECIALLY THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH AMERICA New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1908. 1st edition. xi+321pp., many still uncut. Illustrated. Hardcover. Decorated boards slightly soiled and edgeworn, with gilt on front cover bright but slightly dulled on spine. Internally, pages clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy. $30.00
THE PANAMA CANAL. ITS HISTORY, ITS POLITICAL ASPECTS, AND FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES
THE PANAMA CANAL. ITS HISTORY, ITS POLITICAL ASPECTS, AND FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES London:Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington 1885. viii+248pp. Hardcover.  Ex-library, with call numbers to spine, Library bookplate to inside front board, Take-out slip to 1st free endpage and assorted library stamps and some penciled notations scattered throughout. Aside from library markings, a good solid copy. A previous owners name is inked to top of 1st free end-page. The binding is tight and front hinge intact but rear hinge is cracked.  $250.00
THE REAL ARGENTINE. Notes and Impressions of a Year in The Argentine and Uruguay
THE REAL ARGENTINE. Notes and Impressions of a Year in The Argentine and Uruguay New York:Dodd, Mead and Company. 1915. 1st edition. 453pp. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Book in very good condition. Boards slightly soiled with gilt on spine and front cover slightly dulled. Top edges gilt. Internally, a previous owners signature to the 1st free flyleaf, but otherwise pages clean and bright.  The binding is tight and hinges intact.  Overall, a very good, fresh copy. $65.00
THE SCHOLASTIC ROOTS OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN REVOLUTION
THE SCHOLASTIC ROOTS OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN REVOLUTION New York:Fordham University Press. 1979. 1st edition. x+300pps.  Hardcover.  Red boards, with gilt on spine strip, lightly soiled with upper edge points gently bumped. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight with hinges intact. A very good copy. $50.00
THE SOUTH AMERICANS. THE STORY  OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN REPUBLICS, THEIR CHARACTERISTICS, PROGRESS AND TENDENCIES; WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THEIR COMMERCIAL RELATIONS WITH THE UNITED STATES
THE SOUTH AMERICANS. THE STORY OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN REPUBLICS, THEIR CHARACTERISTICS, PROGRESS AND TENDENCIES; WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THEIR COMMERCIAL RELATIONS WITH THE UNITED STATES Indianpolis:Bobbs Merrill Company, Publishers. (1907). 1st edition.  361pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Green boards slightly soiled and shelfworn, with gilt on spine and front cover still bright but with a small discolored spot to rear board. Internally, previous owners bookplate to inside front board but otherwise pages clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good, clean copy. $35.00
THE SPANISH-AMERICAN REPUBLICS
THE SPANISH-AMERICAN REPUBLICS New York:Harper and Brothers. (1891). 1st edition. xii+444pp.+4pp ads. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Decorated green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with light wear along edges, spine ends and edge points. Internally a very good, clean copy, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact.  $95.00
THE UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL, WITH A CHAPTER ON THE REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY
THE UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL, WITH A CHAPTER ON THE REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY London: Francis Griffiths. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover, no jacket. xxiii+249pp+6pp adverts. Illustrated with many b/w photographs and a fold-out frontis. Ex-library (American Antiquarian Society) with dewey decimal card glued to front pastedown (extending above cover edge) and embossed stamp to title page. Top edge gilt. In Good+ condition. Blue cloth boards with gilt decoration and titling are moderately shelfworn with some fading and stains. Corners are unbumped. Decorative bookplate to front pastedown and a few neatly pencilled library notations. Light dust spotting to the untrimmed page edges. A few foxing spots to title and contents pages. Otherwise clean and unmarked, with a binding that is square and secure. "There are but few large countries in the world less known and more misunderstood than the United States of Brazil, and many otherwise well-informed people are in a condition of total ignorance concerning that enlightened and hospitable State. To many, then, I hope the following pages will not be without interest".  (cfm) $35.00
TRAVELS IN PERU, DURING THE YEARS 1838-1842, ON THE COAST,  IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTS.
TRAVELS IN PERU, DURING THE YEARS 1838-1842, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTS. New York:Wiley and Putnam.  1847. 2 Volumes bound in 1.  xi+202pp; (203)-254pp.  Hardcover. Rebound at some point in blue cloth, which is lightly soiled and shelfworn with sun-fading to spine strip. Page edges soiled.  Internally, end pages clean but with a library stamp to the title page as well as the top of the preface page.  No other marks, signatures, or library markings found but mild to at times moderate and heavy foxing is scattered throughout.  The binding is tight and hinges intact.   $50.00
TRAVELS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF PERU, INCLUDING A YEAR'S RESIDENCE IN POTOSI - 2 Volumes
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