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The Malaspina Expedition 1789-1794 Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina.....Volume I.
London: The Hakluyt Society, 2001. Third Series, Vol.8. ( Vol. I)
4to., orig. blue cloth with a pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper board, xcviii, 338pp. Fine in d/w slightly faded on the spine.


$100     Book Number: 33515         Order / Enquire


ACEBES, Hector.
Orinoco Adventure.
New York: Doubleday, 1954. First U.S. edition.
Cloth, 281pp. Name o/w a nice copy in d/w with chips to spine ends.
Travels in the upper Amazon & Orinoco river areas.

$45     Book Number: 9596         Order / Enquire


AGASSIZ, Professor and Mrs. Louis.
A Journey In Brazil.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868. Fourth edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. green cloth, xix, 540pp. A fine, bright copy.
This work details a 19 month collecting expedition to Brazil, begun in the spring of 1865 for the purpose of collecting specimens for Agassiz's natural history museum at Harvard. It is one of the most famous scientific expeditions to the Amazon and, interestingly, most of it was written by Mrs. Agassiz. Kept in the form of a journal it is interesting reading, graphic in its descriptions. (Smith A17)

$400     Book Number: 5471         Order / Enquire


AGASSIZ, Professor and Mrs. Louis.
A Journey In Brazil.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868. First edition.
Tall thick 8vo., orig. green cloth, xix, 540pp. Inner hinges cracked, some wear to spine ends and rubbing along front spine gutter but this is still a very good copy.
This work details a 19 month collecting expedition to Brazil, begun in the spring of 1865 for the purpose of collecting specimens for Agassiz's natural history museum at Harvard. It is one of the most famous scientific expeditions to the Amazon and, interestingly, most of it was written by Mrs. Agassiz. Kept in the form of a journal it is interesting reading, graphic in its descriptions. (Smith A17)

$450     Book Number: 10975         Order / Enquire


ALLEN, Benedict.
Who Goes Out In The Midday Sun? An Englishman's Trek Through the Amazon Jungle.
(New York): Viking, (1986). First U.S. edition.
Cloth backed boards, 249pp. Fine in d/w.
A story of a 1,000 mile trek alone through the lands between the Orinoco and the Amazon.

$50     Book Number: 11439         Order / Enquire


ARCHIBALD, Mabel Evangeline and Louise May Mitchell.
Glimpses and Gleams of India and Bolivia. The Jubilee Book for Mission Bands.
Toronto: Published for the Baptist Women's Missionary Societies of Canada.... nd. (1923). FIrst edition. Inscribed by Mabel Archibald.
Sm.8vo., orig. red cloth, 230pp. A fine copy.
An account of Archibalds mission in India, and Mitchell's mission in Bolivia.

$150     Book Number: 15053         Order / Enquire


ATCHISON, Charles.
A Winter Cruise In Summer Seas "How I Found" Health. Diary of a Two Months' Voyage in the Royal Mail, Steam Packet Company's s.s. Clyde, From Southampton, Through the Brazils To Buenos Aires and Back.......Profusely Illustrated with Photographs, and Sketches by Walter W. Buckley.
London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1893. "New and Cheaper Edition." (so stated)
Tall 8vo., orig. green pictorial cloth, (xxx), 369pp. Inner front hinge cracked, a few dents on rear board, some rubbing and a bit of wear to foot of the spine but certainly a very good copy.
The author travels to St. Vincent, Bahia, Rio, and other places en route giving details of the scenery, inhabitants and their customs.

$350     Book Number: 21481         Order / Enquire


ATTENBOROUGH, David.
Zoo Quest To Guiana.
London: Reprint Society, (1958). First of this edition.
Cloth, 210pp. Fine in d/w.


$35     Book Number: 12796         Order / Enquire


BELL, C. Napier.
Tangweera. Life and Adventures among Gentle Savages.
Austin: University of Texas Press, (1989). Reprint of the first edition of 1899.
Cloth, xxi, 318pp. Fine in d/w.
The author grew up among the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua and describes their life and culture and his boyhood experiences among them.

$60     Book Number: 9393         Order / Enquire


BLACK, Harmon.
The Real 'Round South America.
London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., (1924).
Tall 8vo., orig. blue dec. cloth, x, 244pp. Name o/w a nice copy.
Includes the Panana Canal, Callo and Lima; the eathquake in Arequipa; Cuzco; Argentina; Andes; Brazil and much more.

$45     Book Number: 6651         Order / Enquire


BLACKBURN, Julia.
Charles Waterton 1782-1865 Traveller and Conservationist.
London: Bodley Head, (1989). First edition.
Cloth, 243pp. Fine in d/w.
Biography of Waterton, who explored the tropical rain forests of South America.

$65     Book Number: 11480         Order / Enquire


BOLINDER, Gustaf.
Indians On Horseback.
London: Dennis Dobson, (1957). First edition.
Cloth, 189pp. Fine in d/w.
The author, an anthropologist, describes the lives, customs and beliefs of a race of South American Indians who live on teh Guajira Peninsula.

$50     Book Number: 10960         Order / Enquire


BOWMAN, Isaiah.
The Andes Of Southern Peru. Geographical Reconnaissance Along the Seventy-Third Meridian.
New York: American Geographical Society of New York, 1916.
4to., cloth, 336pp. Very good.


$85     Book Number: 8598         Order / Enquire


BRANSTON, Brian.
The Last Great Journey On Earth.
New York: Weybright and Talley, (1971). First U.S. edition.
Cloth, 256pp. Fine in d/w.
Brian Branston and his companions were commissioned to undertake an extraordinary journey, an exploration by hovercraft up the Rio Negro, across a 200 mile natural canal, and down the surging Orinoco to reach fifty miles of some of the most dangerous rapids known to man.

$50     Book Number: 12191         Order / Enquire


BROWN, F. Martin.
America's Yesterday.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (1937). First edition.
Tall 8vo., cloth, 319pp. Bookplate o/w fine in a near fine d/w.


$125     Book Number: 29531         Order / Enquire


(BYRON, John).
The Narrative of The Honourable John Byron.....Containing An Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions On the Coast of Patagonia, From the Year 1740, Till Their Arrival In England, 1746. With A Description of St. Jago De Chili, and The Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Also A Relation of the Loss of the Wager Man of War......
London: Printed for S. Baker and G. Leigh...... 1768. First edition.
8vo., recently rebound with a green morocco spine, marble boards, leather spine labels, (2) leaves, viii, (1)-257, (258) blank. Stain on the verso of the frontis not penetrating through (except for a faint line in the upper margin), some slight offsetting of frontis on title, contemporary name on the title, scattererd foxing, short tears in the lower margins of pp. 32, 100, 101, and a small chip out of the margin of p.201 none affecting text, in fact a near fine copy.
"Byron was a midshipman aboard the Wager, which was wrecked on an island off the Chilean coast. He describes the privations endured by the survivors who remained with Captain David Cheap. They were made prisoners by the Indians and turned over to the Spanish authorities. This narrative supplied his grandson, Lord Byron, the poet, with many particulars for the shipwreck in Canto II of Don Juan. Byron, known as "foul weather Jack" commanded a voyage round the world in the Dolphin from 1764-1766. He was later governor of Newfoundland and became an admiral in 1775." (HILL).

$2750     Book Number: 21810         Order / Enquire


CARNEIRO, Newton.
Rugendas No Brasil.
Rio De Janeiro: Livraria Kosmos Editora, (1979). First edition. 1 of 1000 copies signed.
Oblong 4to., cloth, (228)pp. Fine in d/w in the original cardboard box.


$250     Book Number: 25440         Order / Enquire


CLARK, Francis E.
The Continent of Opportunity. The South American Republics, Their History, Their Resources, Their Outlook.
New York: Fleming H. Revell, (1907). Second edition.
Orig. pictorial maroon cloth, 349pp. A fine copy in a lightly worn d/w.


$85     Book Number: 12030         Order / Enquire


CLOUGH, Ethlyn T. (editor).
South American Life. AN Account of Past and Contemporary Conditions and Progress In South America.
Detroit: Bay View Reading Club, 1912.
8vo., orig.cloth, (256)pp. Very good.
A general survey of the history of the large countries of South America; Panama, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Venezuela.

$25     Book Number: 6646         Order / Enquire


COHEN, J.M.
Journeys Down the Amazon being the extraordinary adventures and achievements of the early explorers.
London: Charles Knight, (1975). First edition.
Cloth, 216pp. Fine in d/w.
Early exploration in the Amazon.

$65     Book Number: 11461         Order / Enquire


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