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Popul Vuh The Sacred Book of the Ancient Maya English Version Delia Goetz and Sylvanus G. Morley. From the Spanish Translation by Adrian Recimos.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1950). First English edition.
Cloth, 267pp. Bookplate o/w fine in a d/w with some light creasing but o/w very nice.


$65     Book Number: 30917         Order / Enquire



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


ANDREWS, Michael.
The Flight of the Condor. A wildlife exploration of the Andes.
London: Collins/British Broadcasting Corporation, 1982. Reprint.
Cloth, 158pp. Fine in d/w.


$50     Book Number: 10039         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


BASSIE-SWEET, Karen.
From the Mouth of the Dark Cave. Commemorative Sculpture of the Late Classic Maya.
Oaklahoma: Oaklahoma Univeristy Press, (1991). First edition.
Tall 8vo. cloth, xv, 287pp. Fine in d/w.
A well illustrated analysis of Late Classic Mayan art.

$65     Book Number: 9391         Order / Enquire


BEALS, Carleton.
Fire On The Andes.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1934. First edition.
Cloth, 482pp. Spine faded o/w a nice copy.


$45     Book Number: 11978         Order / Enquire


BEALS, Carleton.
Rio Grande To Cape Horn.
New York: Literary Classics, (1943).
Cloth, 377pp. Fine in d/w with wear to spine ends.
A vivid account of Latin America and its attitude toward the United States.

$35     Book Number: 8580         Order / Enquire


BEEBE, William.
Edge of the Jungle.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1950).
Cloth, 248pp. Very good in a very good d/w.


$30     Book Number: 11460         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


BLOMBERG, Rolf. (editor).
Ecuador. Andean Mosaic.
Stockholm: Hugo Gebers Forlag, (1952). First edition.
Tall 8vo., cloth, 320pp. Fine.
The authors account of his trip to Ecuador.

$65     Book Number: 9136         Order / Enquire


BODARD, Lucien.
Massacre on the Amazon.
(London): Tom Stacey, (1971). First edition in English.
Cloth, 336pp. Fine in a near fine d/w.
Impact of technology on the natives of the Amazon Basin.

$45     Book Number: 8593         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


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