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Histoire Naturelle des Indes: the Drake Manuscript in the Pierpont Morgan Library
1 Histoire Naturelle des Indes: the Drake Manuscript in the Pierpont Morgan Library
New York W.W. Norton & Company, 1996 First Edition, First Printing Fine Fine 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, gift-quality. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, still bright and shiny, and protected by a Kapco sleeve. Color illustrations galore in this oversized quarto format hardcover copy, being a facsimile reprint of the visit of Sir Francis Drake to the Caribbean in the late 16th century. Foreword provided by Patrick O'Brian, Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg, and translations by Ruth S. Karaemer. Gorgeous illustrations throughout. Oversize. xxii + 272 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Excavaciones arqueologicas en El Meco, Quintana Roo, 1977, Andrews, Antonio P. and Fernando Robles Castellanos, Coordinadores
2 Andrews, Antonio P. and Fernando Robles Castellanos, Coordinadores Excavaciones arqueologicas en El Meco, Quintana Roo, 1977
Mexico Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, 1986 Softcover Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Structurally sound softcover copy, showing some shelfwear, chipping to spine top, but a perfectly serviceable reference copy. Notes, bibliography, index, figures, black-and-white illustrations. Text en Espanol. 162 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Letters From Mexico 1859, by Frederick Billings, Billings, Frederick; Mary M. Billings French, ed.
3 Billings, Frederick; Mary M. Billings French, ed. Letters From Mexico 1859, by Frederick Billings
Woodstock, Vermont The Elm Tree Press, 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 Signed by Author
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Peach-colored paper over boards, with neatly affixed paper label to cover and to spine. First Edition, and signed by the author, inscribed to Louise and Alden Tw . . . " in December of 1936. Illustrated endpapers. 33 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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4 Carroll, Leah Anne Violent Democratization: social movements, elites, and politics in Colombia's rural war zones, 1984-2008
Notre Dame, Indiana Notre Dame University Press, 2013 Soft Cover As New Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A sterling condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Virtually pristine interior, gift-quality condition. Notes, index, bibliography, illustrations, etc. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 21.20 USD
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Armies, Politics and Revolution: Chile, 1808-1826, Cruz, Juan Luis Ossa Santa
5 Cruz, Juan Luis Ossa Santa Armies, Politics and Revolution: Chile, 1808-1826
Liverpool, United Kingdom Liverpool University Press, 2015 1781381321 / 9781781381328 Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Another fine contribution to the Liverpool Latin American Studies series, published by Liverpool University Press. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear, including a single ding to the fore-edge of the rear panel; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Very slight waviness to text-block. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xv + 247 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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O Sabaqui: visto atraves de alguns sambaquis, Duarte, Paulo
6 Duarte, Paulo O Sabaqui: visto atraves de alguns sambaquis
Sao Paulo, Brazil Instituto de Pre-Historico da Universidad de S. Paulo, 1968 Softcover Very Good- Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Tightly bound softcover copy with illustrated, gate-fold wrappers, showing some shelf-wear, but clean interior, with tons of black-and-white photographs. Spanish language text, notes, bibliography. 113 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 17.60 USD
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Archaeology of Northern Mesoamerica, Part One, Ekholm, Gordon F. and Ignacio Bernal, volume editors
7 Ekholm, Gordon F. and Ignacio Bernal, volume editors Archaeology of Northern Mesoamerica, Part One
Austin, Texas University of Texas Press, 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips.ine. Dust jacket is fully intact, showing only very slight shelf- or edge-wear. Half-toning to first endpaper, only very slighting toning to pages thereafter. This is a large, oversized format hardcover copy of Part One. Extra shipping will be required for international orders. viii + 458 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Daniell Ellffryth's Guide to the Caribbean 1631, Ellffryth, Daniell; Stanley Pargellis and Ruth Lapham Butler, eds.
8 Ellffryth, Daniell; Stanley Pargellis and Ruth Lapham Butler, eds. Daniell Ellffryth's Guide to the Caribbean 1631
Chicago The Newberry Library, 1945 Offprint Softcover Very Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Off-print from the original volume of The William and Mary Quarterly 3rd Series, Volume I. Beautiful fold-out map at rear, unused. 44 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Ancient Cities and Modern Tribes: exploration and adventure in Maya Lands, Gann, Thomas
9 Gann, Thomas Ancient Cities and Modern Tribes: exploration and adventure in Maya Lands
London Duckworth, 1926 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Blue cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine, still sharp and distinct. Bumping to spine head and foot. Speckling to rear board. Lots of black-and-white illustrations throughout, including at frontis. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Blind-stamped lettering to covers. 256 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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El Preceramico de Aguacatenango: Chiapas, Mexico, Garcia-Barcena, Joaquin
10 Garcia-Barcena, Joaquin El Preceramico de Aguacatenango: Chiapas, Mexico
Mexico Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, 1986 Softcover Very Good- Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Structurally sound softcover copy, showing some shelfwear, but a perfectly serviceable reference copy. Notes, bibliography, index, figures, black-and-white illustrations. Text en Espanol. 86 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Gorham, John Richard (editor) Paraguay: Ecological Essays
Miami, FL Academy of the Arts and Sciences of the Americas, 1973 0913570036 / 9780913570036 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover As New No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A clean, tight copy in as-new condition. No markings or wear. Articles survey the geography, climate, geology, animal life, human colonization, and ecology of Paraguay, as well as addressing specific species, including snails, mussels, and leaf-cutting ants. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 4.75 USD
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Dans La Barbe de L'oncle Sam, Gosset, Rene-Pierre
12 Gosset, Rene-Pierre Dans La Barbe de L'oncle Sam
Paris, France Defense de la France, 1946 First Edition Softcover Fair Softcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Still structurally sound, clean of interior copy in softcover, with French-fold wrappers, tattered and moderately soiled, and with some wear and tear to otherwise clean pages. Published by the French Defense Department in 1946, and in 210 pp., discussing French interests in Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay, Haiti, Cuba and Costa Rica. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Monumentos de Mejico, Gualdi, Pedro
13 Gualdi, Pedro Monumentos de Mejico
Mexico City, Mexico Fomento Cultural Banamex, 1981 Hardcover Very Good- No Dust Jacket Hardcover Elephant Folio 23" tall 
Unusual, portfolio-format, oversized book containing 12 plates, a Limited Edition, 1981 reprint of the original, 1841 edition. Depicts monuments in Mexico and contains a facsimile of the original title page. Text in Spanish. Portfolio has some chipping of the paper on both spine, some rubbing and fraying of the tips, but is still structurally sound. Black-and-white plates are really gorgeous; some are slightly worn and chipped around the edges, but all 12 tissue guards are still present, too. Oversize. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Hallenbeck, Cleve Land of the Conquistadores
Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers, 1950 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. No dust jacket. Endpapers are illustrated with maps of the New Mexico and Mexico regions. Blue cloth binding has gilt lettering on spine, and gilt illustration on front cover, slight sunning to spine, with some fading of gilt. Mild bumping to foot of spine. Pages are clean and free of highlighting or underlining. Features a large, well illustrated fold-out map, as well as color illustrations of Juan Bautista de Anza. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xiv + 375 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Mesoamerican Notes, Volume 6, Halvorson, James and Chris L. Moser, eds.
15 Halvorson, James and Chris L. Moser, eds. Mesoamerican Notes, Volume 6
Mexico City, Mexico Department of Anthropology, University of the Americas, 1965 Softcover Very Good Softcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Published by the Department of Anthropology, University of the Americas. Consists of several review-length essays devoted to the work of Oscar Lewis Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Tikal Copan Travel Guide, 1978: a general introduction to Maya art, architecture, & archaeology, Hellmuth, Nicholas M.
16 Hellmuth, Nicholas M. Tikal Copan Travel Guide, 1978: a general introduction to Maya art, architecture, & archaeology
St. Louis, Missouri Latin American Anthropological Research, 1978 Softcover Very Good- Softcover 6vo 10"-11 
Structurally sound softcover copy, showing some shelfwear, sunning to spine and extremities, etc., and signs of its former owner, but a perfectly serviceable reference copy. Notes, bibliography, index, figures, and tons of black-and-white illustrations. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.60 USD
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Preliminary Bibliography of the Chol, Lacandon, Yucatec, Lacandon, Chol, Itza, Mopan, and Quejache of the Southern Maya Lowlands, 1524-1969, Hellmuth, Nicolas M.
17 Hellmuth, Nicolas M. Preliminary Bibliography of the Chol, Lacandon, Yucatec, Lacandon, Chol, Itza, Mopan, and Quejache of the Southern Maya Lowlands, 1524-1969
Greeley, Colorado Museum of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado, 1970 Softcover Very Good- Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Structurally sound softcover copy, staple-bound, bright orange paper wrappers, showing some shelfwear (and a chip to the front bottom corner), but a perfectly serviceable reference copy. Notes, bibliography. Signs of previous owner, but minimal. 114 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Latin America in the United Nations, Houston, John A.
18 Houston, John A. Latin America in the United Nations
New York Carnegie Endowment For International Peace, 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed by the author, inscribed warmly. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, not price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xv + 344 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Prehispanic Art of Mexico, Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia
19 Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia Prehispanic Art of Mexico
Mexico Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, 1946 Second Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, bound in by a stiff card wrapper, illustration, protecting edges all around, and with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy, interior clean and unmarked. Stated Second Edition publication by the Instituto Nacional de Anthropologia e Historia. Well over 200 black-and-white photos, and one color photo, revised and enlarged edition. Unpaginated, but roughly 80 pages. Slight foxing and smudging to rear endpapers. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Juan Gregorio Palechor: the story of my life, Jimeno, Myriam
20 Jimeno, Myriam Juan Gregorio Palechor: the story of my life
Durham, North Carolina Duke University Press, 082235537X / 9780822355373 Softcover New Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A sterling condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Pristine interior, gift-quality condition, still in shrink-wrap. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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