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Image for Historia de la Campana del Peru en 1838

Historia de la Campana del Peru en 1838

By: BULNES, Gonzalo:

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Santiago, Imprenta de Los Tiempos, Chirimoyo, 1878:

Seller ID: 81202


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. Quarter bound maroon calf leather and marbled paper boards. Red & brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corners bumped and rubbed, some fading and rubbing to spine. Bookplate to front endpaper “Charles Crofton-Atkins.” Label to front corner “Taller de Encuadernacion de la casa del patrocinio del Senor san Jose, Santiago.” Stamp to following blank endpaper “Libros Sergio Rod. Genta.” Some mild foxing to title page and preface, so... View more info

Image for Southward Ho! With the Prince in Africa and South America. With a preface by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, K.G. L.

Southward Ho! With the Prince in Africa and South America. With a preface by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, K.G. L.

By: DEAKIN, Ralph;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Methuen 1925 First Edition.:

Seller ID: 75071


8vo. Size 8.9 x 6 inches. Bound in original light blue cloth. In very good condition. Inside a few light spots of foxing. Else generally clean & tight. Pp 302. With 46 photographs by the author. View more info

His Majesty the President. A Study of Constitutional Brazil. With 20 Illustrations and a Map.

By: HAMBLOCH, ERNEST:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Methuen and Co.Ltd. London. 1935 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72657


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Small chips. Marks to back and front. Not price clipped). Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 252pp. With map at front and b/w photographs and illustrations. The author criticises the political system of Brazil which had an autocratic Head of State. He examines the causes of revolutions, armed uprisings and financial instability. View more info

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Historia Antigua del Peru

By: LORENTE, Sebastian:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Lima, Se Vende en la Libreria de Masias, 1860:

Seller ID: 81203


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In full vellum binding. Gilt lettering and decoration to spine, Gilt edged boards. In very good condition. Darkening to cover. Foxing to endpapers and inside pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 341pp. Spanish Language. View more info

Image for Los Escandalos Del Putumayo Carta Abierta, dirigida a Mr. Geo B. Michell, Consul de S.M.B. Por Carlos Rey de Castro. “The Escandalos Del Putumayo; An Open Letter, addressed to Mr. Geo B. Michell, Consul of S.M.B. By Carlos Rey de Castro.”

Los Escandalos Del Putumayo Carta Abierta, dirigida a Mr. Geo B. Michell, Consul de S.M.B. Por Carlos Rey de Castro. “The Escandalos Del Putumayo; An Open Letter, addressed to Mr. Geo B. Michell, Consul of S.M.B. By Carlos Rey de Castro.”

By: MICHELL: REY DE CASTRO:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Imprenta Viuda de Luis Tasso, 1913:

Seller ID: 81201


Hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. Half bound in contemporary leather binding to to spine, twin black labels lettered in gilt, with gilt banding. Imitation snakeskin covered boards. In very good condition. Contemporary leather rebinding. Bookplate to front endpaper “Charles Crofton-Atkins.” Original paper covers bound inside (edges rubbed and darkened, some handling marks) In side pages darkened and tanned, some handling marks and some pencil notes within text. 202pp. Illustrated with B&W photo plates. Spanish Language. View more info

Image for Through the Brazilian Wilderness. With illustrations from photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and other members of the expedition.

Through the Brazilian Wilderness. With illustrations from photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and other members of the expedition.

By: ROOSEVELT, THEODORE:

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1914 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78536


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and black lettering on front. Top edge blued. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Spine fading, some minor fading to rear top edge. Some bumps and marks to front board. Endpapers darkened with bookplate to front. Frontis plate heavily foxed and darkened. Some darkening to title page. Some small marks to pages else a clean and tight copy. 374pp. With b&w photo plates and a photogravure frontis. The book describes the ex-President’s expedition ... View more info

Image for Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. With maps and illustrations.

Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. With maps and illustrations.

By: WHYMPER, EDWARD:

Price: £139.00

Publisher: John Murray. London. 1892 2nd.ed.:

Seller ID: 73713


Size 6.75 x 9.25 inches. In green cloth bevelled covers with gilt to spine and front. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded and slightly bumped at ends. boards slightly darkened with handling marks. Slight browning to map in back pocket. Most pages unopened/uncut along top edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 456pp. 20 full-pg.& 118 text ills; 4 maps. Plus large route map folded in back pocket. Twenty-three years after his triumphant and disastrous conquest of the Matterhorn, Edward Whymper (1840-1911) turned his attention to the soaring Andes peaks of Ecuador. As DNB states,... View more info

Image for H.M.S. Beagle in South America “The World of Youth Series, No. 4.” Adapted from the Narrative of Charles Darwin and Capt. Fitz Roy. With 9 Illustrations.

H.M.S. Beagle in South America “The World of Youth Series, No. 4.” Adapted from the Narrative of Charles Darwin and Capt. Fitz Roy. With 9 Illustrations.

By: WILLIAMS-ELLIS, Amabel:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Watts & Co., 1930 1st:

Seller ID: 81749


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Cream cloth with black lettering and designs to front and spine. In dustwrapper with similar black and orange designs. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some rubbing to edges, small tear to bottom end of spine and tiny tear to top front edge. Not clipped, In protective sleeve.) Cloth clean and bright, no penned inscriptions. A very clean and tight copy. 147pp + 2pp cat. 9 B&W photo illustrations within text including map. View more info