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1 ALBURY, P. The Story of the Bahamas
London, United Kingdom Macmillan Caribbean 1994 0333171322 / 9780333171325 18th Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Standard history of the Bahamas. 294pp, photo illustrated, some color, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near new copy. Weight, 391g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 ALBURY, Paul The Story of the Bahamas
London Macmillan Caribbean 1976 333-17131-4 Second Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles VG+  VG+ 8.75" Tall 
History of the Bahamas. 294pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Inked out name on fpde. Dustjacket has only very minor top-edge wear, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 490g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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God and Production in a Guatemalan Town, ANNIS, Sheldon
3 ANNIS, Sheldon God and Production in a Guatemalan Town
Austin, Texas, U.S.A. Univ of Texas Press 1994 0292727429 / 9780292727427 Third Paperback Printing Printed Card Wrappers About 'As New' Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Growth of Protestantism in Guatemala and its economic effects. 197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. A bright, frtesh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 328g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 BARRIO, Hilda; JENKINS, Gareth The Che Handbook
London MQ Publications Ltd. 2003 1840725028 / 9781840725025 First Printing Laminated Pictorial Boards As New Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Gives life to the values and thinking of the Che Guevara behind the legend, a man who was at once sensitive, passionate and determined to pursue his socialist dreams to their conclusion. Che is viewed through the camera lens of key Cuban photographers, through posters and other images, and through the iconography that grew up after his death. 431 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 col. map, ports. (some col.) ; 18 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a 'fresh' interior and a tight, square binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 717g. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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5 BAUDEZ, Claude and PICASSO, Sydney Lost Cities of the Maya
New York Discoveries/Abrams 1992 0-8109-2841-8 / 9780810928411 First Discoveries Edition Laminated Pictorial Wraps Fine Trade Paperback 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Translated from the French. Small but highly attractive book documenting the Lost Cities of the Mayan Civilization. 175pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Mint copy, about as issued. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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6 BELLI, Gioconda The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-40370-1 / 9780375403705 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine  About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Autobiography of Nicaraguan poet & writer, Gioconda Belli and an insider's account of the Revolution and the Sandinistas. 380pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 730g.  
Price: 16.50 USD
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7 BLACK, Clinton V. History of Jamaica
London Collins 1969 Fourth Impression Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine  Lacking Dustjacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
General History of Jamaica. 256pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Very clean, bright copy with solid binding.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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8 BODE, Barbara No Bells to Toll: Destruction and Creation in the Andes
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1989 0-684-19065-6 / 9780684190655 First Edition, First Printing Cloth Spine, Paper Boards Fine  About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake in the Callejon de Huaylas area of Peru. An account of the survvors search for reasons for the disaster.559pp, photo illustrations. Bright, fresh copy, about as new.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 BROCKHAUS, F. A. A Short Description of the Republic of Chile: According to Official Data
Leipzig F. A. Brockhaus 1901 First Edition Cloth Near Fine No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
History and description of Chile at the beginning of the twentieth century. 103pp, 37 illustrations, map in text [2pp]. Bright, clean interior. Ink name to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. No wear to green cloth. Attractive copy. Weight, 250g. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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10 BRUCE, Victoria No Apparent Danger: The True Story of Volcanic Disaster at Galeras and Nevada Del Ruiz
New York HarperCollins 2001 0-06-019920-2 / 9780060199203 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine  Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
239pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Published at US$26.00. Weight, 530g.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru, BURNS, Kathryn
11 BURNS, Kathryn Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru
Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A. Duke Univ Press 1999 0822322919 / 9780822322917 First Trade Paperback Ed. Printed Card Wrappers Almost 'As New' Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Transforms our view of nuns as marginal recluses to one of central actors on the colonial stage. Beginning with the 1558 founding of South America's first convent, this title shows how nuns in Cuzco, Peru played an active part in reproducing an Andean colonial order in which economic and spiritual interests were inextricably fused. xi, 307 p. : il., taules; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding showing no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 525g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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12 CAMPBELL, H. Murray Mexican Cavalcade
Mexico Editorial Cultura 1952 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles VG+  Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Autobiography of a prominent British businessman who lived and worked in Mexico from 1908-1952. Covers Mexican history through this fascinating period of its history. English text. 324pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Blue cloth boards are very clean and bright . Lower corner of front board is bumped. Dustjacket, in brodart, is very clean and bright with a little edge wear and some fading to the spine.  
Price: 950.00 USD
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13 CIVRIEUX, Marc De; GUSS, David M. Watunna, an Orinoco Creation Cycle
San Francisco North Point Press 1980 0865470022 / 9780865470026 First Edition in English Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Folklore and mythology of Venezuala's Yecuana Indians. Translated from the Spanish. viii, 195 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. 'As New'. Weigh, 501g. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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14 CLANCY, Flora S.; Gallenkamp, Charles; Albuquerque Museum; Johnson, Regina Elise Maya: Treasures of an Ancient Civilization
New York H.N. Abrams in association with the Albuquerque Museum 1985 0810923009 / 9780810923003 Second Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Softcover Quarto 
Catalogue of an exhibition organized by The Albuquerque Museum in association with the Instituto Nacional de Antropologi“a e Historia in Mexico... et al. 240 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight binding, no spine creases. Very slight wear to tips. De-lamination starting on rear wrapper. Heavy, weighing 1.026k prior to packing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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History of the Inca Empire: An Account of the Indians' Customs and Their Origin Together With a Treatise on Inca Legends, History and Social Institu, COBO, Bernabe; HAMILTON, Roland
15 COBO, Bernabe; HAMILTON, Roland History of the Inca Empire: An Account of the Indians' Customs and Their Origin Together With a Treatise on Inca Legends, History and Social Institu
Austin, Texas, U.S.A. Univ of Texas Press 1988 029273025X / 9780292730250 Second Paperback Printing Printed Card Wrappers As New Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
By Father Bernabe“ Cobo ; translated and edited by Roland Hamilton from the holograph manuscript in the Biblioteca Capitular y Colombina de Sevilla ; foreword by John Howland Rowe. Selections translated from Historia del Nuevo mundo. Texas Pan American series. xxii, 279 p. ; 23 cm. A bright, clean, fresh copy, 'as new'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 440g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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16 COBO, Bernabe; Hamilton, Roland Inca Religion and Customs
Austin University of Texas Press 1990 0292738544 / 9780292738546 First Edition Printed Wraps VG+  Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Translation of an early, 17th century work by Father Bernabe Cobo. 279pp, maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Faint center-crease to spine. Weight, 470g.  
Price: 120.00 USD
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17 CORPAS, Joaquin Pineros El Libro Del Nuevo Reino: Vision De Colombia [The New Kingdom Book: A Vision of Colombia]
Bogota Editorial Voluntad Ltda. 1966 First Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles About Fine  G+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Introduction to the South American country of Colombia. Parallel Spanish/English text. 179pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's details to half-title page. No wear to cloth. Dustjacketis clean but with edgewear, tint chips to extremities. Weight, 520g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Valparaiso Elevators, COUVE, Eduardo
18 COUVE, Eduardo Valparaiso Elevators
Puntas Arenas, Chile Fanta“stico Sur 2003 9568007075 / 9789568007072 First Edition in English Printed Card Wrappers As New Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
First edition in English, translated by Instituto Chileno-Brita“nico de Cultura. 76pp illustrated with wonderful b&w photographs. OCLC Number: 243474608. Bright, clean, fresh copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 280g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Myth and magic: Oaxaca past and present = Mito y magia: Oaxaca pasado y Presente, CRAIGHEAD, Linda - Curator
19 CRAIGHEAD, Linda - Curator Myth and magic: Oaxaca past and present = Mito y magia: Oaxaca pasado y Presente
Palo Alto, CA Palo Alto Cultural Center 1994 0963692224 / 9780963692221 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover Quarto 
Published in conjunction with the exhibition at the Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California and the City of Oaxaca de Ju'arez, Mexico, August 21 - November 2, 1994. Curated and organized by Mary Jane Gagnier de Mendoza and Linda Craighead. 96 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 450g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 CUNDALL, Frank The Handbook of Jamaica for 1929, Comprising Historical, Statistical and General Information Concerning the Island, Compiled from Official and Other Reliable Sources
Kingston, Jamaica Government Printing Office 1929 First Edition Cloth Very Good  No Dustjacket Annual Handbook 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Annual Handbook for Jamaica for 1929. Not an official, government publication but mostly compiled from official sources. 49th year of publication. 568pp, xxvii advertising, photo frontis, photo plates, index, large folding map at rear. Bright, clean interior, unmarked.Tight, square red cloth binding with gilt titles and crest. Front free endpaper cleanly removed, otherwise no damage. Spine is sun-faded. Weight, 880g.  
Price: 100.00 USD
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