Category: Central & South America, Caribbean


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The Story of the Bahamas


Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Macmillan Caribbean: 1994

Edition: 18th Printing

Seller ID: 30849

ISBN: 0333171322

Condition: VG+

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. View more info

The Story of the Bahamas

By: ALBURY, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Caribbean: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15166

ISBN: 333-17131-4

Condition: VG+

History of the Bahamas. 294pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Inked out name to fpde. Dustjacket has only very minor top-edge wear, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 490g. View more info

Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, September 21 1962

By: ALEXANDER, Roy - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1962

Edition: LXXX, No 12

Seller ID: 050774

Condition: About Fine

Cover features portrait of President James Monroe - from a painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Feature on the Monroe Doctrine and Communiust Cuba. Canada edition - same content as USA edition but scarcer, plus Canadian news. Large issue, 92pp. Bright and clean copy - attractive front cover portrait. Sound binding. No address labels. No creases. We use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 172g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. View more info

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A Cafecito Story

By: ALVrez, jULIA

Price: $8.95

Publisher: VT, USA, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 2216

ISBN: 1931498008

Condition: As New

A Cafecito Story is a story of love, coffee, birds and hope. It is a beautifully written eco-fable by best-selling author Julia Alvarez. Based on her and her husband's experiences trying to reclaim a small coffee farm in her native Dominican Republic. afterword by Bill Eichner ; woodcuts by Belkis Ramirez. 53 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Brigt & clean, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 3... View more info

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God and Production in a Guatemalan Town

By: ANNIS, Sheldon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Univ of Texas Press: 1994

Edition: Third Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 041229

ISBN: 0292727429

Condition: About 'As New'

Growth of Protestantism in Guatemala and its economic effects. 197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. A bright, frtesh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 328g. View more info

Topazin; 31 De Octobre De 1935


Price: $9.00

Publisher: Santiago, Chile, Empresa Editora Zig-Zag: 1935

Edition: No 21

Seller ID: 1901

Condition: VG

Spanish language magazine from Chile. 21st issue from 1935. Juvenile market. Colorful front cover of a Clown. 24pp, b&w interior except for color centre-pages and wrappers. Clean unmarked interior. Display quality front wrapper. However, the paper is a type of news-print and has become brittle along the spine with micro-chips missing and near separation. Weight, 35g. View more info

Concepcion, Chile; Two Antique Photographs


Price: $125.00

Publisher: Concepcion, Chile, Photographer Unknown:

Seller ID: 054059

Condition: VG+

Two large photographs by an unknown professional photographer of the City of Concepcion in Chile. 1] Overview of the City take from a hill looking towards the sea; 2] View of the entrance to a park [?] with many people, horses etc Sepia tone. Sharp and clean. Not dated, circa 1900. The photos themselves measure 24cm by 19cm and 26cm by 21cm mounted on stiff board. Edges of boards are irregular. The only info on these images are in faint pencil and simply state 'Concepcion'. From the ancestors of a British mining engineer who worked at Pulacayo in Bolivia. Images available on request View more info

Pulacayo, Bolivia; Overview Photograph of the Town, Circa 1900


Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pulacayo, Bolivia, Photographer Unknown:

Seller ID: 054060

Condition: VG+

Large photograph by an unknown professional photographer of the mining town of Pulacayo, Bolivia circ 1900. Photo shows the valley where the town and the mines were located, with arid mountains behind. Taken from a height above the valley. Sepia tone. Quite sharp and clean. Size of photo - 28cm by 23cm. Pucacayo is now a World Heritage Industrial Site. Known also for the location of a train robbery by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Photo from the ancestors of a British mining engineer who worked at Pulacayo in Bolivia. Image available on request View more info

How to Get the Most Out of Your Mexican Visit


Price: $3.00

Publisher: Mexico, Publisher Unknown:

Seller ID: 053803

Condition: About VG

Brochure promoting travel to Mexico. Unfolds to 10.5" by 14.5", printed on both sides. Lots of explanatory information, plus, approx 14 small, arrtist drawn scenes. Advert to rear panel for Monte Carlo cigarettes. Undated but circa 1937 by external information. Average condition, no major faults. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Bermuda, the Peaceful Island; Fly There by British Overseas Airways Corporation

By: B. O. A. C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, B. O. A. C.:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 048707

Condition: Fine

Folding, color brochure advertising fligts from New York to Bermuda on British Overseas Airways Co. Unfolds to 14.75 ins by 17 ins, printed both sides with color photos of Bermuda. There is no data on the aircraft. Undated, would appear to be the 1950s. Code number 52-257-45M-11-Sun. Very clean and very bright. Unmarked and undamaged. Weight, 21g. View more info

The Bahamas; Economic Survey, April, 1959


Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Barclays Bank DCO: 1959

Seller ID: 055644

Condition: VG

Broad Suyrvey of the Economy of the Bahamas by a major U.k. bank with branches in the Islands. 24pp, photo illustrated. Very attractive colouyr artwork to the front cover a little spoiled by a vertical crease the the centre where folded. 38g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

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The Che Handbook

By: BARRIO, Hilda; JENKINS, Gareth

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, MQ Publications Ltd.: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 045073

ISBN: 1840725028

Condition: As New

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. View more info

Judas at the Jockey Club and Other Episodes of Porfirian Mexico

By: BEEZLEY, William H.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037199

ISBN: 0803211953

Condition: As New

During the dictatorship of Porfirio Di;az, from 1876 to 1911, Mexico underwent modernization, producing a fierce struggle between the traditional and the new and exacerbating class antagonisms. William H. Beezley's absorbing social history of the Porfirian era, Judas at the Jockey Club, examines a broad range of topics from sports to technology as well as the traditional Easter-time Judas burnings that became a primary focus of the strife during these years. x, 181 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked - still fresh & about 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is n... View more info

Latin America: The Peoples and Their History

By: BEEZLEY, William H.; MacLACHLAN, Colin M.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Harcourt Brace: 2000

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 037627

ISBN: 015501563X

Condition: Fine

The book explores the rich culture of Latin America and its history. Identifying elements that are central to understanding both the region's history and its present existence, the authors place five themes - people, places, politics, economics, and cultures - in historical perspective. xxii, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Bright, glossy, unmarked wrappers, no spine creasing. Weight, 449g. View more info

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The Mythology of Mexico and Central America

By: Bierhorst, jOHN

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1990

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 16371

ISBN: 0688067212

Condition: As New

Discusses the mythology from Indians of various regions of Mexico and Central America, describing origins, comparing the similar tales, and presenting some of the myths themselves. xiv, 239pp, illustrated. Bright, clean & fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth.Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Attractive copy. Unpacked weight, 603g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates t... View more info

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Lost City of the Incas; The Story of Machu Picchu and its Buildr

By: BINGHAM, Hiram

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Press: 2003

Edition: First Phoenix Edition

Seller ID: 27686

ISBN: 1842125850

Condition: About Fine

Hiram Bingham III was an American academic, explorer and politician. He made public the existence of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in 1911 with the guidance of local indigenous farmers. With an Introduction by Hugh Thomson. li, 286 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, ... View more info

History of Jamaica

By: BLACK, Clinton V.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1969

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 07829

Condition: About Fine

General History of Jamaica. 256pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Very clean, bright copy with solid binding. View more info

Kota Mama : retracing the lost trade routes of ancient South American Peoples


Price: $11.50

Publisher: UK, Headline Book Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 24114

ISBN: 0747222819

Condition: VG+

An account of an adventure which provided evidence that South Americans could have had trading contacts with Africa 1000 BC, using reed boats to navigate their way across the Atlantic. This is a recreation of that epic journey, uncovering many archaeological sites along the way. xiv, 272 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (1 col.), col. ports. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean interior, quite fresh. Unmarked excepting a previous owner's signature to the htp, Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Nearly similar, uncliupped dustjacket showing minor top edge wear. Weight, 580g. We use bo... View more info

No Bells to Toll: Destruction and Creation in the Andes

By: BODE, Barbara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 09203

ISBN: 0-684-19065-6

Condition: Fine

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. View more info

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The Bolivarian Revolution (Revolutions)

By: BOLIVAR, Simon

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Verso: 2009

Edition: First Verso Printing

Seller ID: 040753

ISBN: 1844673812

Condition: Near Fine

The Venezuelan revolutionary Simon Bolivar [1783-1830], also known as El Libertador, sought to lead Latin America to independence from the Spanish in the early nineteenth century. This book presents an introduction to Bolivar's writings and legacy, explaining why Bolivar continues to inspire. Translated from the Spanish. Introduced by Hugo Chavez. xxxiii, 170pp. An 'as new' copy except for a light, almost invisible, vertical crease to the rear wrapper. Unpacked weight, 227g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $3.50-$5.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image a... View more info