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London: Wyman & Sons, 74-76 Great Queen Street, 1888. First edition. Ads for the Mining Exhibition in Lima 1888 at the end. Read More about The Amazon Provinces of Peru As a Field for European Emigration. A Statistical and Geographical...
London: Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co. Bride-Court, Bridge-Street, 1820. Second English edition. Brackenridge was sent in 1817-1818 by the United States Commission to investigate the Spanish province of South America. In 1819, he published his Voyage to South America, 1820, in two volumes. This English edition consists of... Read More about Voyage to Buenos Ayres. Performed in the Years 1817 and 1818, by Order of the American Government
London: Riddle, Smith & Duffus, . Excellent, well illustrated narrative of the sporting travels of a Briton with a post-war appointment to South America, with accounts of shooting duck, geese, and upland game, as well as hunting deer, carpincho, peccary, guanaco; and some angling for trout and salmon in Chile. Read More about Sporting Reminiscences of South America 1919-1921. H.M.S. Southhampton
Washington, D.C: Historical Publishing Company, District National Bank Building, 1915. Builder's Edition. Read More about History of the Panama Canal Its Construction and Builders
New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1936. First edition. Read More about Oceanic Birds of South America
Mexico: Alfred Knopf, 1945. First edition. Read More about Brazil. An Interpretation
London: Edward Stanford, 1876. First edition. Extensive narrative of explorations in British Guiana by Brown, one of the surveyors appointed by the crown. Brown was the first European traveller to give an account of Kaieteur Falls. Read More about Canoe and Camp Life in British Guiana
London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, (1839). Originally published in 1831. Read More about A Popular Description of Colombia: Geographical, Historical anfd Topographical
Bogota, Colombia: 17 October, 1866. Thank-you Letter From Mosquera, The Hero of Colombia, 1866. Tomas Cipriano de Mosquera (1798-1878), Colombian general and statesman, served in the War of Independence, attracting the attention of Bolivar, and went on to serve in high political office: Senator, Governor, Minister to England, and several... Read More about Letter Signed, in Spanish, to Col. Elias P. Pellet, conveying the General's "infinite...
New York: A.S. Barnes, 1850. First edition, second issue, with the addition of the map. Read More about Deck and Port; or, Incidents of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Congress to California,...
Barcelona: Montaner y Simón, 1894-96. First edition. Read More about América: Historia de su Colonizacion Dominación é Independencia
New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1843. Contains the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th letters of Cortes to Charles V. Read More about The Despatches of Hernando Cortes, the Conqueror of Mexico, Addressed to the Emperor Charles V....
New York: HaFiner Press, 1952. Number 55 of 250 copies of a facsimile reprint of the First edition done for the Book Collectors Society. Read More about Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various countries visited by...
[Medellin, Columbia: 1992]. Proof of the law's inability to constrain Escobar, surely comes in no stranger format than this self-published collection of political cartoons concerning the Colombian drug trade while serving time in his luxury prison, La Catedral. Escobar is quite serious about the value of this work and states in..... Read More about Pablo Escobar Gaviria en Caricaturas 1983-1991
London: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd. 15 Bedford Street, . First edition. Read More about On the Trail of the Unknown, In the Wilds of Ecuador and the Amazon
n.p: Ca. 1950. Reynaldo Luza (1893-1978), pre-eminent fashion artist, was born in Lima, Peru. He began training as an architect at the University of Louvain, Belgium, but returned to Peru at the outbreak of World War I, where he changed his studies from architecture to art. In 1918 he came... Read More about Town & Country magazine: original cover treatments, pencil and gouache on paper of a cluster...
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1873. Read More about The Coast of Brazil. From Cape Orange to Rio Janeiro. Volume I. Compiled at The United States...
London: Printed for John Hearne, 81, Strand; by J.F. Dove, St. John's Square, 1823. First edition. Guatemala attained independence fromn Spain in 1821 as part of the Federal Republic of Central America. It existed from September 1823 to 1841, and was a republican democracy. It is also sometimes incorrectly referred... Read More about A Statistical History of the Kindom of Guatemala, in Spanish America
London: Wyman & Sons, 74-76 Great Queen Street, 1888. First edition. Inscribed, with two original photographs. INSCRIBED, "Don Ramon Goenaza Consul de Columbia con sentimientos ... del autor." Read More about The Amazon Provinces of Peru as a Field for European Emigration. A Statistical and Geographical...
1837. Adriaan David van der Gon Netscher was a member of the Netscher family, a Dutch military family that traces its heritage back to the 1600s. Adriaan David was a naval officer honorably discharged in 1848 and a member of the Court of Police in British Guyana, where he painted... Read More about Public Building, Demerara, British Guyana
Demerara: "The Argosy" Company, Limited, 1904. First edition. Rare. Read More about The Fishes of British Guiana
London: Chapman and Hall, 1892. First edition. Read More about The Naturalist in La Plata
Amsterdam: 1822. First edition in Dutch (published in London in 1819). Read More about Reis in Palestina, Syrië en Egypte, gedaan in het jaar 1817. Met vele bijvoegselen en...
Paris: chez Rodriquez, 1818. First edition, signed with author's monogram beneath printed statement of authenticity. Observations on South America from an enlightened scholar, with a critical comparison of the development of the North American colonies with those of the South. Written in response to M. de Pradt's work, entitled Des... Read More about Lettres à M. L'Abbé de Pradt par un Indigène de L'Amérique du Sud