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Publisher: London:, Rupert Hart-Davis,, 1970.
Edition: First English [UK] Edition.
“[Papillon] is the ultimate hero defying the ultimate system of oppression and succeeding by dint of will, optimism...[and] a sense of honor given only to West Point graduates and Paris thieves.” (New York Times) Basis for the Oscar nominated 1973 film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman. "Henri Charrière, called 'Papillon,' for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder ... View more info
By: Delia Rengifo
Publisher: Venezuela, Banco Industrial de Venezuela, 2003
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Inscription: Signed by Illustrator
SIGNED by photographer with an inscription. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear. Full color photographs of Margarita Island, Venezuela highlighting folk art and the scenery. First Edition, First Printing. 32cm ; 12.5 inches tall. 223 pages. FIRMADO por fotógrafo con una inscripción. Encuadernaciones ajustadas y cuadradas. Texto limpio, desgaste moderado de manejo. La sobrecubierta tiene u... View more info
Publisher: London:, Routledge,, 1922
An insightful tour of South America by a long-time London Times reporter. 55 photo illustrations and 4 maps . Red cloth covered boards Some fading to cloth. Bindings tight and square. Edge wear with some corner rubbing. Spine worn. View more info
Publisher: London:, John Long Limited,, [no date; c1940]<br>
Edition: First Edition.<br>
200 pages with index. Lacks jacket. Bindings square and firm. Moderate handling wear. Gift inscription. Text clean. 200 pages with index. View more info
Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Doran, & Company,, 1930.<br>
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>
A "literary adventure-biography" relating world travels and the author’s life. Finger was part of the literary circle that included Bernard Shaw, Cunningham Grahame and their group of young social philosophers. Before beginning an adventure in Patagonia and Africa. The epitaph on Finger's gravestone is "This voyage done, set sail and steer once more to further landfall on some nobler shore."Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handlin... View more info
Publisher: Garden City:, Doubleday & Co.,, 1943
Edition: First Edition.
Tan linin covered boards. Bindings firm and square. Light shelf handling. Dust jacket has age fading. Wear with some loss to edges and corners. Now in a new clear Mylar protective sleeve. 326 pages with index. 9.25 inches tall. View more info
By: Gazso, Gabriel
Publisher: Caracas, Venezuela:, Editorial Aurora,,
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling and some slight yellowing on a few pages; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Text in Spanish and English. View more info
By: Hubbard, Ethan
Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont, U.S.A., Chelsea Green Pub Co.,, 1990:
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality,Photographer Hubbard ( First Light ) is as accomplished in the use of language as in the use of the camera. The 71 black-and-white pictures here convey the ageless dignity of people and places, though their slightly romanticized aura fails to reflect some of the harsher realities Hubbard writes of. The accompanying text also captures and preserves moments in time in simple, lyrical prose. View more info
By: Kane, Joe
Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,, 1989.<br>
Unused, unread, some aging on edges due to shelf wear. Dust jacket is price clipped but in very good shape. A firsthand account of an expedition traveling the entire 4,200 mile Amazon River from its source to the Atlantic Ocean. View more info
By: Kelsey, Vera
Publisher: New York:, Funk & Wagnalls,, 1945.<br>
Edition: Revised Edition.<br>
Supplemented by authentic maps and profusely illustrated the volume offers a complete introduction to pre-World War II Brazil, covering the land, people, culture, folkways, scenic wonders and geography.R Decorated endpages. Green cloth covered boards. Stamped green spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Pictorial Dust jacket by artist Stephen J. Voophies with the price of $3.00 has spine-fading with small losses at corners. Now in a new protected Myl... View more info
Publisher: Chile, Ocho Libros Editores, 2000,, 2000
Edition: 1st Edition
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but an inscription from the patriarch of the Errazuriz family on their title page. ------- No flaws text is in English and Spanish. Beautifully illustrated. 4to; 30cm.; 11.75 inches tall; 271 pages with bibliography and notes. View more info
Publisher: New York:, National Travel Club,, 1940
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>
The thrilling personal adventure of a light-hearted soldier of fortune. The author had adventures in much of South America. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minimal edge wear. View more info
By: Miller, Leo E.
Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1919.
Edition: First Edition – Second Printing.
This narrative emphasis is the natural history of the region. :424 pages with index. 9.25 inches tall. Over 70 black and white photographs; folding map in back, Tissue-guarded colored photo frontispiece. Bindings square and very tight. Text clean with previous owner’s name on front-free-endpage. Light handling wear. Some wrinkle to rear edge of spine. View more info
Publisher: Caracas, Venezuela, Walter Dupouy,, 1966.<br>
Edition: Limited to 2000 copies.<br>
Sir Robert Ker Porter, was a Scottish artist, author, diplomat and traveler. Known today for his accounts of his travels in Spain, Portugal and Russia, he was one of the earliest panorama painters in Britain, was appointed historical painter to Tsar Alexander I of Russia and served as British consul in Venezuela. This edition was published for the Fourth Centennial 1567 – 1967. One of 2000 copies printed. Stiff boards covered with blue leatherette with gil... View more info
Publisher: Companhia das Letras, 1994
Text in English and Portuguese. INSCRIBED by Paula Saldanha in Portuguese. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. 12.25 inches tall; 31 cm Full color vibrant photography; color maps ; 233 pages. View more info