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Maya Land in Color
[Central America]

By: Aguiar, Walter R.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Hastings House Publishers,: 1978.

Seller ID: 006558


Maya Land in Color visits the magnificent pyramids and other ruins of the major Maya cities and provides, through an informative text and 32 full color photographs, a fascinating look in the Maya world as it existed hundreds of years ago.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear. View more info

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Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen: Capturing the Vibrant Flavors of a World-Class Cuisine

By: Bayless, Rick

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Scribner,: 2006.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008931


In this book of more than 150 recipes, award-winning chef, author and teacher Rick Bayless provides the inspiration and guidance that home cooks have needed. With a blend of passion, patience, clarity and humor, he unerringly finds his way into the very soul of Mexican cuisine, from essential recipes and explorations of Mexico's many chiles to quick-to-prepare everyday dishes and pull-out-the-stops celebration fare. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal ... View more info

Image for ...<B>Reinventing the Lacandon : Subaltern Representations in the Rain Forest of Chiapas.</b>

...Reinventing the Lacandon : Subaltern Representations in the Rain Forest of Chiapas.

By: Gollnick, Brian

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, U.S.A., University of Arizona Press,: 2008:

Edition: First Edition; First Printing;

Seller ID: 003183


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.Before massive deforestation began in the 1960s, the Lacandón jungle, which lies on the border of Mexico and Guatemala, was part of the largest tropical rain forest north of the Amazon. The destruction of the Lacandón occurred with little attention from the international press—until January 1, 1994, when a group of armed Maya rebels led by a charismatic spokesperson who called himself Sub... View more info

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THE PANAMA CANAL

By: HASKIN, Frederic J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Page & Company,: 1913.

Edition: First Edition Lacks issued Map.

Seller ID: 004965


Illustrated with photos. Maroon cloth covered boards. 8 inches tall. 386 pages with index and adverts. Small loss top spine. Moderate handling wear.Lacks issued map. View more info

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...Maya Roads: One Woman's Journey Among the People of the Rainforest

By: McConahay, Mary Jo

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Chicago:, Chicago Review Press,: 2011.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007441


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. In this book, the author draws upon her three decades of traveling and living in Central America's remote landscapes to create a fascinating chronicle of the people, politics, archeology, and species of the Central American rain-forest, the cradle of Maya civilization. View more info

Image for ...<b>Pacific Shores from Panama  </b><br>[Travel and Description - Central America, Bolivia, Peru]

...Pacific Shores from Panama
[Travel and Description - Central America, Bolivia, Peru]

By: Peixotto, Ernest

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1913.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 006884


Travel and history of Central and South American countries that border the Pacific Ocean, including Panama, Peru, and Bolivia.Ernest Clifford Peixotto (1869–1940) was an American artist, illustrator, and author. Although he was known mainly for his murals and his travel literature, his artwork also regularly appeared in Scribner's Magazine. "The luxurious indolence that possesses the traveler as he glides over this lazy tropical sea, the romance of the Sp... View more info

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Seeing with the Pen: San Miguel de Allende.
[Mexico]

By: Simpson, Edward

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Mexico, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: Perdon Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009958


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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...Santiago De Los Caballeros De Guatemala.

By: [Central America; Guatemala ]Popenoe, Dorothy H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Harvard University Press,: 1935.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 005074


An examination of the history and Guatemala and the ruins of the seat of Spanish Colonial government in Central America. Additionally, a memoir of the author’s life there with her husband, a botanical explorer. Green cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and striping. Bindings square and tight. Lacks fold-out map. Moderate shelf handling, rubs to lower corners, some cloth fade and handling wear. Text clean, minor toning, fore-edge rough-cut. Text i... View more info

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Silence on the Mountain: Stories of Terror, Betrayal, and Forgetting in Guatemala

By: [Guatemala] Wilkinson, Daniel

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,: 2002.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009091


A narrative tracing the history of Guatemala's thirty-six-year internal war, a conflict that claimed the lives of more than 200,000 people, the vast majority of whom died (or were "disappeared") at the hands of the U.S.-backed military government. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 373 pages with bibliography, List of names, and sources. Illustrated View more info

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Museo del Oro Precolombino de Costa Rica

By: [Pre-Columbian Art] Esquivel, Patricia Fernández

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Jose, Costa Rica:, Fundación Museos del Banco Central,: 2004.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 008899


The museum has a substantial collection of over 1600 artifacts of Pre-Columbian gold dating back to AD 500. This extraordinary collection, ritual gold ornaments, jewelry, recovered from tombs and archaeological sites. The social and functional context of the gold objects is also analyzed as well as the development of metallurgy in Pre-Columbian America. Includes some examples of ceramic and stone objects used in rituals and daily activities. No Fla... View more info