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Image for <b> Perla salina de barro y azul </b>[Venezuela]

Perla salina de barro y azul [Venezuela]

By: Delia Rengifo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Venezuela, Banco Industrial de Venezuela: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 009479

Condition: Very Good


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 un ligero desgaste en los bordes. Fotografías a todo color de la Isla de Margarita, Venezuela, que destacan el arte popular y... View more info

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...The Real South America

By: Domville-Fife, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, Routledge,: 1922

Seller ID: 005043


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

Image for South American Land Birds. A Photographic Aid to Identification

South American Land Birds. A Photographic Aid to Identification

By: Dunning, John S.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Harrowood Books: 1982

Seller ID: 011701

ISBN: 0915180219

Condition: Very Good


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo, 9.25 inches tall, 364 pages with index, map endpages, full color photos of 1000 birds; bibliography. View more info

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Seven Horizons

By: Finger, Charles J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Doran, & Company,: 1930.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008284


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 handling wear, mild fading to the spine, edges rubbed with no breaks in the cloth. Green buckram with printed color paper... View more info

The Fishes and the Forest: Explorations in Amazonian Natural History

By: Goulding, Michael

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Berkley and Los Angeles, Univ of California Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011817

ISBN: 0520041313

Condition: Very Good


With its wealth of information on the ecology of many of the larger fishes of the Amazon, their interaction with fruits and seeds, and their nutritional structure, this volume will contribute to a better understanding of natural fisheries and their proper management and, it is hoped, to protection of the flood forests. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 280 pages with Bibliography and Index. View more info

Image for ...<b>Journey to Ollantaytambo: In the Sacred Valley of the Incas.</b>

...Journey to Ollantaytambo: In the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

By: Hubbard, Ethan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont, U.S.A., Chelsea Green Pub Co.,: 1990:

Seller ID: 003416

ISBN: 0930031288


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

Image for ...<b>Running the Amazon  </b><br>

...Running the Amazon

By: Kane, Joe

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1989.<br>

Seller ID: 007522

ISBN: 0394553314


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

Image for <b>In the Wilds of South America Six Years of Exploration in Colombia, Venezuela, British Guiana, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.</b>[Natural History]

In the Wilds of South America Six Years of Exploration in Colombia, Venezuela, British Guiana, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.[Natural History]

By: Miller, Leo E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1919.

Edition: First Edition – Second Printing.

Seller ID: 005971


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

The Discoverie of Guiana, 1596 and The Discoveries of the World by Antonio Galvao.

By: Raleigh, Sir Walter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The World Publishing Co,: 1966

Seller ID: 011793

Condition: Fine


Facsimile of the original, imprinted at London by Robert Robinson, 1596, 1601. Introduction by A.L. Rowse and Bibliographical Notes by Robert O. Dougan. Librarian at the Henry E. Huntington Library. [20 pp.] Vellum, yapp edges, with ties, by Legatoria Editoriale Giovanni Olivotto, with the Coat of Arms of Elizabeth I. Enclosed within a clamshell box, lined in red felt, with printed labels to the boards and spine. Included is the 20-page booklet of historical information and bibliography. Illustrated. cvi, 182 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Book is fine without flaw. Box has a scuff on the ce... View more info

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The Discovery of Guiana, and the Journal of the Second Voyage thereto

By: Raleigh, Sir Walter

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, The Mershon Company: 1983

Seller ID: 011883

Condition: Fine


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. 16mo 6 inches tall; 192 pages. Reprint of The discoverie of the large, rich and bevvtifvl empyre of Gviana, London, 1596./ Journal of the second voyage to Guiana, August 19, 1617-February 13, 1618: p. [151]-192. Subjects: Discoveries in geography. Guyana -- Discovery and exploration. El Dorado. America -- Early accounts to 1600. View more info

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Retratos Do Brasil (Portraits of Brazil)

By: Saldanha, Paula ; Werneck, Roberto

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Companhia das Letras: 1994

Seller ID: 009385

ISBN: 8528100979

Condition: New


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

Image for A Guide to the Birds of Venezuela

A Guide to the Birds of Venezuela

By: Schauensee, Rodolphe Meyer de;

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010153

ISBN: 0691082057

Condition: Near Fine


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a tough of hand soiling. Previous owner's name on front free end page. 9.25 inches tall; 424 pages with index; map endpages; illustrated with color plates. View more info

Image for <b>The Four Winds: A Shaman's Odyssey into the Amazon  </b>

The Four Winds: A Shaman's Odyssey into the Amazon

By: Villoldo, Alberto; Jendresen, Erik

Price: $24.00

Publisher: San Franscisco, Harper and Row: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009651

ISBN: 006250911X

Condition: Near Fine


A psychologist-turned-shaman relates his experiences with ayahuasca, or the "vine of death," as he explores the subconscious amid Inca ruins in Peru. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Unopened, unread. No flaws but some age-toning to jacket and edges. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24.5cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 265 pages. View more info

Image for <b>Colombia Desde El Aire  </b>

Colombia Desde El Aire

By: Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo ; Villegas, Benjamin

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Bogota, Vilegas Editores Ltda: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009386

ISBN: 9589138861

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. ------ Unused sin abrir; no hay defectos pero desgaste de plataforma mínima por menor. Text in Spanish. Full color photography. 12.25 inches, 32 cm tall; 192 pages. View more info