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Publisher: Los Angeles:, Automobile Club of California; Travel Publications Department: 1985
Seller ID: 010503
Condition: Very Good
A lavishly illustrated guide to points of interest, tourist facilities and recreational opportunities along major highways and side roads in Baja California. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8.25 inches tall; 132 pages with index. Vintage b/w photographs and maps. 4 copies located in universities [OCLC 13394339] Other features of this tour book: highway signs, useful Spanish words and phrases, lots of travel hints tucked away in sidebars, highway distances and average temperatures. View more info
By: Gollnick, Brian
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 Subcomandante Marcos emerged from jungle communities and briefly occupied several towns in the Mexican state of Chiapas. These r... View more info
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
By: Peixotto, Ernest
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 Spanish cities, the picturesqueness and the appeal of its vast Indian population, the desolation its arid wastes, the dizzy hei... View more info
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 in English. 9 3/8 inches tall. 74 pages with index. Also a visitor guide to the ruined capital of colonial Guatemala. ... View more info
Publisher: New York:, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,: 2002.<br>
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 009091
Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.
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