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Image for Mapa de los Ferrocarriles en Explotación y en Construccion de la Republica de Chile

Mapa de los Ferrocarriles en Explotación y en Construccion de la Republica de Chile

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Santiago, Hume y Walker: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018572

Condition: Good+


Large folding map, approx. 34 x 78 inches. Linen backed and folds into original 9 x 6 inch cloth covers. "Direccion de Obras Publicas" are laid in. Map is in very nice condition with only light edge wear. Binding is a bit worn along spine edge and joints of covers are spine are torn. View more info

Mamiferos Sud Americanos (Two Volumes)

By: Cabrera, Angel & Jose Yepes

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Ediar: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 031285

Condition: Very Good+


The half title page of Volume one shows a one inch, partially open tear at upper edge. Both volumes shows slight age toning and a few very light scuffs on covers. Volumes remains tight, very clean, and otherwise intact. Both volume remain in original white paper wrap covers, though covers are well worn. View more info

Image for Four Years in a Government Exploring Expedition; to the Island of Madeira, Cape Verd Islands, Brazil, Coast of Patagonia, Chili, Peru, Paumato Group, Society Islands, Navigator Group, Australia, Antarctic... Sandwich Islands... Oregon, California,...

Four Years in a Government Exploring Expedition; to the Island of Madeira, Cape Verd Islands, Brazil, Coast of Patagonia, Chili, Peru, Paumato Group, Society Islands, Navigator Group, Australia, Antarctic... Sandwich Islands... Oregon, California,...

By: Colvocoresses, Geo. [George] M.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Cornish, Lamport & Co.: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032348

Condition: Good


371 pages, plus 18 plates of which only four are not included in the pagination. Later (i.e. early twentieth century) binding with black leather over spine and corners and marbled paper over boards. Gilt stamped lettering on spine. Decorative end leaves, followed by two blank leaves before pagination begins with title page. Scattered smudges and light foxing. Volume remains tight and otherwise intact. View more info

Image for Cruise of the "Alert." Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.)

Cruise of the "Alert." Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.)

By: Coppinger, R. W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, R. Worthington: 1884

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 033899

Condition: Fair


256 pages, plus plates. Older institutional sticker on spine, and a few institutional stamps in contents to include one on title page. Rebacked retaining parts of original spine cover. Covers are rubbed, smudged, and worn. Text block is cracked near center. View more info

Image for Voyage Dans L'Amerique Meridionale (Le Bresil, La Republique Orientale De L'Uruguay, La Republicque Argentine, La Patagonie, La Republique Du Chili, La Republique De Bolivia, La Republique Du Perou)... Tome Quatrieme. 2nd Partie:  MAMMIFERES

Voyage Dans L'Amerique Meridionale (Le Bresil, La Republique Orientale De L'Uruguay, La Republicque Argentine, La Patagonie, La Republique Du Chili, La Republique De Bolivia, La Republique Du Perou)... Tome Quatrieme. 2nd Partie: MAMMIFERES

By: D'Orbigny, Algide

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez P. Bertrand, Libraire-Editeur: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031597

Condition: Good (see details)


Volume appears to have been rebound in the early 20th century, incorporating reprints of a few of the missing plates. Cloth over spine and corners is rubbed and a little worn. Marbled paper over boards is a little rubbed. Scattered, mostly light foxing. Volume remains tight and in generally good condition, though head of spine has been bumped, and there is a light crease at upper inside corner of all leaves. 22 of 26 plates are present, though five are good quality ... View more info

Image for The U. S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, During the Years 1849-'50-'51-'52 (Four Volumes)

The U. S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, During the Years 1849-'50-'51-'52 (Four Volumes)

By: Gillis, J. M.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Washington, A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034199

Condition: Fair


House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 121 published from 1855-56. Complete in four volumes being I, II, III, & VI. Volumes IV and V were never completed, though the supplemental material designated for them was later published by the U. S. Naval Observatory. All four volumes bound in full calf with red and black leather spine labels. VOLUME I: 556 pages, indexed, plus 11 plates including the nearly six foot long folding plate of the "Panoramic View from the Summ... View more info

Image for Voyage Autour Du Monde Entrepris Par Ordre Du Gouvernement Sur La Corvette La Coquille (Two Volumes)

Voyage Autour Du Monde Entrepris Par Ordre Du Gouvernement Sur La Corvette La Coquille (Two Volumes)

By: Lesson, P.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Paris, P. Pourrat Freres:

Seller ID: 030557

Condition: Good+


Published in 1838 and 1839. 510 pages, plus 18 plates, of which one is folding and four are hand colored & 547 pages, plus 22 plates of which one is folding and fourteen are hand colored. Original, or contemporary covers with leather spine covers and marbled paper over boards. Gilt lettering and decoration remains fairly good, though faded. Covers are rubbed and show some scuffs, and a few chips and tears. Marbled end leaves remain clean. There is a one inch closed... View more info

Image for The Birds of South America [with] Illustrations of the Game Birds and Water Fowl of South America (by H. Gronvold)

The Birds of South America [with] Illustrations of the Game Birds and Water Fowl of South America (by H. Gronvold)

By: Lord Brabourne and Charles Chubb

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London, R. H. Porter: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034426

Condition: Very Good+


504 pages, plus original stiff paper wrap covers bound at rear [and] 11 pages, plus 38 colored plates after H. Gronvold, and stiff paper wrap covers of the first 19 plates bound at rear. Both volumes are beautifully bound in burgundy half leather over spines and corners, and with dark red cloth over boards. Raised spine bands and gilt lettering on spines. Zimmer (1926, pp 85-86) states "As projected this work was to have comprised 16 volumes with 400 plates, but t... View more info

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Oceanic Birds of South America (Two Volumes)

By: Murphy, Robert Cushman

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The American Museum of Natural History: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034393

Condition: Very Good


Number 700 of a limited edition of 1200 copies. There are a total of eight tissue guarded, color plates, after Francis L. Jaques, with four in each volume. Full page typed letter, signed by the author to Charles B. Curtis is laid in. Inked name of Richard C. cutis is seen on the front free end page, with the date of May 25, 1936. Blind and gilt stamped green cloth covers remain clean and bright. Light foxing and some rubbing is seen on the edges of the text block. ... View more info

Image for The Birds of South America, Volume I: The Oscine Passerines and Volume II: The Suboscine Passerines (Two Volumes)

The Birds of South America, Volume I: The Oscine Passerines and Volume II: The Suboscine Passerines (Two Volumes)

By: Ridgely, Robert and Guy Tudor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035187

Condition: Near Fine


Copyrights are 1989 and 1994 respectively. Lovely, tight and very clean set, showing only slight bumping at the corners. Dust jackets are now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to the weight and size of this two volume set, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info