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Bulletins of the Bureau of the American Republics, Volume III - Handbooks. Honduras. Nicaragua. Salvador. Uruguay

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029109


Four bulletins with separate pagination, each with plates and large color folding map; Half bound in leather with gilt stamped decoration; Moisture stain along bottom half of book; Cloth is slightly mottled; Volume remains tight and externally attractive; Folding map of Uruguay shows a couple of closed tears near bound edge; Contents are otherwise very clean and intact. View more info

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The Modern Traveller. A Popular Description, Geographical, Historical, and Topographical, of the Various Countries of the Globe. Brazil and Buenos Ayres (Two Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, James Duncan: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031829


Complete in two volumes. This title is one of others in the "Modern Traveller" series. Full leather covers. Rebacked with new and nicely matching spine covers. Red leather spine labels. Marbled end leaves and edges. Folding map, and seven engraved plates. Spine covers are bright and clean, though leather over boards is a little darkened, rubbed, and chipped. Book plate on front paste downs. Volume one shows separation of title page, and following two lea... View more info

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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


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

Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil; with a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines, Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Franciso, from Sabara to the Sea (Two Volumes)

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 032603


Two volume, facsimile reprint of the 1869 first edition from the Tinsley Brothers of London. 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


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

Seen From A Tropical Air Castle (Reprinted from Natural History: The Journal of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XXXI, No. 4, July-August, 1931)

By: Chapman, Frank M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Natural History: The Journal of the American Museum of Natural History: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 032201


Pp: 347-358. Saddle stapled in paper wrap covers with color illustration of "A Howler Monkey of Panama." Corners are a little bumed and there is a little light cover wear on edges. View more info

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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


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 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


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

A Guide to the Carnivores of Central America: Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation

By: De La Rosa, Carlos L. & Claudia C. Nocke

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032920


244 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

The South American Herpetofauna: Its Origin, Evolution, and Dispersal

By: Duellman, William (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, The Museum of Natural History, The University of Kansas: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029662


485 pages, soft bound; Light general rubbing on edges; Otherwise a tight and clean copy. View more info

Peoples of Old

By: Edwards, Agustin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031997


347 pages. Corners are a little bumped and spine ends show rubbing and light creasing. Moisture stains on fore edge. Dust jacket shows a few closed tears and scattered edge wear. Jacket remains clean with illustration and lettering intact, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

The Freshwater Fishes of British Guiana, Including a Study of The Ecological Grouping of Species and the Relation of the Fauna of the Plateau to That of the Lowlands (Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, Vol. V.)

By: Eigenmann, C. H. (W. J. Holland, Editor)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute of Technology: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032570


578 pages, plus 103 plates. Green cloth covers show light rubbing, slightly bumped corners, and a half inch closed tear from the foot of the spine. Top hinge is cracked, though text block remains tight and well attached to covers. Inked name on front paste down. Errata sheet on pages xix/xx overlap other text, and now show chipping along all edges. Contents are otherwise bright, clean, and intact. Due to the size and weight of this book, extra fees will apply for p... View more info

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Brazil and the Brazilians Portrayed in Historical and Descriptive Sketches

By: Fletcher, James C. & D. P. Kidder

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1868

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 029245


640 pages, plus folding map. Cloth over beveled boards is rubbed and a little mottled. There is light wear at corners and spine ends. End leaves show a few chips and light wear. Foxing on first and last few leaves. Frontispiece is lightly offset onto title page. Folding map shows a three inch closed tear from tipped edge, just entering map. Map also shows a couple of small closed fold tears, though is otherwise very good. Volume remains tight and contents are oth... View more info

The River of Seven Stars

By: Friel, Arthur O.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1924

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 031982


First printing of the first edition (F-Y). 476 pages. Lettering on spine is clear, though a little faded. Corners are a little rubbed. Brief Christmas 1924 presentation on blank front paste down. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact. View more info

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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


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

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Album De Aves Amazonicas

By: Goeldi, Emilio A.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Rio De Janeiro, Livraria Classica De Alves & Cie:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033655


Published in three parts from 1900 to 1906, as a supplement to the Goeldi's "Aves do Brazil." Complete with all 48 color plates with protective tissue guards. Rebound without the original paper wrap covers. Each leaf has been separated and tipped to a tongue which was then bound into a single volume bound in burgundy leather over the spine and corners, and burgundy cloth over the boards. Raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering on spine. Marbled end lea... View more info

Mammals of Panama (Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 69, No. 5)

By: Goldman, Edward A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: City of Washington, The Smithsonian Institution: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029510


309 pages, plus folding map and plates. Ex-Library with usual markings, otherwise a sold and clean copy. View more info

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Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

By: Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: [Bordeaux], Printed for the Author:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034697


No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title ... View more info

The Mammals of Veracruz (University of Kansas Publications Museum of Natural History, Volume 14, No. 14,

By: Hall, E. Raymond and Walter W. Dalquest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lawrence, University of Kansas: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032557


pp: 167-362, soft bound. Hand inked title on blank spine. Small chip at foot of spine. Otherwise a tight and very clean copy. View more info

The Palms of the Amazon

By: Henderson, Andrew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 033779


362 pages. View more info