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THE RUINS OF TIME Four and a half centuries of conquest and discovery among the Maya, Adamson, David
1 Adamson, David THE RUINS OF TIME Four and a half centuries of conquest and discovery among the Maya
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1975 0049720082 / 9780049720084 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookseller stamp to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white maps. 272 pages ID147319 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Maya [The World of the Maya], Calvani, Vittoria
2 Calvani, Vittoria The Maya [The World of the Maya]
Geneva Minerva 1976 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 143 pages Translated by Bridget Bailey-Galeotti. An examination of Mayan civilization. ID278480 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Kingdom of the Sun God A History of the Andes and their People, Cameron, Ian
3 Cameron, Ian Kingdom of the Sun God A History of the Andes and their People
London Guild Publishing 1990 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and Black & White drawings and maps. 224 pages The author describes how the mountains were formed, how hunter-gatherers arrived from North America and how the sowing of maize led to the development of ayllus, village communes which have been a key factor in Andean life. ID151545 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Viceroyalties of the West The Spanish Empire in Latin America, Cameron, Roderick
4 Cameron, Roderick Viceroyalties of the West The Spanish Empire in Latin America
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1968 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and spine lightly faded. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 276 pages ID184578 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Soldier in Paradise: The Life of Captain John Stedman 1744-1797, Collis, Louise
5 Collis, Louise Soldier in Paradise: The Life of Captain John Stedman 1744-1797
London Michael Joseph 1965 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some edgewear to dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 231pages ID12025 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Hernan Cortes: Letters from Mexico, Cortes, Hernan (A.R.Pagden Editor)
6 Cortes, Hernan (A.R.Pagden Editor) Hernan Cortes: Letters from Mexico
London Oxford University Press 1972 0192125583 / 9780192125583 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Mark to front panel of dustjacket where sticker remains removed. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. lxvii, 565 pages Translated and edited by A.R.Pagden with an Introduction by J.H.Elliott. A narrative account of the conquest of Mexico with a detailed descriptiomn of the military and political aspects of the conquest itself. ID283251 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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7 De Nieto, C EL DORADO COLOMBIAN GOLD
Sydney Australian Art Exhibitions Corporation Ltd. 1978 0724114130 / 9780724114139 Softcover 
Quarto Size. Near Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 160 pages ID90260 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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Daily Life in Colonial Peru 1710-1820, Descola, Jean
8 Descola, Jean Daily Life in Colonial Peru 1710-1820
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1968 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 275 pages ID293591 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Struggle for the Falkland Islands A Study in Legal and Diplomatic History, Goebel, Julius
9 Goebel, Julius The Struggle for the Falkland Islands A Study in Legal and Diplomatic History
New Haven Yale University Press 1982 0300029438 / 9780300029437 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 482 pages First published in 1927, this controversial but fundamental study of the history of the Falklands from their discovery to their reoccupation by the British in 1833 is the only serious and detailed book about the subject and essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand the British and Argentinean positions on the islands. ID197900 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Maya, Hammond, Norman
10 Hammond, Norman The Maya
London The Folio Society 2006 7th Printing Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in Fine slipcase. A new copy - only removed from plastic to do this listing. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Black and white maps. 297 pages First published in 1982. This edition follows the text of the 1994 reprint with some slight emendations and a new Introduction by the author. ID291573 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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Monuments of Civilization: Maya, Ivanoff, Pierre
11 Ivanoff, Pierre Monuments of Civilization: Maya
London Cassell & Company Ltd 1975 0304294349 / 9780304294343 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size.Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's name and address to front free endpaper. Illustrated with 107 colour photographs and diagrammatic plans and cross-sections as well as a chronological chart and a map showing the Classic and Post-Classic Period sites of the Mayan civilization. 190 pages Foreword by Miguel Angel Asturias ID190486 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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12 Levine, Daniel Conflict and Political Change in Venezuela
Princeton University Press 1973 0691075476 / 9780691075471 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Overall Good Condition. Price-clipped dustjacket with library sticker on spine. EX LIBRARY copy. Usual markings. Interior is excellent. 285 pages ID216274 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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British Railways In Argentina 1857-1914 : A Case Study Of Foreign Investment, Lewis, Colin M.
13 Lewis, Colin M. British Railways In Argentina 1857-1914 : A Case Study Of Foreign Investment
London The Athlone Press 1983 0485177129 / 9780485177121 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 259 pages University of London Institute of Latin American Studies Monograph. The period 1852 to 1916 saw the formation of the modern Argentine republic, largely financed by external sources. The expanding railway network epitomized the country's growth, representing in microcosm the positive and negative aspects of the wider development programme. This book explores the role played by British capital and expertise in this transformation. ID280710 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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Spanish Peru 1532-1560 A Colonial Society, Lockhart, James
14 Lockhart, James Spanish Peru 1532-1560 A Colonial Society
Madison The University of Wisconsin Press 1974 0299046648 / 9780299046644 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Covers lightly rubbed at edges with some minor fading to spine. Small sitcker mark to front cover. Previous owner's details to half-title page. 285 pages ID294089 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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How To Read Maya Hieroglyphs, Montgomery, John
15 Montgomery, John How To Read Maya Hieroglyphs
New York Hippocrene Books 2003 0781810205 / 9780781810203 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Colour photographs. 360 pages ID292026 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Handbook of South American Indians Volume 7 Index [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143.], No Author Noted
16 No Author Noted Handbook of South American Indians Volume 7 Index [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143.]
Washington Government Printing Office 1959 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Oliver green cloth boards. Ex-Royal Society of South Australia and has a couple of neat stamps. 286 pages The Index of the preceding 6 volumes - a mammoth work on the Indian tribes of South America. ID278168 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Conquest of Mexico; In Two Volumes, Prescott, W. H.
17 Prescott, W. H. Conquest of Mexico; In Two Volumes
London Dent 1972 0460003976 / 9780460003971 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjackets - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some discolouration to spine. Chip to lower front DJ edge Volume 1. Volume 1: 407pp; Volume 2: 436pp Introduction by Thomas Seccombe. Everyman's Library No. 397 & 398 ID285558 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Handbook of South American Indians Volume 1 The Marginal Tribes. [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143.], Steward, Julian H. [Editor]
18 Steward, Julian H. [Editor] Handbook of South American Indians Volume 1 The Marginal Tribes. [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143.]
Washington Government Printing Office 1946 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Olive green cloth boards. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Black & White maps - with one large fold-out. Bibliography at rear. Ex-Royal Society of South Australia and has a couple of neat stamps. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Unlike the modern reproduction copies, the plates and diagrams/drawings are distinct and any fold-outs are present and intact. 624 pages An extensive examination of the tribes of southern South America (Part 1); the Indians of the Gran Chaco (Part 2); the Indians of eastern Brazil (Part 3). Prepared in cooperation with the United States Department of State as a Project of the Interdepartmental Committee on Cultural and Scientific Cooperation. ID294308 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Handbook of South American Indians Volume 5 The Comparative Ethnology of South American Indians. [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143.], Steward, Julian H. [Editor]
19 Steward, Julian H. [Editor] Handbook of South American Indians Volume 5 The Comparative Ethnology of South American Indians. [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143.]
Washington Government Printing Office 1949 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Olive green cloth boards. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Black & White maps. Bibliography at rear. Ex-Royal Society of South Australia and has a couple of neat stamps. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Unlike the modern reproduction copies, the plates and diagrams/drawings are distinct and any fold-outs are present and intact. 818 pages Contents in 4 parts. Part 1: A Cross-cultural Survey of South American Indian Tribes; Part 2: Jesuit Missions in South America; Part 3: The native populations of South America; Part 4: South American Cultures An Interpretive Summary. Prepared in cooperation with the United States Department of State as a Project of the Interdepartmental Committee on Cultural and Scientific Cooperation. ID294322 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Handbook of South American Indians Volume 6 Physical Anthropology, Linguistics and Cultural Geography of South American Indians. [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143.], Steward, Julian H. [Editor]
20 Steward, Julian H. [Editor] Handbook of South American Indians Volume 6 Physical Anthropology, Linguistics and Cultural Geography of South American Indians. [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143.]
Washington Government Printing Office 1950 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. Olive green cloth boards. Small dent to centre of spine. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Black & White maps. Large colour map in pocket at rear. Bibliography at rear. Ex-Royal Society of South Australia and has a couple of neat stamps. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Unlike the modern reproduction copies, the plates and diagrams/drawings are distinct and any fold-outs are present and intact. 715 pages Contents in 4 parts. Part 1: Ancient Man; Part 2: Physical Anthropology; Part 3: The Language of South American Indians; Part 4: Geography and Plant and Animal Resources. Prepared in cooperation with the United States Department of State as a Project of the Interdepartmental Committee on Cultural and Scientific Cooperation. ID294323 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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