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Image for THE RUINS OF TIME Four and a half centuries of conquest and discovery among the Maya

THE RUINS OF TIME Four and a half centuries of conquest and discovery among the Maya

By: Adamson, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID147319


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 View more info

Image for Che Guevara A Revolutionary Life

Che Guevara A Revolutionary Life

By: Anderson, Jon Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2010

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID288337


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition . Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 818 pages A revised and updated edition, with a new introduction by author. View more info

Image for The Maya [The World of the Maya]

The Maya [The World of the Maya]

By: Calvani, Vittoria

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, Minerva: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278480


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. View more info

Image for Viceroyalties of the West The Spanish Empire in Latin America

Viceroyalties of the West The Spanish Empire in Latin America

By: Cameron, Roderick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1968

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID184578


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 View more info

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Soldier in Paradise: The Life of Captain John Stedman 1744-1797

By: Collis, Louise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID12025


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 View more info

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Hernan Cortes: Letters from Mexico

By: Cortes, Hernan (A.R.Pagden Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1972

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID283251


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 narrativ... View more info

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The Ancient Kingdoms Of Mexico

By: Davies, Nigel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID197270


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. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 272 pages A readable account of the rich tapesty of pre-Hispanic Mexico. Reconstruction of the daily life, religious beliefs, cultural achievements and economic conditions. View more info

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What Was Their Life? Yucatan

By: Fawcett, Raymond [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Gawthorn Press: No Date Circa 1950s

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID3802


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour frontispiece. 52 pages. View more info

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The Maya

By: Hammond, Norman

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: ID291573


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. View more info

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Monuments of Civilization: Maya

By: Ivanoff, Pierre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID190486


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 View more info

Image for iHugo! The Hugo Chavez Story from Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution

iHugo! The Hugo Chavez Story from Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution

By: Jones, Bart

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, Steerforth Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298621


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 570 pages View more info

Image for Church and Politics in Latin America

Church and Politics in Latin America

By: Keogh, Dermot [Editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1990

Edition: 12th Impression

Seller ID: ID296676


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. Foreword by Graham Greene. 430 pages Latin American Studies Series. View more info

Image for British Railways In Argentina 1857-1914 : A Case Study Of Foreign Investment

British Railways In Argentina 1857-1914 : A Case Study Of Foreign Investment

By: Lewis, Colin M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID280710


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 devel... View more info

Image for Evita The Woman With The Whip

Evita The Woman With The Whip

By: Main, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Corgi Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID296840


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Page edges lightly tanned. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 285 pages View more info

Image for A Brief History of Central America

A Brief History of Central America

By: Perez-Brignoli, Hector

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID299193


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white maps. Translated by Ricardo B. Sawrey A. And Susana Stettri de Sawrey. 223 pages View more info

Image for Conquest of Mexico; In Two Volumes

Conquest of Mexico; In Two Volumes

By: Prescott, W. H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID285558


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 View more info

Image for The Shadows of Elisa Lynch.  How a nineteenth-century Irish courtesan became the most powerful woman in Paraguay.

The Shadows of Elisa Lynch. How a nineteenth-century Irish courtesan became the most powerful woman in Paraguay.

By: Rees, Sian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298585


Very Good condition. Bookseller stamp/label to front paste-downIllustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 344 pages Reviled and respected, loved and distrusted, Elisa Lynch has been described as both a heroic companion to Lopez and a malign enchantress. In the "Shadows of Elisa Lynch", Sian Rees tells a fascinating story of recovered history. View more info

Image for Indian Languages of Mexico and Central America and Their Geographical Distribution, Accompanied With a Linguistic Map Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 44

Indian Languages of Mexico and Central America and Their Geographical Distribution, Accompanied With a Linguistic Map Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 44

By: Thomas, Cyrus assisted by Swanton, John R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278574


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Nice olive green boards with gilt titles and decorations to spine. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to preliminary pages and front pastedown. Large fold-out coloured map to rear. 108 pages Includes a bibliography and Index of Linguistic Families View more info

Image for The Golden Man. A Quest for El Dorado

The Golden Man. A Quest for El Dorado

By: von Hagan, Victor W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1974

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID226026


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. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 338 pages View more info

Image for The Golden Man.  A Quest for El Dorado

The Golden Man. A Quest for El Dorado

By: Von Hagen, Victor W

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westmead, Saxon House: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID296373


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white illustrations. 338 pages The Quest for El Dorado View more info