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The Happy Captive

By: Bascunan, Francisco Nunez de Pineda Y

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1977

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID305298


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Good Slipcase. Leather spine with gilt decoration and titles. Slipcase worn at rear with some cracking to paper. Translated from the Spanish by William C. Atkinson. Illustrated with black & white vinyl-cuts by John Lawrence. Maps to endpapers. 155 pages Spanish Bascunan sepnt 6 months in captivity in Arauco, Chile in 1629. View more info

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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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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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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

ISBN: 0485177129


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. View more info

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Evita The Woman With The Whip

By: Main, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Corgi Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID296840

ISBN: 0552106453


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

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The Incredible Incas and Their Timeless Land

By: McIntyre, Loren

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic Society: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: ID309014


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Colour photographs by the author abnd colour paintings by Louis S. Glanzman. Foreword by Eugenio Alarco 200 pages View more info

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Conquest of Mexico; In Two Volumes

By: Prescott, W. H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID285558

ISBN: 0460003976


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

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Che Guevara

By: Sandison, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bounty Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID302094

ISBN: 0753709007


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards in a near fine dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in our purpose made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 160 pages View more info

Image for Vassouras A Brazilian Coffee County 1850-1890: The Roles of Planter and Slave in a Changing Plantation Society

Vassouras A Brazilian Coffee County 1850-1890: The Roles of Planter and Slave in a Changing Plantation Society

By: STEIN, Stanley J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: ID7140

ISBN: 0689702299


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Sticky tape marks to inside of covers. Corners very lightly rubbed. [xv] 314pages. View more info

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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

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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

ISBN: 0347000061


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

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Catalina De Erauso. The Lieutenant Nun and the Conquest of the New World

By: Zogbaum, Heidi

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282496

ISBN: 1925003817


MINT - a NEW copy. Black and white map. 133 pages Seventeenth century Catalina de Erauso, known as the Lieutenant Nun, is one of the most colourful figures in the conquest of the Americas. View more info