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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

ISBN: 0049720082


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

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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

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

Image for What Was Their Life? Yucatan

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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Monuments of Civilization: Maya

By: Ivanoff, Pierre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID190486

ISBN: 0304294349


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

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Church and Politics in Latin America

By: Keogh, Dermot [Editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1990

Edition: 12th Impression

Seller ID: ID296676

ISBN: 0333445341


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

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

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

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

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

ISBN: 0520068327


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

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

Image for History Of The Conquest Of Peru with a Preliminary View Of The Civilization Of The Incas

History Of The Conquest Of Peru with a Preliminary View Of The Civilization Of The Incas

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1959

Edition: New & Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID209040


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped & has a small sticker stain to face & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 510 pages 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

ISBN: 0733615279


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

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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 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

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The Conquest of Mexico

By: Thomas, Hugh

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID306157

ISBN: 0091776295


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 plates and maps. 812 pages Dramatic, violent and intricate, heroism and barbarism meet in this magnificent and monumental work. 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

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

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

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