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Mario Cravo Neto [Inscribed to Sol Libsohn]
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Mario Cravo Neto [Inscribed to Sol Libsohn]

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] [BRAZIL] CRAVO NETO, Mário

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1991
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Salvador, Bahia: Áries Editora / Ada Galeria del Arte, 1991. First Edition. Slim quarto (28.5cm); original printed card wrappers; [44]pp; illus.; with parallel text in Portuguese and English. Inscribed on the title page to Sol Libsohn (1914-2001), a documentary photographer and member of the New York Workers Film and Photo League: "To Sol! / From Mario Cravo Neto /… Read more about this item
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Wandering sketches of people and things in South America, Polynesia, California, and other places visited during a cruise on board of the U.S. ships Levant, Portsmouth, and Savanna

Wandering sketches of people and things in South America, Polynesia, California, and other places visited during a cruise on board of the U.S. ships Levant, Portsmouth, and Savanna

by WOOD, Wm. Maxwell [M.D.]

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1849
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Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1849. First Edition. First printing. Small octavo (20cm). Publisher's blind-embossed boards, spine titled in gilt; x,[10]386pp. A straight copy, structurally sound with minimal external rubbing; spine cloth sun-faded but gilt still bright and legible; text moderately foxed throughout - still Very Good overall, and better than usually seen. With the contemporary ownership signature of a… Read more about this item
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

by STEPHENS, John L.; Frederick Catherwood (illus)

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1848
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1848. Twelfth Edition. Two octavo volumes (23cm). Publisher's vertically-ribbed green cloth, stamped in gilt on fronts and spines; plain endpapers; I: [i]-iv,[2],[v]-[x],[9]-424pp; II: [x],[7]-474pp; vol. I with frontispiece, map, 21 lithographic plates, and in-text wood engravings; vol. II with bifold frontispiece and 45 plates and wood engravings. An attractive set, lightly rubbed with minor… Read more about this item
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Urban Nocturne [Signed, Limited]
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Urban Nocturne [Signed, Limited]

by [LA RAZA] ROIS, Robert; Oscar Melara (design)

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1978
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San Francisco: La Raza Silkscreen Center, 1978. First Edition. Limited issue, no. 4 of 40 signed copies; this copy inscribed to poet Edgar Bowers: "For Edgar Bowers / from a clumsy admirer," signed, undated. 12mo. Staple-bound card wrappers; [24]pp. Fine, unworn copy. A brief collection of poems organized around the theme of "escape from the ghetto" (from… Read more about this item
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Sanctuary: The New Underground Railroad

Sanctuary: The New Underground Railroad

by GOLDEN, Renny [with] McCONNELL, Michael

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First Paperback Edition
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1986
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New York: Orbis Books, 1986. First Paperback Edition. Octavo. 23.5cm. Publisher's original photographic card wraps. 214pp. Light wear to edges and spine ends with a touch of creasing to the upper rear corner, a strong, good looking copy with a little toning of the laminate to the white rear panel. Mostly internally clean, with several pages having an unusual… Read more about this item
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Palabras...y Acciones de Paz! XXXVIII Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas

Palabras...y Acciones de Paz! XXXVIII Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas

by [NICARAGUAN REVOLUTION] ORTEGA SAAVEDRA, Daniel

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N.p. [Managua?]: Direccion General de divulgacion y Prensa de la J.G.R.N., [1983]. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial card wrappers, 55pp, illus. Mild evidence of use, stil tight, clean and unmarked. A Very Good or better copy. Text entirely in Spanish. Ortega's speech before the United Nations General Assembly in September 1983. Ortega used the occasion to strongly denounce the… Read more about this item
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Trujillismo: Genesis y Rehabilitacion [Inscribed]
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Trujillismo: Genesis y Rehabilitacion [Inscribed]

by [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FRANCO, Franklin J.

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1971
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Santo Domingo: ECD, 1971. First Edition. First printing. Inscribed on title page to the prominent Puerto Rican political scientist Manuel Maldonado Denis (1933-1992), signed and dated in year of publication. 12mo. Pictorial wrappers, 129pp. Tight, clean and unmarked; Very Good or better. Denis' ownership signature appears on inside of rear wrapper.
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The Dominican Racial Imaginary: Surveying the Landscape of Race and Imagination in Hispañola

The Dominican Racial Imaginary: Surveying the Landscape of Race and Imagination in Hispañola

by [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC] RICOURT, Milagros

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2016
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New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. First Edition. First printing; paperback issue (issued simultaneously in cloth). Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; xii,187pp. A fine, tight, unmarked copy.
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The 1982 National Elections in the Dominican Republic: a Sociological and Historical Interpretation

The 1982 National Elections in the Dominican Republic: a Sociological and Historical Interpretation

by [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC] SANTANA, Miriam Diaz & Martin F. Murphy

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1983
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Rio Piedras: Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico, 1983. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; x,76pp. Tight, clean and unmarked; small corner crease to rear wrapper else a Fine copy. Text in English. "Thre authors question whether there exists in the Dominican Republic the true economic democracy and justice to complement the new political… Read more about this item
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El Corazon Amarillo

El Corazon Amarillo

by NERUDA, Pablo

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1974
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Buenos Aires: Editorial Losada, 1974. First Edition. First printing. Edition of 6000 copies. Octavo; printed card wrappers; 110pp. Slight external rubbing and wear; ownership signature to front endpaper of Roberto Márquez, noted American scholar, editor, and author. Very Good or better in the original wrappers. Text entirely in Spanish. The fourth of eight posthumous collections to appear in… Read more about this item
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Destiny and Glory

Destiny and Glory

by [FILIBUSTERS] WALLACE, Edward S.

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1957
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New York: Coward-McCann, 1957. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 320pp; illus. Tight, square, and Near Fine in the original dustwrapper, priced on front flap, slightly soiled and edgeworn, Very Good. Account of American imperial adventures throughout the Caribbean and Latin America in the years between the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. Includes… Read more about this item
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The Rivers Ran East

The Rivers Ran East

by CLARK, Leonard

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1953
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New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1953. Third printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 366pp; 8 unnumbered leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Tight, straight, and unmarked - a Near Fine copy. In the original pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at extremities, Very Good or better. Narrative of the author's exploration of the Gran Pajonal of eastern Peru, in search of the so-called… Read more about this item
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Blacks & Blackness in Central America: Between Race and Place [Inscribed]
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Blacks & Blackness in Central America: Between Race and Place [Inscribed]

by [CENTRAL AMERICA] [RACE] GUDMUNDSON, Lowell and Justin Wolfe (editors)

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2010
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Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. First Edition. First Printing, a trade paperback original. Octavo (23cm); photo-illustrated card wrappers; viii,406,[2]pp; illus. Inscribed by one of the editors on the half-title page to Puerto Rican editor, translator, and literary critic Roberto Marquez: "For Roberto, a steady anchor of sanity over the years and for all the great conversations over lunches too.… Read more about this item
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Mulatto

Mulatto

by [BRAZIL] AZEVEDO, Aluísio (novel); MACNICOLL, Murray Graeme (translation)

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First University of Texas Edition
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1993
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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1993. First University of Texas Edition. Octavo (23.5cm); pictorial card wrappers; [7],8-298,[6]pp. Light wear to extremities, two tiny corner creases, with an original price sticker to rear wrapper; Near Fine. Reissue of the Brazilian author's 1881 novel, "a scathing exposé of his native city, São Luis do Maranhão. Polemic as well as love story,… Read more about this item
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Medieval American Art

Medieval American Art

by KELEMAN, Pál

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1946
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New York: Macmillan, 1946. Third printing. Quarto (29cm). Two volumes in red cloth and black and white pictorial dust jackets; vol. I: [ii],[xvi],414pp; vol. II: [34]pp, 306 plates. A sturdy set, with fading at spine ends matching chips to jackets, browning to front endpapers of vol. I front old newspaper clipping, else clean: Very Good. Jackets price-clipped, rubbed with… Read more about this item
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

by STEPHENS, John L.

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1842
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London: John Murray, 1842. New Edition." 10th or later edition. Octavo (23cm). Two volumes in brown cloth, stamped in gilt on fronts and spines; plain endpapers; I: [i]-iv,[2],[v]-[x],[9]-424pp; II: [x],[7]-474pp; vol. I with frontispiece, map, 21 lithographic plates, and in-text wood engravings; vol. II with bifold frontispiece and 45 plates and wood engravings. With the bookplate of Welsh politician… Read more about this item
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Rebel Destiny. Among the Bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana

Rebel Destiny. Among the Bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana

by HERSKOVITS, Melville & Frances

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1934
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New York: Whittlesey House, 1934. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Brown cloth hardcover, titled in gilt; dustjacket; 366pp; frontispiece and 14 inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones) not reckoned in pagination. Spine and cover gilt a bit dulled, else a tight, Near Fine copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $3.00 on front flap) with neatly-repaired tear at crown… Read more about this item
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History of the Conquest of Peru, with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas
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History of the Conquest of Peru, with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas

by PRESCOTT, William H.

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1848. Early reprint. Octavo (24cm). Two volumes in grey-green cloth titled in gilt on spines, boards blindstamped; yellow coated endpapers; xl,527,[1]pp; [xx],547,[1]pp; frontispiece portraits, map in vol. I, additional plate in vol. II. Multiple ownership inscriptions to endpapers, some contemporary. Sound but rubbed with minor wear to board edges, foxed throughout: Very Good. The… Read more about this item
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With Walker in Nicaragua and Other Early Poems 1949-1954

With Walker in Nicaragua and Other Early Poems 1949-1954

by CARDENAL, Ernesto; Jonathan Cohen, transl

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Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1984). First Edition. First printing. Cloth issue. Octavo; black cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 111,(1)pp. Fine, in a fine, original and unclipped dustwrapper. An apparently unread copy.
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The Return of the River: Selected Poems of Roberto Sosa

The Return of the River: Selected Poems of Roberto Sosa

by SOSA, Roberto; Jo Ann Engelbert, transl

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2002
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East Haven: Curbstone Press, 2002. First English Language Edition. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; xxii,263pp. A very fresh, Fine copy, apparently unread. Bilingual edition, with facing Spanish and English text. Definitive English-language edition of the Honduran revolutionary poet's later work, spanning the decade of the 1990s.
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