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The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS FOUR Art of Ancient Peru, Selected Work from the Collection

By: D'Harnoncourt, Rene

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41968

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Clean and secure in original decorative wrappers. Illustrated with 31 b&w photographs of pieces from the exhibition, including sculpture, scepters, a funerary mask and textiles. OCLC: 929446498 View more info

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San Lorenzo: Testimonio de una Comunidad de Agricultores y Pescadores Postiwanaku en el Valle de Azapa in CHUNGARA ARICA - The Universidad de Tarapaca, Instituto de Antropologia, Diciembre, 1985, No. 15

By: Dauelsberg, Paul ; et al.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Arica, Chile, Universidad de Tarapaca: 1985

Seller ID: 38415

Condition: Very Good+


CHUNGARA ARICA Diciembre, 1985, No. 15; 229 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Articles include: San Lorenzo: Testimonio de una Comunidad de Agricultores y Pescadores Postiwanaku en el Valle de Azapa by Ivan Munoz Ovalle and Guillermo Focacci; La Formacion del Actual Pueblo de Toconce (siglo xix); etc. All text in Spanish. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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BIBLIOGRAFIA DE RAFAEL CALDERA

By: De Gouveia F., Antonio M

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Caracas, Congreso de la Republica: 1988

Seller ID: 38305

ISBN: 9802310492

Condition: Very Good+


Spanish Edition; 379 pages; Clean and tight in original printed white wrappers. Rafael Antonio Caldera Rodríguez (1916 – 2009) was President of Venezuela from 1969 to 1974 and again from 1994 to 1999. Caldera taught sociology and law at various universities before entering politics. He was a founding member of COPEI, Venezuela's Christian Democratic party. During his first presidency, Caldera was able to pacify the country by granting an amnesty that allowed guerrilla fighters, who had been operating clandestinely for almost a decade, to reincorporate into society and participate in poli... View more info

THE TRUE MEXICO, MEXICO - TENOCHTITLAN

By: Deverdun, Alfred Louis ; [SIGNED]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Menasha, George Banta: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41192

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Autograph; 303 pages; SIGNED by the AUTHOR on halftitle, otherwise clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with pictorial onlay at front cover and gilt lettering at spine. Dustjacket soiled and chipped at edges (now in mylar cover). Tenochtitlan was a Nahua city-state located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of Mexico. Founded in 1325, it became the capital of the expanding Mexica Empire in the 15th century, until captured by the Spanish in 1521. At its peak, it was the largest city in the Pre-Columbian Americas. When paired with Mexico the name is a reference to Mexica, th... View more info

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Investigaciones Efectuadas pr el Proyecto No. 1

By: Earnest, Howard H

Price: $9.94

Publisher: San Salvador, Ministerio de Educacion: 1976

Seller ID: 39832

Condition: Near Fine


Coleccion Antropologia e Historia No. 7; 16 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. B&W illustrations. Separata de la Revista Anales No. 49 del Museo Nacional "David J. Guzman" de fecha 30 de Noviembre de 1976. View more info

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FOR THESE AMERICAS

By: Educational Policies Commission

Price: $8.94

Publisher: Washington, National Association of the U.S. and American Association of School Administrators: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38738

Condition: Very Good+


15 pages; Clean and tight in original orange printed wrappers. An examination of the cooperation and educational & cultural exchange between nations in the Western Hemisphere. OCLC 1563278 View more info

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ON THE MEXICAN HIGHLANDS - WITH A PASSING GLIMPSE OF CUBA

By: Edwards, William S

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Cincinnati, Press of Jennings and Graham: 1906

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 38854

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial red cloth binding, lettered in white with silohuettes in black against a white background. White has flaked from lettering at spine. Fabulous photographs of sites and scenes from cotton pickers in Mississippi to the corner market in Havana, with dozens of Mexican and Cuban images in between. Clean, tight attractive book. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

PRE-COLUMBIAN ART JANUARY 10 - FEBRUARY 1, 1953 The Native Art of America before the Conquest

By: Ekholm, Gordon F.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Palm Beach, Society of the Four Arts: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40430

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; An 24 page exhibition catalogue for the show Pre-Columbian Art - The native art of America before the Conquest. Original stiff brown wrappers with photograph of a Totonac sculpture mounted on front wrapper. Illustrated with photographs of eight additional objects on 7 plates. Two page map showing distribution of archeological sites. OCLC: 80245479; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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EL PALACIO - Nos. 16, 17, 18 -- A Peruvian Highland Trail

By: Ferdon, Edwin N. ; Jr.

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Santa Fe, School of American Research: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37016

Condition: Very Good+


Volume XLIV, April 20, 27 & May 4 , 1938. Photograph illustrations, The Inca Trail System and the Present Day Trail from Cuzco to Ayacucho. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Programa de Rescate Arqueologico Cerron Grande: Sub-proyecto Hacienda Los Flores

By: Fowler, William R

Price: $9.94

Publisher: San Salvador, Ministerio de Educacion: 1976

Seller ID: 39831

Condition: Near Fine


Coleccion Antropologia e Historia No. 6; 44 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. B&W illustrations. Separata de la Revista Anales No. 49 del Museo Nacional "David J. Guzman" de fecha 30 de Noviembre de 1976. View more info

DE INDIS ET DE IURE BELLI RELECTIONES being Parts of Releciones Theologicae XII by Franciscus de Victoria

By: Franciscus de Victoria; Ernest Nys, Editor

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington: 1917

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41496

Condition: Very Good+


Carnegie Classics of International Law; Edited by and introduction by Ernest Nys. Translation of text by John Pawley Bate. Revised Text, With Prefatory Remarks, list of Errata, and Index of Authors Cited by F. Wright. Clean and tight in original tan cloth binding with lettering in black at spine. Small scrape at lower outer edge of rear board. Former owner's name on front pastedown endpaper: "F. X. Dwyer" Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by Edmund M. Morgan and Francis X. Dwyer, and was a librarian at the Law L... View more info

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GUIA PRATICO, HISTORICO, E SENTIMENTAL DA CIDADE DO RECIFE

By: Freyre, Gilberto

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Jose Olympio: 1968

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 40160

Condition: Very Good


183 pages; Contents clean and tight in original wrappers; wrappers worn at spine ends and corners. B&W illustrations and folding map. Text in Portuguese. Recife is the largest city in the Northeast region of Brazil. Recife is located where the Beberibe River meets the Capibaribe River to flow into the Atlantic Ocean. It is a major port on the Atlantic Ocean. Its name is an allusion to the stone reefs that are present by the city's shores. The many rivers, small islands and over 50 bridges found in Recife city center characterize its geography and gives it the moniker of the "Brazilian Ven... View more info

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OLINDA - Guia Pratico, Historico e Sentimental de Cidade Brasileira

By: Freyre, Gilberto

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Jose Olympio: 1968

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 40161

Condition: Very Good


158 pages; Contents clean and tight in original wrappers; wrappers worn at spine ends. B&W illustrations and folding map. Text in Portuguese. Gilberto Freyre (1900 – 1987) was a Brazilian sociologist, anthropologist, historian, writer, painter, journalist and congressman, born in Recife, Northeast Brazil. He is one of the great Brazilian cultural interpreters of the 20th century, best-known for his sociological treatise Casa-Grande & Senzala (published in English as The Masters and the Slaves), a classic of modern cultural anthropology and social history. Olinda is a historic city in the ... View more info

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Nordeste Aspectos da Influencia da Cana sobre a Vida e a Paisagem do Nordeste do Brasil

By: Freyre, Gilberto

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Livraria Jose Olympio: 1951

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40165

Condition: Very Good-


297 pages; 2a edicao, revista e aumentada. Illustracoes de Lula Cardoso Ayres e M. Bandeira. Special limited edition, signed by the author -- copy #24 of 200. Publisher's printed wrappers, fold-over flaps in the French style. Front cover lettered in black and blue-green, spine lettered in black. A clean tight copy, but the spine is toned, and has a short closed tear at the bottom end, and a pull (which has caused a chip missing) at the top. The slipcase is somewhat rubbed and worn at the joints, but is intact and has protected the fragile wrappers nicely. A significant book on his nativ... View more info

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ALBUM AZUL DE CUBA Compilado y editado en el exilio por Aurelio Garcia Dulzaides This is the True History of Cuba (Spanish and English text)

By: Garcia Dulzaides, Aurelio

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Miami, Rex Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40306

Condition: Very Good-


150 pages; Former owner's name "Yolanda Rojas" stamped, otherwise clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers with white plastic spiral spine, wrappers rubbed and edgeworn with a short closed tear at foredge. OCLC 1851774 A fascinating work produced by and for Cubans living in exile. From The Miami News (Oct 10, 1965): A new history of Cuba, in both English and Spanish, and titled "Album Azul de Cuba" has just been published by Rex Press of Miami. Editor and compiler of the 150 page album is Aurelio Garcia Dulzaides, a Cuban now exiled in Miami. Hundreds of photo-illustr... View more info

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ALBUM AZUL DE CUBA Compilado y editado en el exilio por Aurelio Garcia Dulzaides This is the True History of Cuba (Spanish and English text)

By: Garcia Dulzaides, Aurelio

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Miami, Rex Press: 1970

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 40307

Condition: Very Good+


150 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers with white plastic spiral spine. OCLC 1851774 A fascinating work produced by and for Cubans living in exile. From The Miami News (Oct 10, 1965): A new history of Cuba, in both English and Spanish, and titled "Album Azul de Cuba" has just been published by Rex Press of Miami. Editor and compiler of the 150 page album is Aurelio Garcia Dulzaides, a Cuban now exiled in Miami. Hundreds of photo-illustrations show Cuba as it was before Castro, and the editor included a cross-section of revolutionary photos as a contrast. He appe... View more info

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CRONICAS DE TOROS by Tio Carlos / El Quinto

By: Garcia, Carlos Septien

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Mexico, D.F., Editorial Jus: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42317

Condition: Very Good


398 pages; Clean and tight in original white printed wrappers in very good dustjacket with image of a bull ring on front cover. Pages unopened. The author of this book began writing about "Los Toros" in 1941. His weekly columns on the corridas brilliantly chronicled the technical and dramatic achievements in the ring. Carlos Septien Garcia was a lawyer, politician and journalist born in the city of Queretaro, but in the bullfighting world he known by his pen name "Tio Carlos" or "El Quinto." Many consider him to be the all-time best reporter on La Corrida. This vol... View more info

LOS RETABLOS DEL PERIODO HISPANICO EN VENEZUELA

By: Gasparini, Graziano ; Carlos F. Duarte

Price: $64.94

Publisher: Caracas, Ernesto Armitano: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 41552

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


295 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative yellow cloth binding in bright pictorial dustjacket. Limited edition of only 2000 copies. Second edition of OCLC: 559338314 Includes wonderful color plates depicting the Baroque altarpieces found in Venezuela. Though not a comprehensive inventory of the altarpieces made during the Colonial period in Venezuela,this book presents an excellent sampling of those with the most significant characteristics, created by the most representative masters, and those that we classify as popular works. Carlos F. Duarte presents serious research where t... View more info

The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS 2 Selected Work from the Collection

By: Goldwater, Robert

Price: $12.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41969

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Contents clean and secure in original decorative wrappers. Illustrated with 34 b&w photographs of pieces from the exhibition, including sculpture, canoe prow, bird mask, etc. OCLC: 874314278 View more info

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Un Complejo Preclasico del Occidente Salvadoreno

By: Haberland, Wolfgang

Price: $10.94

Publisher: San Salvador, Ministerio de Educacion: 1977

Seller ID: 39834

Condition: Near Fine


Coleccion Antropologia e Historia No. 12; 22 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. B&W illustrations View more info