A GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AMERICA INCLUDING THE WEST INDIES
(A&C Black 1907 3rd edn) 12mo hbk. vi, 77, pp. VG. This NOT a POD book with bits missing and badly produced, but an original, proper book. (Book ref. 10292) £20.00
Natural Peoples News: Number One
London: CIMRA, 1978. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall First issue of this journal, 20 pages; land rights, aboriginal councils; mining in South America; Indian culture in Brazil, Bolivia; mining for uranium in Canada, Australia; nuclear waste; articles on Alaska, Labrador, Bangladesh, Iran, Egypt. (Book ref. 5853) £6.00
South American Handbook 2000
Bath: Footprint Handbooks, 1999. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1900949385 Seventy-sixth edition, 1680 pages, no previous owner marks Take off and discover the magnificence of South America with this king of travel guides, the longest running in the English language and a living legend in guidebook publishing. (Book ref. 5277) £20.35
The Monster of the Madidi: Searching for the Giant Ape of the Bolivian Jungle
London: Aurum Press, 2001. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1854107496 Cracking adventure and a brilliant piece of travel writing; no previous owner marks, 242 pages, frontis illustration, 2 maps, chapter headpiece illustrations, 4 b/w plates, glossary. The last westerner to explore the region, the redoubtable Major Percy Harrison Fawcett, back in the twenties, disappeared without trace. (Book ref. 3013) £4.00
Bolivia: Looking Beyond Its Rocks
USA: Fields Publishing, 2008. First Edition. Cloth. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 9780979059711 Heavy Item Postage Quote When California geologist Don McLaughlin was hired to go to the wilds of Bolivia to hunt for oil in 1959, he took two degrees from Berkeley, a three-man field crew, and a couple of cameras. The resulting collection follows their three-year journey exploring the country, revealing striking photographs of bug-plagued hillsides, valleys, and mountains. Chronicling their travels by air, mule, on foot, or via Land Rover, these images show villagers going about their everyday lives, painting a vivid portrait of this fascinating country's urban culture. (Book ref. 028176) £18.00
DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES: Inter-American Affairs, 1831-1860 - Volume 2 bolivia and brazil - documents 388 - 722
Hardback Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1st Edition 1932 544 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Vo Very Good (Book ref. 537395) £50.00
Seven (7) Countries of South America
London: George G Harrap, 1965 First edition, very good tight condition, in a good unclipped (35/-) dust-jacket with several small tears to edges, publisher's original blue clothboards with white blocking to spine, 161 pages including index, b/w photo illustrations, 4 b/w maps--------------"An account of a journey through the most fascinating countries of the continent least known to Britons. The unfamiliar history of the seven republics (Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, The Argentine, Chile, Peru & Bolivia ) is outlined, dealing with the successive waves of Spanish and Portuguese conquerors, the rise of dictators - and their falls- th bitter wars, and the eventual emergence of precarious democracies." (Book ref. 1625) £5.00
Railway Magazine: June 1990 (includes: Bagnalls for the Raj (India) and the Angofasta (Chile) & Bolivia Railway.
UK: Prospect Magazines, 1990 First edition, stapled paperback, very good condition, uncreased glossy card covers, 115 pages, colour and b/w photo illustrations, ----------------Contents include:The "Hunts" and "Shires";Revival in the Rother Valley;Welcome to Eastfield;The Railway Art of Barry John Freeman;Locomotive Practice and Performance (Mixed Train Weekly) - Peter Semmens journeys to South America for an unforgettable trip on a General Motors diesel across the Atacama desert on the Angofasta (Chile) & Bolivia Railway. 3.5 pages, 2 colour and 5 b/w photos;Return of the Duchess;Bagnalls for the Raj - 4 pages, 7 colour photo illustrations, with some superb colour from Gavin Morrison, Allan C Baker describes the impressive record of locomotive exports to India achieved by the Stafford builder W G Bagnall Ltd;Nine Elms' Magic Mix;Forgotten Railways of the Wirral;SVR Gala Weekend;Maintaining the Metros;The Replacement of Bridge 373A (Proof House Jcn); Channel Tunnel update;Mail Bag;50 & 20 Years Ago;News and Notes;Why and the Wherefore?;Traffic and Traction;Railfare; (Book ref. 2939) £15.00
(4 Sep) Postal History Auctions Sales 291/292.
Robson Lowe Ltd, 32pp. (Book ref. WOPHB0656) £8.00
Seven Countries of South America;
London, Harrap, 1965; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ Dust jacket Good+. ix, 161pp with coloured frontis. & black/white photographic illustrations , index plus 4 maps. Navy covers with white title on spine. Dust jacket has small loss at bottom of spine. " An interesting account of a journey through the most fascinating countries of the continent least known to Britons." (Book ref. 15925) £6.00
Adventures in Bolivia
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1922. First Edition. Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear and tear at spine ends. No ownership inscription. A few spots of edge foxing. Pp.xvi,,232 + 8pp adverts. The 12 illustrations (including colour) are all present but 3 are loose or starting to come loose. The author was engaged by a rubber company in 1903 "to go and find out the conditions on which the Indians of Challana would tap rubber for them". (Book ref. 15757) £18.00
Where to watch birds in South America.
London: Christopher Helm, 1994. 1st. VG+ laminated green h/b with col illus to covers & yellow/white lettering to covers & spine; No d/w. 14cms x 22.25cms, 431pp. B/w illus to title page; b/w illus & maps. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 562g. 0713639091. (Book ref. 2789) £7.50
Peru & Bolivia.
London and New York: John Tallis & Company. 27 cms x 34.5 cms. Original steel engraved map with original outline hand-colouring. The Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Four (4) attractive uncloured vignettes illustrated by H. Winkles and engraved by J.H. Kernot. Circa 1850. Centre fold as published. Some light spotted foxing. (Book ref. 158433) £40.00
Life World Library-The Andes Republics-Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru
Time-Life International (Nederland) NV, 1966. Illustrated by Profusely Illustrated Black and White and colour Photographs. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No D/jacket As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hard Cover Merest wear to boards.Pristine internally, appears unread. Map endpapers. 160 pp. A lovely copy, clean, bright and tight. Heavy book, will require additional postage UK-overseas. (Book ref. 004176) £6.00
Che Guevara: a biography
George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1970. 0049200283 First Edition. Hardcover. Fair in Good dust jacket. Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 380 pages, 35 photos on plates, footnotes, appendices, index (Book ref. 35359) £10.00
THE BIRDS OF CHILE AND ADJACENT REGIONS OF ARGENTINA,BOLIVIA AND PERU.
Buenos Aires. 1965. 2 volumes,illus.colour and b.& w.,maps,8vo..1st and only edition. With the additional 116 page 'Supplement' published in 1972. A comprehensive work. A fine hardback set(the 'Supplement' in limpback). (Book ref. 664) £95.00
REPORTS FOR THE YEARS 1904 to 1913 ON THE TRADE OF BOLIVIA
London: HMSO, 1905. Ten consecutive reports. Each approx 30pp. 8vo.Paper cover.. Diplomatic & Consular Reports on Trade & Finance. Annual Series (Book ref. 158180) £30.00
Spain and the Independence of Colombia, 1808-1825
Exeter: Exeter Univeristy Press, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0859896129 Between 1808 and 1825, Latin America was engulfed in a wave of revolution that destroyed that Spanish empire in the Americas. This book studies the process of imperial collapse in one of these Spanish colonies: the Viceroyalty of New Granada, the future Republic of Colombia. Rebecca Earle makes use of previously unexplored Spanish documents to suggest that Spanish royalists inadvertently engineered their own defeat. (Book ref. 038593) £11.98
Las relaciones internacionales de Bolivia, 1825 - 1990
Bolivia: Los Amigos del Libro, 1991. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. Good reading copy, ex library , has a tape mark at the base of the spine where an accession number was, number on front endpaper and donors name on half title page but otherwise clean and complete, tightly bound in card covers. xii + 552 pages, a few photos & maps, bibliography. Text in Spanish (Book ref. 35087) £12.50
Ghost Train Through the Andes - On My Grandfather's Trail in Chile and Bolivia
John Murray, London, first printing, 2006, (ISBN: 0719561795). Hardback, 336 pages (xxiv, 312) plus 16 half-tone plates; bibliography: publisher's purple cloth, gilt-blocked titling to spine: green and black full-colour dustwrapper. ••••CONDITION•• Fine, not marked or written in; unclipped dustwrapper - a review copy in as new condition. (ISBN: 0719561795) (Book ref. 7141587) £8.50