The River and the People
London: Methuen/Readers Union, 1967. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B000VA3CPY An account of the author's journeys in Argentina and Paraguay along the Rio de la Plata, Paraguay and Parana rivers, including some history of the area (Book ref. 007007) £4.00
Startling disclosures tending to show that Peru has hitherto been ruined by European financing sharks, in league with corrupt officials, being as far as regards its plundered and duped foreign bondholders an exact repetition on a gigantic scale of the same miserable artifices resorted to in the St. Domingo, Honduras, Paraguay and Costa Rica loans, as shown in the Parliamentary inquiry of 1874.
3rd ed., with latest intelligence. London: Darling & Son, 1879. 65p pamphlet. Ex-library copy de-accessioned from the Guildhall library. Paper covers with title on front cover. Chip to outside top corner and along outside edges, without loss. Dust soiling to covers. Oval library stamp to covers and within text. No labels, pockets etc. A rare title. (Book ref. wb10169) £80.00
T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd., 1917. 1st. Edition. 348 pp. with 32 illus. and fldg. map. First ed. Ex-library copy in solid library binding, shelf number on spine, and library stamps & sticker. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" . Comprehensive history of Paraguay with chapters covering the original inhabitants, the entry of the Spaniards, the founding of the colony, the govenors, the Jesuit mission, the Paraguayan war, cattle, tobacco, trade, etc. (Book ref. 04717) £24.00
Latin American Cookbook
Tiger Books, London, 1986 4to, . hardbound. profusely illustrated (illustrator). reprint. * Recipes from all over Latin America - Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Venezuela, Chile. AS NEW in near-new d/w. (Book ref. 109923) £20.00
The Wide World Magazine. An Illustrated Monthly of Adventure, Travel, Customs, and Sport. "Truth is Stranger than Fiction". Volume LXXXIII ( 83 ). April to September 1939.
London: George Newnes, 1939. Profusely illustrated throughout. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches), 504-pages. Original blue cloth pictorially blocked in gilt and black; extremely bright and attractive. Blindstamped address on upper margin of title. The Lost Cannibals; The Elk-Killers of Whynooche; Adventures Among the Eskimos; Black Man Ju-Ju; Leopard Trapping in Bengal; A New Chum in Paraguay; Australian Buffalo Hunters; A Rhodesian Man-Hunt; Wild Catting; and much else. (Book ref. 11116) £35.00
Struggle for a continent: a diplomatic history of South America, 1917 - 1945
Sidgwick & Jackson, 1971. 0283484357 First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges and lightly chipped at the corners. 214 pages, footnotes, bibliography, index (Book ref. 33620) £7.00
Zoo quest in Paraguay
Lutterworth Press, 1959. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is worn at the edges and lightly nicked at the corners. 168 pages, 5 colour & 37 b/w photos on plates (Book ref. 33609) £8.00
The Zoo Quest Expeditions; Travels in Guyana, Indonesia and Paraguay
Guildford and London: Lutterworth Press, 1980. Reprint. Cloth Effect. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0718824652 Signed by Author Nice SIGNED COPY of this omnibus of the Zoo Quest Expeditions to Guyana, Indonesai and Paraguay. With 114 photographs including 37 in colour and 3 maps. Flat-signed on half-title , not price-clipped, a little shelf wear, but uncommon signed item (Book ref. 017455) £25.00
THE ZOO QUEST EXPEDITIONS(ZOO QUEST TO GUYANA, ZOO QUEST FOR A DRAGON, ZOO GUEST IN PARAGUAY): OMNIBUS
GUILDFORD AND LONDON: LUTTERWORTH PRESS, 1980. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0-7188-2465-2 NATURAL HISTORY Hard cover with photo illustrated dust jacket. Slight wear/creasing on DJ edges. Has been price clipped. Previous owner book plate(with name removed/covered) on front free endpaper. Green boards. Clean, tight pages. Strong binding. No inscriptions. Omnibus collecting 'Zoo Quest to Guyana, Zoo Quest For A Dragon, Zoo Quest in Paraguay'. Based on a 1950s natural history TV series. Colour and black and white photograph illustration. (Book ref. 011468) £15.00
A Vanished Arcadia: Being Some Account of the Jesuits in Paraguay, 1607-1767
London: Century, 1988. New Edition Ex-Library. Pictoral Softcover. Good ++. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0712618872 Non Fiction shelf cocked.internally clean.294pp including index (Book ref. 054529) £8.00
Gran Chaco Calling: A Chronicle of Sport and Travel in Paraguay and the Chaco
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1934. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Inscription from Author Hardback, no dust-wrapper. 215pp. Frontis. Photographs and one folding map. Inscribed by Meredith H. Gibson on front free end-paper. 1st edition 1934. Gilt titles to spine. Slight wear to extremities. A decent copy. (bs35) (Book ref. BS35GDGR0604) £48.00
" GUERRILLAS IN LATIN AMERICA. The Technique of the Counter-State."
London. Pall Mall Press, 1969 Seven Latin American countries, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Guatemala, Paraguay & Venezuela are examined. Translated by Daniel Weissbort. 246 pages including notes & references, and index. 2 maps. SBN 269670165 (Book ref. 6156) £10.00
The Drunken Forest
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956. First edition. VG HB, in VG dj with slightly faded spine and minor repairs (on the inside) to ends of spine, price 18s not clipped. 239pp with numerous b/w illus by Ralph Thompson, and map. Pages clean, bright & tight with no inscriptions. (Book ref. 64625) £30.00
Barbrooke Grubb of Paraguay : The Story of His Great Work Amongst Savage South American Indians & of His Many Adventures on Land & Water Told for Boys & Girls
London: Seeley, Service & Co, 1927. Hardback. Good+/No Dustwrapper. 8 x 5 Inches Pictorial boards, paper mounted on cardboard, showing man wrestling with crocodile. Rear shows colour illustration from another title, 'Ian Hardy, Midshipman' in same series.59pp plus 4pp publisher's list. B&w illustrations. Slightly dusty externally with bumping at some edges. Inside neat ink Sunday School presentation dedication to 1st free ep is dated 1935. 2pp publisher's list at front of similar books on missionary theme. Slightly yellowed pages but clean tight good copy. (Book ref. 31351) £20.00
PENGUIN 1963 Natural History in Argentina and Paraguay. 203 pages pb. Drawings by Ralph Thompson. VG 1314PENGUIN (Book ref. 5792) £4.00
Paradise Mislaid : In Search of the Australian Tribe of Paraguay.
St Lucia, Queensland.: University of Queensland Press, 1997. Paperback. Good. 0702226513 631pp. Pages clean and good+, but with some corner creases. One of the pages with b/w illustrations/photos is loose. Slight corner bumps and edgewear to cover. Three stamps on first end paper. (Book ref. 009904) £23.51
A concise history of Spanish America.
Dawsons of Pall Mall, London, 1972 viii + 330pp. Facsimile reprint of 1741 first edition, very fine in brown cloth. Much on Spanish treasure fleets. (Book ref. CAMPBELL014151) £18.00
THE ROCKET MAN ... FINE First Edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Published by Images, Upton-upon-Severn, Worcs., 1995. Hard cover, black cloth gilt, large 8vo, 319pp. First Edition. ISBN 1897817460. Condition: externally MINT; contents MINT; inscription by AUTHOR on title page: "To Jennifer, I hope you enjoy this! Best wishes, Maggie". dust jacket FINE, price not clipped. Packed weight 800g. (Book ref. 18819) £19.95
THE DRUNKEN FOREST ... 1966 Penguin p/b.
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1966. Standard paperback, 203pp + book ads. Above average used condition, with one crease each on front & back covers. Weight 200g. SEND NO MONEY! Order this book now and pay when you've received it (any country!) (Book ref. 1349) £5.00
Forgotten Fatherland. The Search for Elizabeth Nietzche (ISBN: 0333559142 / 0-333-55914-2)
Macmillan, London, 1992. Hardback. 1st Edition. Octavo, 256 pages. AS NEW in near-new d/w. * The story of Elizabeth Nietzche, sister of the famous philosopher, who in the 1880s travelled with a select group of blond-haired, blue-eyed Germans to the remote Paraguayan wilderness to found an Aryan colony she called New Germany (Book ref. 113408) £30.00