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1 AHLGREN, Sven MUNOZ, Adriana STILBORG, Ole LEIFSEN, Esben Past and Present in Andean Prehistory and Early History. Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Etnografiska Museet, Gφteborg, Sweden September 16-17 1996.
1998, ISBN:9187484099 
AHLGREN, Sven, Adriana Muρoz, Susanna Sjφdin, & Per Stenborg, (eds). Past and Present in Andean Prehistory and Early History : Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Etnografiska Museet, Gφteborg, Sweden September 16-17 1996. Goteborg : (Etnografiska Museet), 1998. Pp (4),[5]-263,(9). Illustrated. Graphs, tables. 8vo, yellow cardcovers and a brown dustjacket. Etnologiska Studier / Ethnological Studies 42. Contents : Incarracay, an lnka Administrative Centre in the Cochabamba Valley. Bolivia (by Janos Gyarmati and Andras Varga); Archaeological Explorations in Eastern Bolivia: The Samaipata Project (by Albert Meyers and Cornelius Ulbert); Clay Pots and Potters' Work: Archaeology and Ethno-archaeology at Pichao in North-western Argentina (by Susana Sjodin); The Documentation of Bolivian Rock Art (by Kristin Parknert and Ann-Charlotte Larsson); Territorio, ritos y mitos en el Formativo del noroesteargentino: Un caso de estudio entre el 500 a 800 d.C. (by Martha Ortiz Malmierca); The Troublesome Xenogamy between Archaeology and Ethnohistory: Examples from Research on North-western Argentinian Prehistory and Early History (by Per Stenborg); The Santa Maria Culture - Myth or Reality? (by Per Cornell and Nils Johansson); Centres and Peripheries in the Andes: A World Systems Approach (by Atf Hornborg); The Concept of Time-Space in Quechua: Some Considerations (by Lisbet Bengtsson); Asia - Ancon - Huari: Areas deinteraccion o nudos de transicion? El rol de los tratantes (by Anna-Britta Hellbom); La metalurgia precolombina como expresion cultural y semantica ( by Maria Rosario Vazquez); Cazadores y pastores tempranos de la Puna Argentina (by Daniel E. livera); Interdisciplinary Research of the Cultural and BiologicalDiversity of the Andean Rain Forests (by Inge Schjellerup); Histories of Mobilities, Strategies of Independence: An Example from the NorthernAndes(by Esben Leifsen); Forms of Organization in the Andean Rural Areas, Past and Present (by Bibeke Andersson); AlgunosPbjetos del Noroeste Argentino en el Museo Etnografico de Goteborg, Siecia (by Adriana Munoz); Ceramology: Geting Closer to the Potters and their World (by Ole Stilborg). Some artices in English and some in Spanish. Ex-library (spine label, inkstamp), else very good. With tipped in errata slip. 65.00

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2 ALBERTI, Rafael. MALLAN, Lloyd, trans. Poets of the Year series). Selected Poems of Rafael Alberti. First Edition.
New Directions, New York, 1944, 
ALBERTI, Rafael. Selected Poems of Rafael Alberti. Translated by Lloyd Mallan for the Poets of the Year. (New York): New Directions, (1944). First Printing. Pp. (32). Unpaginated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with red decoration of bull to front cover, red and black lettering to front cover, french flaps. A volume in The Poets of the Year series. "So great has grown the fame of Garcia Lorca that another modern Spanish poet -- Rafael Alberti -- who deserves to rank with hum has been unjustly obscured. Alberti, a friend of Lorca's is now in exile, living in Argentina. It is hard to present an important poet in a brief selection, but Mr. Mallan has made an excellent choice of significant poems from different phases of Alberti's evolution.His early lyrics, his poems in surrealist vein, his great elegy for the de ath of the bullfighter Ignacio Sanchez Mejias, and finally poems inspired by the Spanish Civil War are all represented here. To them Mr. Mallan has prefaced a brief but revelatory account of Alberti's work." - from the front flap. Includes the following poems: "Three Poems from 'Marinero en Tierra':Vendor's Submarine Cry, If My Voice Should Die On Land, and Physical Geogr aphy', "Open Letter", "Buster Keaton Searches Through the Forest for His Sweetheart, a Full-Blooded Cow (A Poem for Recitation)", "Guests of the Mists(Thre Recollections of Heaven, in homage to Gustavo Adolfo Becquer)", "Tha t Burning Horse Through the Lost Forests (An Elegy for Fernando Villalon, 1881-1930)", "To See and Not to See You (An Elegy for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias)", and "Four War Poems: They Fell and Did Not Fall, The Soldiers Sleep, Nocturne, And After the War". Light browning to spine, nicking to spine ends,corner of front flap trimmed (but not price-clipped), else very good. Ex-l ibris R.J. MacSween, with his acquisition note inked to half-title. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 30.00

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3 Argentina) Education, Human Resources and Development in Argentina
1967, 
(Argentina). Education, Human Resources and Development in Argentina. Paris : Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, (September 1967). Pp [1]-465,(3). 8vo, card covers. Especially Chapter 14 : University and Higher Education. Rubbed, else vg. 15.00

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4 ARGUERO, Luis Eduardo LAWRENCE, Henry Sky at the Masthead : Stories of Naval Exploits. Second Edition in dustjacket
Secretaria de Marina, Buenos Aires, 1961, 
ARGUERO, Luis Eduardo. The Sky at the Masthead : Stories of Naval Exploits.Translated by Henry Lawrence. Buenos Aires : Secretaria de Marina, (1961). New [Second] Edition. Pp (4),5-131,(1), frontispiece + 8 plates. 8vo, brow n cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This volume contains a handful of stories, written over the initial years of the Naval Military Lyceum "Almirante Guillermo Brown", told in a simple manner, as grandpa might tell tnem to hisgrandson by the fireside, on a winter's evening. Tales of the Heroic Navy, the navy of those good old "gringos" and "criollos" who were not afraid to risk their hides for the sake of our white-and-blue poncho. The stories, b y reason of chronology, tell of the birth of our navy and sailors, of thosewho defended our country in Paraguay, in Patagonia or wherever it was. And of the fightingmen who, without bluster, swashbuckling or renunciation, fo rged our liberty, our sovereignty and our future. In a spirit of contentionagainst those who dare say that "the Argentine Navy has no history", these pages, which are a picture of love of country and historical veracity, are dedicated in all sincerity to trie Argentines who share my ideals, and to the cadets of the Naval Lyceum, once my pupils. now graduates and always myfriends." (Author's Preface, p. 5). Contents : Author's Preface; Portrait of the Admiral; Board the Ship (1806); Way Back in the Year 1811; A "Criollo" Commando (1813); Saint Patrick (1814); Heroism (1814); The Treamres of Buchardo (1837); "Montonera" of the River (1820); The Daring Action at Los Pozos (1826); A Phantom Fleet (1826); The Surrender of Espora (1828); The "Pulpero" of Carmelo (1836); Buying an Admiral (1842); The Seven Voyages of Don Josι; Cruising to Rosario (1951); An Old Man's Tale (1952); Historical and Geographical Notes. Luis Eduardo Arguero was Professor of History, Military Naval School, Rio Santaiago. Henry Lawrence was an Englisg Language Instructor in the Argentine Navy. Front cover slightly splayed, else very goodin spine- and edge-browned, nicked dustjacket. 50.00

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5 BAILY, Samuel L. Immigrants in the Lands of Promise : Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870-1914. First Edition in dustjacket
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1999, ISBN:0801435625 
BAILY, Samuel L. Immigrants in the Lands of Promise : Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870-1914. Ithaca & London : Cornell University Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. (6),v-vi,1-280. With several maps, tables and graphs in the text . 8vo, maroon cloth spine with silver lettering, off-white boards.. In the Cornell Studies in Comparative History series. "Most studies of immigration to the New World have focused on the United States. Samuel L. Baily's eagerly awaited book broadens that perspective through a comparative analysis of Italian immigrants to Buenos Aires and New York Citybefore World War I. It is one of the few works to trace Italians from thei r villages of origin to different destinations abroad. Baily examines the adjustment of Italians in the two cities, comparing such factors as employment opportunities, skill levels, pace of migration, degree of prejudice, anddevelopment of the Italian community. Of the two destinations, Buenos Aire s offered Italians more extensive opportunities, and those who elected to move there tended to have the appropriate education or training to succeed. These immigrants, who adjusted more rapidly than their North American counterparts, adopted a long-term strategy of investing savings in their New World home. In New York, in contrast, the immigrants found fewer skilled and white-collar jobs, more competition from previous immigrant groups, greater discrimination, and a less supportive Italian enclave. As a result, rather than put down roots, many sought to earn money as rapidly as possible and send their earnings back to family in Italy. Baily views the migration process as a global phenomenon. Building on his richly documented case studies, the author briefly examines Italian communities in San Francisco, Toronto, and Sao Paulo. He establishes a continuum of immigrant adjustment in urban settings, creating a landmark study in both immigration and comparative history." - from the dj. Contents: Prologue: Migration from a Participant Family's Perspective; Introduction: The Comparative Study of Transnational Italian Migration; Part I : The Italian Diaspora and the Uld and i ew world?Contexts of Migration. 1. Italy and the Causes of Emigration; 2. The Italian Migrations to Buenos Aires and New York City; 3. What the Immigrants Found; Part II : The Adjustment of the Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City.4. Fare l'America; 5. Residence Patterns and Residential Mobility; 6. Fami ly, Household, and Neighborhood; 7. Formal Institutions before the Mass Migration Era;- 8. Formal institutions during the Mass Migration Era;- 9. Constructing a Continuum. With notes, bibliography and index. Toronto pp.231-236 and other mentions. ery good in spine-sunned dustjacket. 40.00

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6 BEN-HANAN, Eli COHN, Elie) COHN, Nadia, preface Our Man in Damascus : Elie Cohn
Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1969, 
(COHN, Elie). BEN-HANAN, Eli. Our Man in Damascus : Elie Cohn. [Preface by Nadia Cohn]. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., ((1969). Pp. (8),9-192. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with red andblack lettering to front and red lettering to spine, french flaps. Cover a dds: "The now-it-can-be-told story of the Israeli spy who penetrated the innermost Syrian Government circles before the six-day-war". "Elie Cohn was hanged from a hook in Martyrs' Square, Damascus, and his body, draped in a white robe, ws left hanging for six hours in public view. The exuction was carried live, from beginning to end, by the Syrian television network, and in Israel a pale woman tensely followed every scene, heard ever imprecation hurled by the announcer and the frenzied crowd. The woman was Nadia Cohn, the wife of Israel's greatest spy -- a man who had penetrated the highest echelons of the Syrian Government so successfully that he was, at the time ofhis capture, being seriously considered for a Minister's post." - from the front flap. Contents: 1. The End and the Beginning; 2. Agent 088; 3. Train ing Missions; 4. The First Mission; 5. Important Contacts in Argentina; 6. Into the Lions' Den; 7. Nazi-Hunting in Damascus; 8. Entertaining the Syrian Top Brass; 9. Elie's Friend Becomes President of Syria; 10. Caught!; 11. The Interrogations; 12-14. The Trial; 15. Appeals, Appeals; 16. The Execution of Elie Cohn. Nicking to ends of outer hinges, else very good. 25.00

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7 BENSON, Elizabeth P., ed. Cult of the Feline : A Conference in Pre-Columbian Iconography : October 31st and November 1st 1970
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, 1972, 
BENSON, Elizabeth P., (ed.). The Cult of the Feline : A Conference in Pre-Columbian Iconography : October 31st and November 1st 1970. Edited by Elizabeth P. Benson. Washington: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections,Trustees for Harvard University, 1972. Pp. (6),vii-vii,(3),1-166, includin g colour frontispiece. Illustrated in black and white. Double column. Large8vo, yellow cloth with black lettering to spine. Contents: Michael D. Coe' s "Olmec Jaguars and Olmec Kings"; George Kubler's "Jaguars in the Valley of Mexico"; Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff's "The Feline Motif in Prehistoric SanAgustin Sculpture"; Michael Kan's "The Feline Motif in Northern Peru"; Ala n R. Sawyer's "The Feline in Paracas Art"; Alberto Rex Gonzalez's "The Felinic Complex in Northwest Argentina"; Chiaki Kano's "Pre-Chavin Cultures in the Central Highlands of Peru: New Evidence fromS hillacoto, Huanuco"; David C. Grove's "Olmec Felines in Highland Central Mexico"; with concluding remarks from Geoffrey H.S. Bushnell. Light spotting to top edge, else very good. 40.00

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8 BLAKELEY, Phyllis R. and John R. STEVENS Maritime Museum of Canada Occ. Paper 11 STEVENS, John R. Ships of the North Shore (Pictou, Colchester and Cumberland Counties)
Maritime Museum of Canada, Halifax, 1963, 
BLAKELEY, Phyllis R. and John R. STEVENS. Ships of the North Shore (Pictou,Colchester and Cumberland Counties). Halifax : (Maritime Museum of Canada) , 1963. Pp. [1]-52. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled white and grey card covers. Maritime Museum of Canada Occasional Paper No.11. Half text, half plates, with pp 11-42 on glossy paper. Plates are as follows: ship Harriet, P.S. CapeBreton, ship John McKenzie, brigantine Dayspring, a sample of a J.W. Carmi chael & Co. account book, barque Pathfinder, barque Lionel, notes fromthe workbook of master shipwright James Rose, a steamboat half-model, steamboat East Riding, barque Rio de la Plata, ship Steinvora, ship Caldera, iron ship Brynhilda, a spar and sail plan of the same vessel, Brynhilda under sail,a bill from the Pictou Marine Railway for the hauling out of barque Sultel ma, barque Gazelle, barquentine Argentina, S.S. Micmac, S.S. Mulgrave, ternschooner Marion Louise, S.S. Northumberland, steel tern schooner James Wil liam, the lines of the James William, a sail plan of the same, four-mast schooner Cambrai, S.S. Connector ex-Canadian Sapper, and S.S. Confederation Park. Light browning to spine, name, else vg. 15.00

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9 BOGOLJUBOW, E.D. La Apertura Moderna 1-P4D! Nuevas Investigaciones y Mejores Proposiciones. Traduccion del aleman del Ingeniero Damaso A. Lachaga. Revision tecnica porel maestro Jose M. Suarez. Tercera Edicion.
Editorial Grabo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1954, 
BOGOLJUBOW, E.D. La Apertura Moderna 1-P4D! Nuevas Investigaciones y Mejores Proposiciones. Traduccion del aleman del Ingeniero Damaso A. Lachaga. Revision tecnica por el maestro Jose M. Suarez. Tercera Edicion. Buenos Aires,Argentina : Editorial Grabo, 1954. Pp [1]-114,(14). Illustrated. Double Co lumn. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Revista Argentina de Ajedrez, Suplemento No. 2 – Serie L. (3ra. Edicion). A book on modern chess openings. Text in Spanish. Tears to spine ends, covers detached, else good in edgewoen and spine sunned and chipped dustjacket. As is. 35.00

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10 BORDEN, R.L. Naval Aid Bill : Speech Delivered by Rt. Hon. R.L. Borden, 5th December, 1912
House of Commons, Ottawa, 1912, 1912 
BORDEN, Rt. Hon. R.L. The Naval Aid Bill : Speech Delivered by Rt. Hon. R.L. Borden, 5th December, 1912. [Ottawa : House of Commons, 1912]. Pp (4),5-31,(1) including a portrait frontispiece of Borden. 8vo, blue card covers.

Sir Robert Laird Borden, PC (1854-1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada from October 10, 1911 to July 10, 1920, and was the third Nova Scotian to hold this office.

"On the 5th of December, 1912, the Rt. Honourable R. L. Borden introduced in the Canadian House of Commons the Naval Aid Act. The object of this bill is to increase immediately the effective naval forces of the Empire. It provides for an expenditure of $35,000,000 for the construction and equipment of battleships or armoured cruisers of the most modern and powerful type. When the ships are constructed they will be placed at the disposal of His Majesty for the common defence of the Empire.

Right Hon. R. L. BORDEN (Prime Minister) moved for leave to introduce Bill (No. 21) to authorize measures for increasing the effective naval forces of the Empire. He said Mr. Speaker, in addressing the House upon so important a subject as that which I propose to discuss, I shall speak in no controversial spirit. If a portion of my remarks may necessarily controvert opinions which have been expressed by hon. gentlemen on either side of the House, let it be understood that I do so, not by way of criticism, but purely for the purpose of giving frankly to the House the reasons which have led the Government to adopt the course which I shall now outline." - from page 5.

"I now proceed to submit to the House the information which we have received from His Majesty's Government. It is in the form of a memorandum, as follows : —
From the Secretary of State for the Colonies to His Royal
Highness the Governor General.
Downing Street, 25th October, 1912.
Sir, —
1. I have the honour to transmit to Your Royal Highness the accompanying copy of a memorandum relating to the requirements of the naval defence of the Empire.
2. This document has been prepared by the Admiralty on the instructions of His Majesty's Government in compliance with the request of Mr. Borden with a view to presentation to the Dominion Parliament if, and when, the Dominion ministers deem it necessary.
I have, &c,
L. Harcourt.

Some sections: Strength of the German Fleet -
Strength of the British Fleet -
Home Waters -
Mediterranean Station -
Overseas..

"The rapid expansion of Canadian sea-borne trade, and the immense value of Canadian cargoes always afloat in British and Canadian bottoms, here require consideration. On the basis of the figures supplied by the Board of Trade to the Imperial Conference of 1911, the annual value of the overseas trade of the Dominion of Canada in 1909-10 was not less than £72,000,000, and the tonnage of Canadian vessels was 718,000 tons, and these proportions have already increased and are still increasing. For the whole of this trade wherever it may be about the distant waters of the world, as well as for the maintenance of her communications, both with Europe and Asia, Canada is dependent, and has always depended upon the Imperial navy, without corresponding contribution or cost." - p.16.

"Whatever may be the decision of Canada at the present juncture, Great Britain will not in any circumstances fail in her duty to the Overseas Dominions of the Crown. (Cheers and loud applause, some Liberals joining.) She has before now successfully made head alone and unaided against the most formidable combinations, and she has not lost her capacity by a wise policy and strenuous exertions to watch over and preserve the vital interests of the Empire. (Applause.)

The Admiralty are assured that His Majesty's Government will not hesitate to ask the House of Commons for whatever provision the circumstances of each year may require. But the aid which Canada could give at the present time is not to be measured only in ships or money. (Loud cheers.)

Any action on the part of Canada to increase the power and mobility of the Imperial Navy, and thus widen the margin of our common safety, would be recognized everywhere as a most significant witness to the united strength of the Empire, and to the renewed resolve of the Overseas Dominions to take their part in maintaining its integrity. (Loud applause.)

The Prime Minister of the Dominion having inquired in what form any immediate aid that Canada might give would be most effective, we have no hesitation in answering after a prolonged consideration of all the circumstances that it is desirable that such aid should include the provision of a certain number of the largest and strongest ships of war which science can build or money supply.'' (Loud cheers and prolonged applause.)- pp.17-18.

"Our navy was once dominant everywhere, and the white ensign was the token of naval supremacy in all the seas. Is it not time that the former conditions should in some measure be restored? (Applause.) Upon our own* coasts, both Atlantic and Pacific, powerful squadrons were maintained twelve years ago. To-day the flag .is not shown on either seaboard. I am assured that the aid which we propose will enable such special arrangements to be consummated that, without courting disaster at home, an effective fleet of battleships and cruisers can be established in the Pacific, and a powerful squadron can periodically visit our Atlantic seaboard, to assert once more the naval strength of the Empire along these coasts. (Applause.)" - p.22.

"Upon inquiry as to the cost of such a battleship, we are informed by the Admiralty that it is approximately £2,350,000 including armament and first outfit of ordnance stores and ammunition. The total cost of three such battleships, which when launched will be the most powerful in the world, would be approximately* $35,000,000, and we ask the people of Canada through their Parliament to grant that sum to His Majesty the King (Loud and repeated cheering) of Great Britain and Ireland and of the Overseas Dominions, in order to increase the effective naval forces of the Empire, to safeguard our shores and our seaborne commerce, and to make secure the common heritage of all who owe allegiance to the King, (Applause.)

These ships will be at the disposal of His Majesty the King for the common defence of the Empire. (Cheers.) They will be maintained and controlled as part of the Royal Navy (Hear, hear) ; and we have the assurance that if at any time in the future it should be the will of the Canadian people to establish a Canadian unit of the Royal Navy, these vessels can be recalled by the Canadian Government to form part of that unit, in which case, of course, they would be maintained by Canada and not by Great Britain. (Cheers.)" - p.23.

"Where shall these ships be built? They will be built under Admiralty supervision in the United Kingdom, for the reason that at present there are no adequate facilities for constructing them in Canada. The plant required for the construction of a dreadnought battleship is enormous, and it would be impossible at present to maintain shipbuilding in this country on such a scale. In any case, only the hull could be built in Canada; because the machinery, the armour, and the guns would necessarily be constructed or manufactured in the United Kingdom. The additional cost of construction in Canada would be about $12,000,000 for the three ships, and it would be impossible to estimate the delay. No one is more eager than myself for the development of shipbuilding industries in Canada, but we cannot, upon any business or economic considerations, begin with the construction of dreadnoughts; and especially we could not do so when these ships are urgently required within two or three years at the outside, for rendering aid upon which may depend the Empire's future existence. (Applause.)

According to my conception, the effective development of shipbuilding industries in Canada must commence with small beginnings and in a businesslike way. (Hear, hear.) I have discussed this subject with the Admiralty, and they thoroughly realize that it is not to the Empire's advantage that all shipbuilding facilities should be concentrated in the United Kingdom. I am assured, therefore, that the Admiralty are prepared in the early future to give orders for the construction in Canada of small cruisers, oil-tank vessels, and auxiliary craft of various kinds. (Loud applause.) The plant required is relatively small as compared with that which is necessary for a dreadnought battleship, and such an undertaking would have a much more secure and permanent basis from a business standpoint. For the purpose of stimulating so important and necessary an industry, we have expressed our willingness to bear a portion of the increased cost for a time at least. (Applause.) I see no reason why all vessels required in the future for our Government service should not be built in Canada, even at some additional cost. (Applause.) In connection with the development of shipbuilding, I should not be surprised to see the establishment of a higher class of engineering works, which would produce articles now imported and not presently manufactured in Canada. (Hear, hear.) - pp.24-25.

'Canada is sending these ships to range themselves in the battle line of the Empire with those of the mother country, of Australia, and of New Zealand. They will be the three most powerful battleships in the world, and they will bear historic names associated with this country. (Applause.) Thus, every Canadian will realize, in seeing or reading of these ships, that they are a gift in which he has participated, and that, by their presence in the battle line of the Empire, he has freely taken a direct and distinct share in maintaining the Empire's safety." p.26.

A spending comparison with Argentina and the United States.

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11 BORGES, Jorge Luis) RUNNING, Thorpe RUNNING, Thorpe Studies in Language and Literature series) Borges' Ultraist Movement and Its Poets. signed pbk.
International Book Publishers, Inc., Lathrup Village, MI, 1981, ISBN:0936968036 
(BORGES, Jorge Luis) RUNNING, Thorpe. Borges' Ultraist Movement and Its Poets . Lathrup Village, MI: International Book Publishers, (1981). Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-194,(4). 8vo, printed white card covers. A volume in the Studies in Language and Literature series. Contents: 1. Introduction: Spanish Ultraism, 2. Ultraism in Buenos Aires, 3. Borges' Ultraist Poetry, 4. Pure Ultraism: Eduardo Gonzalez Lanuza and Nora Lange, 5. The Ultraist Middle Course: Bernardez and Marechal, 6. The Outer Edges of Ultra: Molinari and Girondo, 7. A Postrscript on Guiraldes and the Precursors of Ultraism in Argentina. Rubbed, slightly cocked, front inner hinge tender with tail of hinge of first few leaves, else vg. Signed and inscribed by Running on the title page. 50.00

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12 BORGES, Jorge Luis, and Adolfo BIOY-CASARES. Chronicles of Bustos Domecq. Translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni.
Allen Lane, London, 1982, ISBN:0713911093 
BORGES, Jorge Luis, and Adolfo BIOY-CASARES. Chronicles of Bustos Domecq. Translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni. (London) : Allen Lane, (1982). First British Edition. Pp [1]-143,(1). 8vo, pink cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Jorge Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy-Casares are both Argentine writers. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 50.00

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13 BOUND, Mensun Lost Ships : The Discovery and Exploration of the Ocean's Sunken Treasures.1st US in dj.
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1998, ISBN:0684852519 
BOUND, Mensun. Lost Ships : The Discovery and Exploration of the Ocean's Sunken Treasures. (New York): Simon & Schuster, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (12),[7]-183,(1). Illustrated, occasionally in colour. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A modern, graphically-rich introduction to underwater archaeology through the examination of three wrecks: the Roman Mahdiawreck off the coast of North Africa, Nelson's Agamemnon, and the Graf Spee . Black mark to bottom edge, else very good in dust jacket. 25.00

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Captive in Patagonia , BOURNE, Benjamin Franklin
14 BOURNE, Benjamin Franklin Captive in Patagonia
Gould and Lincoln, Boston, 1855, 
BOURNE, Benjamin Franklin. The Captive in Patagonia; or, Life Among The Giants. A Personal Narrative. With Illustrations. Boston : Gould and Lincoln, 1855. Pp (2),(4,ads),(4),[xix]-xxiv,,[25]-233,(1), (24,ads),(2). Illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 plates. 8vo, brown pressed cloth. Smith B112. First published in 1853. Captain Bourne was mate of the schnooner John Allyne of New Bedford, Massachusetts, bound for California at the height of the Gold Rush. During an ill-advised trading session with the people native to Patagonia, he and three of his shipmates were taken and held captive. The others were released, but Bourne was detained for some time, allowing him to observe (through the lens of his astringent Yankee temperament) the habits and customs of the Patagonians. Upon his release he proceeded to San Francisco, and so offers some choice comments on the exotic inhabitants of that locale, as well. Small stain to top edge of endpapers, brown stains and/or smudging to a dozen pages, tear through pp.xxiii-xxiv but not affecting text, name to rear endpaper, else a very good, bright copy. 100.00

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15 BRADBURY, Ray, and Aldo SESSA SESSA, Aldo Ghosts of Forever. in dj
Rizzoli, New York, 1981, ISBN:0847803589 
BRADBURY, Ray, and Aldo SESSA. The Ghosts of Forever. [Text and] Prologue by Ray Bradbury. Illustrations by Aldo Sessa. Epilogue by Melvin B. Zisfein.New York : Rizzoli, (1981). Pp (7),8-130,(2). Illustrated (some folding). Folio (11 by 14 inches), silver cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Prologue; The God in Science Fiction; They Have Not Seen the Stars; The East Is Up!; We March Back to Olympus; The Young Galileo Speaks; That Is Our Eden's Spring, Once Promised; The Messiah; Epilogue (by Melvin B. Zisfein). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS SIZA AND WEIGHT. Gift inscription, else very good in spine-sunned dustjacket.With a separately printed plate "Phobos" laid in. 50.00

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16 BROMMELHORSTER, Jφrn. PAES, Wolf-Christian. Military as an Economic Actor : Soldiers in Business . First Edition
Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke and New York, 2003, ISBN:0333999282 
BROMMELHORSTER, Jφrn and Wolf-Christian PAES, (eds..). The Military as an Economic Actor : Soldiers in Business. (Basingstoke and New York) : PalgraveMacmillan, (2003). First Printing. Pp (4),v-xii,(1),1-223,(5). With many t ables and figures in the text. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine.In the International Political Economy Series. Light wear to cloth, esle v ery good. 60.00 "Armed forces across the globe engage in economic activities both in times of war and peace. This book provides a critical analysis ofthis phenomenon, comparing experiences with 'military business' from four continents (Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America). Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the volume shows the implications of 'military business' for civil-military relations, good governance and international development policies". 1. Soldiers in Business: An Introduction by Jφrn Brφmmelhφrster &Wolf-Christian Paes 2. Military Business in Argentina by Thomas Scheetz 3. Soldiers as Businessmen : The Economic Activities of Central America's Mil itaries by Arnoldo Brenes Castro & Kevin Casas Zamora 4. The Rise and Fall of the Chinese Military Business Complex by Tai Ming Cheung 5. The Economicand Commercial Roles of the Vietnam People's Army; C.A.Thayer 6. Trifungsi : The Role of the Indonesian Military in Business by Leslie .McCulloch; 7. Power, Perks, Prestige and Privileges: The Military's Economic Activities in Pakistan by Ayesha Siddiqa-Agha; 8. Praetorians or Profiteers? : The Role of Entrepreneurial Armed forces in Congo - Kinshasa by Wolf-Christian Paes & Timothy M. Shaw ; 9. The Largest European Army in Business: The Case ofRussia; Ksenia Gonchar; 10. Conclusions by Jφrn Brφmmelhφrster & Wolf-Chri stian.Paes With Notes, Bibliography, Index. Light wear to cloth, esle very good. 60.00

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South America Social, Indutrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin., CARPENTER, Frank G.
17 CARPENTER, Frank G. South America Social, Indutrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin.
Saalfield, 1903, 1903 
CARPENTER, Frank G. South America Social, Industrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin. The Resources and Possibilities of the Various Countries - the Life and Customs of the People - Their Governments, Business Methods, and Trade. Fully Illustrated. Akron : Saalfield Publishing Company, 1903. Pp 625. Large 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering.

Contents:
1. From New York to Panama: A Winter Sail over the Caribbean Sea on an American Steamer — A New Use for the Gulf Stream — Landing at Colon — Its Hospitals and its Cemeteries — A Graveyard of Foreigners — The Terrors of the Isthmus;

2. Across the Isthmus by Railroad: The Story of the Panama Railroad, which has made Fortunes for its Owners — It Charges the Highest Fares and Pays Dividends of Millions — The Scenery of the Isthmus — The Chagres River — A Look at the City of Panama — Its Odd Social Customs — Its Lottery and its Bull-Ring;

3. The Panama Canal: A Description of this Colossal Work, which has Cost a Quarter of a Billion Dollars and is not Half Done — A Walk along the Canal — Three Thousand Labourers and What They Are Doing — The Canal Scandals, and how De Lesseps and his Associates stole Millions — Fortunes in Machinery now going to Waste — Will the Canal be Completed ? ;

4. The Wonders of Colombia : An Undeveloped Empire still unexplored — A Look at the Cauca Valley, where Americans are now Settling — A River of Vinegar — Bogota, the Capital — What Colombia produces — It is a Land of Gold — Queer Features of Travel on the Southern Pacific — How one feels on the Equator;

5. The Land of the Equator: The Wonders of Ecuador — Trees that weave Blankets, and Mules that wear Pantalets — The Curious City of Guayaquil — Its Police and Fire Department — Where the Taxes are Low and the Death-Rate is High — Ecuador’s Debt Slaves, and how they are Oppressed;

6. The Bangkok of Ecuador : A Ride up the Guayas River to the Foot of the Andes — The Floating Town of Babahoyo, whose People live upon the Water — A Visit to the Cacao Plantations, whence our Chocolate comes — Ecuadorian Farming, and its enormous Profits — Wages and the Cost of Living;

7. The Mountains of the Equator: The Highlands of the Northern Andes — Chimborazo and Cotopaxi — Quito, the highest Capital City in the World — Civilization in Ecuador — The different classes of the People — How the Whites rule — The Aborigines — Savage Indians who bake the Heads of their Enemies;

8. On the Great South American Desert. A Land of Dry Sand, where it Rains only once in Seven Years — Skeletons and Mummies — Travelling Sand-Dunes, which are always on the March — Among the Ruins of the Incas — The old City of Jequetepec — Cajamarca, and Atahualpa’s Prison Cell, which he filled with Gold — The Sunsets of the Desert;

9. The Irrigated Valleys of Peru. A Land where Cotton grows on Trees and is Red in Colour — The big Sugar Plantations, and how the}'- are Managed — Peruvian Labour and Wages — A Look at the Peons and their Homes;

10. An Hour with the President of Peru. The Romantic career of a South American statesman — How he fought his way through Revolution to Power — His Narrow Escape in a woman's clothes — The Resources of Peru — One of the Richest Countries in the World, with the poorest Inhabitants — Peru’s War with Chile, and how her Treasure was Stolen;

11. The Capital of Peru. A Magnificent City made of Mud and Fishing-Poles — How Lima Houses are Built — Chickens that live on the Housetops — The Stores and the great Cathedral — The pretty Girls of Lima — Their odd Customs and Costumes — Lima on Horseback — Women who Ride Astride — A City where Mules take the place of the Huckster Cart;

12. Down the Andes on a Hand-Car. An Exciting Trip from the Mountain-Tops to the Pacific ocean over the steepest Railroad in the World — Its Track climbs upwards of Three Miles in less than a Hundred — Its Cost in Money and Lives — The Scenic Wonders of the Andes — How One feels Three Miles above the Sea — The Horrors of Soroche, or Mountain Sickness — A Snowball fight in the Clouds — On the Eastern Side of the Andes.;

13. In the Heart of the Andes. The Journey up the Mountains from Mollendo to Puno — Across the Pampa de Islay — A Visit to Arequipa, the chief City of Southern Peru — The Harvard Observatory, and its wonderful Photographs of the Southern Heavens — Mount Misti, the highest Meteorological Observatory on Earth — The Plateau of Peru, and its Curious People.;

14. Steamboating above the Clouds. Lake Titicaca, the highest of Navigable Waters — It is half as large as Lake Erie, and twice as high up in the air as Mount Washington — How steel Steamers were brought to it on the Backs of Men and Mules over Passes higher than Pike’s Peak — Its Sacred Islands, and their wonderful Ruins — The Curious Inhabitants who Live upon its Shores — Balsas, or Native Boats made of Straw — Curious Animals about Titicaca — The Llama, the Vicuna, and the Alpaca;

15. The Wonderful City La Paz. Strange Features of Life and Business in the Heart of Bolivia — The Indians and the Cholos — Mules and Donkeys as Beer-Waggons, Bread-Carts, and Hearses — A Visit to the Markets — The Curious Vegetables and Fruits of Interior South America — Frozen Potatoes — Beans that taste like Ice-Cream, and Indian Corn that makes Flour without Grinding;

16. The Aymara Indians. The Curious People who Live on the Plateau of Bolivia — A Nation of Slaves who are contented with Slavery — A Peep into their Huts — Their Feuds, and how they Fight with Slings — About Coca, the favourite Indian Chew — Chicha, or Bolivian Beer — Goats skinned alive to make Brandy Bottles.;

17. In the Back Woods of Bolivia. An Unexplored Country of vast Resources given up to Savage Tribes — The Cannibals of the Eastern Andes, who Shoot with Blow-Guns and Poisoned Arrows — Some Indians who go Naked, and Others who Dress in Bark Clothing — The Rubber Forests of the Andean Slope — Quinine arid Peruvian Bark;

18. A Wild Ride with the Bolivian Mails. A Gallop over the dried-up Sea of the Middle Andes — Strange Scenes on the Highlands — The Bolivian Coachman, and his Cruelty — Nights in Bolivian Inns — Odd Features of Farming, where Oxen pull the Ploughs with their Heads — American Trade in Bolivia;

19. Among the Gold and Silver Mines of the Andes. Bolivia’s enormous Silver Output — It has produced $4,000,000,000 worth of the Metal — The Silver Mountain of Potosi and the rich Mines of Cerro de Pasco — The Gold Mines of Eastern Bolivia — The Tipuani Placer Deposits now being Worked by Americans — Prospecting in the Andes — The richest Tin Mines in the World ;

20. A Chemical Laboratory of the Gods. The Nitrate Deserts of Chile, in which the English have Invested $100,000,000 — How Nitrate of Soda is Mined — A Visit to the Fields — The Extent of the Deposits, and the Peculiarities of the Nitrate Towns — A Look at Ascotan, the Borax Lake of the Andes — Six Hundred Miles by Rail over Salty Plains.;

21. Among the Chilenos. The Yankees of South America, and their Country — Odd Features of the Slimmest Land in the World — Its Wonderful Riches — Its Vast Deposits of Guano, Gold, Silver, and Copper — Valparaiso, the New York of the Southern Pacific.;

22. On Robinson Crusoe's Island. The Scene of Alexander Selkirk’s adventures — The Island of Juan Fernandez, and how the Chilean Government proposes to Colonize it — The Guano Islands, out of which Peru has dug Millions — What Guano is — The Galapagos Islands, and the Robinson Crusoe of Ecuador;

23. The City of Santiago. Special Features of Life and Business in the Chilean Capital — A Bird’s- Eye view from Santa Lucia — Palaces that cover Acres and cost Fortunes — A Street-Car Ride for a Cent — High Life among the Chilenos — Paris Dresses and Diamonds — How the Nabobs enjoy themselves — Scenes at the Opera and the Races.;

24. The President of Chile. A Visit to the Chilean « White House » — The President and Congress — How Chile is Governed — The Influence of the Church, and its great Wealth — Its vast Ecclesiastical Property in Santiago, and its rich Nuns and Monks — Education in Chile, and the American Schools.;

25. Farming on a Grand Scale. A Land where a Thousand Acres are only a Garden-patch, and many Farms are worth Millions — Special Features of Life on the Haciendas — Peons who Work for Twenty Cents a Day and get Drunk every Week — Their extraordinary Strength and the great Mortality among them— A Visit to an immense Estate managed by a Woman — The Wheat Lands of Chile — Its Fine Cattle and Horses ;

26. Life on the Chilean Frontier. How the Southern Part of the Country is being opened up to Settlement — Government Auctions, where Land is sold in lots of Thousands of Acres — A Look at the frontier City of Temuco, and something about Concepcion, the Metropolis of the South — The Chances for Investment — Big Farms at low Prices — Valuable Mines — A Journey into the Coal Mines under the Pacific Ocean on an Electric Trolley;

27. The Araucanian Indians. Odd Features of Life among the Richest and Bravest of the South American Indians — A Visit to their Reservations in South Chile — Pretty Indian Maidens — How they are Courted and Married — Curious Customs of Birth and Death — The Araucanian Religion — An Araucanian Woman, who claims to be 130 Years Old;

28. At the Tail End of Our Hemisphere. A Trip through Smyth’s Channel into the Strait of Magellan — Sailing amidst the Clouds among Icebergs and Andean Snows — A Look at Cape Froward, the southernmost Continental Point in the World — The Savages of Patagonia — The naked Alacalufes, who live in Canoes — Lassoing an Iceberg — A Description of the Strait and its magnificent Scenery;

29. In the Capital of the Magellans. How the People live and do Business in the most Southerly City in the World — Lots which formerly Cost a Postage Stamp now worth Thousands of Dollars — The Big Sheep Farms of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, some of which Feed Flocks of Tens of Thousands and make Fortunes for their Owners — Vultures that pick out the Eyes of Live Sheep — The Panthers and the Indian Sheep-Stealers;

30. Tierra del Fuego. New Facts about one of the least-known parts of the World — An Island covered with a Dense Vegetation, having Mighty Forests and Grass-Grown Plains — Where the Gold Mines' are Located, and how Nuggets and Scales of Gold are Picked out of the Sands of the Sea — The Indians of Tierra del Fuego — The Onas, who go Naked, Sleep in Holes in the Ground, and Wage War upon the Whites — The Yaghans, who are Semi-Civilized — Their Wonderful Language;

31. In the Falkland Islands. John Bull’s new Naval Station in the South Atlantic — It Controls Cape Horn and the Strait of Magellan — Where the Falklands Are — Their Vast Sheep Farms, which are Managed by Shepherds on Horseback — A Visit to Stanley, the Capital — Travelling School-masters — Postal Savings Banks and other Features of the thriftiest Island Community in the World.;

32. The Argentine Republic. A Bird’s-Eye View of the Country — Its Vast Wheat-Fields, Sugar Plantations, and Extensive Pastures — How it Compares with the United States — Its People, and their Characteristics — The Latin-American as a National Type — How Argentina is Growing — Its Railroads and Telegraphs — Its Normal Schools, founded by Yankee School-Teachers;

33. Buenos Aires. The Metropolis of South America, and the largest Spanish-speaking City in the World — How it Contro’s Argentina Politically, Socially, and Financially — Buenos Aires from the Housetops — A Town of Shreds and Patches — A Look at its Churches — The Largest Catholic City on Earth — A South American Botany Bay;

34. High Life in Argentina. How the Nabobs of Buenos Aires look, act, and live — A Nation of Gamblers, who spend Millions a Year on Races, Lotteries, and the Stock-Exchange — Behind the Scenes at the Clubs — A Night at the Opera — Well-Dressed Women and Impudent Young Men — Curious Customs of Courtship and Marriage — Odd Features of Family Life;

35. Low Life in Argentina. How the Poor Live — The Conventillos of Buenos Aires, and their Miserable Inhabitants — Work, Wages, and Trades Unions — The Chances for Women — Strange Ways of Washing and Ironing — Among the Gauchos or Cowboys of the Pampas- — A Peep into their Homes — Their Terrible Duels — I Feel like killing Some One;

36. Odd Argentine Customs. The Hospitality of the People — Presents with Strings to Them — The Cemeteries and Funeral Customs — How the Dead are filed away in Pigeon-Holes — Rented Graves — Curious Gastronomic Tastes — Snails and Armadillos as Tidbits — The Greatest Meat-Eaters in the World — How Turkeys are Sold — Milkmen who cannot Water their Milk;

37. The Wheat-fields of Argentina. Where they are, and What they are — Plow the Grain is Raised and Marketed — The Wheat Farmers are Italians, who live in Mud Huts — Rosario, the Chicago of South America — The Locusts that come from Brazil in Swarms and eat up the Wheat and everything Green — How they are Destroyed — The Future of Wheat-Raising in South America, and its probable Competition with the United States;

38. Sheep and Stock-Raising in Argentina. Argentina has more than 100,000,000 Sheep, and produces a Hundred Pounds of Wool to each of its Inhabitants — A Look into the greatest Produce Market in the World — How Argentina is improving her Cattle and Sheep — A Ram which Cost $2,000, and Bulls at $5,000 Each — A Visit to the largest Meat-Freezing Establishment in the World ;

39. How the Argentine Republic is Governed. Its President and Congress — Elections held on Sundays in the Churches — Everything in the hands of Rings — Politicians who steal Millions — The Frauds of the National Banks — The Judicial System and the Police — The Army and Navy;

40. Across South America on the Trans--Andean Railroad. Concerning the Trans-Andean Railroad, which crosses Chile and Argentina — How the Track climbs the Andes — Snow-Sheds cut out of solid Rock, and other curious Features of Railroad-Building — Groceries on Wheels, and Freight Cars with Sails — A Look at Aconcagua, the highest of the Andes — Singular Features of Nature on the Pampas, where it sometimes Rains Mud;

41. The United States and Argentina. What should be Done to Better our Trade — We need American Steamers and an International American Bank — How the English are making Money in South American Banking — Stock Speculation in Buenos Aires — A Day on the Exchange — Opportunities for Investments;

42. Up the Paraguay River : A Thirteen-Hundred-Mile Trip on the Rio de la Plata system into the Heart of South America — How the Rio de la Plata surpasses the Mississippi — The Parana River, and its Ten Thousand Islands, which are floating down to the Sea — Strange Sights on the Paraguay River — Monkeys, Parrots, Jaguars, and Crocodiles — Life on the River Steamers — Peculiar Table Manners;

43. In the City of Asuncion. [= Asunciσn] A Walk through the Capital of Paraguay- — A Town older than any in North America, but still new — Its Telephones and Telephone Girls — A General View of Paraguay— Its Cities, Towns, and Villages— Its Queer Colonies, one of which was named after President Hayes.;

44. The Pretty Girls of Paraguay. Strange Customs of a Land where there are more Women than Men — The War with Brazil, that Killed off the Men — How the Women Manage the Country — Their Business Ability — A Visit to the Markets — Orange Girls and Butcher Women — A Look into a Paraguayan Home — Paraguay Tobacco, used by Women and Children who both Smoke and Chew;

45. Industrial Paraguay. Its Resources and Possibilities — A Land of vast Pastures and many Cattle — Its Dense Forests of valuable hard Woods- — Its Tobacco and Cotton Fields — Low Prices of Land — The Chances for Americans and American Trade;

46. Round about Pirapo. Strange Adventures in the Wilds of Paraguay — A Night in a Country Hotel — Paraguay’s only Railroad, and its odd Passengers — How Women Peddle raw Meat at the Stations — Country Scenes — Tens of Thousands of Ant-hills — A Land where Oranges grow wild — Odd Features of Life outside the Cities;

47. In the Wilds of Brazil. The Trip up the Paraguay into the Province of Matto Grosso — A Look at Cuyaba — A Stop at Corumba — Tigers and Alligators — Savage Indians who are Born without Hair and Grow Hair only on the Head — Something about the Chaco and its Curious Tribes — The Tobas, Lenguas, and others.;

48. In the Little Land of Uruguay. A Bird's-Eye View of the smallest of the South American Republics — The richest Land south of the Equator — A Look at Montevideo and its beautiful Harbour — Its Public Buildings, its Theatres, Banks, and Stock-Exchange — How Uruguay is Governed — Its Post Offices, Telephones, Telegraphs, and Schools — Strange Street Scenes;

49. The President of Uruguay. He lives upon a Political Volcano and is always in Danger of Assassination — A Land of Revolutions — An Evening at the « White House of Montevideo guarded by Gatling guns on the Roof — High Life in the Uruguayan Capital — Queer Customs of Courtship and Marriage — How the young Men play the Dragon, and why there are no Breach-of- Promise Suits.

50. The Baby Republic of Brazi. The Portuguese half of South America — An enormous Country of Vast Resources — Travels through West Deutschland — Thriving Cities and vast Pastures owned by Germans — A Visit to the Death Harbour of Santos — How Coffee is loaded for America — Up the Mountains to Sao Paulo, the great Coffee Metropolis.;

51. A Visit to the Largest Coffee Plantation : An Estate which has 5,000,000 Coffee Trees, and is Forty Miles around — How the Soil looks, and how the Coffee Trees are grown — Picking Coffee, and preparing it for the Market — A Ride over the Plantation on its Railroad — Its Italian Colonies, and how they are Managed — Among the Pretty Coffee-sorters;

52. More about Coffee: Brazil, the chief Coffee-country of the World — It Produces two-thirds of all the Coffee used by Man — Where the Coffee-fields are, and how the -Product is handled at Rio and Santos — The Kinds of Coffee, and why our Mocha and Java Coffees come from Brazil — Behind the Scenes in the Warehouses — How the Beans are Polished and Painted up for the Market — Coffee Detectives and Coffee Thieves;

53. In Rio de Janeiro : The largest Portuguese city in the World — A Look at the Harbour of Rio, and a Visit to its Botanical Gardens — A Walk on the Ouvidor — Strange Street Scenes — Auctions and Lotteries — A Visit to the Markets — Life in the Restaurants and Cafes — What Good Coffee is — A nervous Nation, always on the Twitch;

54. In the Switzerland of Brazil: Petropolis, the Summer Resort of the Capital — A Trip up the Organ Mountains on a Cog Railroad — Where our Minister lives, and where Dom Pedro had his Palaces — An American College for Girls — Woman’s Rights in Brazil, and some Peculiarities of Brazilian Women;

55. Bahia , and the Diamond Mines : How the Precious Stones are Dug out of the Rivers of Brazil — Mined by Native Indians, who Dive for the Diamond Gravel — Concerning the Carbons, or Black Diamonds, found near Bahia — The Gold Mines of Minas Geraes, and the new Gold Regions of Northern Brazil — The old City of Bahia, once the Brazilian Capital — Its 200,000 People, most of whom are Coloured — American Gold Dollars as Vest Buttons;

56. Up the Coast of Brazil : Peculiar Features of life on a Brazilian Steamer — The city of Pernambuco, and its wonderful Reef — A great Cotton Country — Brazil’s new Cotton Factories, and their enormous Profits — A visit to Ceara and its Capital, Forteleza — Terrible Famines — The Carnauba Palm, which Houses, Feeds, and Lights the People ;

57. On the Mighty Amazon : Travelling on an Ocean Steamer up the greatest Valley in the World — The wonderful size of the Amazon — Its many Tributaries, and its floating Islands — Steaming through the Delta — Flow the River looks a Thousand Miles from the Sea — Sketches of the People and their Homes — The Floods in the Amazon Basin, the Rainiest part of the World — The Cacao Plantation, and how Chocolate is Raised.;

58. The Great Cities of the Amazon : Some features of Para and Manaos [= Manaσs = Manaus], which control the Trade of the Valley — High and Low Life at the Amazon’s Mouth — Manaos, the Metropolis of the Rio Negro — An Ocean Port a Thousand Miles from the Atlantic — A town of Electric Railroads, Telephones, and Charitable Institutions — Iquitos, on the Peruvian Amazon, a Steamship Port 2,300 miles inland.;

59. In the India-Rubber Camps: A visit to the Rubber forests, and a description of how the Trees are tapped for the Markets — How Rubber is made — Who owns the Trees — Something about the Rubber Slaves of the Upper Amazon — The Cost of Rubber, and how I made an ounce at a cost of $100.;

60. Brazil and the United States: Chances for American Capital — The Banks, and their enormous Profits — Railroads that Pay — Cold-Storage Plants — Steamship Companies that discriminate against our Trade;

61. In the Guianas: Where the Guianas are, and what they are — Their wild Lands, and their savage Indians and bush Negroes — British Guiana, and its mixed Population — A land of Hindus, Chinese, and Negroes — The rich Sugar plantations, and how they are Managed — Dutch Guiana, the little Holland of South America — French Guiana, and its Penal Colony — A look at Georgetown, Paramaribo, and Cayenne.;

62. Venezueala , and the Orinoco Basin : An Enormous Country of great Possibilities — How Named — Its Sugar lands and Cacao Orchards — Its Coffee, which we drink as Mocha — The Orinoco, and its vast Pastures — How the Llanos look — The Gold regions — On Lake Maracaibo — In Caracas, the National Capital.

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18 CHANT, Chriistopher Osprey Combat Aircrraft 28 Air War in the Falklands 1982. First Printing
Osprey Aviation, Oxford, 2001, ISBN:1841762938 
CHANT, Christopher. Air War in the Falklands. (Oxford) : Osprey Aviation, (2001). First Printing. Pp (5),6-96. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers, lettered in red and white. Osprey Combat Aircraft28. Contents : 1. Error Compounds Error. 2. The Task Force Heads South. 3. Dominance of the Sea Harrier. 4. Enter the Exocet. 5. The Battle for East Falkland. 6. Overall British Air Superiority. Appendices : Colour Plates Commentaries. Very good. 14.00

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19 CHANT, Christopher, series editor Super Profile series. Super Etendard
Haynes, 1983, 
CHANT, Christopher, series editor. Super Etendard. (Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset): Haynes, (1983). Pp 56. Large 8vo, ill. boards. Super Profile series. An examination of the French marine attack aircraft, with a chapter on Argentine successes with same in the Falklands conflict. Slightly rubbed, else vg. 15.00

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In Patagonia. 1st UK in dj , CHATWIN, Bruce
20 CHATWIN, Bruce In Patagonia. 1st UK in dj
Jonathan Cape, 1977, 
CHATWIN, Bruce. In Patagonia. L.: Jonathan Cape, (1977). First Printing. Pp204. 8vo, blue cloth. Rees A1a, Spence 272. Author's first book. Previous owner's blindstamp to title page, newspaper library inkstamp to half-title,else a very good copy in slightly edgebrowned, price-clipped dj. 700.00

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