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Cult of the Feline : A Conference in Pre-Columbian Iconography : October 31st and November 1st 1970

By: BENSON, Elizabeth P., ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, 1972,:

Seller ID: 103356


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 Moti... View more info

Cyclical Night : Irony in James Joyce and Jorge Luis Borges. in dj.

By: MURILLO, L.A. JOYCE, James. BORGES, J.L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvard, 1968,:

Seller ID: 40615


MURILLO, L.A. The Cyclical Night : Irony in James Joyce and Jorge Luis Borges. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1968. Pp 269. 8vo, grey cloth. Top edge a bit dusty, else vg in rubbed, torn dj. 30.00 View more info

Developing Countries in World Trade : Policies and Bargaining Strategies

By: TUSSIE, Diana and David GLOVER (edited by) GLOVER, David (ed.) WATSON, Ann

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers / International Development Research Centre, Boulder, CO and Ottawa, 1993, ISBN:1555873847:

Seller ID: 64775


TUSSIE, Diana and David GLOVER (edited by). The Developing Countries in World Trade : Policies and Bargaining Strategies ; edited by Diana Tussie and David Glover. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers and Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, (1993). Pp. (i)-xi,[1],1-267,[1]. 8vo, green cloth with cream lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Alejandro Jara's "Bargaining Strategies of Developing Countries in the Uruguay Round", 2. Stephany Griffith-Jones's "Economic Integration in Europe: Implications for Developing Countries", 3. Ann Weston's "Canada and t... View more info

Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

By: LAFFOLEY, Steven

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2011, ISBN:9781897426272:

Seller ID: 96312


LAFFOLEY, Steven. The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea . Lawrencetown Beach, NS : Pottersfield Press, (2011). Pp. (6),7-223,(1). 8vo, illustrated dark bluecard covers. An anecdotal history of a murder aboard the schooner Herbert Fuller in the 1890s. "Investigating murder is grim business. This is particularly true if the murder happened more than a hundred years ago in the cramped cabin of an old schooner later torpedoed and sunk. [...] In the summerof 1896, an old schooner sailed from Boston to Argentina with twelve peopl e on board. A few days into the journey, the captain, his wife, and the ... View more info

Down Below : Aboard the World's Classic Yachts. in dj.

By: WALKER, Matthew

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 1980,:

Seller ID: 35470


WALKER, Matthew. Down Below : Aboard the World's Classic Yachts. San Franciso: Chronicle Books, [1980]. Pp (3),iv-vi,1-136. Square 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4488. A photographic tour of the interiors of cruising yachts, ranging from the comfortably modest to the hideously ostentatious. "There is something special about a classic yacht-something that captures the imagination of sailor and landsman alike. The crisp silhouette of a sloop in the red-gold path of the sun, or the low purr of a motor yacht dissolving into a morning's fog invites the dreamer to come aboard, to imagine the exotic lands ... View more info

Drunken Forest. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DURRELL, Gerald. THOMPSON, Ralph.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 108413


DURRELL, Gerald. The Drunken Forest. With illustrations by Ralph Thompson. London : Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956. First Edition. Pp. (6), 7-238, (2). 8vo, red cloth with silver spine titles. "Once again Mr. Durrell is in quest of the odder of the small birds and animals to be found in the Argentinian pampas and the little-explored Chaco territory of Paraguay. The specimens he collects, ranging from the world's smallest owl to some of its deadliest snakes (including a singularly unaggresive anaconda) are quite as bizarre, as amusing, endearing and cantankerously individual as anything that walke... View more info

Education, Human Resources and Development in Argentina

By: Argentina)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1967,:

Seller ID: 23882


(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 View more info

El Gaucho Martin Fierro y La Vuelta de Martin Fierro. Con illustraciones deTito Saubidet.

By: HERNANDEZ, Jose

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Libreria y Editorial El Ateneo, Buenos Aires, 1950,:

Seller ID: 80760


HERNANDEZ, Jose. El Gaucho Martin Fierro y La Vuelta de Martin Fierro. Con illustraciones de Tito Saubidet. Buenos Aires : Libreria y Editorial “El Ateneo”, (1950). Primera Edicion. Pp [1]-406. Illustrated. Large 8vo, bound in cowhide with burned illustration and lettering to front board, leather clasps, top edge dyed brown. A book of poetry. Text in Spanish. Leather clasps torn, worn at outer hinges, else very good. 75.00 View more info

El Poema y su Mundo. 1st pr.

By: PAZ, Julieta Gómez

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Editorial Losada, Buenos Aires, 1968,:

Seller ID: 60298


PAZ, Julieta Gómez. El Poema y su Mundo . Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editorial Losada, (1968). First Printing. Pp. 140. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with french flaps. A collection of Argentinian poetry criticism, focusing on the works of Neruda, Gutiérrez, and others. Text in Spanish. Vertical crease to front cover, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Empire and Honor. First American Printing in dustjacket

By: GRIFFIN, W.E.B. BUTTERWORTH, William E., IV

Price: $12.50

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 2012, ISBN:9780399160660:

Seller ID: 106024


GRIFFIN, W.E.B., and William E. BUTTERWORTH IV. Empire and Honor. New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2012). First American Printing. Pp (10),[1]-517,(1). 8vo, grey cloth spine, light gray paper covered boards, red metallic lettering to spine. "The extraordinary new novel in the number-one bestselling espionage saga from W.E.B. Griffin. October 1945: The Germans and Japanese have surrendered. For Cletus Frade and his colleagues in the OSS, it shouldbe time to pack up, but they have far more important things to do. Chief a mong them is the protection of their assets, especially the human ones.... View more info

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End of the Game. 1st UK in dj

By: CORTAZAR, Julio BLACKBURN, Paul (trans.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Collins and Harvill Press, 1968,:

Seller ID: 64228


CORTAZAR, Julio. End of the Game. Translated from the Spanish by Paul Blackburn. L: Collins and Harvill Press, (1968). First Edition. Pp. 277. 8vo, purple cloth, gilt titles to spine, Gift inscription to ffep, else vg in price-clipped worn dj (several long tears and a one inch triangular chip to thedj) 45.00 View more info

End of the Game. 1st UK in poor dj

By: CORTAZAR, Julio BLACKBURN, Paul, trans.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Collins and Harvill Press, 1968,:

Seller ID: 18263


CORTAZAR, Julio. End of the Game. Translated from the Spanish by Paul Blackburn. L.: Collins and Harvill Press, (1968). First Edition. Pp. 277. 8vo, purple cloth, Name expunged from ffep, else vg in torn, tape-rapaired dj (large piece missing from front panel). 45.00 View more info

Ethnographie de l'Amérique Antarctique : Patagons, Araucaniens, Fuégiens

By: LUCY-FOSSARIEU, Pierre Henri Richard de Mémoires de la Société d'ethnographie

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Maisonneuve frères et Leclerc, 1884,:

Seller ID: 103587


LUCY-FOSSARIEU, Pierre Henri Richard de. Ethnographie de l'Amérique Antarctique : Patagons, Araucaniens, Fuégiens. Paris : Maaisonneuve Frères et Leclerc, Editeurs, 1884. Pp (4),[103]-179,(1). 4to, pale yellowish-green wrappers, lettered in black, fore-edge and bottom edge untrimmed. Mémoires de la Société d'Ethnographie No. 4. Text in French. Lacking most of spine, coversdetached, spine and margins browned, edges nicked, chip to back cover, nam e expunged with whiteout from half-title, internally very good. Unopened. 135.00 View more info

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Excursions Among Books. in dj.

By: KIRKWOOD, Kenneth P

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Mitchell's Bookstore, 1945,:

Seller ID: 42427


KIRKWOOD, Kenneth P. Excursions Among Books. Buenos Aires: Mitchell's Bookstore, 1945. Pp 431. 8vo, tan cloth, corrigenda slip laid in. Tiny bump to bottom edge of board at rear, else vg in torn dj with two-inch chip gone at front. Scarce in dj. 150.00 View more info

Falklands War. Part 1-12 [of 14]

By: WAY, Peter (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish, London, 1983,:

Seller ID: 93097


WAY, Peter (ed.). The Falklands War. Part 1-12 [of 14]. London : Marshall Cavendish, 1983. Pp [1]-384 [32 pp per part]. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Day, The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands 306. Published in 14 weekly parts. The day to day record of the Falklands War from invasion to victory. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Lacking the last two parts, worn, rubbed, else good. As is. The first 12 issues only 20.00 View more info

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Famosos Veleros Argentinos

By: DESTEFANI, Laurio Hedelvio BIGGERI, Emilio.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Centro Naval, Instituto de Publicaciones Navales, 1966,:

Seller ID: 44336


DESTEFANI, Laurio Hedelvio. Famosos Veleros Argentinos. Illustraciones de Emilio Biggeri. Buenos Aires: Centro Naval, Instituto de Publicaciones Navales, [ca. 1966]. Pp 208. Large 8vo, card covers. An illustrated account of distinguished Argentinian sailing vessels, from the Spanish vessels of the early colonial period to the training ship Libertad, a familiar sight on allthe world's oceans. Cocked, else vg in slightly rubbed dj. 80.00 View more info

Felix d'Herelle and the Origins of Molecular Biology. First Printing in dustjacket

By: SUMMERS, William C. d'HERELLE, Felix

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1999, ISBN:0300071272:

Seller ID: 111422


SUMMERS, William C. Felix d'Herelle and the Origins of Molecular Biology. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp (6),[v]-xii,1-230,(6),+ 6 pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, silver lettering to spine. "A self-taught scientist determined to bring science out of the laboratory and into the practical arena, French-Canadian Felix d’Herelle (1873-1949) made history in two different fields of biology. Not only was he first to demonstrate the use and application of bacteria for biological control of insect pests, he also became a seminal figure in the hi... View more info

Focus on the Falkland Islands. book club in dustjacket

By: TAYLOR, Margaret Stewart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Travel Book Club, London , 1971,:

Seller ID: 33006


TAYLOR, Margaret Stewart. Focus on the Falkland Islands. London : Travel Book Club, (1971). Pp 191. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Day, The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands 58. A travel writer's report on her three months' stay in the disputed South Atlantic islands; written at a time of increased (but as yet unconsummated) tension between Britain and Argentina. Very good in slightly rubbed dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Fragata A.R.A. Libertad XXXII Viaje de Instruccion 1998.

By: Tall Ships)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Impreso en el Departamento Artes Graficas del Servicio de Hidrografia Naval,, 1998,:

Seller ID: 65777


(Tall Ships). Fragata A.R.A. Libertad XXXII Viaje de Instruccion 1998. Buenos Aires: Impreso en el Departamento Artes Graficas del Servicio de Hidrografia Naval, 1998. Pp [20]. Illustrated with numerous colour photos to text:double column; list of sponsors and sailing itinerary laid in. Oblong 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers; text in Spanish. A book showcasing the Ar gentinean Naval training ship, the frigate Libertad. Covers rubbed, ow vg. 10.00 View more info

Ghost Force. 1st in dj.

By: ROBINSON, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York, 2006, ISBN:9780060746919:

Seller ID: 95536


ROBINSON, Patrick. Ghost Force. (New York): HarperCollins, (2006). First USPrinting. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),[1]-418,(2). 8vo, blue paper spine with red paper covered boards. Robinson's 2006 thriller, set in the Falklands in 2011. "T he year is 2011, and Russia is poised to help Argentina blast its way into the Falkland Islands, to hurl the ruling British out of the South Atlantic forever. Enraged at this act of international piracy, Great Britain dispatches a battle fleet to the islands for the second time in thirty years. Little do tehy realize that Russia's lethal Akula-crass submarine, Viper 15... View more info