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2666. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BOLANO, Roberto. WIMMER, Natasha, trans.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York , 2008, ISBN:9780374100148:

Seller ID: 83532


BOLANO, Roberto. 2666. Translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2008). First U.S. Printing. Pp (14),[1]-898. 8vo, black cloth, red metallic lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. The Chilean author's masterwork, posthumously awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2008. "Three academics onthe trail of a reclusive German author; a New York reporter on his first Mexican assignment; a widowed philosopher; a poli... View more info

8 Men and a Duck: An Improbable Voyage by Reed Boat to Easter Island.

By: THORP, Nick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Free Press, New York, 2002, ISBN:0743219287:

Seller ID: 65347


THORP, Nick. 8 Men and a Duck: An Improbable Voyage by Reed Boat to Easter Island. New York : The Free Press, (2002). Pp (12),1-240,(4) + 8 pages of b&w photos. Illustrated with map and ships diagrams to text. 8vo, tan spine with brown paper-covered boards. "Why did the crew include a tree surgeon, a jewelry salesman, and two ducks? What happened to the navigator? Did anybody actually know how to sail? And, most important, where was the life raft? 8 Men and a Duck ch... View more info

Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks.. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DELGADO, James P. CUSSLER, Clive (foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2004, ISBN:1553650719:

Seller ID: 62935


DELGADO, James P. Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks. Foreword by Clive Cussler. Vancouver: Douglas & MacIntyre, (2004). First Printing. Pp (10),1-230. Illustrated. 8vo, grey paper covered boards withsilver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Graveyard of the Pacific: Off Cape Disappointment, Washington ; 2. Pearl Harbor; 3. Sunk by the Atomic Bomb: at Bikini Atoll ; 4. A Cursed Ship: Mutiny on the USS Somers, November 26, 1842; 5. Titanic [pp.62-76... View more info

América Latina y el Derecho del Mar.

By: VARGAS CARREÑO, E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica, México, 1973, ISBN:9685801495:

Seller ID: 103543


VARGAS CARREÑO, E. América Latina y el Derecho del Mar. México : Fondo de Cultura Económica (Sección de Obras de Política y Derecho), (1973). Pp. (6),7-167,(1). 8vo, illustrated green cardcovers. Papadakis and Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliography: Supplement 9763. Edmundo Vargas Carreño (b. April 22, 1937, Viña del Mar, Chile) Chilean jurist, politician and diplomat. Contents : 1. El debate en torno al Derechodel Mar. 2. Desar... View more info

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Anson's Voyage Round the World. A New Edition Edited with Prefatory Notes by G.S. Laird Clowes.. Limited Edition

By: WALTER, Richard CLOWES, G.S. Laird, ed. ANSON

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Martin Hopkinson / Charles E. Lauriat, London / Boston, 1928,:

Seller ID: 35488


WALTER, Richard. Anson's Voyage Round the World. A New Edition Edited with Prefatory Notes by G.S. Laird Clowes. London : Martin Hopkinson / Boston : Charles E. Lauriat, 1928. Pp 402, portrait frontispiece, 43 leaves of plates, 4 folding charts. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. One of a limited edition of fifteen hundred copies. A solid, handsome edition recounting Anson's unbelievably gruelling cruise of 1740-1744. Slightly rubbed with wear to front... View more info

Antarctic Birds and Seals. A Pocket Guide.

By: CHESTER, Sharon R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wandering Albatross, 1993, ISBN:0963851128:

Seller ID: 67488


CHESTER, Sharon R. Antarctic Birds and Seals. A pocket guide by Sharon R. Chester. San Mateo, California: Wandering Albatross, 1993. Pp 79. Illustrated with b/w and/or colour photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "This practical pocket guide by the co-author of The Birds of Chile presents concise descriptions of all Antarctic birds and seals. Enhancing the text are54 color photographs and 37 black and white photos and illustrations." -fr om the cover. Cov... View more info

Aphrodite : A Memoir of the Senses. proof

By: ALLENDE, Isabel PEDEN, Margaret Sayers (trans) SHEKTER, Robert LLONA, Panchita (recipes)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, 1998,:

Seller ID: 46735


ALLENDE, Isabel. Aphrodite : A Memoir of the Senses. Translation from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Illustrations by Robert Skekter. Recipes by Panchita Llona. (NY): Harper Collins, (1998). Uncorrected Proof. Pp. 319.8vo, blue printed card covers. Spine and covers slightly sunned, publicati on date inked in black to front cover, else vg. 20.00 View more info

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Art of Birds. First Paperback printing

By: NERUDA, Pablo SCHMITT, Jack (trans.) UNRUH, Jack Texas Pan American Series)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press, 1989, ISBN:0292704100:

Seller ID: 61904


NERUDA, Pablo. Art of Birds. Translated by Jack Schmitt. With illustrationsby Jack Unruh. Austin: University of Texas Press, (1989). First Paperback Printing. Pp. 87. Large 8vo, cream ill. card covers. From the Texas Pan American Series. First published in Chile in 1966, this collection of poems celebrates the special beauty of the birds of the poet's native land. Small bend at the lower corner, light rubbing, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Auk : A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology Vol. XLI No. 2 April, 1924

By: Nuttall Ornithological Club)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Ornothologists' Union, 1924,:

Seller ID: 47217


The Nutall Ornithological Club). The Auk : A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology Vol. XLI No. 2, April 1924. Lancaster, PA: The American Ornothologists' Union, April, 1924. Pp. 213-388, (xi)-li, Plates XII-XX. 8vo, tan ill. card covers. Partially unopened. A continuation of the Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club. Includes: Francis H. Herrick's "Nests and Nesting Habits of the American Eagle"; Olaus J. Murie's "Nesting Records of the Wandering Tattler an... View more info

Aus der Wildnis des Huemuls : Erlebnisse und Abenteuer unter den Kolonistenund Indianern Chiles

By: BURGER, Otto Prof. Dr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Deutsche Buchwerkstätten, Dresden , 1924,:

Seller ID: 28071


BURGER, Otto Prof. Dr. Aus der Wildnis des Huemuls : Erlebnisse und Abenteuer unter den Kolonisten und Indianern Chiles. Dresden : Deutsche Buchwerkstätten, 1924. Pp 192. Illustrated. 8vo, paper boards. Printed in Fraktur type. Light wear to covers, previous owner's name and blind stamp, ow vg. 35.00 View more info

Behind the Orchestra : Poems and Anti-Poems. First Edition

By: TRUJILLO, Renato

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, N.B, 1987, ISBN:0864920539:

Seller ID: 37109


TRUJILLO, Renato. Behind the Orchestra : Poems and Anti-Poems. (Fredericton, N.B.): Goose Lane, (1987). First Edition. Pp 67. 8vo, card covers. Rubbed, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Bernardo Philippi, Initiator of German Colonization in Chile. signed

By: YOUNG, George F. W. PHILIPPI, Bernardo) Hispanic American Historical Review 51:03, 1971)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hispanic American Historical Review, 1971,:

Seller ID: 68753


YOUNG, George F. W. Bernardo Philippi, Initiator of German Colonization in Chile. A reprint from The Hispanic American Historical Review, Vol. LI, No.3, August 1971, pp. [478]-496. N.pl.: The Hispanic American Historical Rev iew, August 1971. 8vo, white printed paper covers. Scattered light foxing to the covers, else vg. Signed by the author on the cover. 15.00 View more info

Bibliographie des langues aymara et kicua : Volume 4, 1941-1955.

By: RIVET, Paul et George de CREQUI-MONTFORT. Universite de Paris, Travaux et Memoires de l'Institut d'Ethnologie, 51.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Institut d'Ethnologie, Musee de l'Homme, Palais de Chaillot, Place du Trocadero, Paris, 1956,:

Seller ID: 111281


RIVET, Paul, et George de CREQUI-MONTFORT. Bibliographie des Langues Aymaráet Kicua. Ouvrage honoré par l'Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres (Prix Loubat). Vol. IV (1941-195), publié avec le concours du Centre Natin oal de la Recherche Scientifique et avec l'aide de l'UNESCO, sous les auspices de l'Union International des Sciences Anthropologiques et Ethnologiques. Paris: Institut d'Ethnologie, Musée de l'Homme, 1956. Pp. (8),1-957,(9). 4to, printed cream c... View more info

Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica. 1st printing.

By: PENA, Martin R. De La, and Maurice Rumboll RUMBOLL, Maurice Collins Illustrated Checklist

Price: $35.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, london, 1998, ISBN:0002200775:

Seller ID: 67482


PENA, Martin R. De La, and Maurice Rumboll. Birds of Southern South Americaand Antarctica. Illustrated by Gustavo Carrizo, Aldo A. Chiappe, Luis Hube r & Jorge R. Mata; bird songs by R. Straneck. L.: HarperCollins, 1998. Pp 304. First Printing. Illustrated with [97] pp colour plates and b/w drawings, to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Collins Illustrated Checklist. An attractive and highly informative field guide. Very good. 35.00 View more info

Brief History of Neoliberalism. First Printing in dustjacket

By: HARVEY, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005, ISBN:0199283265:

Seller ID: 106414


HARVEY, David. A Brief History of Neoliberalism. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, (2005). First Printing. Pp (5),vi-vii,(1),1-247,(1). Figures. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Neoliberalism—the doctrine that market exchange is an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for all human action—has become dominant in both thought and practice throughout much of the world since 1970 or so. Its spread has depended upon a reconstitution ... View more info

Building Diplomacy : The Architecture of American Embassies. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LUI, Elizabeth Gill KAITA, Keya

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Four Stops Press, Los Angeles, California, 2004, ISBN:0801443261:

Seller ID: 115133


LUI, Elizabeth Gill. Building Diplomacy : The Architecture of American Embassies. Keya Kaita, Cultural Montages. Essay by Jane C. Loeffler; Kevin Spence, project coordinator. Los Angeles, California : "Distributed by Cornell University Press in association with Four Stops Press", (2004). First Edition. Pp (14),15-267,(5). Folio, grey cloth, with silver lettering to front and spine. With map end-papers. "An ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy book." Associa... View more info

Captain Marooner. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

By: DAVIDSON, Louis Bennett Eddie DOHERTY McFee, William, introd

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1952,:

Seller ID: 111256


DAVIDSON, Louis Bennett and Eddie DOHERTY. Captain Marooner. With introduction by William McFee. New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1952). Book Club Edition . iPp (10),[1]-245,(1). 8vo, dark green boards, gilt lettering to spine. Untrimmed fore-edge. Smith and Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 606. "This is a thunderous sea yarn based upon one of the most violent mutinies in America's maritime history. When the narrator, a Fifteen-year-old Quaker named George Comstock bo... View more info

Chambers's Geographical Readers of the Continents : America

By: Chambers's Readers)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.& R. Chambers Limited, London & Edinburgh, 1902,:

Seller ID: 100259


(Chambers's Readers). Chambers's Geographical Readers of the Continents : America. London & Edinburgh : W.& R. Chambers Limited, 1902. Pp (4),5-216, col.frontispiece + 7 coloured plates + 2 coloured maps. Small 8vo, decoratedbrown cloth. Contents : 1. A New World. 2. North America. 3. Partition of North America. 4. The Great Dominion - General View I. 5. General View II. 6. The Waterways of the Dominion (pp 21-25). 7. The Great Lakes (pp 25-28).8. The Maritime Provinces ... View more info

Changing Law of the Sea : Western Hemisphere Perspectives. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ZACKLIN, Ralph, (ed.) MORIN, Jacques-Yvan FARER, Tom J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sijthoff, Leiden, 1974, ISBN:9028600841:

Seller ID: 24381


ZACKLIN, Ralph, (ed.). The Changing Law of the Sea : Western Hemisphere Perspectives. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Inter-American StudyGroup of International Law. Leiden : Sijthoff, 1974. Pp (4),iii-iv,1-272,( 2). 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 4344. Chapters : 1. "The Quiet Revolution: Canadian Approaches to the Law of the Sea" by Jacques-Yvan Morin; 2. "Towards a New Law for t... View more info

Chilean Junta Exposed and Condemned : On the Work of the First Session of the International Commission of Inquiry into the Crimes of the Military Junta in Chile

By: BOROVIK, Genrikh, and Karen KHACHATUROV (eds.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, Moscow, 1974,:

Seller ID: 110767


BOROVIK, Genrikh, and Karen KHACHATUROV (eds.). The Chilean Junta Exposed and Condemned : On the Work of the First Session of the International Commission of Inquiry into the Crimes of the Military Junta in Chile. Moscow : Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1974. Pp (6),7-[120],+ 16 pp plates. 8vo, illustrated black card covers, lettered in black, blank spine. Contents: Introduction From the speech by Mr. Ulf Sundqvist, Minister of Education of Finland and Chairman o... View more info