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Veracruz. Signed

By: WRIGHT, Rosalind.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York , 1986, ISBN:0060155418:

Seller ID: 90710


WRIGHT, Rosalind. Veracruz. New York : Harper & Row, Publishers, (1986). First Printing. Pp (6),1-472,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spine, green paper covered boards, metallic red lettering to spine. A novel by American author Rosalind Wright, set in the Mexican port city of Veracruz during the years 1911-1914. Waterstain to lower margin of rear board, else good in similarly waterstained dustjacket (with “Autographed Copy” sticker to front panel). Signed without inscription by the author. As is. 25.00 View more info

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Visitation and Search; or, An Historical Sketch of the British Claim to Exercise a Maritime Police Over the Vessels of All Nations, in Peace as well as War, with an Inquiry into the Expediency of Terminating the Eight Article... First Edition, Signed

By: LAWRENCE, William Beach

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, 1858,: 1858

Seller ID: 28902


LAWRENCE, William Beach. Visitation and Search; or, An Historical Sketch of the British Claim to Exercise a Maritime Police Over the Vessels of All Nations, in Peace as well as War, with an Inquiry into the Expediency of Terminating the Eight Article of the Ashburton Treaty. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1858. Pp 218. 8vo, brown pressed cloth. Contents: Importance attached by the United States to their maritime rights; The vessels of a nation, on the high seas, a portion of its territory; The belligerent right of visitation and search; "Declarat... View more info

Voyage : Waterway Journeys : Forty years of Sailing made this a Veyage

By: LARSEN, Arnold Les

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 2006,:

Seller ID: 98477


LARSEN, Arnold "Les". Voyage : Waterway Journeys : Forty years of Sailing made this a Voyage. N.pl.: n.pub., (2006). Pp (4),1-363,(1). Ilustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Journey No.1. Chicago to Clearwater 1981; No.2. Clearwater - Hampton Roads, VA 1982; No.3. Hampton Roads to Chicago 1983. Miscellaneous Years 1984 - 1992; No.4. Racine to Bellville,Ontario 1992; No.5. Belleville - Quebec City, Quebec 1993; No.6. Quebec Ci ty to Boothbay, Maine 1994; No.7. Boothbay to Charleston, SC 1995; No.8. Charleston to Port Salerno, FL... View more info

Voyage of Aquarius. in dj.

By: HERRON, Matt, Jeannine, Matthew and Melissa

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Saturday Review Press/E.P. Dutton, 1974,:

Seller ID: 32411


HERRON, Matt, Jeannine, Matthew and Melissa. The Voyage of Aquarius. (NY): Saturday Review Press/E.P. Dutton, 1974. Pp 338. Illustrated. 8vo, orange cloth. An account of a cruise from the Gulf of Mexico to Africa undertaken by a young family disillusioned after the collapse of the 1960s counterculture, who determine to "replace the easy life with a series of primary encounters between...family, the sea, and whatever people the sea brought us." Vg in rubbed dj. 32.50 View more info

Voyagers to California

By: WILCOX, Del

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sea Rock Press, Elk, California, 1991,:

Seller ID: 105252


WILCOX, Del. Voyagers to California. Elk, California : Sea Rock Press, (1991). Pp (9),10-232. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue and cream card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Introduction. Part I. Spain and Mexico''s alta California. 1. The first to Arrive - The Indians, Our native americans Ishi. 2. The New World is Discovered - The Voyages Of Christopher Columbus. 3. The Beginning Of California exploration: Captain Hernando Cortes; Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza. 4. Alta California discovered: The Voyage of Juan R. Cabrillo. 5. Francis Drake visits California. 6. The Galleons... View more info

Waterloo Express. First Edition hardback in dustjacket

By: JILES, Paulette HAP 28

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Anansi, Toronto, 1973,:

Seller ID: 24400


JILES, Paulette. Waterloo Express. Toronto : Anansi, (1973). First Printing. Pp (10),3-83,(5). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. House of Anansi Poetry Series No.28. "The poetry of Paulette Jiles displays a depth of texture and a verbal dexterity that is rare among contemporary poets. In her work she moves through landscapes that range from Africa to Mexico to Toronto, with the ease of a travelling magician. Her swift, intricate mataphors leave the reader breathless, but her work aslo manages to be straight, earthy, vernacualr, and disturbingly perceptive. [...] Paulette Jiles was... View more info

Waterloo Express. First Edition Paperback

By: JILES, Paulette HAP 28

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Anansi, Toronto, 1973,:

Seller ID: 100818


JILES, Paulette. Waterloo Express. Toronto : Anansi, (1973). First Printing. Pp (10),3-83,(5). 8vo, brown cardcovers, white lettering to spine. House of Anansi Poetry Series No.28. "The poetry of Paulette Jiles displays a depth of texture and a verbal dexterity that is rare among contemporary poets.In her work she moves through landscapes that range from Africa to Mexico to Toronto, with the ease of a travelling magician. Her swift, intricate mataphors leave the reader breathless, but her work aslo manages to be straight, earthy, vernacualr, and disturbingly perceptive. [...] Paulette Jile... View more info

Western Apache Clan System: Its Origins and Development

By: KAUT, Charles R. University of New Mexico Publications in Anthropology No. 9

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1957,:

Seller ID: 107492


KAUT, Charles R. The Western Apache Clan System: Its Origins and Development. University of New Mexico Publications in Anthropology Number Nine. Albuquerque : The University of New Mexico Press, 1957. Pp (8),1-99,(1). Maps. 8vo, grey card covers, lettered in blue. Contents : Introduction. I. A Comparison of Soutnern Athapaskan Kinship Patterns : The Southern Athapaskans; Southern Athanaskan Kinship Systems: General statement; Grandparental generation; Parental generation; Sibling relationship; Summary. II. The Clan System o£ the Western Apache : Western Apache Local Organization Compared to C... View more info

Western Horseman : The Magazine for Admitrers of Stock Horses. Vol. 20, No.12, December, 1955

By: SPENCER, Dick, III (ed.) PHIPPEN, George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Western Horseman, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1955,:

Seller ID: 115539


SPENCER, Dick, III (ed.). The Western Horseman : The Magazine for Admitrersof Stock Horses. Vol. XX, No. 12, December, 1955. Colorado Springs, Colora do : Western Horseman, Inc., 1955. Pp 1-80. Illustrated. Triple Column. Advertisements. 4to, yellow stapled wrappers, lettered in black. Cover illustration by Arizona artist George Phippen. Contents : Cal Poly Horsemanship Course (by Dan Taylorr) [These California students learn horsemanship by doing, and they get their practice on Kellogg Arabians]; Training the Family Horse (by Mark Reyner) [How to make your family riding horse more valuable]; ... View more info

Wild, Wild Wets. ill card covers.

By: AUSTEN, Peter.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Heritage House, 2002, ISBN:1894384407:

Seller ID: 56558


AUSTEN, Peter. Wild, Wild Wets : An aquaphiliac at the end of his paddle. (Surrey, B.C.): Heritage House, (2002). First Edition. Pp 144. Illustrated with photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "This hilarious odyssey through Europe, Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and Australia combines remarkable characters, cultures, and history with fantastic places, animal encounters,environmentalism, and above all, adventure." -from the cover. Covers rubbe d, small stain to fore-edge, ow vg. 12.50 View more info

Winds of Unreason. First Editon in dustjacket

By: ELLENBOGEN, George McGill Poetry Series, Number Three DAGLISH, Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: McGill Poetry Series, Montreal, 1957,:

Seller ID: 106499


ELLENBOGEN, George. Winds of Unreason. Drawings by Peter Daglish. Montreal : McGill Poetry Series, (1957). First Edition. Pp (6),7-87,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, pale green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Divided into five sections : [I]. Into Other Valleys. II. The Strings and the Fiddle. III. Rings on the Tree. IV. Eros Turanos. V. The Falling Leaves. George Ellenbogen, a native of Montreal, Canada, studied literature at McGill University and Tufts University in Massachusetts. Between degrees, he worked in the Arctic and lived for extended periods in Mexico and in England. Until his retirement in... View more info

Wisconsin Frontier. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WYMAN, Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington & Indianapolis, 1998, ISBN:0253334144:

Seller ID: 114454


WYMAN, Mark. The Wisconsin Frontier. Bloomington & Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xviii,(2),[1]-336,(4). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "From French coureurs de bois coursing through its waterways in the seventeenth century to the iumberjacKs who rode logs down those same rivers in the late nineteenth century, settlers came to Wisconsin's frontier seeking wealth and opportunity. Indians mixed with these newcomers, sometimes helping and sometimes challenging them, often benefiting irom their guns, pots, blankets, ... View more info

Women's Work : Textile Art from the Bahaus. First Printing in dustjacket

By: WELTGE, Sigrid Wortmann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1993, ISBN:0811804666:

Seller ID: 103105


WELTGE, Sigrid Wortmann. Women's Work : Textile Art from the Bahaus. San Francisco : CHronicle Books, (1993). First Printing. Pp (8),9-208. Illustrated. Index. 4to, black cloth, red lettering to spine. "Resurrecting the work of gifted craftswomen, too long denied their place as pioneers in their field, Women's Work: Textile Art from the Bauhaus unearths a missing chapter in the story of the most important institution in the history of modern design. The Bauhaus defined modern design in the twentieth century. As the preeminent design phenomenon of the era, almost every aspect of it has been... View more info

World Englishes Volumes I-III (1-3) Set : Volume I: The British Isles - Volume II: North America - Volume III: Central America .

By: HOPKINS, Tometro, Ken DECKER, and John McKENNY, (eds.)

Price: $480.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury , London, 2013, ISBN:9780826478481:

Seller ID: 106512


HOPKINS, Tometro, Ken DECKER, and John McKENNY, (eds.). World Englishes Volumes I-III (1-3) Set : Volume I: The British Isles - Volume II: North America - Volume III: Central America. London, &c : Bloomsbury , (2013). Pp (4),[v]-xvii,(1),[1]- 342; (4),[v]-xv,(1),[1]- 220,(4); (4),[v]-xv,(3), [3]- 330,(6). Maps, tables in text. 8vo, white hardcovers. Volume I: The British Isles. Preface by Tometro Hopkins and John McKenny; Introduction by John McKenny. 1. Historical Perspectives on the Development of English (by Paul Cavill; 2. Englishes of London and the S... View more info

Xavier Guerrero y su obra. Signed copy

By: GUERRERO, Xavier). GRURRERO, Xavier.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Instituto Nacioanal de Bellas Artes, Departamento de Artes Plasticas, Mexico, 1972,:

Seller ID: 106961


(GUERRERO, Xavier). Xavier Guerrero y su obra. Mexico : Instituto Nacioanalde Bellas Artes, Departamento de Artes Plasticas, (1972). Pp (20). Illustr ated. Square 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers, lettered in black and brown. The catalogue for an exhibition of Xavier Guerrero works held atthe Museo de Arte Moderno, Bosque de Chapultepec, Galeria de Exposiciones Temporales, from 4 to 28 January 1972. Browned, else very good. Signed and dated 1972 by Xavier Guerrero. 65.00 View more info

Y Se Rompio en Palabras. signed.

By: MONTAÑO, Aarón

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Federacion Editorial Mexicana, 1973,:

Seller ID: 41532


MONTAÑO, Aarón. Y Se Rompio en Palabras. Mexico: (Federacion Editorial Mexicana), 1973. Pp 55. 8vo, ill. card covers. Slightly rubbed. Signed with an extensive inscription by Montaño. 30.00 View more info

Yellow Fever : An Epidemiological and Historical Study of Its Place of Origin. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CARTER, Henry Rose CARTER, Laura Armistead FROST, Wade Hampton

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore, 1931,: 1931

Seller ID: 110373


CARTER, Henry Rose. Yellow Fever : An Epidemiological and Historical Study of Its Place of Origin. Edited by Laura Armistead Carter and Wade Hampton Frost., Baltimore : The Williams & Wilkins Company, (August) 1931. First Printing. Pp (4),v-xii,(2),3-308,(4),+ 1 plate. Text illustrations and maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Garrison & Morton, Medical Bibliography (5th edition) 5468. The disease yellow fever is defined, and using this definition, historical outbreaks of yellow fever are examined to determine if they really were yellow fever or... View more info

Zaca Venture. First Edition

By: BEEBE, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace, New York, 1938,:

Seller ID: 19258


BEEBE, William. Zaca Venture. With 24 Illustrations. New York : Harcourt, Brace and Co., (1938). First Edition. Pp 308. 8vo, blue cloth. Berra, William Beebe: An Annotated Bibliography XIX. Adventures and researches along thenorthwest coast of Mexico in the Zaca, a two-masted diesel schooner. Very good. 30.00 View more info

Zuni Breadstuff. Reprint Edition

By: CUSHING, Frank Hamiltn Indian Notes and Monographs 08

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Museum of the American Indian, New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 102430


CUSHING, Frank Hamiltn. Zuni Breadstuff. Reprint Edition. New York : Museumof the American Indian, 1974. Pp (2),3-673,(3), frontispiece + 26 plates. Map. Text Illustrations. Index. Small 8vo, tan card covers, front board andspine letered and illustrated in green. Indian Notes and Monographs, Volum e VIII. Contents : 1. Creation, and the Origin of Corn. 2. The Origin of the Dragonfly and of the Corn Priests, or Guardians of the Seed. 3. Land Law and Labor. 4. Corn-raising, or the " Decay of the Seed". 5. Corn-raising, or the Regeneration of the Seed. 6. I'-no-te-kwe a-wen I'-ta-we, or t... View more info

Zuni Mythology. Volume 1

By: BENEDICT, Ruth Columbia University Contributions to Anthropology, Volume 21

Price: $60.00

Publisher: AMS Press, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 102354


BENEDICT, Ruth. Zuni Mythology. Vol. I. New York : AMS Press, (1969). FirstAMS Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xliii,(1),[1]-342,(6). 8vo, brown cloth, maroon lettering to spine, maroon decoration to front board. Columbia University Contributions to Anthropology, Volume XXI. Reprinted from the original Columbia University Press edition of 1935. Contents : Intrroduction. 1. The Emergence and other Kachina Tales. 2. Ahaiyute Adventures. 3. Tales of Courtship. Cocked, wrinkling to top third of all pages, remnant of name ticket, else good. Vol. I only. 60.00 View more info