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Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future.

By: MAHAN, A.T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper , 1970,:

Seller ID: 103434


MAHAN, A.T., Captain. The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future. Freeport, New York : Books for Libraries, 1970. Pp. (4),[v]-vi,(6),3-314,(4) + 2 folding maps. 8vo, khaki cloth with black lettering to spine. A reprint of this 1897 collection of papers. Contents: 1. The United States Looking Outward [August 1890]; 2. Hawaii and Our Future Sea Power [1893]; 3.The Isthmus and Sea Power [June 1893, on the "Central American Isthmus", a pre-Panama Canal discussion], 4. Possibilities of an Anglo-American Reunio n [July 1894].; 5. The Future in Relation to American Sea Power [Ju... View more info

Interpretation of Bishop Diego de Landa's Maya Alphabet

By: DURBIN, Marshall E. Philological and Documentary Studies. Vol. 2, No. 4

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1969,:

Seller ID: 107090


DURBIN, Marshall E. An Interpretation of Bishop Diego de Landa's Maya Alphabet. Philological and Docementary Studies, Vol. II, No. 4. New Orleans : Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University, 1969. Pp (2),171-179,(1). Large 8vo, green card covers, black lettering to front cover. Name expunged with white-out, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Inward Journey : The Life of Lawren Harris. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HARRIS, Lawren). KING, James HARRIS, Lawren

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Allen Publishers, Toronto , 2012, ISBN:9781771022064:

Seller ID: 116033


KING, James. Inward Journey : The Life of Lawren Harris. Toronto : Thomas Allen Publishers, (2012). First Printing. Pp (10),[xi]-xxv,(1),[1]-357,(1). Illustrated throughout, with some in colour. 8vo, wheat gold cloth, black lettering to spine. James King, F.R.S.C. "The first complete biography ever published of Group of Seven artist and spokesman Lawren Harris. Lawren Harris (1885-1970) is among the most iconic of Canadian artists. Harris was an outspoken defender of modernism, and a very private person. In this gripping, sympathetic account, James King writes about Harris's public persona... View more info

Irene Emery Roundtable on Museum Textiles 1974 Proceedings : ArchaeologicalTextiles

By: FISKE, Patricia L. (ed.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., 1975,:

Seller ID: 102906


FISKE, Patricia L. (ed.). Irene Emery Roundtable on Museum Textiles 1974 Proceedings : Archaeological Textiles. Washington, D.C.: The Textile Museum, (1975). Pp (2),i-iii,(1),1-211,(7). Illustrated. 4to, yellow card covers, black lettering to front board and spine. The meeting at which these talks were presented was held at The Textile Museum, April 18-20, 1974. Contents :General Introduction to Archaeological Textiles : Archaeological Textiles (by Mary Elizabeth King); An Introduction to South American Archaeological Textiles with Emphasis on Materials and Techniques of Peruvian Tapestry (byW... View more info

Irene Emery Roundtable on Museum Textiles 1977 Proceedings : Looms and Their Products. First Edition.

By: EMERY, Irene, and Patricia FISKE (ed.) FISKE, Patricia

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., 1979,: 1979

Seller ID: 102908


EMERY, Irene, and Patricia FISKE, (eds.). Irene Emery Roundtable on Museum Textiles 1977 Proceedings : Looms and Their Products. Washington, D.C.: The Textile Museum, (1979). First Edition. Pp (2),i-iii,(1),1-314. Illustrated. 4to, pale greencard covers, black lettering to front board and spine. The meeting at which these papers were presented was held at The Textile Museum, April 18-20, 1977. Contents : I. European Looms. A) The Looms of the Old World (by MartaHoffmann), B) Old European Looms (by Marta Hoffmann). II. Asian/African Looms. A) Cardw... View more info

Iroquois Book of Rites.

By: HALE, Horatio

Price: $30.00

Publisher: AMS Press, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 106249


HALE, Horatio. The Iroquois Book of Rites. New York : AMS Press, (1969). Pp(4),iii-v,(3),9-222,(2). Map in text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. First published in Philadelphia by D.G. Brinton in 1883 as No.II in Britton's Library of Aboriginal American Literature series. "The aboriginalcomposition now presented to the public has some peculiar claims on the at tention of scholars. As a record, if we accept the chronology of its custodians,--which there is no reason to question,--it carries back the authentichistory of Northern America to a date anterior by fifty years to the arr... View more info

Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner : Boxng in the Shadow of the Global Color Line. First Printing in dustjacket. signed by Runstedtler

By: RUNSTEDTLER, Theresa JOHNSON, Jack

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley / Los Angeles / London, 2012, ISBN:9780520271609:

Seller ID: 104779


RUNSTEDTLER, Theresa. Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner : Boxng in the Shadow of the Global Color Line. Berkeley / Los Angeles / London : University of California Press, (2012). First Printing. Pp (12),ix-xxii,1-368,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. TheGeorge Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies : American Cros sroads, 33. "In his day, Jack Johnson—born in Texas, the son of former slaves—was the most famous black man on the planet. As the first African American World Heavyweight Champion (1908–1915), he publicly challenge... View more info

Japan's Foreign Policy.

By: POOLEY, A.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York , 1920,:

Seller ID: 97346


POOLEY, A.M. Japan's Foreign Policy. New York : Dodd, Mead and Company, 1920. Pp [1]-202. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Japan and the Anglo-Japanese alliances. 2. Japan's real policy in China. 3. The first revolution in China, 1911-12. 4. The second revolution in China, 1912-13. 5. Japan, America and Mexico, 1911-14. 6. The twenty-one demands. 7.Japan's commercial expansion, 1914-18. Spine rubbed, faint stain to back c over, corners bumped, penned name, else very good. 50.00 View more info

John L. Stoddard's Portfolio of Photographs of Our Country and Our Neighbours: A Tour through the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America. Parts 1-12, 14-16. 15 of 16 pts

By: STODDARD, John L. Household Educational Series, nos. 45-56, 58-60) STODDARD, John L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Werner Company, 1894,:

Seller ID: 68333


STODDARD, John L. John L. Stoddard's Portfolio of Photographs of Our Country and Our Neighbours: A Tour through the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America. Parts 1-12, 14-16. Chicago: Werner Company, 1894. Pp. [16], approx. to each part. With large black & white photographs and accompanying text. Oblong large 8vo, stapled orange printed card covers. Lacking Part 13. Household Educational Series, nos. 45-56, 58-60, Our Country Series, published weekly by the company. A wide selection of photographs of cities and scenery primarily in the United States. Covers of Part 4 are deta... View more info

Journal of Geology, Volume LII, Number 3, May 1944.

By: Journal of Geology

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1944,:

Seller ID: 80209


(Journal of Geology). The Journal of Geology, Volume LII, Number 3, May 1944. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1944. Pp 145-216. Diagrams. Double column. 8vo, printed brown card covers. Contents : Sources of Modern Sands in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico (Gordon Rittenhouse). Hypothesis of Subglacial Erosion (Chauncey D. Holmes). The Stereographic Projection, A Handy Tool for the Practical Geologist (Walter H. Bucher). A few dog-eared pages, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Journal of Mennonite Studies, Volume 22, 2004

By: LOEWEN, Royden (ed.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chair in Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, 2004,:

Seller ID: 82613


LOEWEN, Royden (ed.). Journal of Mennonite Studies, Volume 22, 2004. (Winnipeg : Chair in Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg, 2004). Pp [1]-320. Map. 8vo, illustrated pale grey card covers. "Most of the articles in this issue of the Journal of Mennonite Studies stem from a conference hosted by the Chair in Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg in October 2002. The conference, entitled ‘The Return of the Kanadier,’ referred to the immigration to Canada of some 50,000 Canadian-descendent Low German-speaking Mennonites from Latin America, most coming during the last... View more info

Journey of 'The Flame'. British edition. no dustjacket

By: FIERRO BLANCO, Antonio de NORDHOFF, Walter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., London, 1933,:

Seller ID: 99292


FIERRO BLANCO, Antonio de. The Journey of 'The Flame.' London : G. Bell andSons, Ltd., 1933. Pp (8),ix-xxiii,(1),1-327,(1). Endpaper Maps. 8vo, orang e cloth, black lettering to spine. Antonio de Fierro Blanco was a pseudonymof Walter Nordhoff (1855—1937), who had a mining engineering degree from Y ale, and worked as a European correspondent for the New York Herald before moving west to manage fifty thousand acres of his father’s land in Baja California, the area that inspired The Journey of the Flame. "The Journey of 'The Flame' is the story told by Don Juan Obrigon, feudal lord of Ol... View more info

Keep It Moving : Baja by Canoe. signed in dj.

By: FONS, Valerie.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mountaineers, 1986, ISBN:0-89886-101-2:

Seller ID: 56217


FONS, Valerie. Keep It Moving : Baja by Canoe. Seattle: The Mountaineers, (1986). Pp 305 + [8] pp of colour plates. 8vo blue cloth. Cassell 694: "A great story, well told." This is an fascinating account of 2411 miles journeya on the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez by canoe. The adventures were a 3 1 year old woman and a man past 60 in separate kayaks. Each facing their own demons, history and physical limitations under the demands of the trip, forged themselves into a team. Vg in lightly scuffed dj. Presentation copy signed by author. 20.00 View more info

L'Amiral Jurien de la Gravière. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui, 7ième volume, no.345. Dessin de Luque.

By: JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond LODS, Armand Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Librairie Vanier, Paris , 1890,:

Seller ID: 95334


(JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond). LODS, Armand. L'Amiral Jurien de la Gravière. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui, 7ième volume, no. 345. Dessin de Luque. Paris : Librairie Vanier, n.d. [ca 1890]. Pp (4) including covers. Front cover colour caricature of the Admiral. 4to, single folded sheet. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui is a literary and satirical journal founded by writer and journalist Félicien Champsaur and artist André Gill in 1878. Jean Pierre Edmond Jurien de La Gravière (1812-1892) was a French admiral. He enteredthe navy in 1828, was made a commander in 1841, and captain in 1850. D... View more info

La zona económica exclusiva de México : descripción, textos legales y bibliografía

By: VARGAS, Jorge A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Editorial V Siglos, Mexico City, 1980, ISBN:9686090053:

Seller ID: 103539


VARGAS, Jorge A. La zona económica exclusiva de México : descripción, textos legales y bibliografía. Mexico : (Editorial V Siglos), 1980. Pp (2),3-125,(3) + folding colour stylized map. Tables in text. Small 8vo, illustrated blue-green cardcovers, lettered in black. Contents : I. Prólogo. II. Descripción de la Zona Económica Exclusiva, por Dr. Jorge A. Vargas. III. Textos legales: (1). Discurso del Presidente Luis Echeverría ante la Tercera Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho del Mar, pronunciado en Caracas, Venezuela, el 26 de julio de 1974. (2). Parte conducente del Q... View more info

Language as Cultural Practice : Mexicanos en el Norte

By: SCHECTER, Sandra R. BAYLEY, Robert ZENTELLA, Ana Celia (foreword)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, Mahwah, NJ, 2002, ISBN:0805835334:

Seller ID: 54537


SCHECTER, Sandra R. and Robert BAYLEY. Language as Cultural Practice : Mexicanos en el Norte. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishing, 2002. Pp. 224. 8vo, illustraed white and brown card covers. "A vivid ethnographic account of language socialization practices within Mexican-background families residing in California and Texas." - from the rear cover. This account illustrates a variety of cases where language is used by speakers to choose between alternative self-definitions and where language interacts differentially with other defining categories, such as ethnicity, gende... View more info

Las Naciones Unidas y el Mar.

By: AMERASINGHE, H.S. STAVROPOULOS, C.A. LEE, Roy S. VARGAS, Jorge A. (trans.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores ; UNITAR, México, 1974,:

Seller ID: 53964


AMERASINGHE, H.S., C.A. STAVROPOULOS, and Roy S. LEE. Las Naciones Unidas yel Mar ; H.S. Amerasinghe, C. A. Stavropoulos, Roy S. Lee y el equipo de U NITAR ; traduccion de Jorge A. Vargas. México : Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores; UNITAR, 1974. Pp. 167. 8vo, illustrated white and blue card covers. Number 2 in the Cuestiones Internacionales Contemporareas series. No.716of a limited edition of 2000. Some wear to extremities, else very good. 50 .00 View more info

Latin American Antiquity : A Journal of the Society for American Archaeology. Volume 5, Number 2, June 1994

By: Latin American Antiquity)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Society for American Archaeology, Washington, D.C., 1994,:

Seller ID: 107274


(Latin American Antiquity). Latin American Antiquity : A Journal of the Society for American Archaeology. Volume 5, Number 2, June 1994. (Washington, D.C.: Society for American Archaeology, 1994). Pp 97-187,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated red card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Reconstruccion multidisciplinaria de la ocupacion prehistorica de Querco, centrede Chile (por Lautero Nunez, Juan Valera, Rodolfo Casamiquela, y Carolina Villagran); Drained Fields at La Tigra, Venezuelan Llanos: A Regional Perspective (by Charles S. Spencer, Elsa M. Redmong, and Milagro Rinaldi); Arqueo... View more info

Latin American Thought : Philosophical Problems and Arguments. First Edition

By: NUCCETELLI, Susana.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Westview Press, A Member of the Perseus Books Group , Boulder, Colorado, 2002, ISBN:0813339677:

Seller ID: 114913


NUCCETELLI, Susana. Latin American Thought : Philosophical Problems and Arguments. (Boulder, Colorado) : Westview Press, A Member of the Perseus BooksGroup, (2002). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxii,1-268,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Black (remainder) mark to bottom edge, else very good. 50.00 Contents : Preface. 1. The Epistemic Practices of Latin American Indians: A Puzzle for Philosophers : Why Should We Care About Native Cultures?; Rational Prediction in the West; Prediction Among the Mayans; The Case of Mayan Astrology; The Case of Mayan Prophecies; What So... View more info

Laughing Rooster. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LAYTON, Irving NEWFELD, Frank

Price: $65.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1964,:

Seller ID: 100837


LAYTON, Irving. The Laughing Rooster. [Design: Frank Newfeld]. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1964). First Edition. Pp. (16),17-112. 8vo, decorated brownish cloth with dark brown titles to spine. Mansbridge, Irving Layton : An Annotated Bibliography A15, Spadoni and Donnelly 1734. "Seventy new poems by the vibrant and controversial poet who has become a legend in his lifetime." - from the dust jacket. Includes the followingpoems: "Preface", "Plaza de Toros", "On Spanish Soil", "El Caudillo", "Sil ly Rhynmes for Aviva", "... View more info