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There are 17 books in this catalogue.
Tierra del Fuego: the Fatal Lodestone
Shipton, Eric
Book Number: 64645
ISBN: 
Readers Union, Newton Abbot, 1974. 8vo. hardcover. 175pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small bump to top cover corner, small pen mark on fep, previous owner has tipped-in maps on endpapers and pastedowns. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Henry Walter Bates, Naturalist of the Amazons
Woodcock, George
Book Number: 64638
ISBN: 0571088007
Faber & Faber, London, 1969. 8vo. hardcover. 269pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope
Ali, Tariq
Book Number: 62744
ISBN: 184467102X
Verso, Sydney, 2006. 8vo. hardcover. 244pp. index. Near Fine inscribed & signed by author on title page, light foxing to outer top page edges. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $12.00


The Latin Americans
Alba, Victor
Book Number: 4909
ISBN: 
NY: Praeger, 1969. First edition. large 8vo. Cloth hardcover. 392pp. Index. Very good, minor wear to corners. / good chipped d/w.
Price: $12.00


Red Gold The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians, 1500-1760.
Hemming, John
Book Number: 23802
ISBN: 
London, Papermac 1987 8vo. softcover. 527pp. + index + b/w plates. very good.
Price: $15.00


The Conquest of Chile
Pocock, H.R.S.
Book Number: 34268
ISBN: 
New York: Stein and Day, 1967. 8vo hardcover 256pp index. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $25.00


A Little Piece of England. My adventures of chief executive of the Falkland Islands
Gurr, Andrew
Book Number: 36154
ISBN: 1903402379
Blake 2001 8vo hardcover 290pp, b/w illus. very good missing front endpaper. / very good+ d/w. This text is a memoir of an opportunity that is only ever given to a carefully selected few. Andrew got to know the people, the wildlife, the landscape of this beautiful island, and he writes movingly and humorously about his experiences.
Price: $15.00


In the Time of the Tyrants: Panama, 1968-1990
Koster, R. M.
Book Number: 41176
ISBN: 0393026965
W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 8vo hardcover 430pp index. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $30.00


Conquistadors
Wood, Michael
Book Number: 44865
ISBN: 0563487062
BBC Books, London, 2003 Small 4to. softcover. 288pp. index, colour illus. Very good, bottom corner slightly bumped.
Price: $18.00


SAVAGE. The Life and Times of Jemmy Button
HAZLEWOOD, Nick
Book Number: 45793
ISBN: 0340739118
Hodder And Stoughton 2000 8vo hardcover 384pp index, b/w illus. very good, remainder mark on top edge. / very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


The Rainstick Pack : Explore the Mysteries and Traditions of Native Chilean Culture
Caistor, Nick
Book Number: 54336
ISBN: 0789300923
Universe Publishing, New York 1997 8vo. hardcover. 96pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Fine d/w.
Price: $15.00


Faces and Masks. Volume 2 of Memory of Fire Trilogy
Galeano, Eduardo
Book Number: 60042
ISBN: 0393318060
Norton, New York, 1988. 8vo. softcover. 290pp. index. Very good+.
Price: $15.00


Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians
Clastres, Pierre
Book Number: 36594
ISBN: 0571193986
Faber 1998 8vo softcover 240pp, b/w illus. good.
Price: $8.00


The River Congo: The Discovery,Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic Rivers
Forbath, Peter
Book Number: 41174
ISBN: 0061224901
Harper & Row 1977 8vo hardcover 404pp index, b/w illus. very good / good d/w with large tear on rear panel (repaired).
Price: $12.00


Amazon Frontier. The Defeat Of The Brazilian Indians
Hemming, John
Book Number: 41404
ISBN: 0333423194
Macmillan 1987 8vo hardcover 647pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Pueblos Gods & Spaniards
Terrell, John Upton
Book Number: 60647
ISBN: 
The Dial Press 1973 8vo. Hardcover in d/w. 358pp. Near fine. This is the first book on the Pueblo Indians intended for the general reader, It recreates the tribes as they existed when first encountered by explorers and tells the story of their earliest conquerors, the Spanish.
Price: $30.00


The Land That Never Was. Sir Gregor Macgregor and the most audacious fraud in history.
Sinclair, David
Book Number: 42788
ISBN: 0755310802
Headline Book Publishing 2004 8vo softcover 358pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Price: $10.00