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There are 17 books in this catalogue.
Alba, Victor:  The Latin Americans
Book Number: 4909
NY: Praeger, 1969. First edition. large 8vo. Cloth hardcover. 392pp. Index. Very good, minor wear to corners. / good chipped d/w.
Keywords: latin americans south america spanish history
Price: $12.00

Hemming, John:  Red Gold The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians, 1500-1760.
Book Number: 23802
London, Papermac 1987 8vo. softcover. 527pp. + index + b/w plates. very good.
Keywords: brazilian indians south american portuguese conquest genocide history
Price: $15.00

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

Gurr, Andrew:  A Little Piece of England. My adventures of chief executive of the Falkland Islands
Book Number: 36154
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.
Keywords: Biographies falkland islands Memoirs General A Little Piece of England Gurr Andrew
Price: $15.00

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

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

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

Hemming, John:  Amazon Frontier. The Defeat Of The Brazilian Indians
Book Number: 41404
Macmillan 1987 8vo hardcover 647pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Amazon south america brazil indians war history spanish
Price: $15.00

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

Wood, Michael:  Conquistadors
Book Number: 44865
BBC Books, London, 2003 Small 4to. softcover. 288pp. index, colour illus. Very good, bottom corner slightly bumped.
Keywords: spanish history america central south aztec inca amazon
Price: $18.00

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

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

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

Terrell, John Upton:  Pueblos Gods & Spaniards
Book Number: 60647
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

Ali, Tariq:  Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope
Book Number: 62744
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.
Keywords: hugo chavez bolivia history latin america fidel castro evo morales
Price: $12.00

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

Shipton, Eric:  Tierra del Fuego: the Fatal Lodestone
Book Number: 64645
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.
Keywords: explorers magellan
Price: $15.00