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PLANT HUNTERS IN THE ANDES
Written by T. Harper Goodspeed.
Stock no. 1818227
Published by Farrar & Rinehart. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.
The landscapes, peoples and customs, as well as the remarkable vegetation of the Andes on the West Coast of South America. Dark pink cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top & tail of spine browned, title to spine fading. Text block browned. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is torn with loss.
FORDLANDIA: THE RISE AND FALL OF HENRY FORD'S FORGOTTEN JUNGLE CITY
Written by Greg Grandin.
Stock no. 1817971
Published by Metropolitan Books. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A desperate quest to salvage the bygone America in the heart of the Amazon. Ford's great delusion was not that the Amazon could be tamed but that the forces of capitalism, once released, might yet be contained. Blue paper spine, yellow title. Yellow paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780805082364.
LOST CITY OF THE INCAS
Written by Hiram Bingham.
Stock no. 2130130
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Photographs and Introduction by Hugh Thomson. ISBN: 0297607596.
THE DISCOVERY AND CONQUEST OF PERU
Written by Agustin De Zarate; J.M. Cohen. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 2129575
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1981. Nearly fine condition.
Yellow cloth, silver vignette to front. Colour plates. Translated with an introduction by Cohen. Small crease to middle of spine. Slip case is very good - some marks and browning.
THE AMAZON RIVER FOREST
Written by Nigel J.H. Smith.
Stock no. 2126613
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition.
A Natural History of Plants, Animals and People. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780195122077.
A WIDER SKY
Written by Kyffin Williams. Illustrated by Kyffin Williams.
Stock no. 1816042
Published by Gomer Press. 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. The artist's travels in Europe and Patagonia. ISBN: 9780863837579. Base of spine bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small amount of residue left from old label on rear panel.
BEYOND THE STONES OF MACHU PICCHU: FOLK TALES AND STORIES OF INCA LIFE
Written by Elizabeth Conrad Van Buskirk. Illustrated by Angel L. Callanaupa Alvarez.
Stock no. 1815528
Published by Thrums. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780983886051.
BIRDS OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Martyn Kenefick; Robin Restall; Floyd Hayes.
Stock no. 1814647
Published by Christopher Helm. 2nd 2011. Nearly fine condition.
Second Edition. Pictorial cardwraps. 115 colour plates, concise descriptions of every species, where to watch birds in Trinidad & Tobago, and an overview of the geography, climate and habitats of the islands. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408152096.
A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF COSTA RICA
Written by F. Gary Stiles; Alexander F. Skutch. Illustrated by Dana Gardner.
Stock no. 1811107
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition.
Card wraps. Colour illustrations. ix and 511 pages including index. ISBN: 0747030286. Spine slightly creased else contents fine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
THE DEVIL DRIVE AND OTHER TRUE STORIES
Written by Jasper De Beijer.
Stock no. 1711647
Published by Nai Publishers. 2006. Very good condition.
Dual language; English and Dutch. Colour photos. Large format. Card wraps. ISBN: 9789056625122.
BOTERO LA CORRIDA OLI, ACQUERELLI, DISEGNI
Written by Fernando Botero. Illustrated by Fernando Botero.
Stock no. 2114032
Published by Italtel. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Grey cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 8878270008. Some light wear to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a little browning.
SOME BIRDS AND MAMMALS OF SOUTH AMERICA
Written by Sacheverell Sitwell; Carlos Selva Andrade. Illustrated by Axel Amuchastegui.
Stock no. 2111295
Published by The Tryon Gallery; George Rainbird. 1st 1966. Nearly fine condition.
Very large format. Quarter bound in morocco with hand marbled paper. 17 colour plates, using multi-colour lithography. Limited edition (in this format numbers 51 to 300). Plates are tissue-guarded. A beautiful book! Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. This is copy no. 217. SIGNED by artist. A couple of marks to endpapers and a few foxspots to outer page edges. Some tissue-guards have become creased. Illustrations are fine - beautifully bright! Contained in a very good slip case, which is foxed and spotted, with wear.