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FLOWERS OF THE AMAZON FORESTS: THE BOTANICAL ART OF MARGARET MEE
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Mee.
Stock no. 1821227
Published by Natural Wonders Press; Royal Botanic Gardens; Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Illustrating sixty of Mee's major works with additional sketches painted whilst in the immense, yet vulnerable, rainforests of the Amazon. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Beautiful colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781905377060. A lovely copy.

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LATIN AMERICAN AIR WARS AND AIRCRAFT 1912-1969
Written by Dan Hagedorn. Illustrated by Tim Brown.
Stock no. 1820433
Published by Hikoki Publications. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Sixty years of conflict in the skies over Central and South America. A most comprehensive photo-reference source on Latin American aviation. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 1902109449. Lower corners of boards lightly rubbed. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF CHILE (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Alvaro Jaramillo. Illustrated by Peter Burke; David Beadle.
Stock no. 1820287
Published by Christopher Helm. 2014. Nearly fine condition.

Including the Antarctic Peninsula, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780713646887. Reprint. Faint mark to half-title page. Otherwise contents clean.

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BIRDS OF PERU (PRINCETON FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Thomas S. Schulenberg; Douglas E. Stotz; Daniel F. Lane; et al. Illustrated by Dale Dyer; Daniel F. Lane; et al..
Stock no. 1820286
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st thus 2010. Very good condition.

Revised and Updated Edition. A authoritative field guide to this diverse, neo-tropical landscape. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780691130231. Covers lightly creased and lightly scuffed. Spine is slightly faded. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA
Written by Jorge R. Rodriguez Mata; Francisco Erize; Maurice Rumboll. Illustrated by Jorge R. Rodriguez Mata.
Stock no. 1820285
Published by Collins. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Non-passerines: from rheas to woodpeckers. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0007150849. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine, spine is also faded (from green to blue).

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DRY GUILLOTINE
Written by Rene Belbenoit.
Stock no. 2133299
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Fifteen Years Among the Living Dead by Rene Belbenoit Prisoner No. 46635. The story of a man's dauntless courage in his struggle against death, insanity, and the atrocities of the French "Guiana Hell." Dark red/brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Page browning; light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some tears, creasing and chips, but only minimal loss

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THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA VOLUME I THE OSCINE PASSERINES
Written by Robert S. Ridgely; Guy Tudor.
Stock no. 1819314
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Jays and Swallows; Wrens, Thrushes, and Allies; Vireos and Wood Warblers; Tanagers, Icterids, and Finches. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of South America to front. Colour plates and b/w distribution maps. xvi and 516 pages including index. ISBN: 0198572174. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby from shelf wear. Binding process a little lax at the base of spine (gapes slightly).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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