Category: Americas


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Runic Records of the Norsemen in America

By: "Landsverk, O.G."

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Rushford, MN", 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

"Tight, bright, clean and square. Red leather with stamped, inset, contrasting design and lettering. Unclipped red dust jacket is bright and clean but has light rubbing and faintest wear to top and bottom edges. 63 indexed, annotated pages illustrated with diagrams.6x9x1"" Evidence of use of hidden dates from the perpetual church calendar written in cipher in runes found in the North Atlantic, Greenland, New England, Minnesota, and Oklahoma from between 986 and 1500A... View more info

la lucha por la hegemonia en mexico 1968-1980

By: "basanez, miguel1"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1985

Edition: (4a ed.

"Tight, faintest age tanning to covers and pages, light age soil to top edge of front cover, square. Neatly ruled underlining in the Introduction and sections on ""Un Estado Neutral"" and ""La Economia Antes de 1970"". Su preocupacion se centra, en los ultimos doce anos de vida politica en Mexico, en los tres sectores sociales que luchan por ganar la hegemonia: el publico, el privado y la disidencia. 243 indexed, annotated pages incl... View more info

Con las manos en alto: Episodios de la guerra en Colombia

By: "Caycedo, German Castro"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Bogota, Columbia", 2001

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean, square. Rubbing to cover edges. Text in Spanish. ""Una guerra narrada con estetica, donde quienes cuentan no son los violentos sino part de los mas de cuarenta millones de colombianos innocentes, con la fuerza de ese contraste entre la violencia y las ternura que conforman nuestra nacionalidad.""" View more info

The Indians of the Fueguino Archipelago

By: "Coiazzi, Antonio"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Punta Arenas, Chile", 1999

"As new except for a corner crease on the front cover, 2 creased page corners and a single library stamp on the title page. ""A classic of the ethnography of Tierra del Fuego by a priest who visited in 1910, made observations and evaluated and organized them with those of the Salesians and from the museum of Valsalice. Includes contemporary photos." View more info

The Log of Christopher Columbus: His own account of the voyage that changed the world

By: "Columbus, Christopher (Robert H. Fuson, trans.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: 1992

Edition: (1st thus)

"As new except for tiniest crease on bottom corner of back cover. ""In this new translation of Columbus' log of discovery, Robert Fuson is able to create a readable, accurate and deeply moving translation of Columbus' original log. A book for everyone: sailors, history buffs and students. Includes authentic charts and notes. 115 illustrations.""" View more info

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"Jefferson Davis, American"

By: "Cooper, William"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vintage,

From a distinguished historian of the America South comes this thoroughly human portrait of the complex man at the center of our nation's most epic struggle. Jefferson Davis initially did not wish to leave the Union-as the son of a veteran of the American Revolution and as a soldier and senator, he considered himself a patriot. William J. Cooper shows us how Davis' initial reluctance turned into absolute commitment to the Confederacy. He provides a thorough account o... View more info

The Boundaries of Chile in Atacama Settled by History

By: "De La Rosa, Manual Gonzales"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 2012

"As new - gift quality! Reprint translated from de ""Revista Peruan"" published in 1879. 36 pages." View more info

Sarmiento: El Gran Civilizador

By: "De Vere, A. Larran"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Buenos Aires, Argentina", 1964

Edition: (Octava edition)

"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, square. Small hardbound has pictorial cover with chipping to corners and edges and gift inscription inside. Colleccion Azul - Temas de America - ""la historia argentina durante la epoca turbulenta de la tirania y la organizacion nacional.... ""121 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

The Norse Discoverers of America: The Wineland Sagas

By: "Gathorne-Hardy, G.M."

Price: $29.95

Publisher: 1921, 1921

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

"Not a reprint. Navy blue cloth with crisp, gilt lettering and design on spine. Frame-like edge on front and back covers. Rough cut page edges. Tight, faint age tanning to pages, light age soil to exterior, with faint tanning to spine, slight inward curl to cover corners. Softened spine ends with 2 tiny rips at top. Two single drips of candlewax on front cover. Translation of the sagas; discussion of the history and interpretation of them through the years, genealogy... View more info

Report on the Torture of street Children in Guatemala and Honduras 1990-1997

By: "Harris, Bruce"

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Costa Rica, 1997

"As new except for tiny crease on bottom corner of front cover. Each case included has a case #, citation of source, Victim(s) name and age, Person(s) accused; date of incident, Description of Incident, and photo of victim(s). 112 pages." View more info

Explorations in America Before Columbus

By: "Holand, Hjalkmar R. "

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, 1956

Edition: "(1962 - 2nd edition, 3rd printing)"

"Book - as new except for faintest age soil to top edge of text block. Dust jacket is present but has sunned spine, scuffed back cover and some rips along top and bottom edges. 381 indexed, illustrated, annotated pages. 9x6x1"" ""Centuries before Columbus, Norse sea-farers, sailing in open boats and without even the aid of a compass, had crossed and re-crossed the Western Ocean countless times...""" View more info

Form and Freedom: A dialogue on Northwest Coast Indian Art

By: "Holm, Bill & Reid, William"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Houston, TX", ©1975

Edition: (1st edition)

"As new except for faint smudges on exterior. Covers are stiff, cream colored, textured paper. ""Published in conjunction with a North West Coast Indian art exhibition organized by the Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, Texas…"" A discussion between two artists illustrated with photos of the items exhibited. Unpaginated. 9x8-3/8x5/8"" (22.9x21.3x1.5cm)" View more info