profusely illus. in color. 2 vols. tall 4to, pr. wrs., boxed. (Caracas, 1988). vg.
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Milan: Olivetti, 1977. Introduction by Renzo Zorzi in Spanish, Italian and English. Illustrated throughout, much in color. 168pp. Square 4to, natural cloth, d.w. Milan: Olivetti, 1977. First edition. The cloth and page edges are somewhat darkened at edges and there are faint dampstains at top and bottom margins on some pages, still a very good copy of this unusual monograph, signed by Otero on a blank preliminary page and with an additional inscription, possibly from Renzo Zorzi, on the title...
Paris: Desclee de Brouwer, 1939. Portraits. 486pp. 8vo, rebound in later 3/4 red morocco, pencil marks in some margins, with several pages underlined in the text in pencil, edges of corners worn and lightly bumped, morocco with some rubbing. Paris: Desclee de Brouwer, 1939. Volume one only. The text of this volume ends in 1819.
New York: David McKay, 1958. Illus. 8vo, black cloth, torn and lightly soiled d.w. New York: David McKay, (1958). Author's four year journey in South America with his family. He travelled down the Amazon in Western Brazil to the Rio Negro and on to the Orinoco River.
New York: David McKay, 1958. Illus. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. very torn, cloth dampstained, corners of cloth bumped. New York: David McKay, (1958). Author's four year journey in South America with his family. He travelled down the Amazon in Western Brazil to the Rio Negro and on to the Orinoco River.
Illus. 32pp. Oblong 8vo, pr. wrs., lower right corner of front wrapper chipped. N.p., n.d., circa 1970.
Compiled by Vicente Lecuna. Ed. by Harold A. Bierck. illus. 2 vols. tall 8vo, cloth. N.Y.: Colonial, 1951. vg.
New York: New York University Press, 1977. Illus. 8vo, pr. wrs. New York: New York University Press, 1977. Very good.
Boston: W.D. Ticknor, 1835. Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 7.75" x 10". From "A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical and Commercial". Minor discoloration in margins. T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Weybright and Talley, (1971). vg.
Caracas: Imprenta Lopez, 1967. Illus., some in color. 230, (2)pp. 12mo, beautifully bound in contemporary 3/4 brown morocco. Caracas: Imprenta Lopez, (1967). First Edition Presentation copy. Study of the life of Francisco de Miranda.
Paris: Fonderie et Imprimerie De J. Carez, 1825. Broadside format, printed on one side with seven oblong columns. Text measures 19 x 24 inches. Pages measures 21 x 27 1/4 inches. Early letterpress edition of Colombia's Constitution in French when Dr. Miguel Pena was the head of Congress. Europeans have always had an interest in this region for canal construction. Includes geographical statistics about each Department and province when Colombia and Venezuela were united as the Republic of Colombia. Repairs...
many color and b/w illus. 4to, boards. (Caracas): Fundacion Noa Noa, (1995). very good One of 1000 copies.
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1822. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 9.25" x 11.25", image plus text measures 16.75" x 20.5". Includes information pertaining to history, climate and culture. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas..." of 1822.
Frontis., map. small 8vo, cloth. n.p.: Bolivarian Soc. of the U.S. 1965.
Caracas: Ernesto Armitano, 1980. Color illustrations throughout. 306pp. Square 4to, brown cloth, d.w. (Caracas): Ernesto Armitano, 1980. A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Examples from the 16th - 18th centuries from Mexico & South America as well as Western Europe & China.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2007. Profusely illustrated in color & b/w. 240 pages. Square 4to, cloth, dust wrapper. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, (2007). Near fine.
Caracas: Eugenio Mendoza, 1985. Many color Illus. 105pp. 4to, white cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, cloth corners bumped. Caracas: Fundacion Eugenio Mendoza, 1985.
many color and b/w illus. 4to, bds. N.Y.: Time, (1965). vg.
Frontis. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Thomas Crowell, (1954). vg.
5 color illus. by Marcel Floris. 36pp. 12mo, pr. wrs.; (unopened, signatures loose as published). (Caracas: Hotel Tamanaco, 1960). vg.
London: Knapton, James, 1697. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 6" x 11.25". Page measures 7.25" x 11.75". Map of southern North America, Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and northern South America. Includes an inset map of the Isles of Cape Verd and an enormous "Gallapagos" Islands along the equator. From 'A New Voyage around the World', Volume I of 'Voyages and Descriptions in Three Parts, viz.' by Captain William Dampier. Dotted line on map indicates Dampier's route. In very...
Map. Engraving. 11 1/2" x 14". Northern coast of South America with some Caribbean islands including Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire, further north up to Saint Lucia and Dominica. Arnold Montanus (1625-1683) was a Dutch theologian, historian, author, and publisher best known for his encyclopedia of the New World, entitled "Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld." His travelogues, as well as the famous volume that developed out of them, were rich with geographical, cultural, and scientific information.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989. Illus. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. suned on spine. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1989). Near Fine.
1805. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 16" x 25". Page measures 17.25'' x 28''. This is a rare 18th century map of Caracas and surrounding territories, including French Guyana. Include names of regions, rivers, mountains and islands. Published circa 1805. A portion of the lower right hand margin is missing. There is some foxing and folds from wear but the map as a whole is in good condition. It is originally part of the 'Travels in Parts of South America...