Buenos Aires: Julio Moyano, 1997. Many color Illus. 716pp. Folio, blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled on spine portion, publisher's slipcase broken. Buenos Aires: Julio Moyano, (1997). Pages 50-171 comprise an economic history of Argentina.
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Paris: Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1753. Sea Chart. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 8" x 11". Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief engineer of the French Hydrographical Office).
1764. Map. 8 1/2" x 6 1/2". Rare Bellin map of Buenos Aires, Argentina in the 18th century. Plan shown in blocks labeled with important city sections including the Eglise Cathedral, the House of the Jesuits, and the Convent of St. Francis. La Plata River is shown on the right and a beautiful cartouche is in the upper left corner. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title...
Amsterdam: Willem Blaeu, 1638. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16.25" x 21.25". This intriguing map depicts Tierra del Fuego, an archipelago off the southernmost tip of South America that is separated from Patagonia by the Straits of Magellan. Discovered in 1520 by its namesake, this narrow strip of water attracted significant European attention as the fastest connection between the Atlantic and the Pacific. Enticing, but not easy: as the illustration of seven ships in the lower left...
Boston: W.D. Ticknor, 1835. Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 10" x 7.75". From "A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical and Commercial". 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.
Bernal, Argentina: 1924. 1 page, 5 x 8.25 inches, Berrnal, Argentina, June, 1924 -- translated in full: "The radio will one day be able to transport human ideas to the ends of the earth. Bernal June 1924, C. Braggio." Very good condition. Argentinean inventor who developed a booster to increase the range of two-way radios. He set the world distance record for two-way radio communication in 1924 with a relay between Argentina and China. This is essentially a manuscript souvenir...
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1822. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 13" x 9", image plus text measures 17" x 21". Includes information pertaining to history, climate and culture. One of the new maps of Argentina after it declared its independence from Spain in 1816. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas..." of 1822. Top margin cropped.
San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1995. Many color photo Illus. by Jeff Gnass. 109pp. Square 8vo, pr. wrs. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1995). Very good.
8vo, cloth. N.Y.: Dodd Mead, 1949. vg.
New York: J.H. Colton & Co., 1857. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 13" x 15.5". Clean impression of the southern tip of South America, with insets of South Orkney, South Georgia Island and the Falkland Islands. Some chipping and tears along edges. The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J.H. Colton (1800-1893) founded his business in NYC in 1831.
New York: Rizzoli, 1997. Many photo Illus. Small folio, gray cloth, d.w., pages slightly wavy throughout. New York: Rizzoli, (1997).
Johan de Roos. Map. Color lithograph. 19" x 27.75". Ex library stamp at top right. Shows light toning along original fold lines. In very good condition. A map of Buenos Aires with a reference guide and corresponding grid that indicates important buildings and places of interest.
Emece Editores. 3 color and 2 b/w plates. 4pp. of text. Oblong elephant folio, white boards, boards lightly soiled. N.p.: Emece Editores, n.d., circa 1998. Limited First Edition.
New York: St. Martin's, 1996. Illus. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1996). Very good.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1971. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. Austin: University of Texas Press, (1971).
Reimpresion. facs. folio, modern library buckram, orig. wrs. bound in. Buenos Aires: Compania Sud-Americana de Billetes de Banco, 1913.
Buenos Aires: La Azotea, 1981. Many photo Illus. 91pp. Oblong 4to, pr. wrs. (Buenos Aires): La Azotea, (1981). Very good Photography of 14 photographers with a short biographical sketch of each one. Text in Spanish, English, and French.
Buenos Aires: Argentina National Committee, 1939. 105 black & white plates. Small square 4to, pictorial wrappers, a bit worn at spine ends. Buenos Aires: Argentina National Committee New York Worl's Fair and Golden Gated Exposition, 1939. Near fine.
U.S. Government, 1854. Case Map. Color lithograph in original brown buckram case. Image measures 9.25" x 5.75". Case map of two maps pertaining to the Amazon River and it's surrounding area with notes on gold and copper mining. Embossed cloth cover with gilt title. Some wear to spine, but both maps are attached. First map is "Map of the Andes", a minimalist chart of altitudes measured by varying boiling points. Measures 17" x 19.75". Second map is "Map Drawn by...
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Chapel Hill: Algonquin, 1995. vg.
London: Murray, 1846. 166 pages, 12mo, 3/4 red calf, ornately gilt spine, marbled boards, marbled edges, rubbed. BOUND WITH: Fortunato Prandi, (ed. & trans.) Memoirs of Father Ripa, During Thirteen Years Residence at the Court of Peking in the Service of the Emperor of China. 160 pages, London: John Murray, 1846, 1844. Very good (+). Previous owner's bookplate.
8vo, cloth. Yale UP, (1944). vg.
New York: Norton, 1971. Color Frontis., many b/w Illus. 8vo, 1/2 blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. New York: Norton, (1971). History of Magellan and Drake sailing through Tierra del Fuego.
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1920. With 22 fine colored illustrations by H. Gronvold. 2 volumes, 4to, tan and green cloth, d.w. London: J.M. Dent, 1920. Near fine. Hudson's revision of his first work on bird life, Argentine Ornithology (1888-89). Fine copies, in very good dust wrappers (few closed tears). The American imprint is on the spines and dust wrappers.
London: Dent, 1912. Illus. 8vo, green cloth, scattered light foxing, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped. London: J. M. Dent, 1912.