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Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1815. Folding map of Brazil with hand colored outlines. Two copperplate frontispieces. 3 volumes. 8vo, rebound in modern brown library cloth, ex libris stamps on title pages and the blank side of the map and the two plates, page margins uncut. Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1815. First Edition. With original wrappers and half-titles bound in each volume. Map has two small tears on right margin with no loss of text and that side has a small repair with.....
New York: Fundacion Cisneros, 2016. Introductory essay by Guy Brett. Illustrated throughout, some in color. 231 pages with text in English & Spanish. Thick 8vo, printed boards with pale blue spine, issued without dust wrapper. New York & Caracas: Fundacion Cisneros, (2016). First edition. A fine copy, as new. The Fundacion Cisneros's CONVERSATIONS series is dedicated to preserving firsthand testimonies of leading artists and intellectuals from Latin America.
Sao Paulo: Martins, 1962. Illustrated by the author. Introduction by Jorge Amado. 331 pages with Text in Portuguese. Large 8vo, green cloth with original stiff pictorial wrappers bound in. Sao Paulo: Martins (1962). First Edition. Gift inscription on halftitle and pPages 23-38 have pencil underlining to the text and extensive pencil annotation in the margins. The pages with illustrations have not been underlined or annotated. Otherwise very good.
Bahia: Instituto Nacional, 1982. Text by Jorge Amado, Peirre Verger & Waldeloir Rego. 128 aquarelles by Carybe. Very thick folio, 3/4 tan linen over pictorial boards (somewhat dust-soiled and with faint stains on top of spine; internally clean). Bahia: Instituto Nacional, 1982. A very good copy. Inscribed by the artist on the half title with 3 original watercolors on the fly-leaf and half-title.
Rio De Janeiro: Laemmert, 1856. 668 pages, thick 12mo, brown cloth; early ownership signatures, worming, mostly minor (most significant through around page 130), covers worn, spines and front joint repaired, but sound. Rio De Janeiro: Eduardo & Henrique Laemmert, 1856. A few issues but still a very good copy.
40pp. 24mo, original printed wrappers; (wrappers very lightly soiled, otherwise very good). Rio de Janeiro: Eduardo & Henrique Laemmert, (1865). "An account of Lincoln's assassination and funeral, beginning with his forebodings when he left Springfield. Concludes with a brief biography." Monaghan 3796. One of two publications in Portuguese published in Brazil in 1865 on Abraham Lincoln.
London: Effingham Wilson, 1825. the Captaincy of Minas Geraes, and the Gold Mines of that Province. Colored map of Minas Geraes. xii, 182pp. + ad leaf. 8vo, rebound in modern brown library cloth, ex-lib, light foxing to some margins. uncut. London: Effingham Wilson, 1825. The first 6 chapters are on the history of Brazil, the voyage to Brazil and ports, geography, natural history and medical diseases there. The rest of the book is on the geology, mineralogy, and mining in.....