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...
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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.
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1823. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 15" x 9", image plus text measure 16.75" x 20.5". Includes information pertaining to history, climate and culture. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas..." of 1822.
New York: Everest House, 1982. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth. New York: Everest House, (1982). vg Presentation copy.
International Commission of Enquiry in the Crimes of the Military Junta in Chile, 1974. 44pp. Small 8vo, pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled. N.p.: International Commission of Enquiry into the Crimes of the Military Junta in Chile, 1974.
Venice: 1688. Map, diptych gore sheets. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Each page measures about 19 5/8" x 13 3/8". Beautiful pair of gore sheets from Coronelli's 110 cm diameter globe. Shows the southern part of the Pacific Ocean including the Tropic of Capricorn and the western coast of South America. Features a nicely engraved cartouche , architectural elements, cherubs, a mermaid and space for two other portraits or text, here left blank. Includes beautifully rendered ships and denotes the path...
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Scribner's 1955. vg.
illus. 411pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Pantheon, (1980). Assassination of Orlando Letelier.
folding map. illus. 8vo, cloth; (spine faded). N.Y.: Knopf, 1943.
Bogata: La Oveja Negra, 1986. Text in Spanish. Small 8vo, white boards, d.w. lightly soiled. (Bogata: La Oveja Negral, 1986).
Paris: Braun & Cie. 1932. Illustrated with a folding map, and 280 fine duotone plates, 66pp of text in Spanish. Thick 4to, stiff pictorial wrappers (spine darkened). Paris: Braun & Cie, (1932). A very good(+) copy.
Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1855. 556 pages. 4to, 1/2 brown calf, marbled boards; quite rubbed and with some repairs & reinforcements. Extensively illustrated with 7 lithographs (6 tinted, 1 hand colored) and 7 maps (3 folding but loose in front of book). The hand colored lithographic plate is a "Portrait of an Araucanian chief." One of the tinted lithographs is the nine panel folding plate (one section partially detached at a fold), "Panoramic view from Santa Lucia." Washington, D.C.: A.O.P. Nicholson...
Washington D.C. Gilliss, James Melville, 1855. Three maps. Lithograph. Sheet I, II, and III image sizes 16.5 x 9.75 inches each; page sizes 19 x 11.25 inches each. Unusual set of maps on thin paper, that illustrate the U.S. Naval expedition to the Southern Hemisphere 1849-1852. In good condition. Some chips and small tears to edges, each map shows some staining and foxing.
8vo, cloth. Yale UP, (1944). vg.
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1958. Illus., most in color. 8vo, brown cloth. Chicago: Rand McNally, (1958). Book Club Edition. Fine.
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Knopf, 1964. vg Case of Manuel Garces who murdered a Chilean lawyer.
8vo, cloth, d.w. Stanford UP, 1968. vg.
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. lightly soiled and lightly dampstained on spine portion. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, (1973). Account of the an Uruguayan Air Force plane that crashed in the Andes in 1972.
Glasgow: Brown & Ferguson, 1966. Illus., one folding. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. lighlty soiled, some pages with a few pencil marks in margins, otherwise very good. Glasgow: Brown & Ferguson, (1966). Account of the clippers that rounded Cape Horn to trade on the coast of Chile.
Middletown: I. Riley, 1808. Containing copious extracts from the Araucana of Don Alonzo de Ercilla. Translated from the Original Italian, by an American Gentleman. Folding map of Chile laid in. 2 volumes. 8vo, modern blue cloth, ex-lib with a few rubberstamps in margins of both volumes, scattered light foxing to some margins of both volumes, scattered light browning to the some pages of both volumes. Middletown: I. Riley, 1808. First Edition in English. The author was born in Chile where...
8vo, cloth. NYS School of Industrial and Labor Rel., Cornell Univ., 1966.vg.
New York: Charles Morse. Map. Lithograph. Image measures 14.5 x 12.5 inches. Page measures 16.5 x 13.5 inches. Some minor foxing, tiny chip to top right corner. In very good condition. This graphic map shows a substantial portion of South America as it existed in the mid-19th century. Its primary focus is Brazil, but it also includes Bolivia, La Plata, Uruguay, Peru, and Paraguay, with borders marked in red. Provinces are distinguished by color and labeled with separately printed red...
8vo, cloth, d.w. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1973). vg.
Mexico: Centro de Informacion Politica, 1972. Color Illus. 16mo, pr. wrs. Mexico: (Centro de Informacion Politica), 1972. Very good.
London: Cadell & Davies, 1815. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 27.5" x 19.75". Stunning and unusual map of Chile. Includes inset of Isola de Tierra, the easternmost island of the Juan Fernandes chain. Some offsetting.