New Canaan, Connecticut: Milstan Enterprises, No date. Paperback. SCARCE. 8vo. White illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor foxing to exterior and edge of text block. Pencil check marks and writing to pages 55-56. Does not effect text. Else is clean and bright with several illustrations throughout. 112 Pages. LATAM/071618. Very Good.
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Sao Paulo: Reitoria da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 1950. Paperback. SCARCE. 2a Edicao. Ruy (or Rui) Barbosa (1849 - 1923) was a Brazilian author and politician. He was committed to defending civil liberties and contributed to the abolition of slavery in Brazil in 1888. This portfolio includes a facsimile of the "Oracao aos Mocos" or "Prayer for Young Men" speech that he wrote for graduates of the class of 1920 from the Faculdade de Direito de Sao Paulo. The speech was read by Professor Reinaldo Porchat as Barbosa was ill and unable to attend the ceremony. The speech has been reproduced directly from the original typescript and shows pen corrections that Barbosa made. Also included are facsimile copies of letters, telegrams, photographs, and newspaper articles. Unbound folio sheets as issued. Housed in a white paper portfolio with red and black title to front panel. Half of a red wax seal is adhered to the rear panel of the portfolio. The edges are worn with tears to the edges and there is minor soiling to the covers. IN PORTUGUESE. Unpaginated. SAMER/011013. Very Good.
Edicoes SBS Ltda: Ilheus - Bahia, 1970. Hardcover. In Portuguese. Uncommon book on the history and people of Ilheus, one of the oldest cities in Brazil. Most of the book consists of black & white photographs and biographies of the people of the day in Ilheus. It includes everyone from government officials, journalists, members of prominent families, to even a beauty queen or two. There is an informality to the book that lends charm. Very good in white leatherette boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Foxing to boards. Clean, bright interior. 352 pages. SOAM/102308. Very Good.
Ilheus: Edicoes SBS Ltda: Ilheus - Bahia, 1970. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by the author, Arthur Brandao. Uncommon book on the history and people of Ilheus, one of the oldest cities in Brazil. Most of the book consists of black & white photographs and biographies of the people of the day in Ilheus. It includes everyone from government officials, journalists, members of prominent families, to even a beauty queen or two. There is an informality to the book that lends charm. The book is inscribed to Lincoln Gordon, a former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil by Brandao, one of the authors. Bound in white paper covered boards with green metallic titles to spine and front cover. Covers and head of spine have been bent and creased without affecting the interior, which is clean and tight. Short closed tear to top of rear hinge. In Portuguese. 352 pages. SOAM/080707. Very Good Minus.
Chicago: Argonaut, Inc., Publishers, 1965. Hardcover. Near fine in a very good+ green and white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and white title to spine. Slight edge wear to top edge of dust jacket. Pristine interior. Index, 114 pages. Greece. GRE/7182. Near Fine / Very Good+.
Garden City: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1963. Hardcover. INSCRIBED by the author, Ike Eisenhower's brother and former President of Johns Hopkins University, to Dr. Frank R Smith Jr. Near fine in very good plus dj. Interior very bright; index; 342 pp. Latin American Studies. LATAM/1033. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
London: Methuen & Co., 1949. Hardcover. 1st edition. Illustrated from photographs by William Caskey. Very good in very good dustjacket. Minor chipping to edges of dust jacket. The travel diary of a journey in South America with photographer and friend William Caskey. Interior is clean and bright. Pictorial endpapers. 194 pages. South American Travel. SOAMER/9100. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Signed and with a lengthy inscription by the author on the front free end page. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. Latin America. LATAM103191. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985. Hardcover. In this book "eight leading scholars in the humanities and the social sciences suvery the history, politics, economics, demography, and culture of teh Caribbean to provide an authoritative yet accessible introduction to this complex and geographically fragmented region" (jacket). Red cloth spine over tan cloth covered boards with black title to spine. Bumping to top corners. Clean and bright. In brown dust jacket with white title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few short closed tears. 254 pages. SOAMER/122018. Very Good / Very Good.
Leipzig: Albert Bonnier, 1912. Hardcover. 8vo. Modern Binding. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. A few chips to edges of half title page, frontispiece, and to map in rear. Minor browning to edges of text block. Else is clean and bright. Includes many photographic illustrations. Index, 343 pages. South America. SOAMER/030508. Very Good +.
New York: F.S. Crofts and Company, 1943. Hardcover. Vg- in light blue cloth covered boards. 8vo. Faint water stains to front cover. Minor toning to spine and minor fading to edges of boards. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Interior is clean and bright. 582 pages. South American History. SOU1/1252. Very Good -.
Lanham, MD: Madison Books, 1986. Hardcover. First Edition. Inscribed by author on ffep: "for Barry - You will appreciate the Vietnam connection, I'm sure - here we go again! Want to get in it now or later? Sol 9-24-86 Washington, D.C." Sol Sanders was a long-time foreign correspondent for a variety of publications. The book is inscribed to Barry Zorthian, the noted U.S. government spokesman in Vietnam during the war, and is from his collection. Bound in red cloth with black, green and red dustjacket. Near fine condition. 222 pages. CENT/010913. Near Fine.
RIo de Janiero, 1939. Paperback. 4to. Very good in tan wraps with dark blue title to front and spine panels. Minor creasing to spine, minor soiling and foxing to wraps, and light chipping to edges. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations and charts throughout. 424 pages. Latin America and the Caribbean. SAM1/3290. Very Good.
Sao Paulo Brazil: Folha de S. Paulo, 1987. Hardcover. Folio. SCARCE. A collection of 174 selected first pages of the Portuguese language newspaper "Folha de S. Paulo" from 1925 - 1987. This newspaper, printed in Sao Paulo Brazil, has one of the largest circulations in Latin America. Black paper covered boards with paper title label pasted down to front board. Clean, bright interior. Multicolored dust jacket with black title and white publisher's name to spine panel. Minor wear to edges and minor rubbing to panels of jacket. 192 pages. CENT/092607. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket.