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BRIGHAM, William T[ufts] [1841-1926].
Guatemala The Land Of The Quetzal A Sketch.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1887..
8vo. pp. xv, 453. with half-title. 25 plates, 1 chart, 3 folding maps, & numerous text illus. (incl. 2 maps). original black & gilt-stamped cloth (shabby & soiled, spine ends chipped, front hinge cracked, cellotape stains in gutter of half-title, frontis. & title, library rubberstamp on title & verso of last text leaf). First UK Edition. "Based on three trips to Guatemala, this excellent report is surprising for its thoroughness and quality of description." (Smith) Appended is a list of works relating to Central America, pp. 430-442. cfSmith B135.
$250 USD Book Number: SIGatBRI80 Order / Enquire
BUNEAU-VARILLA, Philippe [Jean] [1859-1940].
Panama The Creation, Destruction, And Resurrection.
New York: McBride, Nast & Company, 1914..
8vo. pp. xx, 568. 32 plates (incl. frontis. portrait). lacking the folding map & folding plan. text illus. modern cloth (scattered library blindstamps). First American Edition.
$150 USD Book Number: elala3448 Order / Enquire
[KEASBEY, Anthony Quinton] [1824-1895] (Editor).
Isthmus Transit By Chiriqui And Golfo Dulce.
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., 42, . 4 folding maps & charts. original cloth (gilt lettering dull). Signed Presentation Copy. First Edition.
$250 USD Book Number: elala4555 Order / Enquire
SQUIER, E[phraim] G[eorge] [1821-1888].
Honduras; Descriptive, Historical, And Statistical.
London: Trübner & Co., 1870..
8vo. pp. viii, 278. with half-title. folding partially coloured frontis. map of Central America. A very nice copy in original cloth (occasional light foxing). First Separate Edition. The work originally formed part of The States Of Central America., published at New York in 1858. It is here reprinted with the permission of the author, who has also revised three chapters to "give a clear and accurate view of the condition of Honduras at the present time." (p. vi). "Recent events, but more especially the commencement and rapid progress of a great Inter-Oceanic highway through its territories, have invested the Republic of Honduras in Central America with new interest and importance. This important international work, which is under contract to be delivered in 1872, must materially affect the course of travel and trade between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and have a powerful influence in developing the vast natural resources of Central America in general, and of Honduras in particular." (p. [v]) The author was formerly the representative of the United States in the Central American Republics (1849-50), and more recently its Commissioner in Peru (1863-65). See Smith S135 (The States Of Central America).
$481 USD Book Number: SUIndSQU90 Order / Enquire
A New Voyage And Description Of The Isthmus Of America.
Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Company 1903..
8vo. pp. 212. 2 folding maps & 3 folding plates. index. original cloth, t.e.g., others uncut. unopened. (some foxing). Limited to 500 numbered copies. Reprinted from the original edition of 1699. Edited By George Parker Winship.
$125 USD Book Number: elala5257 Order / Enquire
WINTER, Nevin O.
Guatemala And Her People Of To-Day Being An Account Of The Land, Its History And Development; The People, Their Customs And Characteristics.
Boston: L.C.Page And Company, 1909..
8vo. pp. xii, 307. with half-title. folding colour map & 48 plates (incl. frontis. portrait. illus. endleaves. contemporary half morocco, t.e.g. (front joint cracked & weak). First Edition.
$150 USD Book Number: elala273 Order / Enquire