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Ajiaco, Vol. II, No. 10, Saturday, October 6, 1928
1 Ajiaco, Vol. II, No. 10, Saturday, October 6, 1928
American Legion, Havana Post No. 1 1928 Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket; Wraps lightly tattered. 
An issue of the monthly bulletin published by The American Legion, Havana Post No. 1, Havana, Cuba. Printed stapled wraps. Text in English. Many articles about Spanish-American War, veterans issues, parades, Legion news, advertisements for cigars, fly spray, stenography services, cars, hotels, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Cuba 1933:  Prologue to Revolution, Aguilar, Luis E.
2 Aguilar, Luis E. Cuba 1933: Prologue to Revolution
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1972 0801406609 / 9780801406607 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and tattered, usual library stamps and markings. 
Index. ; Ex-Library; 256 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Guatemala Visited: February-March, 1946, Atwater, Mary M.
3 Atwater, Mary M. Guatemala Visited: February-March, 1946
Santa Ana, CA HTH Publishers 1965 0916658155 / 9780916658151 Softcover Very Good; Covers creased, pocket scar on rear inside cover. 
Printed red card stapled covers. Reprint of 1946 booklet. Many illustrations. Shuttle Craft Guild Monograph Fifteen. Results of the author's extensive travels in Guatemala in 1946 and examination of Guatemalan handwoven textiles. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Reflections on the Cuban Revolution, Baran, Paul A.
4 Baran, Paul A. Reflections on the Cuban Revolution
Monthly Review Press 1961 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name and address on front free endpaper. 
Red stapled wraps. Offprint from the Jan/Feb. 1961 Monthly Review. Ev; Monthly Review Pamphlet Series; Vol. 18; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Losers: the Definitive Report, by an Eyewitness, of the Communist Conquest of Cuba and the Soviet Penetration in Latin America, Bethel, Paul D.
5 Bethel, Paul D. The Losers: the Definitive Report, by an Eyewitness, of the Communist Conquest of Cuba and the Soviet Penetration in Latin America
New Rochelle, NY Arlington House 1969 0870000535 / 9780870000539 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and has large tear to front panel. 
Notes, index. ; 615 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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A Mexican Journey, Blichfeldt, E. H.
6 Blichfeldt, E. H. A Mexican Journey
Chautauqua, NY The Chautauqua Press 1919 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings, else a clean, tight copy. 
Brown cloth binding. Many black and white photographs, index, bibliography. ; The Chautauqua Home Reading Series; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 280 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Buried Gold and Anacondas, Blomberg, Rolf
7 Blomberg, Rolf Buried Gold and Anacondas
NY Thomas Nelson & Sons 1956 First American Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned and foxed, jacket tattered. 
Translated by F. H. Lyon. Two folding maps, many black and white photos. The zoological specimens collector relates his adventures capturing anacondas and tracking down stories of lost Incan gold. ; 144 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Los Petroleros, Buendía, Manuel
8 Buendía, Manuel Los Petroleros
Fundacion Manuel Buendia 1985 9684930658 / 9789684930650 Second Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Softcover with French Flaps. Text in Spanish. ; 312 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Politics of a Colonial Career : Jose Baquijano & the Audiencia of Lima, Burkholder, Mark A.
9 Burkholder, Mark A. Politics of a Colonial Career : Jose Baquijano & the Audiencia of Lima
Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press 1980 0826305458 / 9780826305459 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Red cloth binding with gold map of Peru stamped on front boards. Boards very lightly rubbed, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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History Will Absolve Me!, Castro, Fidel
10 Castro, Fidel History Will Absolve Me!
NY Lyle Stuart 1961 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages slightly toned. 
Printed stapled wraps. English translation of Fidel Castro's speech before the Emergency Session of the Court of Santiago de Cuba, Oct. 16, 1953. Foreword by CBS journalist and Executive Secretary of Fair Play for Cuba Committee, Robert Taber. ; 79 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Rumba:  Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba, Daniel, Yvonne
11 Daniel, Yvonne Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba
Bloomington Indiana University Press 1995 025320948X / 9780253209481 Later Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed. 
Index, bibliography, notes. ; Blacks in the Diaspora; 196 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Compendium and Description of the West Indies, de Espinosa, Antonio Vazquez
12 de Espinosa, Antonio Vazquez Compendium and Description of the West Indies
Washington DC The Smithsonian Institution 1942 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings. 
Publication 3646. Green cloth binding. Translated by Charles Upson Clark. xii, 862 pp. Index. A detailed account of Spanish America written in 1628-29.; Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections; Ex-Library; Vol. 102; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Puerto Rico:  Its Conditions and Possibilities, Dinwiddie, William
13 Dinwiddie, William Puerto Rico: Its Conditions and Possibilities
New York and London Harper & Brothers 1899 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings on spine, all edges, title page, first page of introduction, and rear endpapers. 
A survey of Puerto Rico's culture, history, natural resources, and geography written shortly after it became an American possession. Many photos and illustrations, including shots of cigar factory and cockfighting. Bright red cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. ; Ex-Library; 294 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Moche Art of Peru: Pre-Columbia Symbolic Communication, Dornan, Christopher B.
14 Dornan, Christopher B. Moche Art of Peru: Pre-Columbia Symbolic Communication
Los Angeles, CA Museum of Cultural History, University of California 1979 Second Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly worn, spine creased and worn. 
274 illustrations. Sources of illustrations, bibliography, notes. A catalogue to an exhibition organized by the Museum of Cultural History and exhibited there in 1978. It later traveled to The Heard Museum, in Phoenix and The Denver Art Museum. The Moche people predated the Inca Empire by over a thousand years, living along the Pacific coast of northern Peru. This catalogue features pottery and stone eating utensils and vessels, ceramic bottles, animal and human statues, often with enormous phalli, jewelry and other highly decorative items. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 205 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Ediger, Donald The Well of Sacrifice
Garden City, NY Doubleday and Company 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front flyleaf, corners rounded, jacket lightly tattered. 
"An account of the expedition to recover the lost Mayan treasures of Chichen Itza." Many photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Our Sister Republic:  A Gala Trip through Tropical Mexico in 1869-70, Evans, Col. Albert S.
16 Evans, Col. Albert S. Our Sister Republic: A Gala Trip through Tropical Mexico in 1869-70
Hartford, CT Columbian Book Company 1870 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Hinges cracked, two pages have yellowed tape repairs, pages toned, some light soiling here and there. 
Title continued: Adventure and Sight-Seeing in the Land of the Aztecs, with Picturesque Descriptions of the Country and the People, and Reminiscences of the Empire and its Downfall. Original blindstamped brown cloth with gilt designs and lettering on front boards and spine. Lively travel writing embellished with many engravings of landscapes, street scenes, eminent Mexicans, and even a bull-fighting scene and bull and bear-fighting scene. 518 pages + 4 pages of publisher's ads. Prefatory letter by William H. Seward. Lovely Aztec-themed owner bookplate on front pastedown. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Viva Mexico!, Flandrau, Charles Macomb
17 Flandrau, Charles Macomb Viva Mexico!
NY D. Appleton and Company 1908 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Shaken, some pages inexpertly cut, owner name, one page loose. 
Navy cloth binding with silver lettering stamped on front boards and spine. A vintage travel account of the American author's travel through Mexico at the turn of the century. A lively and opinionated travelogue. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Cuba and Her People of To-Day:  An Account of the History and Progress of the Island Previous to its Independence;, Forbes, Lindsay
18 Forbes, Lindsay Cuba and Her People of To-Day: An Account of the History and Progress of the Island Previous to its Independence;
Boston L. C. Page and Company 1911 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings on spine, title page, embossed stamp on Cuba map, rear endpapers. 
xii, 329 pp, index. 2 color folding maps of Cuba and Havana. Illustrated endpapers. Lovely red cloth decorative binding with heraldic shield design showing seascape sunset, palm tree and stripes on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Many photos. Subtitle continued: A Description of its Physical Features; A Study of its People; and, in Particular, An Examination of its Present Political Conditions, its Industries, Natural Resources, and Prospects; Together with Information and Suggestions Designed to Aid the Prospective Investor or Settler. ; Ex-Library 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Dancing with Cuba:  A Memoir of the Revolution, Guillermoprieto, Alma
19 Guillermoprieto, Alma Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution
NY Pantheon Books 2004 0375420932 / 9780375420931 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed. 
290 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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New Worlds to Conquer, Halliburton, Richard
20 Halliburton, Richard New Worlds to Conquer
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing Co. 1940 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; A vintage reprint of the author's account of his travels in the Caribbean, Central American and South America. Orange cloth binding. Many black and white photographs. Boards soiled and scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 368 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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