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Category: All Categories: History: Mexico and Central America: Central America
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1.

LA METROPOLI COLONIAL CENTRO AMERICAN GUIA PARA EL TURISTA

Publisher: , 1936, ANTIGUA, GUATEMALA.
G00D Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FRONT COVER IS WORN AND DETACHED. 389 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED

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2.
Castro, Américo, 1885-1972.  
Iberoamérica. Su presente y su pasado.

Publisher: New York, Dryden Press [1941].
xiv, 167 p., front., photos, charts, endpaper maps, vocabulary, 21 cm. William L. Fichter's copy with his signature. Stock#37773. Vg/ no dj.

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3.
Chomsky, Noam.  
Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Cental America and the Struggle for Peace.

Publisher: Boston: South End Press, 1985..
As New paperback. 298 pp. Soft Cover. ISBN: imperialism; U.S. intervention;

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4.
Coe, Michael D  
The Maya

Publisher: Thames And Hudson London, 1980.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0500020973 In VG DJ; Red cl. B&W photos, darwings, maps. Biblio, index. Overview of ancient Maya culture; 8vo; 180 pages

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5.
Coe, Michael D.  
The Maya

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson, [1994].
Fifth edition revised & expanded. Publisher isbn: 0500277168. 224 p., illus. Paperback Very good condition; remainder mark

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6.
Diskin, Martin  
Trouble in our Backyard: Central America and the United States in 80s
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Trouble in our Backyard: Central America and the United States in Eithties edited by Martin Diskin, Pantheon Books, paperback, 1972, epilogue by Gunter Grass, foreword by John Womack Jr., 264 pages

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7.
Diskin, Martin editor  
TROUBLE IN OUR BACKYARD Central America and the United States in theEighties
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Publisher: Pantheon New York NY 1983.
Fourth Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; Essays analyze the policies of the United States government toward El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, and the other countries of Central America.; 264 pages

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8.
Drew, David.  
The Lost Chronicles of the Maya Kings.

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999.
xi, 450 p., [24] p. of plates, illus. (some color), maps; 24 cm. "Charts the course of Maya discovery and answers many of the mysteries their civilization has posed: the nature of Mayan religion, the extent of warfare and human sacrifice in their society, how they were able to support vast populations in the forest environment and why, by the time of the Spanish conquest in the sixteenth century, most of the great cities were already lost and forgotten in the jungle." Fine/fine. 101616x.

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9.
Goodman, J.T.  
The Archaic Maya Inscriptions. (Biologia Centrali-Americana. Archaeology. Appendix Part VIII.)
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Publisher: [London]: [Printed by Taylor and Francis], 1897..
ix, 149, [84] pp. Folio. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with b/w drawings + charts. Palau 106141. Spine label worn else a near fine unopened (uncut) copy.

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10.
Hancock, Ralph.  
The Rainbow Republics. Central America.

Publisher: New York: Coward-McCann, (1947)..
xii, 305 pp. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with 1 color folding map. Invitation to Travel Series. Map loose in pocket on the rear pastedown; reverse of map has b/w detail of the ruins of Antigua. A very good crisp clean exlib copy with the usual markings.

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11.
Hewett, Edgar L.  
Ancient Life in Mexico and Central America

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill Indianapolis 1936.
fine in very good dust jacket. photo's, maps

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12.
Howland, Charles P., ed.  
Survey of American Foreign Relations.

Publisher: New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1929..
535 pp. Sm. 4to. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with 6 b/w maps, 2 of which are folding. With the bookplate of Edwin W[alter] Kemmerer (1875-1945), economist, advisor to foreign governments on monetary policy, and known as one of "the money doctors." This volume primary covers the Caribbean and Central America: Cuba, Santa Domingo, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala. Also International Organizations: the World Court and the Pact of Paris; and in the third section, Immigration including: immigration policy before the first world war, the literacy test and act of 1917, the acts of 1921, 1922, and 1924, the Oriental exclusion. Edges a little age-darkened else a near fine, clean, crisp copy. No dust jacket.

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13.
Institute for Policy Studies  
In Contempt of Congress: the Reagan record of deceit & illegality on
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In Contempt of Congress: the Reagan record of deceit & illegality on Central America by Institute for Policy Studies, paperback, 1985, 68 pages, very good condition

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14.
Lavine, Harold and Editors of Life  
CENTRAL AMERICA Life World Library
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Publisher: Time Incorporated New York NY 1964.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine weak and cracked. ; B&W and color Photographs; 160 pages

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15.
Markman, Sidney David, ed.  
Colonial Central America. A Bibliography.
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Publisher: Tempe: Center for Latin American Studies, (1977)..
xii, 345 pp. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. 2250 items listed, including material on art and architecture, cultural, economic, and social history, ethnohistory, geography, government, indigenous writings, maps and plans, urbanization, bibliographic and archival documentary sources. Faint soiling along top edge else a near fine copy.

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16.
Montúfar y Rivera Maestre, Lorenzo.  
Reseña Histórica de Centro-América [Seven Volumes].
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Publisher: Guatemala: Tip. de El Progreso / La Union, 1878-1887..
8vo. Vol. 1, quarter red morocco; vols. 2-7 original blank paper wrappers as issued. First editions. Illus. Palau 179837. Spain & Spanish America II, 393 (V.1-5). Grieb, Central America 263. Villacorta, Bibliografía guatemalteca? 1078-1084. Griffin 4376. This is the most famous 19th c. work on Central America and a very important regional history by an anti-clerical and liberal historian, Lorenzo Montufar y Rivera Maestre (1823-1898), who, as foreign minister of Costa Rica, helped organize the Central American defense against William Walker, and was frequently exiled for his opposition to the dictator Rafael Carrera. Bancroft and many other historians relied very heavily on Montufar's work and thus his subsequent influence on both English and Spanish language histories has been quite substantial. Stamp of bookseller: Libreria Juan Capella en Guatemala on one leaf. Uncommon in this mostly unaltered state; ABPC shows only one copy at auction in the last quarter century. Volumes 2-7 unopened (uncut) and untrimmed as sold hence some edges worn and soiled, scattered foxing, blank wrappers quite worn, torn, and soiled, some toning to half titles or titles, otherwise trimmed size is internally near fine; volume 1 extremities worn, small chip at head of spine and joint split at top. Booksellers stamp to title page of one volume.

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17.
Montúfar y Rivera Maestre, Lorenzo.  
Reseña Histórica de Centro-América [Six Volumes of Seven].

Publisher: Guatemala: Tip. de El Progreso / La Union (v.6), 1878-1887..
8vo. First five volumes uniformly bound in black morocco with red lables, marbled boards, volume 6 in quarter calf with gilt titles. First editions. Illus. Palau 179837. Spain & Spanish America II, 393 (V.1-5). Grieb, Central America 263. Villacorta, Bibliografía guatemalteca? 1078-1083. This is the most famous 19th c. work on Central America and a very important regional history by an anti-clerical and liberal historian, Lorenzo Montufar y Rivera Maestre (1823-1898), who, as foreign minister of Costa Rica, helped organize the Central American defense against William Walker, and was frequently exiled for his opposition to the dictator Rafael Carrera. It contains substantial documentation. The seventh volume (not included here) was strictly dedicated to William Walker and is sometimes catalogued separately. Overall very good or better: first five volumes very good plus, lightly rubbed, vol. 6 spine sunned, extremities worn, a few splits to joints.

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18.
Osborne, Lilly De Jongh w/foreword by Thompson, J. Eric S., Illustrated by: Escobar, Julia Ayau de Lopez  
Indian Crafts of Guatemala and El Salvador

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1975.
xxvi, 385 pp, orange-wht-brown SC wraps will illustrated front panel & spine. The technology of the twentieth century has affected the most distant mountain regions and the author recorde information on the native arts and crafts. She provides an account of the Indians themselves and the meanings of the designs and the part the designs play in ceremonies. 2nd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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19.
PUXLEY W. LAVALLIN  
THE MAGIC LAND OF THE MAYA

Publisher: N .Y.: DODD MEAD, 1928.
Hardcover. Very Good/LACKING. 1 ST. PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONS

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20.
Ruhl, Authur, Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
The Central Americans : Adventures and Impressions Between Mexico and Panama

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York, NY 1928.
x, 284 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, brown dj w/blu illustrations & lettering on the front panel and text on the rear panel. The author based the book upon the journeys that he undertook to Central America. He reveals the nature of the countries and the peoples. He visits Costa RIca, Nicaragua, the Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. the dj chipped on the spine with some pieces missing, dj in protector, the prev owners initials on the ffep. Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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21.
Sullivan, John T  
Report of Historical and Technical Information ...[on] Problem of Interoceanic Communication by Way of the American Isthmus

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1883.
. Folio 219p., illus. Maps, folded maps and profiles throughout. U.S. House of Representatives, 47th Congress, 2d Sess., Ex Doc. 107 Hardcover Ex-Library in very good condition. 3/4 leather! rubbed

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22.
Tompkins, Ptolemy  
This Tree Grows out of Hell: Mesoamerica and the Search for the Magical Body

Publisher: Harpersanfrancisco San Francisco, 1990.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0062508660 IN vg DJ; Hardback (orange cloth spine/orange boards) . Xviii + 190 pp. Drawings. Notes, biblio, index. History of ancient mesoamericans; Small 8vo; xviii + 190 pages

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23.
TSCHIFFELY A.F.  
THIS WAY SOUTHWARD

Publisher: W.W. NORTON, 1940, N.Y..
Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 354 PAGES, TURQUOISE BOARDS, WITH GILT DESIGN TO FRONT BOARD, FRONTISPIECE PHOTOGRAPH OF A.F. TSCHIFFELY ON ''MANCHA''[A JOURNEY THROUGH PATAGONIA AND TIERRA DEL FUEGO

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24.
Waughope, Robert and Cline, Howard F., Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
Handbook of Middle American Indians : volume 12 Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources Part One

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1972.
xiv, 462 pp, rust cloth covered boards w/black title block w/black & silver lettering, dj rust-brn-blk w/pictorial front. Volume 12 contains "Introduction: Reflections on Ethnohistory," "Introductory Notes on Territorial Divisions of Middle America," "Viceroyalty to Republics, 1786-1952," and other information. Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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25.
Waughope, Robert and Harrison, Margaret A.L., Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
Handbook of Middle American Indians : volume 16 sources cited and artifacts Illustrated

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1976.
324 pp, rust cloth covered boards w/black title block w/black & silver lettering, dj rust-brn-blk w/pictorial front. Volume 16 covers sources cited and location of artifacts illustrated. It is a composite bibliography for all the works cited in volumes 1 - 11. It located the owners of each pre-Columbian American artifact illustrated in volumes 1 - 11. Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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