Category: Latin America


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Brazil: A Gracious People in a Heartless System

By: Dias, Zwinglio M and Hill, Joyce

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Friendship Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0503003839

ISBN: 0377003158

Condition: Fine

100 pp. Nearly new, no markings. Spine uncreased. Several b&w photos. Cover shows a drawing of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception (based on a statue at the Museum of Sacred Art at the Federal Univeersity of Bahia). Two experienced mission workers describe Brazil's booming economy and the problems of its poor laborers. They also survey various mission efforts in Brazil. View more info

A Toast to Rebellion

By: Garibaldi, Giuseppe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1935

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009877

Condition: Good +

327 pp. Spine faded and stained with a streak of white paint. Water stains on front and rear covers. Artistic bookplate pasted on inside cover. Text clean, binding firm. Grandson of Italy's national hero recounts his adventures as a mercenary in the 1910 Mexican Revolution, the Boer War and other conflicts. Includes 19 glossy b&w photos. Size: 8v0 -- 9 in Tall By 10 in. Wide View more info

Cuban Cigar Labels -- The Tobacco Industry in Cuba and Florida: Its Golden Age in Lithography and Architecture

By: Menocal, Narciso

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, Cuban National Heritage: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009801

Condition: Near Fine

48 pp. on glossy stock. Like new, no markings. A business card for the chairman of the publisher is stapled to the title page. An 18-page essay by Narciso Menocal traces how cigar labels became a showcase for fine lithography in Cuba and Florida. He also touches on the history of the cigar industry in Spain, Cuba and Florida. The full-color plates, four or five to a page, show the various fanciful designs used for cigar labels and cigar box decorations, many of them show... View more info

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An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs (Native American)

By: William Gates

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications: 2013

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009861

ISBN: 0486236188

Condition: Near Fine

204 pp. Newly new. No markings. A guide to deciphering Maya petroglyphs. First published in 1931. Gates has tabulated all character variants and attempted to work out meaning from their counterparts, relating them to Maya culture found in southern Mexico and Central America. His work includes day signs, month signs, caledric signs, numerals, colors, face signs, animal figures, astronomical signs, etc. A companion work by Gates is included: "Glyph Studies," taken ... View more info