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FORDLANDIA: THE RISE AND FALL OF HENRY FORD'S FORGOTTEN JUNGLE CITY
Written by Greg Grandin.
Stock no. 1817971
Published by Metropolitan Books. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A desperate quest to salvage the bygone America in the heart of the Amazon. Ford's great delusion was not that the Amazon could be tamed but that the forces of capitalism, once released, might yet be contained. Blue paper spine, yellow title. Yellow paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780805082364.
Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Photographs and Introduction by Hugh Thomson. ISBN: 0297607596.
Yellow cloth, silver vignette to front. Colour plates. Translated with an introduction by Cohen. Small crease to middle of spine. Slip case is very good - some marks and browning.
A Natural History of Plants, Animals and People. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780195122077.
Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. The artist's travels in Europe and Patagonia. ISBN: 9780863837579. Base of spine bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small amount of residue left from old label on rear panel.
BEYOND THE STONES OF MACHU PICCHU: FOLK TALES AND STORIES OF INCA LIFE
Written by Elizabeth Conrad Van Buskirk. Illustrated by Angel L. Callanaupa Alvarez.
Stock no. 1815528
Published by Thrums. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780983886051.
Second Edition. Pictorial cardwraps. 115 colour plates, concise descriptions of every species, where to watch birds in Trinidad & Tobago, and an overview of the geography, climate and habitats of the islands. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408152096.
Card wraps. Colour illustrations. ix and 511 pages including index. ISBN: 0747030286. Spine slightly creased else contents fine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Dual language; English and Dutch. Colour photos. Large format. Card wraps. ISBN: 9789056625122.
Large format. Grey cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 8878270008. Some light wear to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a little browning.
SOME BIRDS AND MAMMALS OF SOUTH AMERICA
Written by Sacheverell Sitwell; Carlos Selva Andrade. Illustrated by Axel Amuchastegui.
Stock no. 2111295
Published by The Tryon Gallery; George Rainbird. 1st 1966. Nearly fine condition.
Very large format. Quarter bound in morocco with hand marbled paper. 17 colour plates, using multi-colour lithography. Limited edition (in this format numbers 51 to 300). Plates are tissue-guarded. A beautiful book! Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. This is copy no. 217. SIGNED by artist. A couple of marks to endpapers and a few foxspots to outer page edges. Some tissue-guards have become creased. Illustrations are fine - beautifully bright! Contained in a very good slip case, which is foxed and spotted, with wear.
BIRDS OF SURINAME
Written by F. Haverschmidt; G.F. Mees. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Inge Van Noortwijk.
Stock no. 1204194
Published by Vaco. 1st 1994. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Dark green imitation leather with gilt titles. Colour plates. Includes fold-out sketch map of Suriname to rear. 584 pages. ISBN: 999140029X. Rear joints are just starting to crack. Wrapper a little edge-chipped.