Central America, incl. Mexico
ROSS, Walter G. The Panama Canal Societies of the United States Souvenir Yearbook and Directory.
[No place] : 1947First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "To Colonel James M. Phalen, Dept Surgeon 1927-30. One of the men who helped make the Panama Canal what it is Today. America is Proud of these men. Regards & Respect, Walter G. Ross Oct 19th 1951. Washington, D.C." Phalen went to Panama as Department Surgeon in 1927. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 143653
DESPARD, Edward. [Account sheet, with manuscript docket title:] Account of contingent expences incurred by the Superintendent of His Majesty's affairs in Honduras,
(1789)Account sheet for six months' expenses in Honduras by Edward Marcus Despard (1751-1803), Superintendent of Honduras, later executed for treason, despite the appeals of Nelson, with whom he had worked closely during the San Juan Expedition. On Honduras Despard sought to give the same rights to freed slaves as to white settlers, claiming that British... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 135127
ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. Naval Sketches of the War in California.
New York : 1939First edition, first printing, one of 1,000 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by Roosevelt on title page, "Franklin D. Roosevelt, for Robert M. Morgenthau". Morgenthau (b.1919) is the son of Roosevelt's friend and Secretary of the Treasury during Roosevelt's presidency, Henry Morgenthau, Jr (1891-1967).
At the time of presentation Robert... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 119149
STAGNO, Bruno - Alexander Tzonis; Liane Lefaivre; Ken Yeang. Bruno Stagno: An Architect in the Tropics.
Ampang, Malaysia : 1999First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the subject, inscribed on the half-title "To Rod, with great pleasure, Bruno Stagno, Beijing 99". Excellent monograph on the work of the prize-winning Costa Rican architect and pioneer of tropical architecture.
Stock Code: 141484
WAUGH, Evelyn. Mexico.
Boston : 1939First US edition, first printing. With the author's presentation slip, tipped into the front endpaper, reading, "For H. A. Rappaport Evelyn Waugh". H. A. Rappaport was an eccentric American bibliophile, who had a habit of hand printing or binding offprints of his favourite author's works and sending them to the authors in exchange for presentation copies... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 112497
FRIEDLANDER, Lee. Flowers and Trees.
New York : 1981First edition, first printing, signed by the photographer on the dedication page. 40 stunning botanical photographs, taken during Friedlander's trip through the United States, Mexico, Japan and Europe. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 123419
FRIEDLANDER, Lee. Flowers and Trees.
New York : 1981First edition, first printing, signed by the photographer on the dedication page. 40 stunning botanical photographs, taken during Friedlander's trip through the United States, Mexico, Japan and Europe. Learn More£900.00
Stock Code: 123423
HILL, S. S. Travels in Peru and Mexico.
London : 1860First edition. Inscribed by the author in vol. 1 on the front free binder's blank, "Miss Courthope, with the author's affectionate regards". Samuel Hill was a prolific travel writer, who, having made a trip around the world in the 1850s, published several popular books of his travels. This edition is uncommon in the original binding, with six copies... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 119151
BELT, Thomas. The Naturalist in Nicaragua:
London : 1874,First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed verso of the front free endpaper, "P. Brown Esqre, M.D. with the kind regards of the Author", with Brown's ownership inscription to the title page. The son of a Newcastle seedsman, Belt (1832-1878) was educated at a private school conducted by by John Storey, a secretary of Tyneside Naturalists' Field Club,... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 114155