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The Puma's Claw, Clark, Simon
1 The Puma's Claw
Clark, Simon
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Orange cloth boards have light soiling, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 223 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has large chips. Story of the seven young men who climbed Pumasillo or "the Puma's Claw" in the Andes of Peru in 1957. 8vo. Mountaineering. 012080

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Envoys, Hays, H. R.
2 The Envoys
Hays, H. R.
New York Crown Publishers 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 313 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, slight edge wear, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of intrigue set in Peru. 8vo. Fiction. 016168

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Stars Weep, Javal, Jean-Luc
3 The Stars Weep
Javal, Jean-Luc
London Hutchinson & Co. 1956 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 198 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several shallow chips along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Two young French students of Ethnology set out on an adventure to South America to learn about its people, their customs and personalities. 8vo. South America. 013576

Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Passage Through El Dorado: Traveling the World's Last Great Wilderness
Kandell, Jonathan
New York William Morrow & Co. 1984 0-688-02664-8 / 9780688026646 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing. Flat Signed by Author on half title page. Clean blue boards with ivory cloth spine, copper metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 312 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 008835

Price: 15.00 USD
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September Roses, Maurois, Andre
5 September Roses
Maurois, Andre
New York Harper & Brothers 1958 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with maroon cloth spine, white lettering on spine. Hint of slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, price on front flap has faint red line through and "29" written below. No other marks. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lightly ironic, romantic story of a marriage during the later years of life set in France and Peru. Translated from the French by Gerard Hopkins, this may be the first U.S. edition - statement on copyright page "Originally published in France under the title "Le Roses de Septembre" by Andre Maurois." 8vo. Fiction. 016460

Price: 20.00 USD
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Cocaine - White Gold Rush in Peru, Morales, Edmundo
6 Cocaine - White Gold Rush in Peru
Morales, Edmundo
Tucson, Arizona, USA University of Arizona Press 1989 0816510660 / 9780816510665 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Susan and Tolouse for all the years we know each other. - Edmundo 7/26/89" with additional note laid in: "Susan, give me a call when you get this package - Love, Edmundo." 228 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This combination of scholarship and hard-hitting journalism stand out among writings on the coca and cocaine problem, shedding light far beyond Peru." - National Geographic "All concerned citizens and policy-makers had better read this book, and soon, for the time for mere pallatives andtheatrical heroics is past." - Eric R. Wolf, City University of New York 018377

Price: 30.00 USD
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Hasta La Vista - Or a Postcard from Peru, Morley, Christopher
7 Hasta La Vista - Or a Postcard from Peru
Morley, Christopher
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1942 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with blind stamped decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slight fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 268 pages with index and glossary. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at upper and lower spine edges, a few tiny edge nicks and corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An informal account of Morley's family vacation to Peru, in a series of humorous essays, with a remarkable index which is partly a vocabulary of Mr. Morley's very rudimentary Spanish and partly a philosophical summary. 023286

Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Bride of the Conqueror
Spence, Hartzell
New York Random House 1954 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Very clean black boards with sword illustration blind stamped on cover. Gold lettering on clean brown cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Pages topstained black. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Very small book shop sticker at bottom edge of rear fixed endpaper. 336 pgs. Bright dustjacket is not price clipped, very minimal edgewear (a few very small, shallow closed edge tears). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Historical Fiction. 014705

Price: 20.00 USD
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9 The Desert Kingdoms of Peru
Von Hagen, Victor W.
Greenwich, CT New York Graphic Society Publishers, Ltd. 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with red title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully decorated clean endpapers. Previous owner bookplate lightly glued on back of half-title page. 191 pgs. with index. Illustrated in full color and black & white. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top of spine, a few short edge tears, small chip at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Ancient History. 009775

Price: 20.00 USD
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