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  • Attwood, Adeline.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - California-born author's first and apparently only novel (although she also published many short stories), a story set among the simple people of the Andes, who guard the secret of the hiding place of the lost Inca treasure. SIGNED on the front endpaper with the words "Best Regards."

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 32490
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    Bannon, Laura.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 1945. Hardcover - A children's story set high in the mountains of Peru, where Gregorio wants to drive the llama train by himself but his father keeps saying 'when you are older.' Illustrated with both full color paintings and black and white drawings by the author. Square format. Unpaginated. An attractive vintage copy,

    Condition: Very good in illustrated boards (a few scribbles on the title page but contents otherwise clean and attractive, )

    Book ID: 85076
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  • THE WEB OF THE GOLDEN SPIDER. by Bartlett, Frederick Orin (1876 - 1945)
    Bartlett, Frederick Orin (1876 - 1945)

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1909. Hardcover first edition - A Lost Race tale set in the Andes. A story of romance, mystery, intrigue and adventure which opens in Boston, where Wilson, a former theology student, now homeless and penniless, rescues a young woman from over-officious police officers - and moves from there to a sea voyage and to the remote slopes of the Andes in South America and a search for the famed treasure of El Dorado rumored to have been buried beneath Lake Guadiva. Illustrated with a color frontispiece by Harrison Fisher, with a tissue guard , and three black-and-white plates by Charles M. Relyea. viii, 354 pp,

    Condition: Very good in dark blue cloth decorated with an embossed spider's web with gilt idol in the center, white lettering on front and spine (some shelfwear to the boards, corners slightly bumped, but a tight and clean copy)

    Book ID: 87294
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  • THE SOUL OF THE CONDOR: A Forgotten Holocaust. by Sanchez Sanchez, Carlos J., MD.
    Sanchez Sanchez, Carlos J., MD.
    THE SOUL OF THE CONDOR: A Forgotten Holocaust.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Chula Vista, CA: By the author, (1996). SIGNED first edition - "Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. . . In his medical missions to the desolate areas of his youth, the author reflects on the lives and culture of indians whose condition is worse than it was five hundred years ago." INSCRIBED in Spanish on the dedication page and SIGNED simply as "Carlos." 304 pp. ISBN: 0-965249905.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77794
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  • Urrutia, Virginia.
    TWO WHEELS & A TAXI: A Slightly Daft Adventure in the Andes.

    Edition: First printing.

    Seattle: The Mountaineers, (1987). dj. Hardcover first edition - Proving that adventure is not just something for the young, in this,her first book, a 70 year old grandmother Urrutia recounts her adventures bicycling all over the Andes in Ecuador - on a fat tired, single speed bike, accompanied by a 35 year-old taxi driver-guide-translator, a father of five who had never before ventured so far from Quito. Illustrated with drawings by Betsy James. Map, vii, 246 pp. ISBN: 0-898861411.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38755
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