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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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  • 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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