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  • Buitrago Salazar, Evelio; Ramsey, Russell W. (editor).
    ZARPAZO THE BANDIT : Memoirs of an Undercover Agent of the Colombian Army.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tuscaloosa University of Alabama Press, 1977. dj. Hardcover first edition - The memoirs of an undercover agent in the Columbian army, whose father was killed by the bandits, and of his sucessful infiltration of the bandit gangs, and his killing of many of the bandits during the wars known as 'La Violencia' which raged in Columbia from 1946 to 1965. Translated by Lasley M. Murray, edited with an introduction and explanatory notes by Ramsey W. Russell. 168 pp. ISBN: 0-817356002.

    Condition: Near fine in very good- dust jacket (some wear to upper edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 24282
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  • Clancy, Tom.
    CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Techno thriller featuring Jack Ryan. Columbian drugs lords have assassinated three high-ranking US officials. 656 pp. ISBN: 0-399-134409.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (prev owner's name, usual light toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 47507
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  • OH GLITTERING PROMISE! A Novel of the California Gold Rush. by Fisher, Anne.
    Fisher, Anne.
    OH GLITTERING PROMISE! A Novel of the California Gold Rush.

    Edition: First printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1949.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel spanning the years from 1849 to 1865, set mostly in the Southern Mother Lode in Columbia and Tuttletown and Fremont's place at Bear Valley, etc. SIGNED on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication - the centennial of the gold rush. 294 pp.

    Condition: Very good in blue cloth with gold lettering (lettering rubbed on spine), lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55287
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  • THE FIX: INSIDE THE WORLD DRUG TRADE. by Freemantle, Brian.
    Freemantle, Brian.
    THE FIX: INSIDE THE WORLD DRUG TRADE.

    Edition: First edition

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - An investigative report on drug trafficking in America and throughout the world - primarily that of heroin - produced with the cooperation of President Reagan's White House, the FBI, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Customs Service, the U.S. Coast Guard and the British and Irish police and other drug monitoring agencies around the world. Glossary of drug terms, sources, bibliography, index. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-312-932448.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60170
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  • OF LOVE AND OTHER DEMONS. by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    OF LOVE AND OTHER DEMONS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Haunting novel by this Nobel laureate, 'set in a South American seaport in the colonial era, a time of viceroys and bishops, enlightened men and Inquisitors, saints and lepers and pirates. Sierva Maria, only child of a decaying noble family, has been raised in the slaves' courtyard of her father's cobwebbed mansion' Translated by Edith Grossman. 147 pp.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 49942
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  • IN EVIL HOUR. by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    IN EVIL HOUR.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (1991.). Novel about a Columbian River town possessed by evil, by this Nobel prize winning author, originally published in 1968. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. 183 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0919647.

    Condition: Near fine condition (straight tight copy.)

    Book ID: 43599
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  • NEWS OF A KIDNAPPING. by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    NEWS OF A KIDNAPPING.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first full-length non-fiction book by this Nobel Prize winning author, an account of the orchestrated kidnappings of ten Colombians (all except one, journalists) by the Medellin drug cartel in 1990. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-375-400516.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (one short closed tear to dj.)

    Book ID: 43640
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  • NEWS OF A KIDNAPPING. by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    NEWS OF A KIDNAPPING.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - first full-length non-fiction book by this Nobel Prize winning author, an account of the orchestrated kidnappings of ten Colombians (all except one, journalists) by the Medellin drug cartel in 1990. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-375-400516.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43641
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  • THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH. by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover - One of the most important novels by this Nobel prize winning author, translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Includes a chronology of Simon Bolivar. 285 pp. ISBN: 0-394-582586.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33881
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  • THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH. by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover - One of the most important novels by this Nobel prize winning author, translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Includes a chronology of Simon Bolivar. 285 pp. ISBN: 0-394-582586.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (corner bumped.)

    Book ID: 50942
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  • THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH. by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - One of the most important novels by this Nobel prize winning author, translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Includes a chronology of Simon Bolivar. 285 pp. ISBN: 0-394-582586.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80014
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  • OF LOVE AND OTHER DEMONS. by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    OF LOVE AND OTHER DEMONS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - Haunting novel by this Nobel laureate, 'set in a South American seaport in the colonial era, a time of viceroys and bishops, enlightened men and Inquisitors, saints and lepers and pirates. Sierva Maria, only child of a decaying noble family, has been raised in the slaves' courtyard of her father's cobwebbed mansion' Translated by Edith Grossman. ISBN: 0-679-43853X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41326
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  • Nicholl, Charles.
    THE FRUIT PALACE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the author's travels through Colombia's cocaine underworld, described by Jay McInerney as both 'hilarious and hair-raising.' The Fruit Palace was the name of the cafe where Nicholl had his first encounter with Columbian drug smugglers back in the 70's - although then it was mostly marijuana. Map. 307 pages. ISBN: 0-312-309260.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (publishing flaw? - prelim page used as front pastedown.)

    Book ID: 38040
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  • THE FRUIT PALACE. by Nicholl, Charles.
    Nicholl, Charles.
    THE FRUIT PALACE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the author's travels through Colombia's cocaine underworld, described by Jay McInerney as both 'hilarious and hair-raising.' The Fruit Palace was the name of the cafe where Nicholl had his first encounter with Columbian drug smugglers back in the 70's - although then it was mostly marijuana. Map. 307 pages. ISBN: 0-312-309260.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41123
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  • BASKETRY AS METAPHOR: Arts and Crafts of the Desana Indians of the Northwest Amazon (Occasional Papers of the Museum of Cultural History, Number 5). by Reichel-Dolmatoff, Gerardo.
    Reichel-Dolmatoff, Gerardo.
    BASKETRY AS METAPHOR: Arts and Crafts of the Desana Indians of the Northwest Amazon (Occasional Papers of the Museum of Cultural History, Number 5).

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Los Angeles: University of California Los Angeles, Museum of Cultural History, (1985.). First edition - The first extensive study of the basketry of the Tukanoans of the Columbian northwest Amazon region, a study undertaken in the 1960's when the impact of outside civilization had not yet been so damaging to the traditional culture. This focuses not on the utilitarian aspects of baskets, but on the connections with their myths, religion, and historical traditions. A lovely book, illustrated with a frontispiece, a map and 22 other figures showing design elements and 76 black and white photographs, showing the process of creating the baskets and details of the baskets themselves. Notes. Bibliography. Large format measuring 11 inches tall by 8.5 inches. 96 pp. ISBN: 0-930741-03X.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated beige and terra cotta covers. (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 47165
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