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  • THE RISING SUN. by Galbraith, Douglas.
    Galbraith, Douglas.
    THE RISING SUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2000). First edition - "Being a True Account of the Voyage of the Great Ship of That Name, the Author's Adventures in the Wastes of the New World, and His Attendance at the Crimes and Betrayals that have so Lately Aggrieved These Islands." The author's first novel, an epic work of historical fiction: "In 1698, five vessels led by the flagship Rising Sun embarked on a perilous voyage for the northern coast of what is now Panama, where the passengers intended to found a colony at Darien. With them went the hopes and fortunes of the nation of Scotland, which sought to build an overseas empire so that it could at last compete on…

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    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2000). First edition - "Being a True Account of the Voyage of the Great Ship of That Name, the Author's Adventures in the Wastes of the New World, and His Attendance at the Crimes and Betrayals that have so Lately Aggrieved These Islands." The author's first novel, an epic work of historical fiction: "In 1698, five vessels led by the flagship Rising Sun embarked on a perilous voyage for the northern coast of what is now Panama, where the passengers intended to found a colony at Darien. With them went the hopes and fortunes of the nation of Scotland, which sought to build an overseas empire so that it could at last compete on the world stage with its rival, England. Douglas Galbraith's The Rising Sun is the story of this mission and its tragic outcome, as recorded by the ship's superintendent of cargoes, Roderick Mackenzie." 520 pp

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74768
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  • PANORAMA of the Tribes of Colombia and Panama. by Hockett, Ruth, editor, with the Columbia-Panama Branch Information Committee.
    Hockett, Ruth, editor, with the Columbia-Panama Branch Information Committee.
    PANORAMA of the Tribes of Colombia and Panama.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Lomalinda, Meta, Colombia: Townsend Press, 1973. First edition - A book which grew out of the work of linguistic analysts who are trying to develop a written language which can be used to translate the Bible. This is designed to give an introduction to these native tribes throughout Colombia and Panama. From desert tribes like the Guajiro, to plains tribes, jungle tribes such as the Siona's and Yucuna's to mountain tribes like the Kogi, and Malayo tribes. Wonderfully drawn sketches, photographs, maps, and illustrations of each distinctive tribe. Includes index, Large format. 182 pp.

    Condition: Good overall - some spine slant, gift inscription on first page, lower corner of back cover creased. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 85932
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  • Palacios, Agentina.
    A CHRISTMAS SURPRISE FOR CHABELITA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: BridgeWater Books (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in the author's native country of Panama, this is the story of a young girl who memorizes her mother's favorite poem - 'Caperucita Roja' by Gabriela Mistral - for her school's Christmas pageant. Illustrated with bright colorful paintings by Lori Lohstoeter. Unpaginated, oblong format. ISBN: 0-816731314.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33740
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