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1 Hernan Cortes: Conqueror of Mexico Galt, Tom and Others
Washington, DC The Pan American Union 1944 First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book Pietro Lazzari 
White booklet with color illustration, stapled, 16 pp, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Illustrated with black and white photographs; cover and map by Pietro Lazzari and map by Dorothy Sweetser. One of a series of booklets for young readers put out by The Pan American Union, by special permission of the World Federation of Education Associations, 1944, first edition. Illustrator: Pietro Lazzari. Discusses the life of explorer Hernan Cortes and his conquest of Mexico. CONDITION: Good; Clean and bright with no markings. Cover has some very light creasing, edge wear and a tear to spine ends to both front and rear covers. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 The Mexican War: 1846-1848 K. Jack Bauer
New York NY Macmillan Publishing 1974 0025079808 / 9780025079809 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Vol. 5 in The Macmillan Wars of the United States series. 454 pp. w/ 40 b&w photos & illustrations and 15 maps. Book review inlaid. Primarily a military history, this work also examines the competing national aspirations and President Polk's failure to realize how his imperialist impulse was anathema to the Mexican leadership. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; relaxed binding; light bumping to spine ends; crimp to bottom right front cover corner; some scuffing to spine; some small stains on covers. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edges; rubbing to spine; price unclipped. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Architectural Practice in Mexico City: A Manual for Journeyman Architects of the Eighteenth Century Mardith K. Schuetz-Miller
Tucson AZ University of Arizona Press 1987 0816510008 / 9780816510009 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
137 pp. w/ 12 b&w illustrations. English translation, also contains Spanish text of the original manuscript. Valuable both as architectural history and for insights into the Mexican colonial period. Book condition : Near Fine; no text marks; small white mark at top left front cover; light bumping to spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Simon Bolivar Neff, Priscella
Washington, DC The Pan American Union 1944 First Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book Pietro Lazzari 
White booklet with color illustration, stapled, 16 pp, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Illustrated with black and white photographs; cover by Pietro Lazzari and map by Dorothy Sweetser. One of a series of booklets for young readers put out by The Pan American Union, by special permission of the World Federation of Education Associations, 1944, first edition. This booklet discusses the life of explorer Simon Bolivar and his conquest of South America. CONDITION: Very Good; clean and bright with no markings. Some corner -tip creasing and couple tiny nick to top page edges. Cover has some light creasing, edge wear. Illustrator: Pietro Lazzari. Paperback 
Price: 22.00 USD
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5 Decision and Structure: U.S. Refugee Policy in the Mariel Crisis Rivera, Mario A.
Lanham MD University Press of America 1991 081918389X / 9780819183897 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A critical analysis of the U.S. government's response to both Haitian and Cuban immigration during the Mariel boat crisis. Argues that the responses were both too bureaucratic and too politicized beginning with the failure to heed pre-Crisis intelligence. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal marks; price sticker remnant on top right front cover; bar code label at bottom right rear; slight bump to bottom spine end. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Bonjour Blanc: A Journey Through Haiti Thomson, Ian
London, England Hutchinson 1992 0091770785 / 9780091770785 Hardcover Good Plus Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part history, part travelogue detailing the complexities and cultural conflicts of the island nation culminating in the rebellion and ouster of Baby Doc Duvalier. Possible 1st edition. Book Condition : Good+; ink note on front free end paper, no text marks; light age toning; bumping to spine ends; relaxed binding. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; creasing and rubbing; tearing/chipping to corners; price sticker on inside front flap. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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