Hardcover. NY, Harper and Brothers, 1st US, 1871, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, brick-red cloth stamped in gilt and black, 465 pages plus additional 2-page publisher's list at ear. Illustrated with full and partial page engravings. The author's memoirs and anecdotes of a Christmas season spent touring the West Indies; he visited such islands as Trinidad, Monserrat, thge Bocas Islands, etc. Previous owner's name on prelim blank page otherwise clean internally. Covers show some discoring of cloth in spots. Overall a clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. NY, Street & Smith, 1st, 1898, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover. Book is divided into 4 sections: Cuba, Porto Rico, The Philippines, & Hawaii. Each with a fold-out color map. 178, 171, 174, & 178 pages respectively. All maps present and in very good condition. Previous owner's inscription on front fly leaf. The pale green covers suffer from rubbing and abrasions causing discoloration, fading. Internally very good.
Hardcover. New York , El Leon Literary Arts, 1st Bilingual, 2003, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Preface By Julia Alvarez. 95 pages, illustrated throughout in b&w. Beautiful, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket.
Hardcover. UK, Dewi Lewis, 1st, 1998, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket, 144 pages. Claudio Edinger's color photographs of Havana, Cuba. Clean. This is a photography book about Cuba unlike any you've seen before. Award-winning photojournalist Claudio Edinger gets inside the country, and shows us an unforgettable image of the people of Old Havana, living with harsh economic realities among the fading houses of the pre-Castro era. Yet the spirit of the people is one of steadfast hope, as South American writer Humberto Werneck, in his fascinating introduction, makes clear. The book also features text by exiled Cuban writer G. Cabrera Infante.
Hardcover. NY, The Century Co., 1st, 1920, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, light green cloth stamped in black, 486 pages, b&w photos by the author. A journal with bits of history of the West Indies in the early 20th century. It also covers some of the older history of the islands. There are some pictures of the ruins of Christophe's palace of Sans Souci, and of Cuba's new presidential palace. Bookplate and name on front endpapers otherwise clean.
Hardcover. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1st, 1873, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 511 pages. Hardcover with gilt and black lettering on front and spine. Fraying on corners. Heavy soil on top page block. Illustrations and maps. Gutter crack on page 176.
Hardcover. London, John Murray, reprint, 1965, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 403 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Previous owner's name on front fly leaf. Light wear to dust jacket edges. Illustrated by A. Costa.