A collection of vintage books about sports in Latin America. Eight titles providing a glimpse into various aspects of sport in 20th century Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay, and Brazil, including baseball, soccer, horse racing, volleyball, and martial arts. Sizes, bindings, and places and dates of publications vary, most in Spanish. A fantastic collection for the sports lover in your life, with beautiful vintage and mid-century graphic design! The majority of these books are not currently available in any libraries or collections worldwide and are exceedingly rare. The titles are: 1) Echeagaray, Jose Ignacio (photographs), & Ruben Marin (text). El Paisaje del Espectaculo en Mexico. Unpag. (ca. 150 pp.) presentation of photographs of sports by the Mexican photographer including images of bull fighting, boxing, martial arts, soccer, etc. Oblong sm. folio. Cloth, bowed. Mexico City (Banco Nacional de Mexico) 1974. 2) Dos Santos, Vilella. Jockey-Club: Sua Historia, 1868-1922. 524, 35 pp. exhaustive history of the Jockey Club in Rio de Janeiro in particular and of the history of horse racing in Brazil in general, illustrated throughout after photographs, facsimiles, etc. Sm. 4to. Cloth. Rio de Janeiro (Litho-typo Fluminense) 1922. 3) Lara, Joachin. Historia del Beisbol en Yucatan. Tomo I: 1890-1906. 195 pp. survey of baseball's early years in the Yucatan and in Mexico in general, numerous line-ups, statistics and other charts throughout. Paper somewhat brittle. Large 8vo. Illus. wrpps. Merida, Yucatan, Mexico (Zamna) 1953. 4) Rodriguez, J. J. Apuntes Sobre Volley-Ball. 103 pp. survey of volley ball, its techniques and practice, illustrated throughout. 8vo. Wrpps. N.p. (Caracas?) (Obsequio de la Compania Shell de Venezuela) 1962. 5) Rios, Carlos. Historia de los Campeonatos Sudamericanos de Football. 111 pp. survey of soccer championships in South America in the early 20th century, numerous photographic illustrations. 8vo. Illus. wrpps. Montevideo, Uruguay (Prometeo/ J.C. Gomez) 1944. 6) Mas, Carlos. Football (Balompié). Explication Detallada de sus Leyes e Infracciones. 284 pp. detailed guide to the rules and regulations of soccer by a former referee and official of the Federacion Argentina de Football, illustrated with charts and diagrams throughout. 8vo. Wrpps. Buenos Aires (L. J. Rosso) 1922. (El Buen Juez). 7) Mexico. Secretaria de Educacion Publica; Departamento de Bellas Artes. Actividades de la Direccion General de Educacion Fisica. Unpag. (ca. 100 pp.) publication on the role of sports and physical education in school systems, profusely illustrated throughout after photographs, including images of gyms, sports teams, students in exercise classes, etc. Oblong large 4to. Printed wrpps. Mexico City (Editorial Cultura) 1923. 8) Capellini, O. L. Las Leyes del Futbol y sus Interpretaciones. Traduccion y Comentarios al Referees' Chart de The Football Association. 48 pp. pamphlet on the rules and regulations of soccer in the mid-20th century. 12mo. Illus. wrpps., front cover detached. Buenos Aires (West India Oil Co.) 1941.