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Lourdes, Font of Faith, Hope, and Charity

FRN805
Elizabeth Ficocelli
Paulist Press
2007
181
0809144867
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A splendid introduction to one of the Catholic Church's most important places of Marian pilgrimage offers an overview of the past, present and future of the sanctuary.
$16.95

A Traveller's History of Spain

SPN06
Juan Lalaguna
Interlink Publishing Group
2001
304
1566564069
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This survey of Spanish history features a useful chronology, historical gazetteer and a long section on contemporary life. It covers early settlements through the Romans, Goths and Moors to the present.
$14.95

Footprint Guide Northern Spain

SPN233
Andy Symington
Footprint Handbooks
2014
560
1909268615
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A detailed, comprehensive guide published in Britain, nicely divided between a general overview of the region and practical travel detail on where to go and what to do.
$24.95

Spain & Portugal Adventure Map

SPN22
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
1566955394
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided full-color map of Spain and Portugal at a scale of 1:1,000,000 with good shaded relief, topographic detail, roads and waterways.
$12.95

Galicia Map 571

SPN53
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
1
2061007694
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed regional map of Galicia (1,400,000), east to Oviedo and south to Porto and Salamanca.
$11.95

Northern Spain Adventure Map

SPN245
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955386
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed, overview map of the western (coastal) part of Northern Spain and the Way of St. James at a scale of 1:500,000. Extends as far east as San Sebastian. One Side. 33x49 inches.
$11.95

Culture Smart! Portugal

PGL53
Sandy Guedes de Queiroz
Kuperard
2016
168
1857338642
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$11.99

Eyewitness Guide Barcelona & Catalonia

SPN121
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
208
1465437541
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this superbly illustrated guide features color photography, dozens of local maps and detailed information on the region's attractions.
$20.00

Lonely Planet Portugal

PGL16
Julia Wilkinson
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
542
1786573229
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Portugal joins the lineup of the completely redesigned, full color Lonely Planet Guides, featuring clear, easy-to-use maps.
$24.99

Barcelona

SPN01
Robert Hughes
Vintage Books
1993
570
0679743839
PAPER
History
0
1
0
0
A Longitude favorite, this big, thoroughly enjoyable cultural history of the city touches on architecture, art, religion and literature from Roman outpost to today.
$22.00

Medieval European Pilgrimage, C.700-C.1500

EUR242
Diana Webb
St. Martins
2002
0333762606
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly history of European Christian pilgrimage from Constantine's conversion to the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.
$49.99

Spain, The Root and the Flower

SPN13
John A. Crow
University of California Press
2005
455
0520244966
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Take this book with you to Spain: it's an absorbing, well-written account of Spanish cultural history from prehistory to the Romans, Jews, Moors, Golden Age and on to Franco and his legacy in Spain.
$29.95

The Popes of Avignon, A Century in Exile

FRN806
Edwin Mullins
Perseus
2011
256
1933346329
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Grounded in the architecture and papal legacy of Avignon and the surrounding area, this engaging history sets the 70-year period of papal exile in the south of France against the context of Europe's turbulent transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaiss
$14.95

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This pocket-size encyclopedia of the art, architecture and culture of the Middle Ages features hundreds of drawings, color illustrations and a chronology.
$15.95

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

Homage to Catalonia

SPN03
George Orwell
Harcourt Books
2015
256
0544382048
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
5/9/2015
0
1
0
0
Orwell's portrait of the Barcelona uprising and the spirit of a city at war is a classic, an observant and heartfelt report from the streets.
$14.95

Spain, A Traveler's Literary Companion

SPN173
Peter R. Bush (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2003
242
188351312X
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A collection of 30 stories from a who’s who of contemporary Spanish literature, including writers from Galicia, Leon, the Basque Country, Madrid and Barcelona.
$14.95

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

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The Arts in Spain, From Prehistory to Modernism

SPN102
John Moffit
Thames & Hudson
1999
240
0500203156
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
From the cave painting at Altimira through the Golden Age, to the works of Picasso and Miro, this book documents the course of art in Spain, with 150 illustrations.
$19.95

Barcelona Map

SPN105
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2015
2
386609373X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed city map, laminated and folded for easy reference.
$9.95

The Basque History of the World

SPN116
Mark Kurlansky
Penguin Putnam
2001
288
0140298517
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Kurlansky's engaging portrait of the seven provinces of Basque lands takes in everything from language to culinary heritage, role in the Spanish Civil War and seafaring traditions.
$17.00

The Basque Table, Passionate Home Cooking from One of Europe's Great Regional Cuisines

SPN218
Teresa Barrenechea
Houghton Mifflin
2006
232
1558323279
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A collection of 130 traditional recipes from the owner and chef of New York's Marichu. Barrenechea, who was raised in Bilbao, includes plenty of asides on Basque history, traditions and culture.
$18.95

Boundaries, The Making of France and Spain in the Pyrenees

SPN154
Peter Sahlins
University of California Press
1991
351
0520074157
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of national identity in Catalonia, Cerdanya and the border lands between France and Spain, with an overview of their demarcation and arbitrary division in 1659.
$36.95

The Buried Mirror

SPN71
Carlos Fuentes
Houghton Mifflin Company
1999
399
0395924995
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A fascinating, illustrated survey of Latin American culture and history by the great Mexican author Carlos Fuentes. With hundreds of color illustrations.
$29.95

The Camino, A Journey of the Spirit

SPN127
Shirley MacLaine
Pocket Books
2001
320
0743400739
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
The much-reincarnated, ever-brave entertainer treks 500-miles across Northern Spain on the pilgrimage to Santiago de Campostela, interweaving travelogue, commentary and journeys both actual and interior in this personal journal.
$15.99

The Cave Painters

FRN620
Gregory Curtis
Alfred Knopf
2007
288
1400078873
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In this tale of art, paleontology and discovery, Curtis introduces the masterworks of cave art in France and Spain, visiting Altamira, Lascaux, Les Trois-Freres, Cosquer, Chauvet and others.
$16.95

Companion Guide Madrid and Central Spain

SPN24
Alastair Boyd
Boydell & Brewer
2002
480
1900639378
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, entertaining and thorough guide to Madrid and the surrounding areas of Segovia, Salamanca, Toledo and Avila. Organized geographically, it takes the form of a walking and driving guide with the rather old-fashioned narrative interrupted occasi
$34.95

The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago, The Complete Cultural Handbook

SPN137
David Gitlitz, Linda Kay Davidson
St. Martin's Press
2000
440
0312254164
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A kilometer-by-kilometer guide to the route of St. James across northern Spain with copious information on the historical and artistic sites along the way. You probably won’t want it in your daypack, but in your suitcase it will be invaluable for previews
$26.99

Don Quixote

SPN23
Miguel de Cervantes, John Rutherford (Translator)
Penguin
2003
1072
0142437239
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The most famous work in Spanish literature, rendered in a lively, modern translation. It is the picaresque tale of a romantic, mad gentleman who imagines himself a knight errant.
$17.00

Eyewitness Guide Madrid

SPN122
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2014
232
1465411801
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide features bright color photography, dozens of excellent maps and a synopsis of the attractions in and around Madrid.
$23.00

Eyewitness Guide Spain

SPN05
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
672
1465440208
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb, colorful guide covering all of Spain features bright photography, dozens of maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions.
$30.00

Food and Wines of Spain

SPN100
Penelope Casas
Random House
1982
457
0394513487
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
This classic collection of 400 recipes, interwoven with cultural commentary and culinary history, is a pleasure to read, but prepare to become hungry.
$37.50

For Whom the Bell Tolls

SPN19
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
1995
471
0684803356
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway's great novel about the Spanish Civil War is a love story set during the four-day fight of anti-fascist units in the mountains.
$18.00

Frommer's Paris Day by Day

FRN603
Frommer's
Frommer's
2016
184
1628872403
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact yet remarkably thorough guide, ideal for a short visit, includes recommendations for everything from food to shopping. With a separate fold-out map of the city center and suggested itineraries for visits of one to three days.
$13.95

Here Is Where We Meet

EUR189
John Berger
Vintage Books
2006
256
1400079330
PAPER
Literature
8/9/2005
0
0
0
0
This reflective novel weaves a portrait of several European countries through encounters with the dead -- from the narrator's mother, whom he discovers on a park bench in Lisbon, to a childhood friend wandering a market in Krakow.
$16.00

Iberia, Spanish Travels & Reflections

SPN16
James Michener
Fawcett
2015
960
0812969804
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this best-selling travelogue, Michener presents a compulsively readable and well-observed account of his love affair with Spain and all things Spanish. It has achieved the status of a classic, rich in detail and insightful.
$18.00

I'm Off Then, Losing and Finding Myself on the Camino de Santiago

SPN420
Hape Kerkeling
Free Press
2009
333
1416553878
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Overweight, overworked and unfit, Kerkeling turns an arduous trek across the French Pyrenees into a superb opportunity to deploy his self-deprecating humor and barbed wit in this laugh-out-loud account of an unlikely pilgrim.
$17.00

Imperial Spain, 1469-1716

SPN138
John H. Elliott
Viking
2003
424
0141007036
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A leading scholar on Spanish history, John H. Elliott describes Spain's 250 years of imperial majesty, including the empire's sudden rise to power and fall from grace, in this authoritative history.
$19.00

Insight Guide Barcelona

SPN75
Judy Thomson, Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2014
302
1780052197
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent, illustrated overview with essays on art, architecture, history and culture.
$19.99

The Jews of Spain

SPN72
Jane S. Gerber
Free Press
1994
338
0029115744
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A straightforward, readable history of Jewish life in Spain. The book covers life in Spain up to the expulsion of the Jews in 1492, and continues with chapters on the Sephardic diaspora.
$21.50

The Land of My Fathers, A Son's Return to the Basque Country

FRN162
Robert Laxalt, Joyce Laxalt (Photographer)
University of Nevada Press
1999
136
0874173388
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A portrait of the Basque culture and people through the eyes of Robert Laxalt, who traveled through Basque country in the 60s. This book is based on Laxalt's journals and complemented by his wife's photographs.
$21.00

Life and Food in the Basque Country

SPN125
Maria Jose Sevilla
Ivan Dee
1992
170
1561310352
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A portrait of Basque life as seen through the people who practice its culinary traditions. Each chapter profiles the traditions and histories of the Basque butcher, fisherman, housewife, kaiku-maker (or society cook), with some traditional recipes.
$14.95

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself

SPN18
J.M. Cohen
Penguin
1988
316
0140440739
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Utterly transformed by her religious experiences and converted at age forty, Saint Teresa feared false mysticism and maintained an analytical and critical view of ecstasy. This book is widely read in Spain.
$15.00

Madrid Map

SPN106
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2007
2
3866091397
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of Madrid at a scale of 1:10,000, laminated and folded for easy reference.
$7.95

Majorca Map

SPN310
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2006
2
3866091125
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy laminated road map of Majorca in full color at a scale of 1:160,000, with supplementary maps.
$10.95

Mammals of Europe

FG61
Priscilla Barrett, David W. MacDonald
Princeton University Press
2002
320
0691091609
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Published by Princeton, this is a field guide to land and marine mammals throughout Europe, both endemic and introduced. With more than 600 color illustrations of over 200 mammals.
$49.95

The Medieval Spains

SPN98
Bernard F. Reilly
Cambridge University Press
1993
228
0521397413
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A short, scholarly history of Iberia from the late Roman period to the 15th century covering the politics, society and intellectual climate of medieval Spain. With four maps and a helpful bibliography.
$39.99

The New Spaniards

SPN08
John Hooper
Penguin Putnam
2007
458
0141016094
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This survey of the cultural, political and economic changes in Spain since the death of Franco offers an authoritative and compelling look at the everyday life of Spaniards.
$18.00

Off the Road, A Modern-Day Walk Down the Pilgrim's Route Into Spain

SPN312
Jack Hitt
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743261119
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An American abroad, popular NPR contributor Hitt unleashes his wit and wonder in this account of his trek, 500-miles across Spain to Santiago de Compostela. Naturally, he falls in with an odd assortment of fellow pilgrims, and adventures ensue.
$17.99

Picasso

SPN82
Timothy Hilton
Thames & Hudson
1987
288
0500201447
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An extended illustrated essay on Picasso's achievement and place in 20th-century art.
$16.95

Picasso

SPN86
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1994
520
0393311074
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Patrick O'Brian, who knew the artist, covers the life and work of Picasso.
$27.95

Pilgrimage to the End of the World, The Road to Santiago de Campostela

SPN220
Conrad Rudolph
University of Chicago Press
2004
144
0226731278
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An engaging, literary account of 11 weeks of travels from Le Puy along the way of St. James, 1,000 miles all told.
$17.00

The Pilgrimage, A Contemporary Quest for Ancient Wisdom

SPN47
Paulo Coelho
HarperCollins
1995
272
006251279X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The Portuguese author's experiences along the historic Road to Santiago.
$15.99

The Pilgrim's Guide to Santiago de Compostela

SPN42
William Melczer
Italica Press
1993
350
0934977259
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This is the original guide used by 12th-century pilgrims along the sacred way, reprinted with an introduction by a professor of Medieval Studies, plus endnotes and a gazetteer.
$25.00

The Pyrenees

SPN228
Kev Reynolds
Cicerone
2004
448
1852844205
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to the high Pyrenees from the Cirque de Lescun in the west to the Carlit massif and Cerdagne east of Andorrain.
$29.95

The Quest for El Cid

SPN141
Richard Fletcher
Oxford University Press
1991
217
0195069552
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A reevaluation of the legendary eleventh-century warrior El Cid.
$19.99

The Road to Santiago

SPN209
Kathryn Harrison
National Geographic
2003
176
0792237455
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The novelist's personal and meditative account of journeys along the Route of St. James, from St-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France to Santiago de Compostela.
$20.00

Roads to Santiago, A Modern-Day Pilgrimage Through Spain

SPN50
Cees Nooteboom
Harcourt Books
2000
352
0156011581
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An exhilarating but erudite portrait of modern and historic Spain. Nooteboom writes quite brilliantly of Spanish art, philosophy, history, architecture and culture, as well as of the people he encountered.
$21.95

Spain and Its World, 1500-1700

SPN48
John H. Elliott
Yale University Press
1990
316
0300048637
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging overview by the pre-eminent historian of the Imperial Age of Spain.
$35.00

Travels with My Donkey

SPN242
Tim Moore
St. Martin's Press
2006
328
0312320833
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this wickedly comic account of grand adventures on the 500-mile pilgrimage to Santiago de Campostela with a French-speaking donkey, Moore salts his anecdotes of fellow travelers and grand adventures with an account of the history and culture of the med
$16.99

The Spanish Inquisition

SPN91
Cecil Roth
W. W. Norton & Company
1996
369
0393002551
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This documents the events leading up to the Inquisition, the torment that spread from Spain to Portugal and the New World -- a fascinating exploration of the roots of the Inquisition and its effects on the country.
$15.95

The Spanish Inquisition, A Historical Revision

SPN144
Henry Kamen
Yale University Press
1997
369
0300078803
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
A vivid, revisionist history of the Spanish Inquisition.
$26.00

The Spanish Labyrinth, An Account of the Social and Political Background of the Spanish Civil War

SPN74
Gerald Brenan
Cambridge University Press
2015
648
1107431751
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fine introduction to the issues driving the Spanish Civil War. Brenan was there, and he offers a vivid picture that loses nothing for being skewed slightly towards the left.
$28.99

The Spanish Seaborne Empire

SPN70
J.H. Parry
University of California Press
1990
416
0520071409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic study of colonial Spain's impact on the Americas.
$34.95

From Lucy to Language

EAF85
Donald Johanson, Blake Edgar
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2006
288
0743280644
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This strikingly illustrated survey features 200 color photographs of nearly all the early hominid remains, mostly at actual size. With concise and clear accompanying essays by Johanson.
$65.00

For Kids

The Cricket Sings: Poems and Songs for Children

SPN97
Federico García Lorca
New Directions Publishing Corporation
1980
96
081120734X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This brief collection of folk songs and poems by Garcia Lorca (with English and Spanish on facing pages) will delight little ones and parents alike.
$10.95

Spain, The People

SPN165
Tara Steele, Noa Lior
Aa Balkema
2001
32
0778797333
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A pictorial and factual introduction to the people of Spain, geared for middle-schoolers. Chapters cover traditions, history, city and village life, homes, school, entertainment and food.
$7.95

Shadow of a Bull

SPN160
Maia Wojciechowska
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2007
151
1416933956
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this compelling award-winning, young-adult novel, everyone expects Manolo to become a bullfighter like his father. Not surprisingly, it features vivid descriptions of bullfights.
$6.99