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Item EXSAM256. Buy these 7 items as a set for $117 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Galapagos, A Natural History

GPS03
Michael Jackson
University of Calgary Press
1995
316
1895176409
PAPER
Natural History
1
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide to the natural history of the Galapagos is practically mandatory reading -- the single best introduction to the geology and climate, habitats, plants, birds, animals, ecology and evolution.
$29.95

Galapagos Wildlife, A Visitor's Guide

GPS38
David Horwell, Pete Oxford
Bradt Publications
2011
156
1841623601
PAPER
Field Guide
1
0
0
0
With chapters on visitor sites, history, conservation and habitats, this compact photographic guide introduces birds, reptiles, marine and other life of the archipelago.
$22.99

The Incas

AND03
Carmen Bernard
Harry N. Abrams
1994
192
0810928949
PAPER
Archaeology
1
0
0
0
Featuring archival drawings and photographs, a chronology and chapters on Atahualpa, the Conquistadors and Hiram Bingham, this handy book illuminates the daily lives, monuments and history of the Incas.
$14.95

Lost City of the Incas

AND05
Hiram Bingham
Gardners Books
2003
286
1842125850
PAPER
Exploration
1
1
0
0
This first-rate adventure story by the man who brought Machu Picchu to the attention of the world is not just a gripping tale of exploration and archaeology, it also sets the scene for any visitor to the site.
$17.99

Voyage of the Beagle

GPS02
Charles Darwin
Modern Library
2002
468
0375756809
PAPER
Exploration
1
1
0
0
The wide-eyed tale of a young man on a five-year voyage that changed his life -- and our way of thinking about the world. First published in 1839, it is still a marvelous introduction to the wildlife, nature and allure of South America.
$16.00

Inca Trail: Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Map

PRU28
Lima 2000
Lima 2000
2009
2
9972654133
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
This fact-filled map shows the whole of the Sacred Valley, from Cusco to Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, on one side and, on the reverse, the area surrounding the sanctuary in splendid topographic detail (1:50,000).
$13.95

Galapagos Islands Map

GPS06
ITMB
ITMB
2012
1
1553415590
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This full-color map of the Galapagos at a scale of 1:420,000, printed on water- and tear-resistant paper, shows in detail major features, topography and visitor sites. With a large city plan of Quito on the reverse.
$12.95

Archaeological Map of Machu Picchu

PRU23
Wright Water Engineers
2008
1
1586110683
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Ken Wright's foldout color site plan shows the monuments, topography and physical features of the Inca sanctuary with exquisite clarity.
$6.95

Cusco, Peru Trekking Map

PRU141
Lima 2000
Lima 2000
2000
1
9972654559
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
In this color, shaded relief map of Vilcabamba (1:160,000) includes insets of Urubamba and Vilcanota (1:130,000). Includes text in both English and Spanish.
$17.50

Peru, Ecuador Map

AND69
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2014
2
3865740626
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This sturdy, double-sided travel map at a scale of 1: 2.5 million includes insets of Quito and Lima, Cusco and Lake Titicaca.
$13.95

Insight Guide Peru

PRU01
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
368
1780052545
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Panoramic in scope, this illustrated overview brings Peru to life in color photographs and vivid essays on history, archaeology and culture.
$23.99

Moon Galapagos Islands

GPS110
Ben Westwood
Avalon Travel Publishing
2015
200
163121151X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Based in Ecuador, Westwood writes with insight in this brief guide to the pleasures and practicalities of visiting Galapagos.
$16.99

Peru in Focus

PRU11
Jane Holligan de Diaz-Limaco
Interlink Publishing Group
2006
95
1566562325
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This slim guide focuses on the history of Peru, its cultural heritage and current political, environmental and economic challenges. With maps, photographs and some travel information.
$12.95

The Inca Trail, Cuzco & Machu Picchu

PRU19
Alexander Stewart
Trailblazer
2013
394
1905864558
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent overview of local culture and history, including chapters on exploring Cuzco, the Sacred Valley and Lima. Fifth edition.
$22.95

Conquest of the Incas

AND04
John Hemming
Harvest Books
2003
641
0156028263
PAPER
History
0
1
0
0
This classic prize-winning history of the Inca struggle against the Spanish invasion weaves wide-ranging, scholarly material into a gripping narrative.
$25.99

In Focus Ecuador, A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture

EDR02
Wilma Roos, Omer van Renterghem
Interlink Publishing Group
2000
100
1566563852
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This slim guide provides a lively overview of Ecuador’s history, cultural heritage and political, environmental and economic challenges.
$12.95

Lines in the Water, Nature and Culture at Lake Titicaca

BOL18
Benjamin Orlove
University of California Press
2002
287
0520229592
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
With the author's photographs and reflections on the relationship of the lake-dwelling fishermen to their environment, this is an illuminating personal account of life in the Andean highlands.
$31.95

The Andes

AND74
Jason Wilson
Oxford University Press
2009
266
0195386353
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Starting out in Cuzco, heart of the Inca Empire, Wilson spreads north and south along the Andes, including excerpts from South American literary giants, travelers and his own impressions.
$17.95

The Voyage of the Beagle, Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard Fitzroy's Famous Survey Ship

GPS124
James Taylor
Macmillan
2016
192
1844863271
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The perfect supplement for lovers of Darwin’s classic account (GPS02), this history mixes antique and new illustrations, letters, diary entries, official narratives and charts produced by shipboard artists.
$30.00

Art of the Andes, from Chavin to Inca

PRU05
Rebecca Stone-Miller
Thames & Hudson
2012
224
0500203636
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This authoritative and concise illustrated survey of Andean art and architecture covers not only Machu Picchu and additional Inca monuments, but also Chan Chan, Nasca and other archaeological sites and cultures.
$24.95

Galapagos, World's End

GPS01
William Beebe
Dover Publications
1988
442
0486256421
PAPER
Exploration
1
0
0
0
This wry, wonderfully evocative account of a 1924 scientific expedition includes an excellent chapter on the human history of the Galapagos.
$19.95

Machu Picchu, Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas

AND35
Richard L. Burger (Editor), Lucy C. Salazar (Editor)
Yale University Press
2008
256
0300097638
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Burger and Salazar vividly evoke the art, architecture, culture and society of Machu Picchu in this illustrated, up-to-date survey. With Hiram Bingham's original report, archival and modern photographs and excellent chapters on recent archaeology at the site.
$30.00

Stone Offerings

AND76
Mike Torrey
S.C.B.
2009
144
0981881203
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Torrey captures the dramatic setting, solitude and intricate construction of the Inca site of Machu Picchu in 100 striking color photographs taken over a few days at summer and winter solstice.
$40.00

Cloud Forest, A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

SAM02
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin Putnam
1987
280
0140255079
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Matthiessen recounts with wit, insight and style his odyssey to the Amazon and Andes, including Machu Picchu and Tierra del Fuego.
$16.00

Satan Came to Eden

GPS119
Dore Strauch
Aa Balkema
2014
290
1497424321
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The original memoir of Dore Strauch, early settler to the Galapagos and participant in the fascinating unsolved mystery known as The Galapagos Affair, the subject of a new documentary. First published in 1936, it's back in print after 80 years.
$15.95

Galapagos, A Novel

GPS10
Kurt Vonnegut
Dial Press
1986
283
0385333870
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this madcap classic, Vonnegut's narrator lives in a future where the human race has been wiped out -- all except for a small group who boarded the "nature cruise of the century" only to get stranded in the Galapagos.
$16.00

The Heights of Macchu Picchu

PRU132
Pablo Neruda
Aa Balkema
2014
64
1556594445
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An indispensable contribution to 20th-century poetry, Neruda’s ode to Machu Picchu celebrates the Incan civilization while abhorring that the ancient estate was built by slave labor.
$15.00

Evolution, A Visual Record

GPS127
Robert Clark (Photographer)
Phaidon Press
2016
240
0714871184
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Award-winning photographer Robert Clark reawakens readers to humankind’s ancestors and great contributions to evolutionary science, including Darwin’s famous Galapagos finches and the links between dinosaurs and modern birds in this beautiful collection of 200 photographs.
$39.95

Evolution's Workshop

GPS50
Edward J. Larson
Hachette
2002
320
0465038115
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A vivid history of the Galapagos and the role of the islands as a crucible of evolutionary ideas, written by a Pulitzer Prize winner. Larson covers Darwin and the discovery of the islands, the visits of Hancock and Beebe, the influence of the United States during WWII and the establishment of the national park.
$16.95

Galapagos, A Natural History

GPS57
J.C. Kricher
Princeton University Press
2006
221
069112633X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A lively, compact natural history of the islands and their role in evolutionary thought. It's a wide-ranging overview that features chapters on human history, geology, setting, Darwin, tortoises, reptiles, birds and sea creatures.
$25.95

Galapagos, Islands Born of Fire

GPS28
Tui De Roy
Princeton University Press
2010
168
0691146373
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
A stunning celebration of the landscapes, wildlife and habitats of the Galapagos by a photographer who was raised in the archipelago. Tenth anniversary edition.
$29.95

Galapagos, Preserving Darwin's Legacy

GPS90
Tui De Roy (Editor)
Gardners Books
2016
240
1472928598
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Tui de Roy corralled researchers and friends for this stunning survey of the natural history, ecology and conservation of the Galapagos. With 450 breathtaking color photographs and chapters by Jack Grove (fishes), Peter and Rosemary Grant (finches), Dennis Geist (geology) and many other scientists.
$50.00

The Beak of the Finch

GPS08
Jonathan Weiner
Vintage Books
1995
332
067973337X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This Pulitzer Prize-winning work is an accessible look at the modern debate on the mode and rhythm of evolution, using the story of Peter and Rosemary Grant and their ground-breaking field work on Daphne Major as an example.
$17.00

The Galapagos, A Natural History

GPS114
Henry Nicholls
Hachette
2014
224
0465035973
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Editor of the Galapagos Conservation Trust magazine and author of Lonesome George, Henry Nicholls charts the human and natural history of the archipelago from its fiery origins through famous visitors and current conservation challenges.
$27.99

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Peru

PRU75
Clive Byers
Ralph Curtis Publishing
2007
144
088359062X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This handy shirt pocket guide samples 252 species of common and spectacular birds of Lima, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Manu and other popular destinations. Each gets a large color photograph and description but, alas, no range map.
$15.95

Birds of Ecuador, A Field Guide

EDR08
Paul Greenfield, Robert Ridgely
Cornell University Press
2001
740
0801487218
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, gorgeous and exhaustively researched field guide to the birds of Ecuador (and adjacent countries), featuring 96 color plates. It's also the best bird guide for travelers in the Peruvian Amazon.
$55.00

Birds, Mammals and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands

GPS49
Andy Swash, Robert Stills
Yale University Press
2006
168
0300115326
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This strikingly compact, comprehensive field guide features 500 color photographs, distribution maps and information on status, habitat and behavior.
$35.00

Galapagos Birds Life

GPS122
Celter Visual Arts Inc.
Celso Montalvo
2011
9942018441
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Spot, identify and appreciate the avian life of the Galapagos with this laminated, submersible accordion-style fold-out guide. Vivid images of a wide variety of birds are paired with English and Spanish names, approximate size and a handy check box to keep track of your findings.
$11.99

Galapagos Marine Life

GPS123
Celter Visual Arts Inc.
Celso Montalvo
2011
9942010653
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Spot, identify and appreciate the marine life of the Galapagos with this laminated, submersible accordion-style fold-out guide. Vivid images of a wide variety of fish are paired with English and Spanish names, approximate size and a handy check box to keep track of your findings.
$11.99

Galapagos Wildlife

GPS51
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2014
158355081X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-up, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered birds, mammals and reptiles of the Galapagos.
$7.95

Galapagos Wildlife

GPS121
Celter Visual Arts Inc.
Celso Montalvo
2011
9942039023
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Spot, identify and appreciate the wildlife of the Galapagos with this laminated, submersible accordion-style fold-out guide. Vivid images of birds, fishes, invertebrates, reptiles and mammals are paired with English and Spanish names, approximate size and a handy check box to keep track of your findings.
$14.99

Peru, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

PRU30
David L. Pearson, Les Beletsky
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
500
1566565456
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring 500 illustrations of the birds, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and insects of the Amazon, Andes and Pacific Coast.
$29.95

Wildlife of the Galapagos

GPS47
Julian Fitter, Daniel Fitter, David Hosking (Photographer)
Princeton University Press
2016
272
0691170428
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact identification guide to Galapagos nature and wildlife, featuring over 650 color photographs, an overview of the history, climate, evolution and geology of the islands, and helpful full-color visitor site maps.
$19.95

Galapagos, The Islands That Changed the World

GPS79
Paul D. Stewart (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
2007
6311363887
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
This stunning, three-part BBC documentary captures the rugged beauty, allure and wildlife of the islands. Narrated by Tilda Swinton. This is the Blu-Ray edition. Runtime: 150 minutes.
$24.98

Galapagos Islands Marine Life

GPS118
Idaz Greenberg
Seahawk Press
2014
PLASTIC CARD
0
0
0
0
This double-sided plastic card shows the most commonly encountered reef fish of the Galapagos in full-color illustrations. Waterproof, it's convenient for the boat or beach. Size: 6 x 10 inches.
$7.50

For Kids

Eyewitness Bird

BRD04
David Burnie
DK Publishing
2008
64
0756637686
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An introduction to birds, their evolution, biology and behavior, in the graphic Eyewitness style with hundreds of color photographs and drawings of feathers, wings, nests, eggs (and surprisingly few birds!).
$16.99

Charles Darwin and the Evolution Revolution

GEN12
Rebecca Stefoff
Oxford University Press
1998
126
0195089960
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This nicely presented account of Darwin for young adults focuses on the social and scientific context of his life and work. It's an excellent short biography. With 19th-century illustrations, cartoons and photos.
$32.95

Secret of the Andes

AND19
Ann Nolan Clark, Jean Charlot (Illustrator)
Viking
1970
120
0140309268
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this novel for pre-teens, a native boy in Peru goes on a magical discovery of his roots, learning much about Inca tradition. A Newbery Award-winning book first published in 1952.
$6.99

Spanish Flash Cards

GEN203
Inc. Berlitz International
Berlitz
2016
50
1780044658
BOXED
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A standard playing card-size deck of 50 nicely illustrated flashcards geared for younger children. Each card features a colorful illustration with the Spanish word on the reverse.
$8.99

Galapagos George

GPS62
Jean Craighead George, Wendell Minor
HarperCollins
2014
40
0060287934
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A skillful children’s story (ages 4-8) which teaches the concept of evolution by natural selection. It follows a lineage of turtles in the Galapagos, culminating with the death of the last, known as Lonesome George
$15.99

The Voyage of the Beetle, A Journey Around the World With Charles Darwin

GPS83
Anne H. Weaver
University of New Mexico Press
2007
80
082634304X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Narrated by a bright and witty beetle named Rosie, this illustrated tale introduces Darwin and his ideas to readers of all ages. With beautiful color illustrations, maps and diagrams.
$18.95

Who Was Charles Darwin?

NAT304
Nancy Harrison (Illustrator), Deborah Hopkinson
Penguin Putnam
2005
112
0448437643
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An illustrated chapter book biography of Charles Darwin, the British naturalist who developed the theory of evolution based on his trips to the Galapagos.
$5.99

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Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, A Field Guide

GPS12
L.H. Emmons
University of Chicago Press
1997
298
0226207218
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compact enough to slip into your daypack, this field guide to the mammals of Central and South America features 29 color plates of more than 200 species.
$49.00

The New Neotropical Companion

GPS11
J.C. Kricher, Mark Plotkin (Introduction)
Princeton University Press
2017
448
0691115257
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
From plants and animals to birds and bugs, it's all here in this wonderfully written overview of the ecology, habitats, plants and animals of Central and South America. A revised second edition.
$35.00

Lonely Planet Ecuador & Galapagos Islands

GPS04
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
416
1742207855
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent practical guide to Ecuador and Galapagos for independent travelers.
$24.99

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

Boobies, Iguanas and Other Critters

GPS16
Linda Litteral
American Kestrel
1994
71
1883966019
HARD COVER
Natural History
1/24/2013
0
0
1
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This beautifully illustrated book provides an overview of the Galapagos for ages 10 to 14. Clear, detailed and accurate, it explains the volcanic formation of the islands, ecology, wildlife and scientific research.
$27.25

Running the Amazon

AMZ13
Joe Kane
Vintage Books
1990
278
067972902X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A best-selling account of a 4,000-mile expedition from the high Andes to the Atlantic by foot, raft and kayak -- an expedition only four of the ten participants finished.
$16.00

Peru Map

PRU02
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2014
2
3866091893
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed laminated relief map of Peru at a scale of 1:1,750,000. This is a very clear, colorful map, which also features detailed insets of Lima and Cuzco and even a site plan of Machu Picchu.
$11.95

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

AND08
Thornton Wilder
HarperCollins
2014
154
0060757507
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic tale of Franciscan missionaries in 18th-century Lima, Peru by the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. First published in 1927.
$14.99

The Peru Reader, History, Culture, Politics

PRU04
Orin Starn
Duke
2005
524
0822336499
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Lively and literate, this meaty anthology ranges from historical accounts to modern analysis.
$29.95

Peru Adventure Map

PRU09
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
9972654087
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A well-produced, colorful shaded relief map of Peru at a scale of 1:1,500,000.
$11.95

Ecuador Map

EDR03
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2014
2
3866090536
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated map of Ecuador at a scale of 1:1,000,000, with detailed insets of Cuenca, Quito, Guayaquil, Galapagos and the Ecuadorian Amazon on the reverse.
$11.95

Odyssey Guide Galapagos

GPS20
Pierre Constant
Odyssey Publications
2010
316
9622177662
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact, illustrated handbook by a veteran naturalist-guide covers the geology and geography, history and wildlife of the islands. With 70 sketch maps of landing sites, 180 color photographs and island-by-island descriptions.
$24.95

Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

GPS34
David Pearson, Les Beletsky (Editor)
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
485
1566565308
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An excellent guide to Ecuador's wildlife, featuring concise descriptions and color illustrations of 500 frequently encountered reptiles and amphibians, birds, mammals and insects. The Galapagos Islands get a separate chapter and section of illustrations.
$29.95

Lonely Planet Peru

PRU13
Sara Benson
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
576
1743215576
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In its hallmark style, this comprehensive guide to Peru features a good overview of culture, history and nature, and much nuts-and-bolts information on excursions, accomodations and sightseeing.
$25.99

The Heights of Machu Picchu

AND22
Pablo Neruda, Nathaniel Tarn (Translator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1972
71
0374506485
PAPER
Literature
0
1
0
0
Machu Picchu and the Inca civilization inspired this celebrated epic poem, an expansive and introspective hymn to the Americas by the great Pablo Neruda, winner of the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. Bilingual edition
$15.00

Flowering Plants of the Galapagos

GPS40
Conley McMullen, Ghillean Prance (Introduction)
Cornell University Press
1999
370
0801486211
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Indispensable for the botanically minded, this excellent guide features color photographs of 436 species, an overview of ecology and habitats and plant checklists for visitor sites.
$39.95

About This Life, Journeys on the Threshold of Memory

GEN42
Barry Lopez
Random House
1999
273
0679754474
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A collection of essays on far-flung travels -- both actual and internal -- by the wonderful writer and traveler. Lopez includes Galapagos, Hokkaido, Bonaire and Antarctica among the thoughtful essays.
$16.00

The Monkey's Paw, New Chronicles from Peru

PRU24
Robin Kirk
University of Massachusetts Press
1997
215
1558491090
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A fascinating, multi-faceted portrait of the nation as shown through the travels and interviews of journalist Robin Kirk in Peru of the 1980s and 1990s.
$24.95

Rough Guide Ecuador

EDR06
Harry Ades, Melissa Graham
Rough Guides
2016
440
0241245745
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact comprehensive guide to travel in Ecuador, including Quito, the Oriente and Galapagos with extensive listings, dozens of sketch maps, and a brief overview of culture, nature and history.
$24.99

Quito and Northern Ecuador

EDR10
ITMB
ITMB
2009
1
1553416651
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full-color map of Quito and surroundings for the traveler, at a scale of 1:12,500.
$10.95

Footprint Cuzco & the Inca Heartland Handbook

PRU46
Ben Box, Stephen Frankham
Footprint Handbooks
2011
352
1907263365
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
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Comprehensive and up-to-date, this exceptional guide covers Cuzco and surroundings, including Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, Tambopata, Manu Park and Lima in detail.
$21.95

Explore the Inca Trail

AND33
Jacquetta Megarry, Roy Davies
Interlink Publishing Group
2011
64
1898481253
FLEXI-BOUND
Guidebook
0
0
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A brief, ingeniously designed guide to trekking in the Sacred Valley from Cusco to Machu Picchu with color photographs, a fold-out map of the route, site diagram of Machu Picchu and a camp-to-camp overview of the Inca trail.
$17.95

Pimsleur Quick & Simple Spanish

SPN257
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743523555
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Four audio CDs with eight 30-minute lessons in basic Spanish, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95

Evolution, The First Four Billion Years

NAT150
Michael Ruse (Editor), Joseph Travis (Editor)
Harvard University Press
2011
608
067403175X
PAPER
Science
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Now in paper, this engaging A-to-Z compendium of people, ideas and the science of evolution was published in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin by Harvard University Press.
$44.00

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, A Natural History and Species Guide

OCE217
Annalisa Berta
University of Chicago Press
2015
288
022618319X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
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This beautifully illustrated overview is the most comprehensive book available on marine cetaceans, covering the natural history, anatomy, diet, distribution, characteristics and conservation status of 98 species.
$45.00

Worth Looking For

The Machu Picchu Guidebook

PRU34
Ruth M. Wright, Alfredo Valencia Zegarra
Johnson Books
2011
188
1555663273
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
With maps and site plans, a segment on new discoveries, a wildlife section and a fold-out full color painting of the city as it may have looked during a solstice celebration in 1530.
$22.95

The Panama Hat Trail

EDR15
Tom Miller
National Geographic
2001
288
0792263863
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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1
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1
An entertaining and insightful social history of Ecuador -- as told through its hat-making history. It's a classic example of travel writing and one of the best things written on Ecuador.
$14.00

Peruvian Wildlife

PRU71
Barry Walker
Bradt Publications
2007
144
1841621676
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
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1
Written by resident bird legend Barry Walker and two colleagues, this compact photo guide introduces the habitats, plants, birds and animals of the Central Andes.
$26.99

Galapagos, Exploring Darwin's Tapestry

GPS91
John Hess
University of Missouri Press
2009
188
0826218377
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
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Professor Hess pulls off the rare trick of being both scientifically accurate and inviting in this illustrated coffee-table primer on Galapagos, its geology, evolution and magnificent wildlife.
$49.95