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Galapagos & Ecuador

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Essential Reading Package-EXGPS32A

GALAPAGOS & ECUADOR. Buy these 6 items as a set for $109 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

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

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

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

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

Galapagos Islands Explorer Map

GPS68
Ocean Explorer Maps
Ocean Explorer Maps
2009
1
0954272720
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
Not just handy for keeping track of your Galapagos cruise, this detailed map (1:400,000) of the islands includes illustrated biographies of famous visitors and a wildlife guide.
$12.95

Ecuador Adventure Map

EDR22
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
1566955475
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided, waterproof map covers Ecuador in splendid detail (1:750:00) and also includes a Galapagos map (1:1 million).
$11.95

Insight Guide Ecuador and Galapagos

EDR01
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
352
1780053746
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide presents the natural history, politics, culture, wildlife and attractions of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands with style and authority.
$24.99

The Galapagos Affair

GPS69
John Treherne
Gardners Books
2002
240
0712668233
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Colorful early settlers including Dr. Ritter, Baroness Wagner von Bosquet and her three lovers and sturdy Margaret Wittmer enliven John Trehorne's riveting, real-life tale of murder in paradise.
$29.95

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

Darwin and the Science of Evolution

GPS54
Patrick Tort
Harry N. Abrams
2001
144
0810921367
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A pocket biography and social history of Darwin in the excellent Discoveries series featuring hundreds of archival photographs and a synopsis of Darwin's life and ideas.
$12.95

Ecuador, A Travel Journal

EDR16
Henri Michaux, Robin Magowan (Translator)
Northwestern
2001
144
0810160919
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
A brief, querulous and entirely wonderful narrative of the modernist painter Michaux's travels with the poet Gangotena, strong on color and personality. Its many pleasures include an unbeatable description of Quito's accursed mountain weather.
$17.95

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.
$17.00

Galapagos, Through Writers' Eyes

GPS89
John Hickman (Editor)
Sickle Moon
2009
225
1906011109
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Hickman weaves original accounts by Galapagos whalers, gentleman pirates, fitful castaways, settlers and scientists, including Ambrose Crowley, Herman Melville, Charles Darwin and William Beebe, in these tales of the colorful human history of the archipelago.
$35.00

Collecting Evolution, The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

GPS136
Matthew J. James
Oxford University Press
2017
384
0199354596
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Rescuing an important expedition from the footnotes of history, this readable science book tells the story of eight scientists who, in 1905, collected staggering amounts of specimens from the Galapagos in an attempt to test Darwin's theory of evolution.
$34.95

Galapagos, Exploring Darwin's Tapestry

GPS91
John Hess
University of Missouri Press
2009
188
0826218377
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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

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

Galapagos, The Islands That Changed the World

GPS78
Paul D. Stewart
Yale University Press
2007
240
0300122306
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Stewart and co-authors, associated with the BBC natural history unit, present the natural and human history of the islands in this wide-ranging, beautifully illustrated book, the companion to the BBC series.
$35.00

Lonesome George, The Life and Loves of the World's Most Famous Tortoise

GPS70
Henry Nicholls
Trafalgar Square
2010
231
0330450115
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
The lone tortoise from Isla Pinta, corralled at the Charles Darwin Station since 1971 until his death in 2012, stands at the center of Nicholl's witty, affectionate tale of conservation, biology and hope.
$24.99

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 Evolution of Beauty

GPS138
Richard O. Prum
Doubleday
2017
448
0385537212
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences--what Darwin termed "the taste for the beautiful"--create the extraordinary range of ornament in the animal world. The Evolution of Beauty presents a unique scientific v
$30.00

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

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
1
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

Pocket Photo Guide to the Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos

GPS135
Clive Byers
Bloomsbury USA
2017
144
1472937902
PAPER
Field Guide
5/9/2017
0
0
0
0
With clear color photographs and brief, authoritative descriptions Bloomsbury's field guide to Ecuador depicts 252 of the country's most common birds with clear color photographs and brief descriptions. The book easily slips in a pocket or daypack.
$16.00

Wildlife of Ecuador: A Photographic Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians

EDR45
Daza Pablo Cervantes (Photographer), Andres Vasquez Noboa
Princeton University Press
2017
304
0691161364
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Clear, concise and comprehensive, this modern field guide in the Princeton WildGuide series profiles 350 of Ecuador's most conspicuous animals.
$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

For Kids

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

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

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

The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin

GBR388
Peter Sis
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2016
44
1250073480
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Sis illuminates Darwin's grand life: his travels, ideas and impact, using watercolor and pen-and-ink illustrations. The richly embellished pages feature a gorgeous gatefold spread as well as diary pages, maps and charts.
$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

Darwin and Evolution for Kids, His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities

GPS64
Kristan Lawson
Chicago Review Press
2003
160
1556525028
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
An interactive, illustrated biography of Darwin for kids ten and up (and their families). The book, which includes hands-on activities, covers Darwin's career from his youth to his mind-expanding voyage aboard the Beagle to the development of the theory of evolution through natural selection.
$16.95

Charles Darwin

NAT109
David King
DK Publishing
2006
128
0756625548
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A new addition to DK's acclaimed Biography series, this is a detailed and accessible chronicle of Darwin's life, sure to grab the interest of younger readers. With more than 100 full-color photographs and illustrations.
$6.99

Inside the Beagle with Charles Darwin

NAT114
Fiona MacDonald
Enchanted Lion Books
2005
48
1592700411
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
MacDonald gives detailed accounts of daily life aboard the Beagle, animals and places encountered, as well as excellent illustrations and a balanced discussion of Darwin's ground-breaking scientific theories. Ages 8 and up.
$19.95

Galapagos Bedtime Stories

GPS76
Paula Tagle Saad
Aa Balkema
2003
89
9978435085
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
1
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
These delightful children's stories, organized by island, were inspired by Saad's many trips as an expedition leader. Each illustrated tale revolves around an animal or incident in the islands, including a newly hatched Waved Albatross, a sea lion pup and a nesting Flightless Cormorant.
$28.00

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.
$19.95

The True Adventures of Charley Darwin

GBR818
Carolyn Meyer
Houghton Mifflin Company
2011
336
0547415648
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Meyer turns the facts of Darwin's early life in Shrewsbury and his transformation aboard the Beagle into a novel for young adults.
$9.99

Island, A Story of the Galapagos

GPS111
Jason Chin
Henry Holt and Company
2012
36
1596437162
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
In vivid color paintings, Chin traces the evolution of the Galapagos Islands from their first fiery eruption from the sea. An engaging picture book for young readers.
$17.99

What Mr Darwin Saw

NAT292
Mick Manning
Frances Lincoln
2014
48
1847801072
PAPER
Science
3/18/2015
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A fascinating and colorful introduction to the journey of HMS Beagle for kids, showing Darwin’s life on the ship and his observations and discoveries in South America. The book concludes with a simplified explanation of the theory of evolution.
$9.95

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

Charles Darwin's Around-the-World Adventure

GPS126
Jennifer Thermes
Harry N. Abrams
2016
48
1419721208
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
With insets, fun facts, maps and energetic storytelling, this colorful book introduces Charles Darwin and his world-famous journey. Written for kids ages 5 to 7.
$18.95

Where Are the Galapagos Islands?

GPS140
John Hinderliter (Illustrator), Megan Stine
Penguin Putnam
2017
112
0451533879
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An introduction to the Galapagos Islands and the unique animals that live there, including the marine iguana, the blue-footed booby, the frigatebird and the giant Galapagos tortoise.
$5.99

More Books

The Fishes of the Galapagos Islands

GPS32
Jack Grove, Robert Lavenberg
Stanford University Press
1997
936
0804722897
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An essential reference documenting 437 species of fish in the Galapagos.
$145.00

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

The Evolution of Jane

GPS30
Cathleen Schine
Mariner Books
2011
256
054752031X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Setting her novel on a Galapagos cruise, Schine mixes psychological insight and travel with impressive musings on Darwin and modern evolutionary theory in this fast-paced tale.
$14.95

Billy Budd and Other Stories

GPS37
Joyce Carol Oates (Afterword), Herman Melville
Signet
2009
369
0451530810
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This collection of short fiction includes "Las Encantadas," set in a highly stylized Galapagos (which Melville visited during his whaling days).
$4.95

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

The Galapagos Islands and Ecuador

GPS41
Marylee Stephenson
Mountaineers
2015
256
1594859175
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Your Essential Handbook for Exploring Darwin's Enchanted Islands," this practical guide to the archipelago features 100 color photos and great coverage of popular visitor sites. Revised third edition.
$21.95

Footprint Ecuador & Galapagos Handbook

EDR05
Robert & Daisy Kunstaetter
Footprint Handbooks
2016
528
1910120391
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to travel in Ecuador, nicely divided between a general overview of the country and exhaustive detail on where to go and what to do.
$25.99

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

The Boy on the Back of the Turtle

GPS65
Paul Quarrington
Douglas & McIntyre
2003
247
1550547011
PAPER
Travel Narrative
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Humorist, novelist and family man on a quest, Quarrington offers an entertaining account of a Galapagos voyage in the company of his seven-year-old daughter and 70-year-old father.
$14.95

Darwin's Dangerous Idea, Evolution and the Meanings of Life

HSC31
Daniel C. Dennett
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1996
586
068482471X
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A National Book Award-winning consideration of evolution by natural selection and its impact on the history of science. Dennett argues that Darwinian processes are the central organizing force that gives rise to complexity, including human minds and societies.
$19.00

Galapagos at the Crossroads: Pirates, Biologists, Tourists, and Creationists Battle for Darwin's Cradle of Evolution

GPS86
Carol Ann Bassett
National Geographic
2009
304
1426204027
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Bassett focuses on not only the threats to the Galapagos but also the dedicated and often colorful biologists, conservationists and others working to protect the archipelago in this eloquent, accessible field report.
$26.00

Moon Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

GPS87
Ben Westwood
Avalon Travel Publishing
2015
515
1612388612
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.
$21.99

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.
$19.95

Teaching a Stone to Talk, Expeditions and Encounters

TVL491
Annie Dillard
HarperCollins
1988
177
0060915412
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Included in this collection of natural history essays by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author is Life on the Rocks: The Galapagos, a marvelous account of her visit to the islands.
$14.99

Darwin's Finches

GPS102
Kathleen Donohue
University of Chicago Press
2011
560
0226157717
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A professor of biology at Duke with an interest in speciation and the genetic basis of adaptation, Donohue includes illuminating excerpts on our understanding of the finches, from Darwin's initial field notes 150 yeaars ago to the work of David Lack, Peter and Rosemary Grant and other modern ecologists.
$58.00

Galapagos, In Darwin's Footsteps

GPS109
Mark Newman
Lightning Source
2011
176
1466287713
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Newman writes of his adventures throughout the archipelago, by kayak, foot and aboard the brigadine Schooner, in this anecdotal account of his own travels and those of Darwin.
$12.95

The History of Ecuador

EDR39
George Lauderbaugh
Greenwood
2012
189
0313362505
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This compact book includes chapters on Ecuador today, Ecuador's indigenous and colonial past, the oil boom and other events.
$64.00

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

Culture Smart! Ecuador

EDR40
Russell Maddicks
Kuperard
2014
168
1857336836
PAPER
Guidebook
1/24/2017
0
0
0
0
A concise and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

40 Years of Evolution, Darwin's Finches on Daphne Major Island

GPS115
Peter R. Grant
Princeton University Press
2014
432
0691160465
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Evolutionary biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant continue the work of the Charles Darwin, providing a complete evolutionary history of Darwin’s finches.
$55.00

Galapagos Islands Marine Life

GPS118
Idaz Greenberg
Seahawk Press
2014
PLASTIC CARD
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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

Quito 1599, City and Colony in Transition

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Kris E. Lane
University of New Mexico Press
2002
312
082632357X
PAPER
History
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Beginning in a watershed year 1599, historian Kris Lane reinterprets 100 years of shipwrecks, indigenous uprisings, pirate attacks, missionary activity, slavery and lust for gold -- all set in the enigmatic Spanish American city. An engaging, thought-provoking book.
$29.95

Birds of Western Ecuador, A Photographic Guide

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Paul Greenfield, Nick Athanas
Princeton University Press
2016
464
0691157804
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Field Guide
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The ultimate guide to Western Ecuador's bird life, this field guide profiles 946 species of Ecuadorian birds in 1,500 color photos, distribution maps and accessible descriptions.
$45.00

Evolution, A Visual Record

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Robert Clark (Photographer)
Phaidon Press
2016
240
0714871184
HARD COVER
Science
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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

Galapagos Poems

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Sally Bliumis-Dunn
Kattywompus Press
2016
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Literature
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Enamored with the wildlife of the Galapagos, a nature-lover and professor at Manhattanville College penned this brief chapbook of poems. The short, paperbound book enlarges the animals and landscapes of the islands with grace and simple profundity.
$12.00

Darwin's First Theory, Exploring Darwin's Quest for a Theory of Earth

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Rob Wesson
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
384
1681773163
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Science
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In this historical travelogue, geologist Rob Wesson explores Darwin's first major theory -- not of evolution, but of plate tectonics. Across South America, his scientific jaunts trace Darwin's moments of revelation in understanding the true history of Earth.
$29.95