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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXGPS131

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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, 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, 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 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

Galen Rowell's Inner Game of Outdoor Photography

PHT07
Galen Rowell
W. W. Norton & Company
2010
160
0393338088
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to the practice and idea of taking better pictures outdoors, featuring 160 photographs. Rowell, a climber, adventurer -- and outstanding landscape photographer -- has focused on remote mountainous areas including Tibet and Antarctica.
$29.95

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

National Geographic Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography

PHT34
Scott Stuckey
National Geographic
2010
160
1426205163
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
This concise, practical guide to taking better travel photos covers equipment, technique and digital photography, with suggestions and how-to's from experts.
$21.95

The New Art of Photographing Nature

PHT02
Martha Hill, Art Wolfe (Photographer)
Crown
2013
184
0517880342
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An elegant how-to book, featuring 250 photographs by nature photographer Art Wolfe and insightful commentary by Martha Hill, a former photo editor at Audubon magazine.
$29.99

Galapagos, World's End

GPS01
William Beebe
Dover Publications
1988
442
0486256421
PAPER
Exploration
0
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

Galen Rowell, A Retrospective

PHT21
Sierra Club (Editor), Galen Rowell (Photographer)
University of California Press
2008
288
1578051592
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A tribute to the traveler, photographer and friend, by a host of contributors and the editors of Sierra Club books, featuring a stunning sampling of Rowell's magnficent color photographs, including the Himalayas, Antarctica and the Arctic.
$39.95

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, 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

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 State
$16.95

Galapagos, Both Sides of the Coin

GPS93
Pete Oxford (Photographer), Graham Watkins
2009
256
0982293933
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Heads or tales, this ingenious book is a winner. Galapagos naturalist and colleague Pete Oxford collaborated with Graham Watkins, director of the Charles Darwin Research Station, for this tribute to the Galapagos and its wildlife. On one side, it features
$35.00

Galapagos: Ocean, Earth, Wind & Fire

GPS72
Jonathan R. Green
Aa Balkema
2002
183
9978425998
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A handsome portfolio of color photographs by naturalist-guide, diver and photographer Jonathan Green, including an extensive chapter on underwater life.
$49.95

Jungles

AMZ65
Frans Lanting (Photographer), Christine Eckstrom
Taschen
2011
256
3822842451
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The wildlife of Central America, the Congo, Amazon, Borneo and Madagascar are all featured in this portfolio of 120 extraordinary color photographs.
$19.99

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

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

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

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

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

Creative Outdoor Photography

PHT43
Galen Rowell, Frans Lanting
Baker & Taylor Video
DVD
Film
0
0
0
1
Learn the secrets, techniques, and philosophical approaches that helped Frans Lanting and the late Galen Rowell take their groundbreaking photos with this 2part DVD. Running time 120 minutes. Available at the Frans Lanting Studio -- 831-429-1331.
$30.00

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

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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 archipel
$32.95

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

Travel Photography, Documenting the World's People & Places

PHT32
Bob Krist
Sterling Publishing Company
2008
192
1600591108
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
Award-winning National Geographic photographer Bob Krist offers a user-friendly and well-illustrated guide to digital photography, including tips for shooting on location, selecting equipment and sending images while on the road.
$24.95

Basic Essentials Photography in the Outdoors

PHT05
Jonathan Hanson
Globe Pequot Press
2007
65
0762740922
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Intended for your backpack, this slim guide outlines the essential knowledge needed to take pictures from what camera to buy to how to take better pictures.
$8.95

National Audubon Society Guide to Nature Photography, Digital Edition

NAT159
Tim Fitzharris
Firefly Books
2008
208
1554073928
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Fitzharris shares his tips for capturing and processing flawless images of nature in this detailed guide, with hundreds of brilliant color photographs.
$24.95

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

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

The Boy on the Back of the Turtle

GPS65
Paul Quarrington
Douglas & McIntyre
2003
247
1550547011
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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

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

The Panama Hat Trail

EDR15
Tom Miller
National Geographic
2001
288
0792263863
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
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