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Independent People, An Epic

ICL01
Halldor Laxness
Vintage Books
1997
480
0679767924
PAPER
Literature
1
1
0
0
Rich in local color, this great mock-epic by the Icelandic Nobel Prize-winner features the indelible Bjartur of Summerhouses, a hard-headed, independent-minded sheep farmer.
$17.00

Ring of Seasons, Iceland, Its Culture and History

ICL03
Terry G. Lacy
University of Michigan Press
1998
332
0472086618
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A longtime resident of Reykjavik, Lacy weaves tales of family life, anecdote, lore and history into this illuminating personal portrait of Iceland.
$27.95

Insight Guide Iceland

ICL04
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2017
352
1786715880
PAPER
Guidebook
1
0
0
0
This guide emphasizes culture and history, with wonderful photographs, maps and essays from experts.
$24.99

Iceland Adventure Map

ICL05
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955343
MAP
Reference
1
0
0
0
A detailed map at a scale of 1:465,000, printed on handy tear- and water-resistant paper.
$11.95

Lonely Planet Pocket Reykjavik

ICL72
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
144
1743219954
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With a section of not-to-be-missed highlights, pullout map, and a calendar of annual events.
$13.99

North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland

ICL67
Evan Sung (Photographer), Jody Eddy, Gunnar Gislason
Ten Speed Press
2014
352
1607744988
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Catering to a rising interest in Nordic cuisine, this cookbook celebrates Iceland’s food alongside its haunting landscapes, portrayed in starkly beautiful, full-color photos.
$40.00

Iceland Imagined

ICL57
Karen Oslund
University of Washington Press
2013
260
029599293X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This cultural and environmental history explores the geography, literature, language, culture, politics and symbolism of Iceland, Greenland, northern Norway and the Faroe Islands.
$24.95

Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings

VIK02
John Haywood
1995
144
PAPER
History
0140513280
Penguin Putnam
0
0
0
0
This history of the Vikings tells their story through a series of innovative maps and excellent photographs. It traces the routes of 9th-century Viking merchants and explorers throughout Europe and the New World.
$23.00

Song of the Vikings, Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths

ICL59
Nancy Marie Brown
St. Martins
2014
256
1137278870
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Brown brings to life not just the great Norse tales of medieval Iceland but also the life and times of the worldly Icelandic chieftain, known as the "Homer of the North."
$17.99

The Almost Nearly Perfect People, Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

SCN83
Michael Booth
Picador USA
2016
400
1250081564
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Guardian journalist Booth writes with laugh-out-loud humor and brutal candor about the Scandinavians, mixing history and his own experiences in Nordic regions in this searing cultural portrait.
$17.00

The Vikings, Lords of the Seas

VIK01
Yves Cohat
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300151
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An indispensable reference that fits in your pocket, this slim volume is packed with maps, archival photos and illustrations.
$15.95

Iceland, Land of the Sagas

ICL07
Jon Krakauer (Photographer), David Roberts
Villarde
1998
160
0375752676
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Krakauer and colleague Roberts hike and climb around Iceland in this classic travel narrative, reissued as a paperback and featuring Krakauer's color photographs. The book interweaves the natural and cultural history of the island with the authors' own adventures.
$30.00

Last Places, A Journey in the North

ARC54
Lawrence Millman, Paul Theroux (Introduction)
Lightning Source
2000
242
0618082484
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Millman explores the culture and history of the Faroes, Iceland and Greenland in this hilarious account of his travels in the wake of the ancient Vikings.
$15.95

Names for the Sea, Strangers in Iceland

ICL61
Sarah Moss
Counterpoint
2013
358
1619021226
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A stranger in a strange land, British novelist Sarah Moss captures the spirit of Iceland in this tale of a year in Reykjavik with her husband and two children.
$17.95

The Windows of Brimnes, An American in Iceland

ICL63
Bill Holm
Milkweed Editions
2008
216
1571313109
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In these provocative essays, Minnesotan Bill Holm writes about the fate of America from his fisherman's cottage on the shore of a creek in northern Iceland.
$15.00

Butterflies in November

ICL74
Brian Fitzgibbon (Translator), Auour Ava Olafsdottir
Grove Press
2014
296
080212318X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Scorned by love, a quirky, unapologetically independent 33-year-old woman takes a spontaneous trip along Iceland’s Ring Road, her best friend’s 4-year-old deaf-mute son in tow. Evocative of the Icelandic spirit.
$15.00

Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland

ICL87
Vidar Hreinsson
Penguin
2013
329
0140447741
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Part of the expansive Penguin Classics series, this compilation brings together exemplary Icelandic stories from the medieval period, all of them filtered through Iceland's great oral tradition.
$18.00

Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

ICL31
Herman Palsson (Translator)
Penguin
1971
137
0140442383
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This collection of the most famous of Icelandic sagas includes stories with titles like Thorstein the Staff-Struck and Ale Hood. Dating from the 12th century, these tales vividly recreate the society of medieval Iceland.
$14.00

Jar City

ICL27
Arnaldur Indridason
Picador USA
2006
288
0312426380
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Indridason's first moody police procedural finds Reykjavik detective Erlendur Sveinsson investigating the brutal murder of a lonely pensioner and the man's connection to the deaths of a number of young women. Made into a darkly superb film.
$17.00

The Fish Can Sing

ICL14
Halldor Laxness, Magnus Magnusson (Translator)
Vintage Books
2008
256
0307386058
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A quirky, moving coming-of-age tale set in Reykjavik at the turn of the last century, featuring an unforgettable cast of Icelandic characters. Laxness, who also wrote Independent People (ICL01), won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955.
$15.95

The Great Weaver from Kashmir

ICL69
Hallador Laxness
Archipelago Books
2008
450
0979333083
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First published in 1927, this first major book by the esteemed Icelandic writer Hallador Laxness (Independent People) propelled Iceland into the modern world. An experimental novel, it tells the story of a young poet who flees the confines of his island nation for the complexities of post-WWI Europe.
$26.00

The Prose Edda

ICL26
Snorri Sturluson, Jesse Byock (Translator)
Penguin
2006
304
0140447555
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A new translation of one of the most influential and entertaining medieval Icelandic sagas, the source for much of what we know of Norse mythology.
$18.00

The Sagas of Icelanders

ICL13
Jane Smiley (Editor), Robert Kellog (Introduction)
Viking
2001
848
0141000031
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Nine sagas and six tales composed between the years 1000 and 1500, including an account of Leif Eriksson's voyage to North America, all newly translated.
$27.00

A Naturalist's Guide to the Arctic

ARC03
E.C. Pielou
University of Chicago Press
1994
327
0226668142
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A primer on Arctic climate, geography, plants, birds, mammals and insects in a single nicely written book. It's a highly recommended, enthusiastic guide to natural history throughout the Circumpolar North.
$22.00

Auroras, Fire in the Sky

ARC304
Dan Bortolotti, Yuichi Takasaka (Photographer)
Firefly Books
2011
144
1554076811
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
These 80 color photos by Yuichi Takasaka celebrate the beauty, history, folklore and science of the northern lights.
$29.95

Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World

ICL73
Jeff Kanipe, Alexandra Witze
W. W. Norton & Company
2015
224
1605989584
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Two science writers discuss the political and natural ramifications of the 1783 eruption of Iceland’s largest volcano, Laki, which led to global death, famine and even revolution. Great for the geologically minded but accessible to all with an interest in volcanoes.
$16.95

Primordial Landscapes, Iceland Revealed

ICL77
Ari Trausti Gundmundsson (Contributor), Feodor Pitcairn (Photographer)
powerHouse Books
2015
256
1576877809
HARD COVER
Natural History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Presented here in gorgeous, oversized photos is the extraordinary landscape of Iceland. Award-winning photographer Pitcairn captures volcanoes building textured landscapes, glaciers melting into thunderous waterfalls and many of Iceland’s other unique geological forces.
$70.00

The Control of Nature

NAT01
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1989
272
0374522596
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In the classic McPhee tradition, these sparkling essays explore our generally feeble attempts to combat all-powerful nature, including valiant efforts by Icelanders to control the flow of a volcano across the harbor at Heimaey in the Westman Islands.
$16.00

The Northern Lights, The True Story of the Man Who Unlocked the Secrets of the Aurora Borealis

ARC104
Lucy Jago
Vintage Books
2002
320
0375708820
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
The compelling story of Kristian Birkeland, the turn-of-the-century Norwegian scientist who devoted his career to understanding the aurora borealis, this book also covers the science, history, myth and romance of the phenomenon.
$16.95

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

Familiar Animals & Plants of the Arctic & Subarctic Regions

ARC324
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2014
1583558292
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
5/13/2014
0
0
0
0
Handy for a pocket or backpack, this durable, fold-out wildlife reference features species of flora and fauna familiar to the Arctic.
$7.95

The Arctic, A Guide to Coastal Wildlife

ARC85
Tony Soper
Bradt Publications
2012
160
1841623806
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An essential handbook for the ship-based traveler, this compact guide to the plants, marine mammals and birds of the Circumpolar North features handsome watercolor illustrations and lively text. This new edition includes a section on the Bering Sea.
$23.99

For Kids

Eyewitness Viking

VIK05
Susan M. Margeson
Penguin Putnam
2010
72
0756610958
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Ships, weapons, artifacts, colonies, music and kings are all explored in this illustrated family friendly portrait.
$16.99

Iceland, A True Book

ICL32
Kathleen Deady
Children's Press
2005
48
051625832X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A slim, illustrated introduction to Iceland for younger readers (ages 6-8). With a nice selection of photographs showing the landscapes, cities, people and archaeological sites of Iceland.
$6.95

The Problem with Chickens

ICL35
Bruce McMillan, Gunnella (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Company
2005
32
0618585818
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A delightfully illustrated tale for young readers about a flock of chickens that overruns an Icelandic village.
$17.99

Polar Explorers for Kids

ARC191
Maxine Snowden
Chicago Review Press
2004
150
1556525001
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The history and adventures of 16 polar explorers, including Erik the Red, Henry Hudson, Robert Peary, Roald Amundsen, Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton, are brought to life in 21 puzzles, games, projects and activities for kids ages 9 and up.
$16.95

Puffling Patrol

ICL60
Ted Lewin
Aa Balkema
2012
44
1600604242
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Lewin details the annual rescue of baby puffins by the children of Heimaey, the largest island in the Westman Islands off the coast of Iceland.
$19.95

The Viking Codex, The Saga of Leif Eriksson

VIK44
Fiona MacDonald
Aa Balkema
2014
33
1906370621
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Featuring richly illustrated pages and many gatefolds, this children's book introduces middle readers to Eric the Red and his son Leif Eriksson (Leif the Lucky) and the Viking culture from which they sprang.
$7.95

Story of the Vikings Coloring Book

VIK48
A. G. Smith
Dover Publications
1988
48
0486256537
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Thirty-eight scenes inspired by the Vikings -- all ready for coloring! Includes European raids, ship construction, Viking weaponry, art and more. Each image is paired with a detailed caption.
$4.99

Everything Vikings

VIK50
Nadia Higgins
2015
64
1426320760
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Subtitled "All the Incredible Facts and Fierce Fun You Can Plunder!" this title in the National Geographic Kids series is packed with color visuals and interesting info that introduce the exciting world of the Vikings. Written for readers ages 8 to 12.
$12.99

More Books

Arctic Dreams

ARC11
Barry Lopez
Vintage Books
2001
417
0375727485
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
A dazzling meditation on the Arctic, breathtaking in scope. Lopez draws on his travels throughout the North, including Baffin Island, the Chukchi and Bering Seas, Alaska, the Yukon and Greenland, interweaving natural history, accounts of early exploration, anecdote and lore into an indelible portrait of place.
$16.95

Lonely Planet Iceland

ICL06
Deanna Swaney
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
384
1743214758
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This concise guide to Iceland includes short essays on history, culture and attractions and plenty of practical travel information.
$27.99

A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland

SCN03
T.K Derry
University of Minnesota Press
2000
447
0816637997
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of Scandinavia from prehistory to the present with chapters on the Viking and Lutheran kingdoms, medieval times, monarchies, the World Wars and modern period, emphasizing the common cultural, political and social backgrounds.
$25.00

Volcanoes, Crucibles of Change

GEO02
Richard Fisher
Princeton University Press
1998
344
0691002495
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A complete primer for the volcano lover, this heavily illustrated book covers types of volcanoes and eruptions, worldwide distribution and the physics of their formation.
$38.95

Frost on My Moustache, The Arctic Exploits of a Lord and a Loafer

ARC74
Tim Moore
Griffin Publishing
2001
280
0312270151
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this inspired folly, a British comic heads to Iceland, Spitsbergen and other northern locales in pursuit of a fictitious Arctic hero.
$21.99

The History of Iceland

ICL17
Gunnar Karlsson
University of Minnesota Press
2000
418
0816635897
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of Iceland from the Viking-era through colonization, independence and the 20th century. Karlsson draws on the sagas and rich literature of Iceland in presenting this comprehensive history.
$25.50

Marine Mammals of the North Atlantic

FG60
Carl Christian Kinze
Princeton University Press
2003
192
0691113084
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A guide to the marine mammals of the North Atlantic featuring 250 color illustrations.
$31.95

Under the Glacier

ICL24
Halldor Laxness, Magnus Magnusson (Translator)
Vintage Books
2005
256
1400034418
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Laxness brings the full range of his wit, humor, humanity and imagination to this strange, rather slight and amusing book, in which a Church of Iceland envoy travels inland to investigate the strange goings-on in a remote parish.
$15.95

Iceland Map

ICL37
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
1
3707904512
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed road map of Iceland map at a scale of 1:400,000 with index.
$14.95

Bradt Guide Iceland

ICL42
Andrew Evans
Bradt Publications
2014
464
1841624993
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A detailed, personable guide in the venerable British series with a focus on natural treasures, including glaciers, lava flows and rugged coastlines.
$25.99

Arctic Chill

ICL46
Arnaldur Indridason
St. Martins
2010
352
0312655304
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Another chilling police procedural set in contemporary Iceland, the fifth in the series.
$18.00

The Tricking of Freya

ICL47
Christina Sunley
St. Martin's Press
2010
352
031242938X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Skipping from suburban Connecticut to the tiny Canadian-Icelandic fishing village of Gimli to Manhattan and finally Iceland, this affecting debut follows the fate of young Freya Morris and her troubled family history over 20 years.
$22.00

Hypothermia, A Thriller

ICL51
Arnaldur Indridason
St. Martins
2011
320
0312610599
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In this sixth haunting book in the series launched with the Gold Dagger-winning Jar City (ICL27) Reykjavik Inspector Erlendur faces the heart-shattering truth of his own past.
$17.00

The Faraway Nearby

ICL62
Rebecca Solnit
Penguin Putnam
2014
272
0143125494
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Solnit brings us to the Icelandic arctic as she struggles with her mother’s disintegrating memory. In an inspired blend of memoir and essay, she explores identity, empathy, connection and the making of self.
$17.00

Journey to the Center of the Earth

ICL64
Jules Verne
Dover Publications
2005
155
0486440885
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An unabridged republication of the famous work, originally published in 1876. The adventure starts in Iceland, as the explorers descend into the crater of Snaefelljokull. After multiple adventures, they reach the surface through Stromboli, one of the Italian island volcanoes.
$4.00

Strange Shores

ICL65
Arnaldur Indridason, Victoria Cribb (Translator)
St. Martins
2015
304
1250074738
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Inspector Erlendur is back investigating the decades-long disappearance of a woman and her brother, who both vanished in the same wilderness at different times.
$17.00

Vikings: Life and Legend

VIK46
Matthias Wemhoff, Peter Prentz (Editor), Gareth Williams (Editor)
Cornell University Press
2014
288
0801479428
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated global perspective on the Vikings from the 8th through 11th centuries that reveals how the culture borrowed from both Christian Europe and the Islamic world.
$35.00

The Arctic Guide, Wildlife of the Far North

ARC333
Sharon Chester
Princeton University Press
2016
400
069113975X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Written for travelers and naturalists alike, this comprehensive guide to the flora and fauna of the Arctic covers 800 species. Each profile features color illustrations, range maps and full descriptions.
$27.95

Walking and Trekking in Iceland

ICL75
Paddy Dillon
Cicerone
2015
352
1852848057
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An expansive hiking guidebook that covers more than 1772 kilometers of Iceland terrain, including all the popular treks, like the Laugavegur Trail, and many lesser known trails. Features maps and helpful travel information.
$29.95

Frommer's Easyguide Iceland

ICL76
Nicholas Gill
Frommer's
2015
288
1628871806
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This lightweight guide to Iceland highlights important attractions with expert advice on accommodations and meals.
$14.95

Epic, Strassen Islands, Roads of Iceland

ICL78
Stefan Bogner
National Book Network
2014
224
3768838838
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This collection of photographs captures the sweeping roads of Iceland hewn in a landscape of extremes both volcanic and arctic.
$54.99

The Northmen, The Viking Saga

VIK52
John Haywood
Gardners Books
2016
400
1250106141
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Viking historian John Haywood delves into the Vikings’ age of expansion (793 CE -1241 CE). His magisterial chronicle answers myriad questions about the Vikings, their technology, their society and why it went into decline.
$29.99

Pocket Rough Guide Reykjavik

ICL80
Rough Guides
Rough Guides
2016
144
0241248655
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
By the savvy editors at Rough Guide, these just-right guides are bundled with a pullout map.
$12.99

Wayward Heroes

ICL81
Philip Roughton (Translator), Hallador Laxness
Archipelago Books
2016
350
091467109X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Inspired by the Icelandic sagas, this tragi-comedy follows two blood brothers as they fight, plunder and seduce against the backdrop of early Christianity. In contrast with the old sagas, Laxness' novel presents the characters as anything but heroes.
$20.00

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

TVL646
Ben Stiller (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
2013
6315327060
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
Follow Walter Mitty as he travels around the world, from Greenland and Iceland to the Himalayas (where he sees an elusive Snow Leopard!) in search of the quintessence of life. Features stunning cinematography and beautifully captures the Icelandic landscape.
$14.98

Moon Iceland

ICL82
Jenna Gottlieb
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
350
1631210270
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Iceland, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history. With full-color maps and photos throughout.
$19.99

Last Rituals

ICL83
Yrsa Sigurdardottir
HarperCollins
2009
314
0061143375
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The first of Sigurdardottir’s suspense novels featuring attorney and single mother Thra Guomunddottir is set at a university in Reykjavik, where a student’s gruesome murder is linked to medieval witchcraft.
$13.99

The Vikings

VIK53
Rene Chartrand
Osprey Publishing
2016
192
1472813219
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This well-illustrated military history of the Viking Age draws from contemporary scholarship to describe the Vikings' fearsome reputation as well as their contributions to civilization.
$15.00

The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life

SCN101
Anu Partanen
HarperCollins
2016
432
0062316540
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An emigrant to America from Finland, Anu Partanen compares and contrasts America with Scandinavia, debunking myths about socialism as she compellingly argues that the US would benefit from the Nordic approach.
$27.99

Innercities Guide Reykjavik

ICL86
Gerard Lemarquis
Gardners Books
2013
224
1908493828
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A useful and informative cultural guide to Iceland's capital, the most northerly capital in the world.
$13.95

Scandinavians, In Search of the Soul of the North

SCN106
Robert Ferguson
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
448
1468314823
HARD COVER
History
6/20/2017
0
0
0
0
Wielding a mastery of Scandinavian history, broadcaster Robert Ferguson shows readers its slow sea-change from the Vendel and Viking Eras to the temperate, modern societies of today. He dissects two millennia with aplomb.
$35.00

Beyond the Northlands, Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Sagas

VIK56
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough
Oxford University Press
2016
320
0198701241
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Balancing her own travels with the Old Norse sagas and findings from archaeology, Barraclough pieces together the reality of the medieval Vikings. The personable history traces the journeys of the Vikings through Europe, the North Atlantic and as far away as Byzantium and Baghdad.
$39.95

Insight Pocket Guide Iceland

ICL88
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2017
144
1786716194
PAPER
Guidebook
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This convenient, slim volume features color photographs, many maps (including a handy fold-out map of the country), good short descriptions of major points of interest and other practical information.
$9.99

Worth Looking For

Volcanoes, Fire from the Earth

GEO06
Maurice Krafft
Thames & Hudson UK
1993
175
0810928442
PAPER
Natural History
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By the great French volcanologist (who died on the job on Mount Unzen in Japan in 1992), this pocket guide features hundreds of full-color paintings and traces the study of volcanoes from early myth and legend to modern science.
$15.95

Iceland

ICL38
Einar Mar Jonsson, Guillaume Cannat, Patrick Desgraupes (Photographer)
Harry N. Abrams
2005
180
0810959488
HARD COVER
Natural History
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The French landscape photographer Desgraupes captures the natural beauty of Iceland in 175 color-saturated photographs.
$45.00

Letters from Iceland

ICL49
W.H. Auden
Gardners Books
2002
256
0571132979
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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Written with fellow poet Louis MacNiece, this quirky, under-appreciated masterpiece captures the spirit of Iceland, its people and landscapes.
$24.95

Wallpaper City Guide Reykjavik

ICL66
Haukur S. Magnusson
Phaidon Press
2012
103
0714864412
PAPER
Guidebook
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A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$9.95