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Lisbon, Seville & Madrid

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Item EXSPN323. Buy these 3 items as a set for $45 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide Seville and Andalusia

SPN15
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
288
1465438351
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This wonderfully organized and visually rich guide features excellent maps, essays on the culture, history and geography of Andalusia, along with a practical block-by-block guide to Seville.
$23.00

Fodor's Madrid's 25 Best

SPN172
Fodor's
Fodor's
2014
128
0804143463
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This slim guide includes an excellent pull-out map of the center of Madrid and essential information on its highlights, including restaurant recommendations and sightseeing.
$13.99

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

Eyewitness Guide Lisbon

PGL04
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
192
1465426469
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact illustrated guide to the city featuring excellent neighborhood maps and hundreds of color photographs. It also includes chapters on the surrounding areas and Lisbon's coast.
$20.00

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

Rick Steves' Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary

SPN178
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2013
428
1566915244
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A compact phrase book for travelers, organized thematically and with a brief dictionary.
$12.99

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

The Food of Portugal

PGL10
Jean Anderson
William Morrow & Company
1994
304
0688134157
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An award-winning cookbook featuring the cuisine of Portugal and background on Portuguese culture. Sure to please the palates of tourists interested in Portuguese food and of emigrants in search of that authentic taste of home.
$21.99

A Traveller's History of Portugal

PGL32
Ian Robertson
Interlink Publishing Group
2002
352
1566564409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, admirably concise survey from prehistory to the present, great for travelers to Portugal who would like an overview of the country's history and culture.
$14.95

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

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 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

The Ornament of the World, How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain

SPN185
Maria Rosa Menocal, Harold Bloom (Introduction)
Little Brown and Company
2003
272
0316168718
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A lively, illuminating portrait of the Andalucian Kingdom, its cultural achievements and religious tolerance from the eighth century to 1492.
$16.00

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 Story of the Moors in Spain

SPN12
Stanley Lane-Poole
Black Classic Press
2010
285
0933121199
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully readable, sweeping tale of splendor and tragedy, first published in 1866.
$18.95

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

Driving over Lemons, An Optimist in Andalucia

SPN135
Chris Stewart
Vintage Books
2000
256
0375709150
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Stewart's memoir about moving with his wife to a farm in Alpujarras is charming and insightful. Unlike many expatriates, Stewart manages to ground himself far enough into the community to make lasting friends -- as well as a home for his young daughter.
$15.95

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

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

Old Man Goya

SPN171
Julia Blackburn
Vintage Books
2003
256
0375705791
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Taking 1792--the year that Goya went deaf--as her starting point, Blackburn chronicles the painter's fruitful last 35 years in captivating, imaginative detail.
$15.00

Spanish Lessons, Beginnings of a New Life in Spain

SPN150
Derek Lambert
Broadway Books
2001
240
0767904168
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A witty narrative of life as an ex-pat in a small town near Alicante by the erstwhile British journalist. The writer, who had spent a career covering conflicts across the globe, has a keen eye and deploys a sharp sense of humor in telling his tale.
$19.00

A Small Death in Lisbon

PGL22
Robert Wilson
Penguin Putnam
2002
440
0425184234
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Set in Lisbon in 1941 and 1999, this award-winning mystery intertwines a present day murder, some unsavory arms production, and smuggling in Nazi Germany. Be warned, there are some graphic passages dealing with the horrors of war and concentration camps.
$8.99

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

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

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

The History of the Siege of Lisbon

PGL11
Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero (Translator)
Harcourt Books
1998
314
0156006243
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this historical novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author, the past is rewritten when a Portuguese proofreader adds a false word to a history book, resulting in a whole new perception of the Siege of Lisbon.
$17.99

The Sun Also Rises

SPN33
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
1995
256
0743297334
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway's great novel, which encapsulates the angst of the post-WWI "Lost Generation," is the story of unmoored American and British expats travelling from Paris to Pamplona.
$16.00

Eyewitness Guide Lisbon

PGL04
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
192
1465426469
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact illustrated guide to the city featuring excellent neighborhood maps and hundreds of color photographs. It also includes chapters on the surrounding areas and Lisbon's coast.
$20.00

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

Rick Steves' Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary

SPN178
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2013
428
1566915244
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A compact phrase book for travelers, organized thematically and with a brief dictionary.
$12.99

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

The Food of Portugal

PGL10
Jean Anderson
William Morrow & Company
1994
304
0688134157
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An award-winning cookbook featuring the cuisine of Portugal and background on Portuguese culture. Sure to please the palates of tourists interested in Portuguese food and of emigrants in search of that authentic taste of home.
$21.99

A Traveller's History of Portugal

PGL32
Ian Robertson
Interlink Publishing Group
2002
352
1566564409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, admirably concise survey from prehistory to the present, great for travelers to Portugal who would like an overview of the country's history and culture.
$14.95

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

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 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

The Ornament of the World, How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain

SPN185
Maria Rosa Menocal, Harold Bloom (Introduction)
Little Brown and Company
2003
272
0316168718
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A lively, illuminating portrait of the Andalucian Kingdom, its cultural achievements and religious tolerance from the eighth century to 1492.
$16.00

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 Story of the Moors in Spain

SPN12
Stanley Lane-Poole
Black Classic Press
2010
285
0933121199
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully readable, sweeping tale of splendor and tragedy, first published in 1866.
$18.95

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

Driving over Lemons, An Optimist in Andalucia

SPN135
Chris Stewart
Vintage Books
2000
256
0375709150
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Stewart's memoir about moving with his wife to a farm in Alpujarras is charming and insightful. Unlike many expatriates, Stewart manages to ground himself far enough into the community to make lasting friends -- as well as a home for his young daughter.
$15.95

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

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

Old Man Goya

SPN171
Julia Blackburn
Vintage Books
2003
256
0375705791
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Taking 1792--the year that Goya went deaf--as her starting point, Blackburn chronicles the painter's fruitful last 35 years in captivating, imaginative detail.
$15.00

Spanish Lessons, Beginnings of a New Life in Spain

SPN150
Derek Lambert
Broadway Books
2001
240
0767904168
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A witty narrative of life as an ex-pat in a small town near Alicante by the erstwhile British journalist. The writer, who had spent a career covering conflicts across the globe, has a keen eye and deploys a sharp sense of humor in telling his tale.
$19.00

A Small Death in Lisbon

PGL22
Robert Wilson
Penguin Putnam
2002
440
0425184234
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Set in Lisbon in 1941 and 1999, this award-winning mystery intertwines a present day murder, some unsavory arms production, and smuggling in Nazi Germany. Be warned, there are some graphic passages dealing with the horrors of war and concentration camps.
$8.99

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

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

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

The History of the Siege of Lisbon

PGL11
Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero (Translator)
Harcourt Books
1998
314
0156006243
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this historical novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author, the past is rewritten when a Portuguese proofreader adds a false word to a history book, resulting in a whole new perception of the Siege of Lisbon.
$17.99

The Sun Also Rises

SPN33
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
1995
256
0743297334
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway's great novel, which encapsulates the angst of the post-WWI "Lost Generation," is the story of unmoored American and British expats travelling from Paris to Pamplona.
$16.00

More Books

501 Spanish Verbs

GEN134
Christopher Kendris
Barron's
2010
728
0764197975
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
The perennial favorite among students of Spanish.
$16.99

The Ancient Mediterranean

MED10
Michael Grant
Plume
1990
374
0452010373
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Grant, a well-known classical scholar, provides this comprehensive history of the peoples and cultures of the Mediterranean, including Egypt, Israel, Crete, Greece, the Roman states and many others. A very well-researched account of Western history's root
$20.00

The Andalucia Guide

SPN20
Michael Jacobs
Interlink Publishing Group
2013
592
1566569516
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, illustrated and highly informative guidebook to the region.
$25.00

Baltasar and Blimunda

PGL26
Jose Saramago
Harvest Books
1998
343
0156005204
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This tale of two unlikely lovers in Inquisition-era Portugal is arguably Saramago's masterwork: a philosophically charged, intellectually rigorous historical drama which is also a captivating read.
$15.95

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

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

Basque-English Dictionary and Phrasebook

SPN128
Joseph Conroy
Hippocrene Books
1998
206
0781806224
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to the Basque language, useful for travelers to Northern Spain and Southwest France.
$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

Blindness

PGL19
Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero (Translator)
Harcourt Books
1999
327
0156007754
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this challenging and disturbing allegory, an epidemic of "white blindness" strikes an anonymous city. A Nobel Prize-winning novel from the acclaimed Portuguese novelist.
$15.99

Blood Wedding

SPN161
Ted Hughes, Garcia Lorca
Faber & Faber
1996
96
0571190065
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The tragic story a woman loved by two men, and the impact on a rural Spanish community, a 20th-century classic, lyrically translated by poet Ted Hughes. Hughes's captivating version of the play premiered at the Young Vic Theatre, London, in September 1996
$12.99

Bradt Guide Azores

PGL29
David Sayers
Bradt Publications
2017
288
178477023X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the Azores. Sayers pays particular attention to the natural history and especially the botany of these lush Atlantic islands.
$24.99

Bradt Guide Cape Verde Islands

ATL07
Aisling Irwin, Colum Wilson
Bradt Publications
2013
368
1841624950
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical travel guide to the Cape Verde islands, including its cultural and natural history.
$24.99

Bread and Oil, A Celebration of Majorcan Culture

SPN179
Tomas Graves
Casemat
2013
240
0299179907
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An appreciative account of peasant traditions, especially food, in rural Majorca. Author Tomas Graves, the son of Robert Graves, was raised on the Spanish island.
$19.95

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

Cadogan Guide Granada, Seville & Cordoba

SPN14
Dana Facaros
Cadogan Books
2011
208
1860113893
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Cadogan's expert authors focus on the three great cities of al-Andalus, covering the history, culture and arts of the region along with the best places to eat and stay, suggested excursions and other travel information.
$17.95

Cadogan Guide Madeira & Porto Santo

SPN21
Cadogan Guide
Cadogan Books
2007
208
1860113648
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guidebook in the respected British Cadogan series, this comprehensive look at Madeira and Porto Santo provides insightful cultural and historical background with up-to-date practical information.
$19.95

Chronicles

EUR128
Jean Froissart, Geoffrey Brereton (Translator)
Penguin
1978
0140442006
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The classic account Europe at the eve of the Dark Ages.
$17.00

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

Convivencia: Jews, Muslims, and Christians in Medieval Spain

SPN73
Vivian B. Mann, Jerilynn Dodds, Thomas F. Glick
George Braziller, Inc
1992
263
0807612863
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The "Golden Age" of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian coexistence in Spain.
$39.95

The Discoverers

EXP01
Daniel Boorstin
Vintage Books
1985
745
0394726251
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This wide-ranging and readable account of exploration by Daniel Boorstin includes a chapter on some of the great sea voyages, including Magellan's voyage to Tierra del Fuego and Cook's extraordinary journey into the Southern Ocean.
$20.00

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

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 Portugal

PGL05
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
480
1465440526
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide features hundreds of photographs and drawings, an excellent overview of the culture and history and good information about where to go and what to do.
$25.00

Eyewitness Spanish Phrase Book & Audio CD

SPN147
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2003
144
078949504X
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A 114-page phrasebook and 90-minute audio cassette geared for the traveler
$10.00

Farewell Espana, The World of the Sephardim Remembered

SPN57
Howard Morley Sachar
Alfred Knopf
1994
439
0679738460
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of Spanish Jews by a well known scholar. Sachar covers not only the rise, persecution, and expulsion of the Spanish Jews, but also their dispersion across Europe and in the Americas.
$22.70

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

Gaudi, Visionary Architect

SPN168
Philippe Thiebaut
Harry N. Abrams
2002
128
0810991004
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
An essential introduction for the traveler, this slim book is an illustrated overview of the life, times and works of Antoni Gaudi, the architect whose wild, whimsical buildings are synonymous with Barcelona today.
$12.95

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

Goya

SPN79
Jose Gudiol
Distributed Art Publishers
2008
128
8434311747
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Each painting is given a full page, with commentary on the facing page, in this authoritative overview of Goya and his art.
$34.00

Goya, Painter of Terrible Splendor

SPN35
Jeanine Baticle
Thames & Hudson UK
1994
175
0810928183
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A pocket-size encyclopedia, this slim book is an illustrated overview of the life and times of Goya. It's an illuminating portrait of 18th-century Madrid.
$12.95

Gran Canaria Map

ATL03
Reise & Verkehrsverlag
Reise & Verkehrsverlag
1
0841606900
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
$11.95

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

A History of Medieval Spain

SPN10
Joseph F. O'Callaghan
Cornell University Press
1995
728
0801492645
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A detailed history of the Medieval kingdoms of Iberia.
$29.95

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

Insight Guide Portugal

PGL13
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2014
390
1780052278
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An outstanding overview of the country, featuring hundreds of photographs and insightful essays on history, culture and art.
$21.99

Insight Guide Spain

SPN123
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2014
448
1780051999
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handsome travel guide gives a profusely illustrated overview of the region.
$23.99

Insight Pocket Guide Madrid

SPN37
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
144
1780058713
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This convenient, slim volume features color photographs, many maps (including a handy fold-out map of the city), good short descriptions of major points of interest, and other practical information.
$9.99

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

Journey to Portugal, In Pursuit of Portugal's History and Culture

PGL23
Jose Saramago
Harvest Books
2002
464
0156007134
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jose Saramago's richly detailed account of his journey across Portugal in 1979. He combines his vivid impressions of the Portuguese landscape and people with a dose of history, fiction and meditation.
$17.95

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

Lonely Planet Andalucia

SPN157
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
384
1743213875
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the hallmark Lonely Planet style.
$24.99

Lonely Planet Barcelona

SPN158
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1786571226
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Barcelona features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$21.99

Lonely Planet Canary Islands

CNY02
Damien Simonis
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1742205585
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent practical guide to the Canary Islands geared for independent travelers.
$21.99

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

Lonely Planet Portuguese Phrasebook

PGL34
Clara De MacEdo Vitorino
Lonely Planet Publications
2012
320
1740592131
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket phrasebook for Portuguese basics, covering pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$8.99

Lonely Planet Spain

SPN153
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
864
1786572117
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Spain features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$27.99

Madeira Map

PGL18
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2006
1
3850843130
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of Madeira, shown at a scale of 1:75,000.
$14.95

Madrid For Pleasure

SPN94
Michael Jacobs
Trafalgar Square
2000
286
187342924x
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A cultural guide to the city, strong on its heritage in art and literature.
$27.50

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

Making of the Middle Ages

EUR105
Richard W. Southern
Yale University Press
1953
0300002300
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of 10th to 13th century Europe, covering culture, politics and major personalites.
$25.00

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

Marks of Identity

SPN25
Juan Goytisolo, Gregory Rabassa (Translator)
Serpent's Tail
2003
352
1852427671
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Banned under Franco, this is the story of a man struggling to get along without love for his country or himself. The author has written a number of novels concerning Spain on the periphery of the Western and Islamic worlds.
$15.00

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

Mediterranean Cruises Map

MED36
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
2
3707912906
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided, full-color map of the Mediterranean, including the Iberian Peninsula, the Black Sea, North Africa and the Levant, at a scale of 1:2,000,000.
$14.95

Michelin Green Guide Portugal Madeira the Azores

PGL15
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2017
424
2067216139
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With Michelin's usual attention to cultural sites, and excellent local maps.
$23.99

Michelin Green Guide Spain

SPN167
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
608
2067212508
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A survey of attractions, hotels and restaurants in the classic Michelin style.
$23.99

Moorish Spain

SPN110
Richard Fletcher
University of California Press
2006
189
0520248406
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book on the history and culture of Islam in Spain is detailed but readable.
$34.95

Northeast Spain Map, Aragon Cataluna, Andorra

SPN112
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2061007635
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map (1:400,000) covers from Pamplona and Perpignan to Barcelona and the Mediterranean, south to Valencia.
$11.95

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

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

Pilgrim Stories, On and Off the Road to Santiago

SPN46
Nancy Louise Frey
University of California Press
1998
313
0520217519
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The sights, sounds -- and meaning -- of modern journeys along the "Camino de Santiago," according to interviews with those who travel it.
$31.95

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

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

Portugal Map

PGL08
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2015
1
2067171291
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
At a scale of 1:400,000, this fully indexed map also includes insets of Madeira and city maps.
$12.95

Portuguese, Start Speaking Today (Brazilian)

BZL36
Language/30
Educational Services Corporation
1998
0910542732
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
1
A 90-minute primer on Brazilian Portuguese following the foreign service method.
$24.95

Prince Henry "The Navigator," A Life

PGL25
Peter E. Russell
Yale University Press
2001
448
0300091303
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A complicated yet rewarding portrait and the first biography of this empire-minded Portuguese prince in more than a hundred years.
$27.50

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

Requiem: A Hallucination

PGL09
Antonio Tabucchi, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2002
110
0811215172
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Tabucchi's fever-dream tour of a vanishing Lisbon. The narrator, an "adopted Portuguese," returns after many years and visits cemeteries, brothels and gentlemen's clubs, in an ambiguous search for the ghosts of his past.
$14.95

More Books

501 Spanish Verbs

GEN134
Christopher Kendris
Barron's
2010
728
0764197975
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
The perennial favorite among students of Spanish.
$16.99

The Ancient Mediterranean

MED10
Michael Grant
Plume
1990
374
0452010373
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Grant, a well-known classical scholar, provides this comprehensive history of the peoples and cultures of the Mediterranean, including Egypt, Israel, Crete, Greece, the Roman states and many others. A very well-researched account of Western history's root
$20.00

The Andalucia Guide

SPN20
Michael Jacobs
Interlink Publishing Group
2013
592
1566569516
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, illustrated and highly informative guidebook to the region.
$25.00

Baltasar and Blimunda

PGL26
Jose Saramago
Harvest Books
1998
343
0156005204
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This tale of two unlikely lovers in Inquisition-era Portugal is arguably Saramago's masterwork: a philosophically charged, intellectually rigorous historical drama which is also a captivating read.
$15.95

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

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

Basque-English Dictionary and Phrasebook

SPN128
Joseph Conroy
Hippocrene Books
1998
206
0781806224
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to the Basque language, useful for travelers to Northern Spain and Southwest France.
$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

Blindness

PGL19
Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero (Translator)
Harcourt Books
1999
327
0156007754
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this challenging and disturbing allegory, an epidemic of "white blindness" strikes an anonymous city. A Nobel Prize-winning novel from the acclaimed Portuguese novelist.
$15.99

Blood Wedding

SPN161
Ted Hughes, Garcia Lorca
Faber & Faber
1996
96
0571190065
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The tragic story a woman loved by two men, and the impact on a rural Spanish community, a 20th-century classic, lyrically translated by poet Ted Hughes. Hughes's captivating version of the play premiered at the Young Vic Theatre, London, in September 1996
$12.99

Bradt Guide Azores

PGL29
David Sayers
Bradt Publications
2017
288
178477023X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the Azores. Sayers pays particular attention to the natural history and especially the botany of these lush Atlantic islands.
$24.99

Bradt Guide Cape Verde Islands

ATL07
Aisling Irwin, Colum Wilson
Bradt Publications
2013
368
1841624950
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical travel guide to the Cape Verde islands, including its cultural and natural history.
$24.99

Bread and Oil, A Celebration of Majorcan Culture

SPN179
Tomas Graves
Casemat
2013
240
0299179907
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An appreciative account of peasant traditions, especially food, in rural Majorca. Author Tomas Graves, the son of Robert Graves, was raised on the Spanish island.
$19.95

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

Cadogan Guide Granada, Seville & Cordoba

SPN14
Dana Facaros
Cadogan Books
2011
208
1860113893
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Cadogan's expert authors focus on the three great cities of al-Andalus, covering the history, culture and arts of the region along with the best places to eat and stay, suggested excursions and other travel information.
$17.95

Cadogan Guide Madeira & Porto Santo

SPN21
Cadogan Guide
Cadogan Books
2007
208
1860113648
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guidebook in the respected British Cadogan series, this comprehensive look at Madeira and Porto Santo provides insightful cultural and historical background with up-to-date practical information.
$19.95

Chronicles

EUR128
Jean Froissart, Geoffrey Brereton (Translator)
Penguin
1978
0140442006
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The classic account Europe at the eve of the Dark Ages.
$17.00

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

Convivencia: Jews, Muslims, and Christians in Medieval Spain

SPN73
Vivian B. Mann, Jerilynn Dodds, Thomas F. Glick
George Braziller, Inc
1992
263
0807612863
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The "Golden Age" of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian coexistence in Spain.
$39.95

The Discoverers

EXP01
Daniel Boorstin
Vintage Books
1985
745
0394726251
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This wide-ranging and readable account of exploration by Daniel Boorstin includes a chapter on some of the great sea voyages, including Magellan's voyage to Tierra del Fuego and Cook's extraordinary journey into the Southern Ocean.
$20.00

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

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 Portugal

PGL05
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
480
1465440526
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide features hundreds of photographs and drawings, an excellent overview of the culture and history and good information about where to go and what to do.
$25.00

Eyewitness Spanish Phrase Book & Audio CD

SPN147
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2003
144
078949504X
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A 114-page phrasebook and 90-minute audio cassette geared for the traveler
$10.00

Farewell Espana, The World of the Sephardim Remembered

SPN57
Howard Morley Sachar
Alfred Knopf
1994
439
0679738460
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of Spanish Jews by a well known scholar. Sachar covers not only the rise, persecution, and expulsion of the Spanish Jews, but also their dispersion across Europe and in the Americas.
$22.70

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

Gaudi, Visionary Architect

SPN168
Philippe Thiebaut
Harry N. Abrams
2002
128
0810991004
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
An essential introduction for the traveler, this slim book is an illustrated overview of the life, times and works of Antoni Gaudi, the architect whose wild, whimsical buildings are synonymous with Barcelona today.
$12.95

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

Goya

SPN79
Jose Gudiol
Distributed Art Publishers
2008
128
8434311747
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Each painting is given a full page, with commentary on the facing page, in this authoritative overview of Goya and his art.
$34.00

Goya, Painter of Terrible Splendor

SPN35
Jeanine Baticle
Thames & Hudson UK
1994
175
0810928183
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A pocket-size encyclopedia, this slim book is an illustrated overview of the life and times of Goya. It's an illuminating portrait of 18th-century Madrid.
$12.95

Gran Canaria Map

ATL03
Reise & Verkehrsverlag
Reise & Verkehrsverlag
1
0841606900
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
$11.95

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

A History of Medieval Spain

SPN10
Joseph F. O'Callaghan
Cornell University Press
1995
728
0801492645
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A detailed history of the Medieval kingdoms of Iberia.
$29.95

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

Insight Guide Portugal

PGL13
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2014
390
1780052278
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An outstanding overview of the country, featuring hundreds of photographs and insightful essays on history, culture and art.
$21.99

Insight Guide Spain

SPN123
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2014
448
1780051999
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handsome travel guide gives a profusely illustrated overview of the region.
$23.99

Insight Pocket Guide Madrid

SPN37
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
144
1780058713
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This convenient, slim volume features color photographs, many maps (including a handy fold-out map of the city), good short descriptions of major points of interest, and other practical information.
$9.99

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

Journey to Portugal, In Pursuit of Portugal's History and Culture

PGL23
Jose Saramago
Harvest Books
2002
464
0156007134
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jose Saramago's richly detailed account of his journey across Portugal in 1979. He combines his vivid impressions of the Portuguese landscape and people with a dose of history, fiction and meditation.
$17.95

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

Lonely Planet Andalucia

SPN157
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
384
1743213875
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the hallmark Lonely Planet style.
$24.99

Lonely Planet Barcelona

SPN158
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1786571226
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Barcelona features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$21.99

Lonely Planet Canary Islands

CNY02
Damien Simonis
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1742205585
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent practical guide to the Canary Islands geared for independent travelers.
$21.99

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

Lonely Planet Portuguese Phrasebook

PGL34
Clara De MacEdo Vitorino
Lonely Planet Publications
2012
320
1740592131
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket phrasebook for Portuguese basics, covering pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$8.99

Lonely Planet Spain

SPN153
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
864
1786572117
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Spain features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$27.99

Madeira Map

PGL18
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2006
1
3850843130
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of Madeira, shown at a scale of 1:75,000.
$14.95

Madrid For Pleasure

SPN94
Michael Jacobs
Trafalgar Square
2000
286
187342924x
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A cultural guide to the city, strong on its heritage in art and literature.
$27.50

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

Making of the Middle Ages

EUR105
Richard W. Southern
Yale University Press
1953
0300002300
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of 10th to 13th century Europe, covering culture, politics and major personalites.
$25.00

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

Marks of Identity

SPN25
Juan Goytisolo, Gregory Rabassa (Translator)
Serpent's Tail
2003
352
1852427671
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Banned under Franco, this is the story of a man struggling to get along without love for his country or himself. The author has written a number of novels concerning Spain on the periphery of the Western and Islamic worlds.
$15.00

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

Mediterranean Cruises Map

MED36
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
2
3707912906
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided, full-color map of the Mediterranean, including the Iberian Peninsula, the Black Sea, North Africa and the Levant, at a scale of 1:2,000,000.
$14.95

Michelin Green Guide Portugal Madeira the Azores

PGL15
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2017
424
2067216139
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With Michelin's usual attention to cultural sites, and excellent local maps.
$23.99

Michelin Green Guide Spain

SPN167
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
608
2067212508
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A survey of attractions, hotels and restaurants in the classic Michelin style.
$23.99

Moorish Spain

SPN110
Richard Fletcher
University of California Press
2006
189
0520248406
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book on the history and culture of Islam in Spain is detailed but readable.
$34.95

Northeast Spain Map, Aragon Cataluna, Andorra

SPN112
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2061007635
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map (1:400,000) covers from Pamplona and Perpignan to Barcelona and the Mediterranean, south to Valencia.
$11.95

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

Pilgrim Stories, On and Off the Road to Santiago

SPN46
Nancy Louise Frey
University of California Press
1998
313
0520217519
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The sights, sounds -- and meaning -- of modern journeys along the "Camino de Santiago," according to interviews with those who travel it.
$31.95

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

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

Portugal Map

PGL08
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2015
1
2067171291
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
At a scale of 1:400,000, this fully indexed map also includes insets of Madeira and city maps.
$12.95

Portuguese, Start Speaking Today (Brazilian)

BZL36
Language/30
Educational Services Corporation
1998
0910542732
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
1
A 90-minute primer on Brazilian Portuguese following the foreign service method.
$24.95

Prince Henry "The Navigator," A Life

PGL25
Peter E. Russell
Yale University Press
2001
448
0300091303
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A complicated yet rewarding portrait and the first biography of this empire-minded Portuguese prince in more than a hundred years.
$27.50

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

Requiem: A Hallucination

PGL09
Antonio Tabucchi, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2002
110
0811215172
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Tabucchi's fever-dream tour of a vanishing Lisbon. The narrator, an "adopted Portuguese," returns after many years and visits cemeteries, brothels and gentlemen's clubs, in an ambiguous search for the ghosts of his past.
$14.95

For Kids

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 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

I, Juan de Pareja

SPN155
Elizabeth De Trevino
Macmillan
1984
180
0374435251
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This Newbery Award-winning children's novel, based on a true story, chronicles the evolution of the friendship between the Spanish painter Velazquez and his African slave. Ages 9-12.
$7.99

If You Were There in 1492, Everyday Life in the Time of Columbus

SPN164
Barbara Brenner
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
112
0689822413
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A "you-were-there" history of medieval Spain, written for middle-schoolers and fun for the family. This clever illustrated history gives the facts of life in the cities and countryside from a child's point of view.
$8.99

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

For Kids

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 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

I, Juan de Pareja

SPN155
Elizabeth De Trevino
Macmillan
1984
180
0374435251
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This Newbery Award-winning children's novel, based on a true story, chronicles the evolution of the friendship between the Spanish painter Velazquez and his African slave. Ages 9-12.
$7.99

If You Were There in 1492, Everyday Life in the Time of Columbus

SPN164
Barbara Brenner
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
112
0689822413
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A "you-were-there" history of medieval Spain, written for middle-schoolers and fun for the family. This clever illustrated history gives the facts of life in the cities and countryside from a child's point of view.
$8.99

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