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Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego

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Essential Reading Package-EXPAT135

Item EXPAT135. Buy these 4 items as a set for $63 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

In Patagonia

PAT01
Bruce Chatwin
Penguin
1989
204
0142437190
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife and people of Patagonia. There is no travel writer as engaging, insightful and just plain wonderful as Bruce Chatwin.
$17.00

The Whispering Land

PAT13
Gerald Durrell
Penguin Putnam
2006
240
0143037080
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A sparkling account of an eight-month jaunt on the trail of fur seals, guanaco, parrots and other Patagonian marvels. Excellent family reading.
$15.00

Moon Handbook Patagonia

PAT73
Wayne Bernhardson
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
550
1612389120
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout Patagonia.
$21.99

Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map

PAT19
ITMB
ITMB
2015
1
1
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy map shows all Patagonia on one side (1:2,000,000), with a more detailed map of Tierra del Fuego (1:750,000) on the reverse.
$12.95

Buenos Aires Map

ARG38
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2015
2
3866090692
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated street map of Buenos Aires and surroundings at a scale of 1:15,000.
$9.95

Chile Adventure Map

CHI05
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955467
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This National Geographic Adventure map includes a clear view of Chile from Laguna San Rafael south to Cape Horn (1,1,750,000).
$11.95

Los Glaciares National Park

PAT58
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2004
1
1879568438
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful map of the popular areas of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares at a scale of 1:230,000, providing an overview of the area and highlighting points of interest.
$14.95

Northern Argentina, Buenos Aires Map

ARG96
ITMB
ITMB
2008
1
1553416201
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy map includes both a detailed street plan of Buenos Aires and northern Argentina and Chile from Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Mendoza and Santiago north to Antofogasta, Jujuy, Salta and Iguazu at a scale of 1:2,200,000.
$12.95

Torres del Paine Map

CHI12
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2008
1
1879568357
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed walking map (1:80,000) includes trekking routes, refuges and color topography.
$14.95

Berlitz South America Phrase Book & Dictionary

SAM215
Berlitz Publishing/APA Publications
Berlitz
2015
224
1780044526
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
For travelers in South America, this pocket-sized, multi-language phrasebook includes: Brazilian Portuguese, Latin American Spanish, Mexican Spanish and Quechua. Features essential words and phrases organized by situation.
$8.99

Footprint Patagonia

PAT77
Christabelle Dilks
Footprint Handbooks
2017
504
1911082086
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact, practical guide in the popular British series includes an overview of the history, nature and culture of the region.
$24.99

Insight Guide Argentina

ARG02
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
360
1780053207
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This profusely illustrated guide features concise essays by well-regarded authors on natural history, politics and culture. With hundreds of photos and excellent maps.
$25.99

Insight Guide Chile

CHI03
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
384
1780051913
PAPER
Guidebook
6/1/2016
0
0
0
0
This glossy guide provides a full-color introduction by a team of experts to the land, people, history and attractions of Chile. Brief background essays highlight important topics. With many local and regional maps.
$25.99

Lonely Planet Buenos Aires

ARG10
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
1742202187
PAPER
Guidebook
0
1
0
0
The best of Buenos Aires is included in this practical guide, along with a pullout map and insider recommendations on shopping, eating, sleeping and day trips.
$21.99

The Vineyard at the End of the World

ARG127
Ian Mount
W. W. Norton & Company
2013
352
0393344177
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Mount traces how the humble Malbec grape, ignored in its native France, helped transform Argentina into one of the world’s premier winemaking destinations in this tale of the making of wine, personalities, grapes and travel.
$15.95

Vino Argentino, An Insider's Guide to the Wines and Wine Country of Argentina

ARG117
Laura Catena
Chronicle Books
2010
239
0811873307
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
This detailed, lushly illustrated guidebook to Argentina's wine region includes recipes, travel information, historical anecdotes, photographs, conversations with winemakers and a useful wine glossary.
$27.50

Forgotten Continent

SAM123
Michael Reid
Yale University Press
2009
400
0300151209
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Economist editor Reid draws on his years in the cities, presidential palaces and shantytowns of Central and South America in this portrait of a region rich in oil, farmland and culture, with consideration on its prospects in the face of globalization.
$26.00

Monte Leon National Park

ARG135
Antonio Vizcaino
Aa Balkema
2014
250
0984693238
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A sublime compendium of photographs taken at southern Argentina's great national park. Vizcaino photographed Monte Leon's giant waves, dramatic seaside rockfaces, grassland steppe and crimson sunsets.
$95.00

Patagonia, A Cultural History

PAT81
Chris Moss
Oxford University Press
2008
328
0195342496
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A journalist with the Buenos Aires Herald, Moss follows a colorful cast of characters -- from Magellan and Darwin to mad kings, gauchos, and Nazi fugitives -- in this vivid overview of the culture and history of Patagonia.
$28.95

Patagonia, La Ultima Esperanza

PAT90
MacDuff Everton
University of Texas Press
2012
235
0938531026
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Spectacular panoramic photographs by Macduff Everton are paired with the meditative prose of book artist Mary Heebner to present a portrait of a lesser-known, but sublimely beautiful region of Patagonia: Chile's Last Hope Province.
$65.00

Perito Moreno National Park

ARG134
Douglas Tompkins (Foreword), Antonio Vizcaino (Photographer)
Perseus
2015
304
1939621186
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An elegant and informative tour of Argentina’s national park "at the ends of the Earth." With world-class skill, Vizcaino captures the rugged snowy peaks of the Andes and the clear waters and broad grasslands of the steppe. His photographs are placed alongside insightful quotes and short essays.
$150.00

Cape Horn

PAT10
Felix Riesenberg, William A. Briesemeister
Ox Bow Press
1985
450
1881987043
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Magellan, Drake and Darwin are all covered in Captain Riesenberg's lively tale of exploration and discovery, first published in 1939. A master mariner, Reisenberg draws on his own long association with seafaring and the sea.
$39.95

Rounding the Horn

PAT65
Dallas Murphy
Hachette
2005
358
0465047602
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A sailor at heart, Dallas Murphy gets himself down to Ushuaia, embarks a sturdy vessel and heads out to experience the wind and weather of Tierra del Fuego. In his informative account, Dallas interweaves plenty of history, a little rather naive politics and the story of his own adventures.
$18.00

Voyaging, Southward from the Strait of Magellan

CHI29
Rockwell Kent
Wesleyan University Press
2000
208
0819564095
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An illustrated account of Rockwell's foolhardy voyage with a madman through magnificent Tierra del Fuego in a jury-rigged lifeboat. Both the text and striking woodcut illustrations communicate this dangerous landscape's dynamic character.
$19.95

Cloud Forest, A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

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

Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America

SAF233
Eric Simons
Overlook Press
2010
304
1590202996
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Simons captures the exuberance and wide-eyed wonder of Darwin's adventures in South America in this refreshingly irreverent account.
$14.95

Far Away and Long Ago

SAM11
W.H. Hudson
Sickle Moon
2006
338
0907871747
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Hudson's enthralling childhood remembrances are rich with descriptions of the landscapes, birds and nature of Argentina.
$34.95

The Uttermost Part of the Earth

PAT04
Lucas Bridges
Rookery Press
2007
558
1585679569
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This beloved memoir of Harberton estancia and early settlers, explorers and ways of the Yagan and Ona peoples who once populated the wild shores of Tierra del Fuego is a favorite, back in print with an introduction by Natalie Goodall.
$40.00

Travels in a Thin Country, A Journey through Chile

CHI06
Sara Wheeler
Modern Library
1996
304
0375753656
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
British author Sara Wheeler deploys her wit, intelligence and powerful investigative skills on the Republic of Chile in this insightful travelogue.
$18.00

Argentina, A Traveler's Literary Companion

ARG97
Jill Gibian (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2010
256
1883513197
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These choice stories introduce the landscapes and culture of Argentina, from the Andes to the Pampas, through the eyes of its writers.
$14.95

Chile, A Traveler's Literary Companion

CHI38
Katherine Silver (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2003
256
1883513138
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These choice stories introduce both the country and a host of contemporary writers.
$14.95

Night Flight

PAT09
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Harcourt Books
1986
87
0156656051
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Saint Exupery captures the thrill and mystery of early flight in this tale of a pilot alone in a storm over the Andes en route to Buenos Aires.
$12.95

The Buenos Aires Quintet

ARG48
Manuel Vazquez Montalban
Meliville House Publishing
2012
377
1612190340
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Montalban comments on not just wine, women and song, but also on Argentina's political and cultural history in this riveting detective tale which uses 1970s Buenos Aires and the era's repressive military junta as a backdrop.
$14.95

Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile

PAT22
Marcelo D. Beccaceci
Pangaea
1999
124
0963018035
PAPER
Natural History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An informative photographic journey through the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of Patagonia. Featuring 120 color photographs, presented in Spanish and English.
$24.95

Torres Del Paine National Park Flora and Fauna

CHI96
Diego Punta Fernandez
49 South
2012
9872625581
PLASTIC CARD
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A high quality, laminated fold-out card featuring 142 photos of 74 common animal species and 64 vascular plants common to Torres Del Paine.
$12.00

A Wildlife Guide to Chile

CHI77
Sharon Chester
Princeton University Press
2008
392
0691129762
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Chester's splendid guide, featuring 120 color plates, covers the wildlife, plants and natural history of Chile from the Atacama Desert and Patagonia to Easter Island and Antarctica.
$22.95

Birds of Chile

CHI50
Alvaro Jaramillo
Princeton University Press
2003
240
0691117403
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact, comprehensive guide with superb color plates also includes Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.
$35.00

Birds of South America, Passerines

SAM221
Ber Van Perlo
Princeton University Press
2015
464
0691167966
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This sturdy guide to the perching birds of South America covers every known species, even those found on offshore islands like the Galapagos. The illustrated profiles cover 1,952 birds and include range maps and information on habitat, identification and vocalizations.
$29.95

Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica

SAM12
Martin D. la Pena, Maurice Rumboll
Princeton University Press
2001
224
0691090351
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide.
$29.95

Los Glaciares National Park, Flora & Fauna

ARG136
Diego Punta Fernandez
49 South
2012
9872625530
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A high quality, laminated fold-out card featuring common plants and animals in Los Glaciares National Park.
$12.00

Place Names Fitz Roy-Chalten and Surroundings

PAT87
Diego Punta Fernandez
49 South
2012
9872625557
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A high quality, laminated fold-out card featuring the stories and terminology behind the place names near Fitz Roy-Chalten, Patagonia.
$12.00

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

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

Around Cape Horn

PAT68
Irving Johnson
Mystic Seaport Museum
1986
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
Captain Irving Johnson memorably narrates this documentary of his 1929 voyage as a young man aboard the Peking, featuring a remarkable sequence about the ship rounding the Horn in a storm.
$29.95

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

What Mr Darwin Saw

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

Charles Darwin's Around-the-World Adventure

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

More Books

The Moon by Whalelight and Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodiles, and Whales

PAT03
Diane Ackerman
Random House
1992
250
0679742263
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Delightful essays combining anecdote, observation and natural history, featuring a long chapter on Roger Payne and his work on the right whales of Peninsula Valdes.
$16.00

Idle Days in Patagonia

PAT27
W.H. Hudson
Trafalgar Square
2005
155
1845880242
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A handsome reprint of Hudson's classic 1893 account of life, nature and adventure in southern South America, with paintings and drawings by Alfred Hartley and J. Smit.
$22.00

Two Years Before the Mast

PAT06
Richard H. Dana
Penguin
1986
572
0140390081
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The visceral, gripping account of life at sea during an 1838 voyage from Boston to California that took seaman Richard H. Dana around Cape Horn.
$16.00

The Gaucho Martin Fierro

ARG17
Jose Hernandez, Alberto Carlos (Editor), Frank G. Carrino (Editor)
SUNY
1982
99
0873952847
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic 19th century epic poem about a savage way of life in the pampas of Argentina.
$26.95

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the Himalayas.
$35.00

Patagonia Sur & Tierra del Fuego Map

PAT70
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
1
1879568136
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Published in Buenos Aires, this full-color map covers southernmost South America from El Calafate and Lago Argentino to Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn, at a scale 1:1,000,000.
$14.95

Patagonian & Fuegian Channels Map

PAT71
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
1
1879568969
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Published in Buenos Aires, this full-color cruising map covers western Tierra del Fuego from Punta Arenas and the Straits of Magellan south to Cape Horn.
$14.95

Patagonian South Icefield Trekking Map

PAT72
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2012
2
1879568098
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A two-sided topographic map of the Fitzroy and Cerro Torre treks, in glorious color with contour lines every 50 meters and landscape features. Scale 1:50,000.
$16.95

Tierra del Fuego

PAT80
Francisco Coloane
Europa Editions
2008
176
193337263X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Born in Chiloe in the south of Chile, Coloane (1910-2000) draws on the history of the land in this collection of nine spell-binding tales.
$14.95

Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Map

PAT19
ITMB
ITMB
2015
1
1
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy map shows all Patagonia on one side (1:2,000,000), with a more detailed map of Tierra del Fuego (1:750,000) on the reverse.
$12.95

Argentina South & Tierra del Fuego

ARG137
ITMB
ITMB
2012
1
1553415140
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A traveler's map of southern Argentina at a scale of 1:220,000 and Tierra del Fuego at a scale of 1:750,000. Includes an inset of Ushuaia.
$12.95

Yendegaia National Park

PAT89
Douglas Tompkins (Foreword), Antonio Vizcaino (Photographer)
Aa Balkema
2015
304
1939621283
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Explore the stark beauty of Yendegaia National Park through full-color photos that capture all terrain, from the wild, rushing rivers to the southernmost forests and gusty steppes in this coffee table book.
$150.00

Rough Guide to Chile

CHI98
Shafik Meghji
Rough Guides
2015
528
0241014956
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Chile in the hip, literate and very infomative Rough Guide style. It's divided cleanly between practical information and illuminating background on culture and history.
$25.99

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

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