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Portugal, Spain & Morocco

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

Eyewitness Guide Morocco

MRC58
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
392
1465457208
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Gorgeously illustrated and filled with excellent maps, this compact guide introduces Morocco's history, culture and attractions.
$30.00

The Caliph's House, A Year in Casablanca

MRC66
Tahir Shah
Bantam Doubleday
2006
343
0553383108
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A great storyteller, of Afghan descent and English-raised, Shah leads us through Moroccan society and culture with deft portraits of ordinary neighbors and craftsmen as he and his wife transform a crumbling palace in old Casablanca.
$17.00

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

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

Morocco Map

MRC13
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2015
1
2067202898
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A road map featuring city and town plans at a scale of 1:1,000,000. Two sides. 28 x 36 inches.
$12.95

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 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

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

Lonely Planet Moroccan Arabic Phrasebook

MRC15
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
1741791375
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This handy phrasebook includes pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary.
$8.99

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

Ghosts of Spain

SPN323
Giles Tremlett
Bloomsbury USA
2007
396
0802716741
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Tremlett captures the Spanish character, history and modern politics in this masterful portrait, interweaving the story of his love for the country (where he has lived for 20 years) with interviews, anecdotes and observation.
$20.00

Islam, A Short History

ISL15
Karen Armstrong
Modern Library
2002
230
081296618X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Armstrong brings authority and experience to this vivid, clear-headed survey of the history and impact of Islam, from the birth of Mohammad to present-day challenges.
$17.00

Nine Parts of Desire, The Hidden World of Islamic Women

ARB06
Geraldine Brooks
Doubleday
1996
256
0385475772
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A highly readable overview of the role of women in Islamic society, drawn from the author's many interviews with women throughout the Arab World.
$15.95

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 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

The Conquest of Morocco

MRC25
Douglas Porch
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
335
0374128804
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Porch's scholarly yet lively history of the French conquest from 1903 to 1914 paints a vivid portrait of turn-of-the-century Morocco.
$28.00

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 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 Alhambra

SPN226
Robert Irwin
Harvard University Press
2004
213
0674060333
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Irwin's brief, indispensable guide introduces the stunning Moorish palace and fortress complex, revealing its mysteries, myths and significance with wit and insight.
$17.50

Cork Boat, A True Story of the Unlikeliest Boat Ever Built

PGL42
John Pollack
Pantheon Books
2005
291
1400034906
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This endearing tale of family, loss and friendship revolves around a deliciously absurd childhood quest to build a boat of cork and sail it 133 miles on Portugal's Douro River.
$16.00

Dreams of Trespass, Tales of a Harem Girlhood

MRC10
Fatima Mernissi
Hachette
1995
242
0201489376
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
This captivating memoir by one of Morocco’s most outspoken women opens, "I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, a ninth-century Moroccan city." Mernissi captures not only the spirit of the place, but also the hierarchy and decorum of a Muslim family compound.
$17.00

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

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

Mogreb-El-Acksa, A Journey in Morocco

MRC11
R B Cunninghame Graham
Northwestern University Press
1997
358
0810160366
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Among the pleasures of this classic account of Cunninghame's trek to the forbidden city of Tarudant, originally published in 1898, is his portrait of Berber life in Morocco's High Atlas.
$19.95

Spanish Recognitions, The Roads to the Present

SPN205
Mary Lee Settle
W. W. Norton & Company
2005
358
0393327175
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A magical, meditative account of Spanish history, art, archaeology and travels by the noted writer. Settle (Turkish Reflections) conjures Cervantes, El Cid, the Moors, Visgoths, Romans, Lorca and Balboa as she writes of a road trip from Castile in central Spain to the southern coast.
$22.95

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

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

Leo Africanus

MED55
Amin Maalouf
Rowman & Littlefield
1998
368
1561310220
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A fictional memoir of the first 40 years in the life of Leo Africanus, a Muslim whose travels led him throughout the Mediterranean and North Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries.
$16.95

Marrakesh, Through Writers' Eyes

MRC72
Barnaby Rogerson (Editor), Stephen Lavington
Sickle Moon
2006
306
0907871992
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A choice collection of travel writing on the Red City by 40 luminaries, including George Orwell, Winston Churchill, Gavin Maxwell and Peter Mayne.
$35.00

Spain, A Traveler's Literary Companion

SPN173
Peter R. Bush (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2003
242
188351312X
PAPER
Anthology
1/1/2112
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 Spider's House

MRC08
Paul Bowles
HarperCollins
2006
406
0061137030
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Fez during a 1954 nationalist uprising, this richly descriptive novel may be the most evocative of Bowles' many works based in Morocco. Originally published in 1955.
$14.99

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A History of the Arab Peoples

MDE11
Albert Hourani
Belknap Press
2010
624
0674058194
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Called a landmark, masterpiece and essential to understanding the Middle East, Hourani's chronicle of the political, spiritual, religious and cultural traditions of the Arab peoples is brought up to date with an afterword by noted Islamic scholar Malise Ruthven.
$22.50

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 roots.
$20.00

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

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

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

The Hadj, An American's Journey to Mecca

ARB01
Michael Wolfe
Grove Press
1998
352
0802135862
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Wolfe's mesmerizing account of his journey from Morocco to Mecca.
$16.00

Islam and the West

ARB12
Bernard Lewis
Oxford University Press
1994
217
0195090616
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
In this illuminating collection of essays, one of the great authorities on the Middle East explores the common ground shared by Islam and the West.
$19.99

The Scramble for Africa

AFR26
Thomas Pakenham
Avon Books
1992
738
0380719991
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Absorbing and meticulously researched, this in-depth history of the Victorian land grab in 19th-century Africa includes excellent portraits of the egomaniacal personalities who overran the continent.
$23.99

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

A Concise History of Portugal

PGL01
David Birmingham
Cambridge University Press
2003
240
0521536863
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A straightforward and informative account of Portugal from prehistory to its zenith as a seafaring power and current day realities.
$29.99

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

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

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

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

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

The Spanish Civil War

SPN26
Hugh Thomas
Modern Library
2001
1136
0375755152
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Called the best general history of the dramatic chain of events that tore apart a nation, led to the tragedy of a civil war, and captured the emotions of an entire world. This great subject receives serious treatment with rich detail and insight.
$24.95

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

The Spanish Seaborne Empire

SPN70
J.H. Parry
University of California Press
1990
416
0520071409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic study of colonial Spain's impact on the Americas.
$36.95

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

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 occasionally by maps and black-and-white photographs.
$34.95

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

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 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

Gran Canaria Map

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

Tribal Rugs

GEN101
Jenny Housego
Interlink Publishing Group
1998
180
156656218x
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This beautifully illustrated book deals with the construction and tradition of tribal rugs.
$19.95

Islamic Art and Architecture

CAS17
Robert Hillenbrand
Thames & Hudson
1999
288
0500203059
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Covering 1000 years and the geographic scope of Islam, this book is a wide-ranging guide to the arts of Islam, including architecture, calligraphy, ceramics and textiles.
$29.95

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, 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

A Traveller's History of North Africa

NAF01
Barnaby Rogerson
Interlink Publishing Group
2000
408
1566563518
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Wide-ranging, accessible and effectively condensed, this brief history marches confidently through the centuries, covering key events and personalities in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria to 1999.
$15.95

Spain and Its World, 1500-1700

SPN48
John H. Elliott
Yale University Press
1990
316
0300048637
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging overview by the pre-eminent historian of the Imperial Age of Spain.
$35.00

Roads to Santiago, A Modern-Day Pilgrimage Through Spain

SPN50
Cees Nooteboom
Harcourt Books
2000
352
0156011581
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An exhilarating but erudite portrait of modern and historic Spain. Nooteboom writes quite brilliantly of Spanish art, philosophy, history, architecture and culture, as well as of the people he encountered.
$21.95

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

Islam, The Straight Path

MDE22
John L. Esposito
Oxford University Press
2010
304
0195396006
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A well-written survey of the faith, practice and beliefs of Islam. Its balanced tone and content are intended for an undergraduate audience, yet it also functions as an excellent overview for the general reader.
$59.95

Eyewitness Guide Lisbon

PGL04
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
296
1465457402
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

The Berbers

NAF02
Michael Brett, Elizabeth Fentress
Blackwell Publishers
1997
320
0631207678
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A scholarly examination of the indigenous people of North Africa from antiquity through the Roman and Islamic periods to modern times. It surveys the history, literature and culture of the Berbers, exploring the identity they have forged in the region.
$60.95

Rome in Africa

NAF04
Susan Raven
Routledge
1993
254
0415081505
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Long the standard history of Roman influence in Northern Africa, this book is scholarly and comprehensive. It is a wonderfully written, illustrated introduction to the geographic setting, the rise of Carthage, historical personalities, individual trading centers and archaeological sites.
$53.95

Sahara Unveiled

NAF05
William Langewiesche
Vintage Books
1997
302
0679750061
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Traveling across the Sahara from Algiers to Dakar, Langeweische has written an uncommonly good memoir of the desert, with meditations on its history, inhabitants and allure.
$16.00

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

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

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

The Spanish Labyrinth, An Account of the Social and Political Background of the Spanish Civil War

SPN74
Gerald Brenan
Cambridge University Press
2015
648
1107431751
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fine introduction to the issues driving the Spanish Civil War. Brenan was there, and he offers a vivid picture that loses nothing for being skewed slightly towards the left.
$28.99

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

Surrealism

SPN83
Fiona Bradley
Cambridge University Press
1997
80
0521627567
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
The history of the Surrealist movement featuring Magritte, Ernst, Dali and others. Includes many color illustrations.
$29.99

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

Goya

SPN79
Jose Gudiol
Distributed Art Publishers
2008
128
8434311747
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112
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

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

Time Out Barcelona

SPN92
Time Out
TimeOut
2013
336
1846703743
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical travel guide by the hipsters at Time Out, with an overview of the city -- and excellent recommendations on where to eat, shop and loiter.
$19.95

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

Formation of Islamic Art

ARB28
Oleg Grabar
Yale University Press
1987
232
0300040466
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A classic on the art and architecture of the Islamic World by a prominent authority.
$34.00

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

South Wind Through the Kitchen, The Best of Elizabeth David

MED30
Elizabeth David
David R. Godine
2011
400
1906502900
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
A selection of 200 recipes and travel essays from Elizabeth David's nine influential books, including Book of Mediterranean Food and French Country Cooking.
$29.95

For Kids

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

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

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

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

52 Days by Camel, My Sahara Adventure

NAF11
Debora Pearson, Lawrie Raskin
Firefly Books
2008
88
1554511364
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A Saharan travelogue, illustrated with color photos, for children ages 8 to 12.
$14.95

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

Isabel, Jewel of Castille: Spain, 1466

SPN187
Carolyn Meyer
Scholastic Inc.
2000
202
0439078059
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The imagined diary of Isabella when she was still a youngster, written for middle schoolers. The book is designed to feel like a real princess's diary, with gold-embossed pages and a sturdy binding.
$10.95

Secrets in the House of Delgado

SPN188
Gloria Miklowitz
Aa Balkema
2002
182
0802852106
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Set in Spain in 1492 in the thick of the Inquisition, this historical novel tells of what happens when a Catholic orphan, taken in by a Catholic family of Jewish ancestry, agrees to spy on her protectors. For ages 9-12.
$9.00

Spain or Shine

SPN304
Michelle Jellen
Puffin
2005
224
0142403687
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Elena goes to Spain to strike out on her own, but the 16 year-old must first overcome her insecurities. The third book in the SASS (Students Across the Seven Seas) series.
$7.99