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Portugal: The Azores

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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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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

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

Azores Map

PGL36
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2013
2
9728134754
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed folded map of the islands with travel information at a scale of 1:75,000.
$14.95

Culture Smart! Portugal

PGL53
Sandy Guedes de Queiroz
Kuperard
2016
168
1857338642
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$11.99

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

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

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

The Wine and Food Lover's Guide to Portugal

PGL79
Charles Metcalfe
Aa Balkema
2008
446
0955706904
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
1
This oenophile's guide, organized geographically, focuses on Portuguese cuisine, vineyards and wine.
$32.95

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

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

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

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

The Letter of Marque

ATL20
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
284
0393309053
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The 12th (and perhaps the most satisfying) of O'Brian's series combines the personal and geopolitical as Aubrey comes to Maturin's rescue in the Baltics.
$15.95

The Maias

PGL07
Jose Eca de Queiros
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2007
633
0811216497
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This sprawling family epic is worthy of comparison to the greatest accomplishments of Proust and Tolstoy. It's the atmospheric story of the decline of an affluent 19th-century Lisbon family.
$25.95

The Reverse of the Medal

ATL04
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
287
0393309606
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In book 11 of the Aubrey and Maturin series, Captain Jack and his surgeon/naturalist sidekick Stephen Maturin head from Barbados through the Caribbean across the Atlantic to the Azores and their old stomping grounds in London (where 2/3 of the novel is set).
$15.95

Island Life

NAT27
Alfred Russel Wallace
Random House
1997
544
1573921777
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A popular account of the natural history of island groups by Darwin's contemporary and co-presenter of the theory of evolution by natural selection.
$18.99

Volcanoes, Crucibles of Change

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

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

Field Guide to the Birds of the Atlantic Islands

ATL23
Tony Clarke, Chris Orgill
Gardners Books
2006
320
0713660236
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive field guide to 450 species of birds, both resident and migrant, of the Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde.
$60.00

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

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The Stone Raft

PGL46
Jose Saramago
Harvest Books
1996
300
0156004011
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A geological fantasy from the Nobel Prize-winning author, in which the Iberian Peninsula becomes unmoored from France.
$14.00