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Item EXSPN335. Buy these 4 items as a set for $72 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

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

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

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

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

Culture Smart! Spain

SPN342
Marian Meaney
Kuperard
2016
168
1857338383
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture provides a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$11.99

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

A Concise History of Spain

SPN527
Carla Rahn Phillips, Phillips Jr., William D.,
Cambridge University Press
2016
456
0521607213
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Organized chronologically, this engaging primer, with a focus on culture, society, politics and personalities -- sweeps through Spanish history from the earliest peoples to the present.
$29.99

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

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

Spain, The Centre of the World 1519-1682

SPN611
Robert Goodwin
Macmillan
2016
608
140886228X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
While it chronicles Spain's economic boom in the Age of Exploration, this history also pays needed attention to how Spain's rise led to a flourishing in art and literature as well as new ideas about international law, banking and social theory.
$20.00

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 Arts of Intimacy, Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture

SPN365
Maria Menocal, Jerilynn Dodds, Abigail Balbale
Yale University Press
2009
416
0300142145
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
Using the visual art and literature of medieval Spain, the authors illustrate the vibrant mix of three cultures that have become part of the Castilian identity.
$214.00

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 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 Spain, The Dramatic History of Europe's Most Fascinating Country

SPN429
Mark R. Williams
Golden Era Books
2009
352
0970696930
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Williams brings Spain to life through the tales of El Cid, Columbus, King Philip II, Cervantes, St. Theresa, Goya, Picasso and others from ancient times through the Golden Age to today.
$22.95

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

The Most Beautiful Villages of Spain

SPN494
Hugh Palmer
Thames & Hudson
2003
208
0500511284
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This full color book of photographs is a portrait of the Spanish landscape, culture and people.
$40.00

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

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

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

Tasting Spain, A Culinary Tour

SPN625
H. M. Van Den Brink
University of Chicago Press
2017
128
1909961213
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Part travel memoir and part cookbook, this journey through the culinary delights of Spain will have readers packing silverware and rushing for the door. Van Den Brink's personal recollections about everyday life in Spain evoke busy markets, window-shopping and many scenes that will surely stir readers' appetites.
$17.95

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

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 Shadow of the Wind

SPN298
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Penguin Putnam
2005
512
0143034901
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in the brooding atmosphere of post-WW II Barcelona, this gripping story-within-a-story has it all: murder, doomed love and a mysterious book which draws the young hero, Daniel Sempere, into the city’s dangerous underworld.
$17.00

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 Birds of the Iberian Peninsula

SPN574
Ernest Garcia, Eduardo De Juana
Bloomsbury USA
2015
688
1408124807
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This definitive book on the birds of Iberia covers the status and distribution of each species in the region and also includes photos and introductory chapters on climate, habitats and the history of Iberian ornithology.
$86.00

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

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

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

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.
$8.00

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

Isabel Saves the Prince, Based on a True Story of Isabel I of Spain

SPN388
Joan Holub
Aladdin Books
2007
48
068987197X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
In this historical adventure for ages 4-8, Princess Isabel must protect her little brother from jealous King Henry, their half-brother who fears for his throne. Kids will enjoy spending time with the future Queen of Spain, who emerges as a plucky and sympathetic heroine.
$13.99

A Brief History of Montmaray

EUR393
Michelle Cooper
Alfred Knopf
2011
296
0375851542
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Cooper brings mixes actual events and the history of World War II in Europe with a wholly invented and imaginative tale of an eccentric royal family on a windswept island kingdom in the Bay of Biscay in this marvelous tale that will appeal especially to teenagers.
$16.99

Marina

SPN555
Lucia Graves (Translator), Carlos Ruiz Zafron
Little Brown and Company
2014
336
0316044717
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
As fifteen-year-old Oscar roams the streets of Barcelona to escape the monotony of his boarding school life, he stumbles across a macabre graveyard ritual that transports him to an ethereal underground labyrinth. A cult classic in Spain and an international bestseller.
$19.00

Spanish Picture Word Book

SPN581
Hayward Cirker
Dover Publications
1994
32
0486277798
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A simple and enjoyable language introduction to Spanish for young readers. Each scene contains dozens of familiar objects (household items, clothing, foods, furniture, people, animals and much more). To make things more fun, all the pictures can be colored!
$3.99

More Books

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

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

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

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

Andalucia Map 578

SPN107
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2061007651
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A travelers' map of Andalucia and the Costa del Sol at a scale of 1:400,000 with city plans of Seville, Malaga and Granada.
$11.95

Insight Guide Spain

SPN123
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2017
448
1786715929
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handsome travel guide gives a profusely illustrated overview of the region.
$24.99

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

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

The Fencing Master

SPN180
Arturo Perez-Reverte
Harvest Books
2004
244
0156029839
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Thrills, romance and swordplay in 1860s Madrid.
$15.95

Painting in Spain 1500-1700

SPN183
Jonathan Brown
Yale University Press
1998
283
0300064748
PAPER
Art & Architecture
7/1/2017
0
0
0
0
Velazquez and El Greco are but a few of the Spanish artists discussed in this in-depth study of the art produced during Spain's golden age.
$45.00

Eyewitness Guide Canary Islands

CNY05
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
216
1465457380
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact, visually appealing guide features excellent short essays on the history, nature and attractions of the islands, color photographs and many maps.
$25.00

Don Quixote

SPN211
Miguel de Cervantes, Edith Grossman (Translator)
HarperCollins Publishers
2003
976
0060934344
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Any Spaniard will acknowledge his pervasive the influence of Cervantes’ masterpiece remains in Spanish culture. And any English reader of Grossman’s translation of this classic will laugh all the way to Iberia!
$16.99

Eyewitness Guide Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza

SPN222
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
208
1465440224
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This colorful guide includes excellent maps, essays and hundreds of photographs, providing a great introduction for travelers.
$20.00

Captain Alatriste

SPN280
Arturo Perez-Reverte, Margaret Sayers Pedén (Translator)
Plume
2005
304
0452287111
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first book of the swashbuckling series, memorably set in 17th-century Spain.
$16.00

The Flanders Panel

SPN276
Arturo Perez-Reverte
Harvest Books
2004
0156029588
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Art and intrigue combine over a Flemish painting "The Game of Chess" in this first Perez-Reverte thriller. When a young restorer discovers a secret inscription hidden within the painting, she employs the help of an antiques dealer, an art professor (and ex-lover) and a chess master to discover the secret -- but not before murder ensues.
$15.95

The Seville Communion

SPN278
Arturo Perez-Reverte
Harvest Books
2004
375
0156029812
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In this third Perez-Reverte thriller, Vatican security officer Father Lorenzo Quartz -- a disciplined dandy -- investigates a disturbing plea sent by a computer hacker to the pope through the church's security system. The message leads him to Seville.
$14.00

Lonely Planet Pocket Madrid

SPN338
Anthony Ham
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
160
1743215630
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This lively shirt pocket guide to the city, jammed with personal recommendations and photographs, also includes a pull-out map.
$13.99

Grammar Lessons

SPN345
Michele Morano
University of Iowa Press
2007
184
158729530X
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Morano, who lived in Oviedo in the early 1990s, reflects on the humor and trials of living in a new language in these 13 essays on travel in Spain and search for self.
$22.50

Nada

SPN346
Carmen LaForet, Mario Vargas Llosa (Introduction), Edith Grossman (Translator)
Modern Library
2007
0812975839
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A classic of the literature of post-civil war Barcelona in a strong new translation by Edith Grossman.
$17.00

Fodor's Essential Spain

SPN350
Debbie Harmsen (Editor)
Fodor's
2016
880
1101880147
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, frequently revised guide in the popular series.
$25.99

Speak the Culture Spain

SPN391
Andrew Whittaker
Stylus
2008
343
1854186051
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This helpful guide with a sense of humor provides an overview of historic and contemporary Spanish culture, including theater, philosophy, architecture and food.
$24.95

Alhambra

SPN395
Michael Jacobs, Francisco Fernandez (Photographer)
Frances Lincoln
2009
192
0711225184
PAPER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A magnificent full color tribute to the palace complex with text by Michael Jacobs, a frequent writer on things Spanish, featuring hundreds of illuminating color photographs. Highly recommended.
$29.95

The Alchemist

SPN421
Paulo Coelho
HarperCollins
2014
208
0062315005
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This 25th anniversary edition of the classic contemporary novel. Coelho's mystical masterpiece tells the story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel the world. His quest leads him to unexpected, essential wisdom. This special edition features a new afterword by the author.
$16.99

Lonely Planet Mallorca

SPN422
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
234
1786575477
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive practical guide in the hallmark Lonely Planet style includes local and regional color maps, a section of photographs, and chapters on history, culture and attractions.
$21.99

Pintxos, Small Plates in the Basque Tradition

SPN428
Gerald Hirigoyen
Ten Speed Press
2009
201
1580089224
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
75 distinctive California-inflected versions of Spanish tapas and French Basque dishes.
$24.99

Complete Spanish

SPN434
Living Language (Editor)
Living Language
2011
0307478599
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Designed to teach language fluency, this 46-lesson program includes CDs, course books and online resources.
$49.99

Lonely Planet Discover Spain

SPN444
Lonely Planet (Editor)
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
324
1786570092
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An illustrated, full-color guide to Spain's history, highlights and culture, with suggested itineraries, maps and recommendations by local experts.
$24.99

South From Granada

SPN447
Gerald Brenan
Gardners Books
2008
336
0141189320
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A masterful interpreter of the culture and politics of Spain, Brenan writes beautifully of his time in Yegen, a small town in Andalucia's Sierra Nevada, in the years leading up to the Spanish Civil War in this beloved classic, originally published in 1957.
$19.95

Pirates of the Levant

SPN450
Arturo Perez-Reverte
Penguin Putnam
2011
304
0452297303
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In the sixth installment of Perez-Reverte's swashbuckling series, Captain Alatriste and his protege Inigo set sail for the most remote and wretched outposts of the Empire: Morocco, Algeria and Malta -- a dramatic voyage that leads to a bloody battle on the high seas.
$17.00

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

SPN454
Laurie Lee
David R. Godine
2011
192
1567923925
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A new edition of Laurie Lee's gorgeous memoir of youthful adventures in Spain on the brink of civil war, second in his autobiographical trilogy. Arriving in Galicia July 1935, the British poet tramps from Vigo north through Valladolid and Segovia to Madrid, Toledo and Seville. supporting himself with not much more than his wits and a violin, he continues around the coast to Cadiz (which he did not much like) and Almunecar, the then-sleepy Andalusian village where he was holed up as the war broke out.
$15.95

Back Roads Spain

SPN455
Mary-Ann Gallagher (Contributor)
DK Publishing
2016
264
1465440437
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Spain in 25 scenic drives, each one lasting one to five days. It's packed with color photographs, maps, hotels, detours, restaurants and activities and is ideal for planning a road trip.
$25.00

Blood and Faith, The Purging of Muslim Spain

SPN464
Matthew Carr
New Press
2011
368
1595586407
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Carr chronicles the forced expulsion of 300,000 Muslims from Spain between 1609 and 1614.
$20.95

The Solitudes

SPN473
Edith Grossman (Translator), Luis De Gongora
Penguin
2011
176
0143106384
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An accessible new translation of Gongora's epic, with Spanish on facing pages.
$18.00

The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain, A Regional Guide to the Best Producers and Their Wines

SPN481
Jesus Barquin
University of California Press
2011
320
0520269217
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A detailed and informative guide to ancient and contemporary winemaking in Spain's most prominent wine region.
$39.95

Gypsy Ballads

SPN488
Gloria Garcia Lorca (Translator), Jane Duran (Translator), Federico Garcia Lorca
Enitharmon
2011
144
190758708X
HARD COVER
Literature
12/28/2011
0
0
0
0
The great Spanish poet's most popular collection, newly translated by Lorca's niece and the poet Duran. It's a fiery journey through the myths and realities of 1920's Andalusia.
$37.95

The New Spanish Table

SPN497
Anya Von Bremzen
Workman Publishing Company
2005
478
0761135553
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A contemporary cookbook with 300 traditional and modern Spanish recipes, color photos and information on culinary traditions, ingredients, and, of course, wine.
$22.95

Xenophobe's Guide to the Spanish

SPN509
Drew Launey
Trafalgar Square
2009
96
1906042489
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This irreverent pocket guide to cultural awareness is both insightful -- and entertaining.
$9.95

Frommer's EasyGuide to Madrid and Barcelona

SPN524
Frommer's
Frommer's
2014
256
1628870729
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
EasyGuides are full of practical, easy to absorb information and emphasize authentic experiences. This lightweight guide highlights important attractions with expert advice on accommodations and meals.
$12.95

Essential Spanish

SPN525
Living Language
Living Language
2011
0307478580
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A simple, multi-media course which includes a book of 10 lessons, three CDs and access to Living Language’s online Language Lab.
$22.99

The Way

SPN532
Emilio Estevez
Baker & Taylor Video
2010
631455666X
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
An inspirational film written and produced by Emilio Estevez, starring Martin Sheen. A father travels to Spain following the death of his son Daniel. While grieving, he pays homage to Daniel's memory by continuing his unfinished pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago, the "Way of St. James."
$6.99

The Telling Room, A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese

SPN538
Michael Paterniti
Dial Press
2014
368
0385337019
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Following the struggle of a Spaniard to create a cheese that embodies all the love, pain and joy he’s ever known, Paterniti becomes immersed in an idyllic landscape and its dramatic cast of characters.
$17.00

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Andalucia & Costa Del Sol

SPN541
Jeffrey Kennedy
DK Publishing
2017
160
1465457364
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions.
$14.00

Only in Spain, A Foot-Stomping, Firecracker of a Memoir About Food, Flamenco and Falling in Love

SPN550
Nellie Bennett
2014
304
1402293852
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this exuberant memoir, an enthusiastic young Australian discovers a passion for Spanish culture (especially flamenco) as she explores Seville and Madrid.
$14.99

The Train in Spain

SPN551
Christopher Howse
Bloomsbury USA
2014
256
1441198059
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
This jaunt through Spain journalist and bestselling author Chris Howse takes us through 10 railway trips and more than 3,000 miles of Spanish countryside.
$29.95

Barcelona, 60 Creatives Show You the Best of the City

SPN556
Viction Workshop
Gingko Press
2014
132
988122277X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A hip, colorful pocket guide with an emphasis on the artistic, drawing recommendations from 60 local creatives. Contains helpful travel advice, detailed neighborhood maps and a dust jacket that unfolds into an illustrated map.
$9.95

Rick Steves' Spain

SPN558
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
985
1631214519
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A personal and informative practical guide by the well-regarded travel writer and publisher. Includes suggested day plans and information on where to eat and sleep, as well as plenty of background and historical information.
$25.99

Frommer's Spain

SPN559
Patricia Harris
Frommer's
2014
608
1628871482
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the region with excellent recommendations for hotels, restaurants and excursions. With two-color maps throughout.
$24.95

Marco Polo Mallorca

SPN564
Petra Rossbach
Marco Polo
2012
156
3829706707
PAPER
Guidebook
5/28/2012
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink, and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a pull-out map.
$9.99

Marco Polo Menorca

SPN565
Jorg Dorpinghaus
Marco Polo
2014
132
3829707517
PAPER
Guidebook
2/28/2014
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink, and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a pull-out map.
$9.99

Granada: A Pomegranate in the Hand of God

SPN570
Steven Nightingale
Counterpoint
2016
320
1619027011
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Nightingale illuminates the long obscured medieval zenith of Granada, considered an intellectual hotbed until it was sacked by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492. Granada’s cultural accomplishments include the first modern translations of Greek philosophy and the introduction of algebra.
$17.95

Spain & Portugal

SPN575
ITMB
ITMB
2012
1
1553413725
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed travel map of Spain and Portugal at a scale of 1:900,000. Printed on tear proof, waterproof paper and covers the Canary Islands, Mallorca and Barcelona's old city center.
$12.95

The Tomb in Seville

SPN582
Norman Lewis
Sickle Moon
2014
192
1780600089
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A harrowing, yet heartwarming travelogue by the journalist-author. Commissioned by his father-in-law to find a family tomb in the Seville cathedral, Norman Lewis journeys into Spain, unawares that a civil war will soon begin.
$32.00

World Without End, Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire

SPN590
Hugh Thomas
Random House
2015
464
0812998111
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This final installment in Hugh Thomas’s three-volume narrative history of the Spanish Empire focuses on King Philip II whose 42-year reign (in New Spain and around the world) changed global politics forever. An expansive, but highly readable work.
$35.00

Bulls Before Breakfast

SPN594
Peter Milligan, John Hemingway (Introduction)
St. Martin's Press
2015
290
1250065739
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Milligan, who has cheated death in Pamplona over 70 times, recounts his daring showdowns with its long-horned killers, "los toros bravos," while focusing on the sights and sounds of the city, local knowledge, eateries and the Spanish countryside.
$27.99

Marco Polo Travel Handbook Gran Canaria

ATL50
Birgit Borowski
Marco Polo
2015
284
3829768206
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of itineraries plus insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a high-quality map.
$20.00

Bradt Guide The Basque Country and Navarre

SPN604
Murray Stewart, Stuart Butler
Bradt Publications
2016
288
1841624829
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the growing series by Bradt, noteworthy for its focus on culture, nature and responsible travel, with plenty of practical travel details. Covers both Spain and France.
$25.99

Lonely Planet Pocket Tenerife

SPN607
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
160
1743607032
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical city guide to Tenerife that fits in your pocket, with the top sites, the best walks, food, art, shopping, views, nightlife and more. Includes a pull-out map.
$13.99

Lonely Planet Pocket Valencia

SPN615
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
160
1786572230
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical city guide to Valencia that fits in your pocket, with the top sites, the best walks, food, art, shopping, views, nightlife and more. Includes a pull-out map.
$13.99

The Canary Islands: A Cultural History

CNY8
Juan Cruz Ruiz
Overlook Press
2017
304
1590202198
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Canary Island native Ruiz covers the history of the islands, from the original inhabitants to the Spanish conquest, while exploring the food, art and everyday lives of the Canario people, both before and after the advent of tourism.
$29.95

Lonely Planet Madrid City Maps

SPN624
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
1
1786577852
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's attractive map of Madrid is scaled so that one inch equals 0.1 miles and features sights and a helpful inset of the transit system. Printed on durable, waterproof Tyvek, the map also slips into a protective jacket.
$7.99

The Sagrada Familia: The Astonishing Story of Gaudi's Unfinished Masterpiece

SPN628
Gijs van Hensbergen
Bloomsbury USA
2017
224
1632867818
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
One of the most popular attractions in Barcelona, the Sagrada Familia is also one of the world’s most infamous buildings, having been in a state of near-completion since 1882. Gaudi scholar Van Hensbergen unveils the cathedral’s fascinating history while
$27.00