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Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator (A new edition)

By: Edward Whymper; Introduction -Loren McIntyre; Photographer-Loren McIntyre

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Gibbs M. Smith Inc.: December 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 68667

ISBN: 0879052813

Condition: Collectible - Very Good


Stated 1st Edition THUS (Gibbs M.Smith - 1987) . VERY GOOD+ No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . The nineteenth-century mountaineer illuminates the customs of the Indians of Ecuador while recording his ascents of Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Cayambe, and other Andean peaks. . . . . . One of the finest and most enjoyable books that I have had the pleasure to read. As someone who has had the chance to hike the Ecuadorian Andes, this book showed me an earlier excursion to the of the same peaks, written by the man who was the first to scale them. Additional... View more info

Fodor's Bahamas (Full-color Travel Guide)

By: N/A

Price: $4.93

Publisher: Fodor's: 2014

Seller ID: 66204

ISBN: 077043262X

Condition: Used - Like New


Like new. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. View more info

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Idle Days in Patagonia

By: W. H. Hudson; Illustrators-Alfred Hartley, J. Smit

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Creative Arts Book Co: June 1979

Seller ID: 78347

ISBN: 0916870251

Condition: Used - Very Good


VERY GOOD+ No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. . . . . . . This is a tranquil, contemplative work of reflection on the varieties of nature. Like the amazing bird that changes its song regularly when one of its species, for reasons unkown, 'decides' to create a new melody which the others then follow. Another thing to look out for is the sensation that Hudson's glasses has on the local indigenous population - mocking laughter turns to incredulous amazement. This book brought peace to my life, and hopefully increased my sensitivity to natural w... View more info