MACHU PICCHU, HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

Tangled tropical jungles teeming with a diversity of flora and fauna, like its 300 varieties of multicolored orchids, merging magnificently with a backdrop of rugged peaks, the Inca Trail, ancestral ruins built with remarkably advanced technology, and unexplained-to-this-day archeological remains, are just a few of the mysteries surrounding the majestic Lost City of the Incas.

Languages: Spanish - English
Format: 21 x 30.5 cm.
Pages: 112
Available in: Hard cover
Inside material: 170 gr. couché paper
Weight: 0.9 Kg.
Photos: Walter H. Wust, Mylene d’Auriol, Juan Luis Tord, Michael Tweddle, Arturo Bullard.








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PRE-COLUMBIAN AND COLONIAL SILVER IN PERU

Metals fulfilled a sacred and metaphysical function for ancient Peruvians, and indeed, established the difference between the nobility and the common people. Silver represented the night, the moon, fertility and all things female; while gold embodied the day, the sun, natural phenomena and all things male. Ancestral Peruvian civilizations had sophisticated techniques for the treatment of alloys and for the hammering, casting and laminating of molten metals. They lived in a world of myths, and rituals were the inspiration to a unique form of art which may be appreciated to this day.

Languages: Spanish - English
Format: 20.5 x 28.5 cm.
Pages: 116
Available in: Hard cover
Inside material: 170 gr. Couche paper
Weight:  0.84 Kg.
Photos: Arturo Bullard, Patronato Plata del Perú, Paloma Carcedo.








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ANTARTICA, THE ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

The Antarctic possesses a singular transparency and luminosity that borders in the surreal. It is the only continent located at 2,000 meters above sea level, this makes it the driest, coldest and windiest of them all, yet its glaciers hold 90% of the planet’s fresh water. Studies have shown that in geological times Antarctica was part of South America and a continuation of the Andes. In 1959, several countries with common interests in this region –Peru amongst them– signed the Antarctic Treaty, establishing Antarctica as a Continent devoted to Science.

Languages: Spanish - English
Format: 21 x 30.5 cm.
Pages: 112
Available in: Hard cover
Inside material: 170 gr. couché paper
Weight: 0.9 Kg.
Photos: Juan Luis Tord, Renzo Uccelli, Alejandro Balaguer, Heinz Plenge, Marina de Guerra del Perú.








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PERU Legend

Peru is a warm and welcoming country, brimming with wonders and traditions, culturally enriched by the infusion of creative talent from other latitudes. Peru has the word’s highest navigable lake, the deepest canyons, and the most bountiful sea. You will discover the extraordinary monuments left by one of the most advanced civilizations indigenous to America, and you will see how it flourished during colonial times as a hub of activity in this part of the world, as it continues to be to this day.

Languages: Spanish - English - French - German - Japanese
Format: 20.5 x 28.5 cm.
Pages:  120
Available in: Hard cover
Inside material: 150 gr. couché paper
Weight: 0.72 Kg.
Photos: Beatrice Velarde, Arturo Bullard, Fernando Gygax, Gonzalo García-Monterroso,
Viña TACAMA.









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PERUVIAN ANDES, LIVING HISTORY

Imposing mountains, snowy peaks, crystalline waterfalls, inter-Andean valleys, lakes, tarns and natural reserves make up the Peruvian Andes. Llamas, alpacas, Andean condors thrive at these altitudes. Archeological remains from pre-Columbian cultures, Inca, Chavín, Tiahuanaco and others, some over 5,000 years old, are found in this vast territory. Andean people have traditions richly expressed in colorful dances and costumes around magical ancestral legends.

Languages: Spanish - English
Format: 21 x 30.5 cm.
Pages: 112
Available in: Hard cover
Inside material: 170 gr. couché paper
Weight: 0.87 Kg.
Photos: Juan Luis Tord, Michael Tweddle, Mylene d´Auriol, Walter H. Wust, Heinz Plenge.








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MARINERA NORTEÑA 

When the Spanish arrived to the New World, they not only brought their customs and food, they also brought their music and dances. At around that same time the Afro-Peruvians introduced the lundú, which was later to become the traditional zamacueca. In 1880, during the War of the Pacific, it was renamed “La Marinera” in honor of Admiral Miguel Grau and the Peruvian Navy. The Marinera is also referred to as a “mating dance”, because the woman, in a display of sensuality and grace, lures her partner with movements of her white handkerchief. The Marinera is more than a dance, it’s a feeling.

Languages: Spanish - English
Format: 21 x 30.5 cm.
Pages: 112
Available in: Hard cover
Inside material: 170 gr. couché paper.
Weight: 0.92 Kg
Photos: Arturo Bullard González,
Luis Felipe Llosa Ricketts, Gonzalo García-Monterroso.








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GOLD IN ANCIENT PERU

Indigenous American civilizations venerated nature and their surroundings. Metals had to be extracted while paying homage to Mother Earth or the Pachamama, their purpose being to “capture” the spirit of nature. The glitter of gold was undoubtedly taken as a sign from a Sun God. The beauty of ancient Peruvian creations in gold, the sophisticated technology used and timelessness of the designs will never cease to dazzle.

Languages: Spanish - English
Format: 21 x 30.5 cm.
Pages: 112
Available in: Hard cover
Inside material: 170 gr. couché paper
Weight: 0.95 Kg.
Photos: Arturo Bullard, H. Stern Archives, Paloma Carcedo.








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OLD LIMA

Towards the mid 16th century, the grounds for the Government House, the Town Council and the Cathedral were staked out around Lima’s Plaza Mayor. From very early on, the City of Kings acquired a certain air of the East. The Mudejar coffering, ample inner courtyards filled with flowers, the tiled plinths and hanging balconies accentuated the Eastern character of the city. Chronicler Pedro de Cieza de León wrote in 1550: “After Cusco, this is the greatest city in the entire realm of Peru, and the most beautiful and important one too”.

Languages: Spanish - English
Format: 21 x 30.5 cm.
Pages: 132
Available in: Hard cover
Inside material: 170 gr. couché paper
Weight: 1.17 Kg.
Photographs: 1840 – 2007 Archives







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TAMBOPATA - CANDAMO, AMAZON RESERVEA

Included among the many wonders of the Amazon forest is the mystery of the unexplored, untamed beauty and the most glorious sunsets on earth. The Tambopata - Candamo National Reserve, spreading over the Madre de Dios region of Peru’s southern jungle, keeps and protects the flora and fauna of this natural ecosystem. This publication contains unedited photographs documenting the exuberance of nature in this place of endless forests, winding rivers and flourishing life.


Language: Spanish - English
Format: 28.5 x 24.5 cm.
Pages: 160
Available in: Hardcover
Inside material: 170 gr. couché paper.
Weight: 1.35 Kg.
Photos: Arturo Bullard, Luis Felipe Llosa, Walter Wust, Heinz Plenge.









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THE FORTRESS AT KUELAP

At 3,000 meters above sea level, suspended over an abyss, its walls camouflaged by the natural outcrops it is built into, garlanded by the rain forest, wild orchids and rocky peaks, emerging from the mist we find the mysterious walled city of Kuelap. It is the main archaeological complex in Peru’s north east, and one of the most important in America. The aim of this book is to kindle the interest for this extraordinary fortress, in the hopes that the UNESCO will recognize its value as part of human heritage.


Language: Spanish - English
Format: 30.5 x 20.5 cm.
Pages: 112
Available in: Hardcover
Inside material: 150 gr. couché paper.
Weight: 1.05 Kg.
Photos: Mylene d’Auriol, Juan Luis Tord.








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