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treasure of the Incas

G. A. Henty

treasure of the Incas

a tale of adventure in Peru

by G. A. Henty

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Published by C. Scribners̓ sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G. A. Henty... with eight illustrations by Wal Paget, and a map.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H4 Tn
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 340 p.
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6920175M
LC Control Number02022472
OCLC/WorldCa1935363

The Inca Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu, lit. "The Four Regions"), also known as the Incan Empire and the Inka Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. The administrative, political and military center of the empire was located in the city of Inca civilization arose from the Peruvian highlands sometime in the early 13th l: Cusco, (–). million gold pesos and an equal value in silver precolumbian art looted from the Viceroyalty of Peru, shipped on the Esperanza, taken and buried by pirates shipwrecked on Palmyra Atoll. Treasure of Lima. Gold, silver and jewellery stolen from the Spanish in The treasure is thought to be buried on Cocos Island in Costa Rica and it is.

  Upon learning of the Spanish treachery, Inca General Ruminahui hid the approximate tons of gold he was bringing for his king’s release in a cave deep in the Llanganatis Mountains. Shortly afterwards Ruminahui was captured, and while tortured to death, he did not reveal the treasure's location. Inca General : Bill Yates.   In , as she researched the life of famed Inca general Rumiñahui, she discovered a curious pattern. The general — who has always been rumored to have played a role in hiding the treasure — and other Incan officials all converged on a remote area of Ecuador called Sigchos, about 70 miles southwest of Quito.

Quinoa: El tesoro de los Incas: Una de las mejores proteinas vegetales del planeta / The Treasure of the Incas: One of the Best Vegetable Protein on the Planet CLEA Published by Hispano Europea ().   Twelve-year-old Addison Cooke must find two missing keys that will lead to an ancient Incan treasure if he is to save his archaeologist relatives from an evil kidnapper. After Uncle Nigel finds the first of three keys that will lead to a long–sought-after Incan treasure, he is kidnapped by a fellow archaeologist turned bad.


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Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty Download PDF EPUB FB2

Published in this adventure story is set in Peru. When the Spaniards came to Peru they tried to find out where the treasures of the Inca's were hidden.

They were cruel to the natives and made every attempt to find the treasure. Legend says that Incas leaving the area took the treasure and founded a secret city deep in the jungle/5(68).

Treasure of the Incas is a well written story, although slightly more formal in language than current literature. It reminds me of stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs and is full of wonderful travelogue type detail, from the history of the area to the locale to the types of preparations made for each adventure the characters engaged in/5(68).

Legend says that Incas leaving the area took the treasure and founded a secret city deep in the jungle. At the time of Henty's story Peru was in a state of confusion, and incessant civil war. His t When the Spaniards came to Peru they tried to find out where the treasures of the Inca's /5.

All that changes when Addison's uncle discovers the first clue that leads to an ancient Incan treasure, making him and his estranged wife targets for a ruthless organization. When Aunt Delia and Uncle Nigel are kidnapped, Addison recruits his younger sister Molly and their friends Raj and Eddie to save them/5(92).

The Treasure of the Incas By G. HentyPages: Treasures of the Incas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. By Jeffrey Quilter - 7x pages profusely color illustrated. Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas by Jonathan W. Stokes is the perfect example. Intrigue, suspense, mystery and car chases - what else would you want in a book.

Stokes book is a great read for fans of Indiana Jones, The Hardy Boys and 39 Clues. It is chalked full of history, humor and adventure/5. Description Treasure of the Incas A Story of Adventure in Peru.

In this unusual Henty tale set in nineteenth-century Peru and its uncertain political climate, Harry and Bertie Prendergast arrive in Lima in search of Dias, their guardian’s faithful muleteer, hoping he will set them on the path of long-lost treasure.

Secret of the Incas Approved | 1h 40min | Adventure | 6 June (USA) An adventurer searchers for hidden treasure in the Peruvian jungles/10(K). In Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas, by Jonathan W. Stokes and narrated by Ralph Lister), Addison and his sister Molly have to rescue their kidnapped uncle and aunt.

A sinister villain, seeking three Incan keys to a hidden treasure, will do anything to become rich- even take lives. Everyone is : Penguin Young Readers Group. Included at the back is an original 16th century document -- a guide to finding the Incan treasure -- left by Valverde, a Spanish soldier.

There are lots of pictures, maps and clues to whet your appetite. Unfortunately the author didn't persevere long enough to actually discover the treasure. He came "this close!"/5. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Treasure of the Incas: A Story of Adventure in Peru by G. Henty. Parents need to know that Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas is a rollicking adventure with throwback charm -- and culturally deaf stereotypes that spoil some of the fun. Screenwriter Jonathan W.

Stokes' debut has a cinematic feel, with lots of changes in scenery and high-energy chase and fight scenes.3/5.

‎When the Spaniards came to Peru they tried to find out where the treasures of the Inca's were hidden. They were cruel to the natives and made every attempt to find the treasure. Legend says that Incas leaving the area took the treasure and founded a secret city deep in the jungle.

At the time of Hen /5(13). “For the [Incas] the real treasure was Atahualpa’s body,” she said. “Without a mummy there is no coronation.

Without a body there is nothing — it’s as simple. Inca Gold is a novel written by Clive Cussler. First published init is the twelfth book in Cussler's Dirk Pitt series. In a fleet of ships sails in secret to an island in the middle of an inland sea. There they hide a magnificent treasure more vast Author: Clive Cussler.

The Treasure of the Incas A Tale of Adventure in Peru By: G. Henty () Peru and the hidden treasures of her ancient kings offer Mr. Henty a most fertile field for a stirring story of adventure in his most engaging style. In an effort to win the girl of his heart, the hero penetrates into the wilds of the land of.

Illustrated First Edition, The Treasure of the Incas, A Story of Adventure in Peru, by G. Henty, GA Henty Book GeckosEmporium 5 out of 5 stars (6) $ $ $ (10% off). Treasure of the Incas This is a 19th century novel about two British navy officers who go on an expedition to Peru to search for Inca treasure.

They don't know if they are going to find any but cling to the small chance, using the help of a native guide/5(70). American adventurer Harry Steele (Charlton Heston) earns a living as a tourist guide in Cusco, Peru but plans to make his fortune by finding the Sunburst, an Inca treasure.

He possesses an ancient carved stone which gives the location of the Sunburst but has no means to travel by: David Buttolph. Peter Lourie's travels in Brazil led to his book AMAZON: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier.

He has canoed many rivers and written books about those journeys. He has written about whales, manatees and polar pears and is now working on books about Jack London in the Klondike gold rush and the ancient roads of the Inca : Snake Mountain Press.

The Lost Treasure of the Inca Some believe that the Spanish did not manage to get their greedy hands on all of the Inca treasure. Legends persist of lost hoards of.

In this year-old book she found the last will and testament of Francisco Topatauchi, the son of the last king of the Incas, Atahualpa. Jim Wyss, Miama Herald The Malqui-Machay archeological.