Alpine Flowers Usambara Mountains 1879 Royal Geographic Society periodical w mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Periodicals, Royal Geographic Society, Sciences, Geography, Zanzibar, Usambara, Alpine Flowers, Books with Maps).
Proceedings of the Royal Geographic Society and Monthly Record of Geography.
Published September 1879, London by Edward Stanford.
Page count starts p. 545 ends with p. 646. Text in English.
Front cover only, no rear cover- disbound from a sammelband. Rare in any condition.
One folding map at rear as issued.
Contents include: "Notes of a Trip from Zanzibar to Usambara, in February and March 1879" by Keith Johnston; "Notes of the Geology of Usambara" by J. Thomson; "On the Origin of the Flora of the European Alps" by J. Ball.
Map included: "Southern Usambara".
Scarce late 19th century geographical periodical removed from bound volume (evidence visible along spine).
Original paper cover, lacking rear wrapper. Interior clean, some pages loosened from old dried glue binding, light signs of use, rubber stamp to cover.
The periodical remains relatively well preserved given the fragile nature. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives. Uncommon 19th century scientific magazine in any condition.
Magazine Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/8" W.
Africa map sheet measures c. 36" H x 28" W.