Geographical Review 1929 Geography fine leather book 4 issues many photos mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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American Geographical Society of New York.
The Geographical Review, 1929. Vol. XIX. pp.704. Four quarterly issues, profusely illustrated throughout.
Includes articles on topics such as 1927-28 Peruvian expedition, Arizona Indian country, daily world weather maps, a map of the world's law, Peary's North Pole expedition, the study of place names, Japanese industrial development, Bolivian agricultural adaptation, Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic expedition, Sir Wilkins' Antarctic flights, Norwegian whaling in the Antarctic, ancient Mediterranean pleasure gardens, Roman Campagna repopulation, Palestine agriculture and soil, on and on.
Period (likely pre-1950) 3/4 grained morocco leather binding. Raised bands, gilt rules & title, beautiful marble paper covered boards and end papers.
Heavily illustrated scholarly journal issued quarterly. Each issue contains numerous b&w photographs, diagrams, maps, views, plans; plus large folding color lithographed maps printed on bond paper throughout, all as issued.
Lovely example, minor age scuffing or small flaws, overall clean, lovely book. Possibly a unique binding, as likely few annual years were ever bound up like this in such handsome, almost deluxe leather bindings.
Contents fresh, tight and sound, complete and beautiful antiquarian book.
Book measures: 10" H X 7" W.