Himalayas Geology 1908 Burrard Hayden large important map Calcutta imprintBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Asia, India, Geology, Geography, Himalayas, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
A Sketch of the Geography and Geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet by Colonel S.G. Burrard and H. H. Hayden. Part IV - The Geology of the Himalaya.
Published 1908, Calcutta, India by Superintendent Government Printing. Sold at the Office of the Trigonomical Survey, Dehra.
c. 100 pages. Text in English. Assortment of folding maps, including a very large and important early "Geological Map of the Himalayas".
Publisher's heavy paper wrappers. Volume IV only (of four).
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Originally issued as four separately issued parts (and sold individually), this important early geological map appears at the end of the survey report, within this volume, making it the key to the set and the most desirable. All individual issues are scarce, complete sets are fairly rare and typically cost multiples of our asking price.
Book Measures c. 12 1/4" H x 9 1/2" W.