Russian Persia Frontier Caspian 1882 Royal Geographic Society periodical w/ mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Periodicals, Royal Geographic Society, Sciences, East Africa, Makua, Lomwe, Russian Empire, Persia, Caspian Sea Turkoman Desert, Khivan Oasis).
Proceedings of the Royal Geographic Society and Monthly Record of Geography.
Published April 1882, London by Edward Stanford.
Page count starts p. 193 ends with p. 256. Text in English.
Front cover only, no rear cover- disbound from a sammelband.
Folding maps at rear as issued (appear unopened although paper is somewhat brittle and could split along fold lines if not handled with care).
Contents include: "A Three Month's Journey in the Makua and Lomwe Countries" by H.E. O'Neill; "The New Russo-Persian Frontier East of the Caspian Sea"; "Lieutenant Kalitin's Journey Across the Turkoman Desert From Geok-Tepeh to the Khivan Oasis".
Two maps on a single sheet include: "New Russo-Persian Frontier East of the Caspian", "Makua Country, East Africa".
Scarce late 19th century geographical periodical removed from bound volume (evidence visible along spine).
Original paper cover, lacking rear wrapper. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior clean, some pages loosened from old dried glue binding, light signs of use.
The periodical remains 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.