Geographical Society Journal 1932 Antarctic Norvegia leather book w/ maps photosBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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American Geographical Society of New York.
The Geographical Review, 1932. Vol. XXII. pp.704. Four quarterly issues, profusely illustrated throughout.
Includes a large detailed color map of the "Norvegia" Antarctic Expedition of 1930-1931.
Includes articles on topics such as the "Great Wall of Peru", zeppelin aeroarctic expedition, prehistoric Eskimo culture, sugar production, Manchuria colonization, South African land utilization, Brazil coffee lands, California migratory beekeepers, Gulf Stream surface temperatures, Alaskan glaciers, Ecuador salt industry, Twin City urban landscape, Columbia and Snake Rivers explorers, east Greenland fjords, Shippee-Jhonson Peruvian expedition, effects of volcanic eruption on ancient Pueblo people, United States voting habits, 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 four 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.