Geographical Society of NY 1936 Journal beautiful leather book maps & photosBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Geographical Review, 1936.
The American Geographical Society of New York.
pp.704. Vol. XXVI. Four quarterly issues, complete as issued, no cover wrappers.
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 two large folding color lithographed maps printed on heavy bond paper, all as issued.
Topics include: Shanghai, flight to Cape Chidley, Problems of the Nile Valley, impact of Western Civilization on Negro Africa, Corn belt climate, soil science, Agrarian problems in Spain, Wood Yukon expedition of 1935, land-use & water-supply in Southern California, changing sea levels, Yangtze Delta, Ellsworth's Trans-Antarctic Flight of 1935, Diversity of New York City, Ocean Geography, etc. etc.
Lovely example, minor age scuffing or small flaws, overall clean, lovely book. Two maps detached but complete and fresh. 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.