Geography 1928 Geographical Review fine leather book 4 issues w/ photos lg. mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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American Geographical Society of New York.
The Geographical Review, 1928. Vol. XVIII. pp.702. Four quarterly issues, profusely illustrated throughout.
Includes articles on topics such as recent explorations, Renaissance of Iceland, Cuban soils, Ancient metropolis of Asia Minor, geographical study of Italy, Germany, Denmark, and Norway settlements, astronomical observations in the Maya area, Gulf of Maine, United States population gradients, Persian irrigation system, American agriculture, population, and food supply, population map of Ohio, flight from Alaska to Spitsbergen, polar weather, population of ancient America, 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 five 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.