Geographical Review 1939 beautiful leather book 4 issues huge color map photosBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Geographical Review, 1939.
The American Geographical Society of New York.
pp.704. Vol. XXIX. Four quarterly issues.
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.
Topics include: Rebuilding Chungking China, Meteorology, New England Hurricanes, Dead Sea Floating Lines of Foam, Liberian roads and trails, Colombian racial succession, First American voyage across the Pacific, American agricultural land, Tropical soils, Birds eye view of Central Appalachian Mountains, Cabot Sierra Nevada expedition,, white settlement in British Guiana, British postwar industry, Bronze Age France cultural communication, polar explorations, 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.
Includes huge folded map inserted at the back of the volume.
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