Geographical Society of NY 1933 Review fine leather binding w/ maps photosBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
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American Geographical Society of New York.
The Geographical Review, 1933. Vol. XXIII. pp.704. Four quarterly issues, profusely illustrated throughout.
Includes articles on topics such as An Experimental Air Navigation Map by O.M. Miller (large color map shown in video), soils of Australia, Admiral Richard E. Byrd Flight to Marie Byrd Land and large color folding map by H.E. Saunders, Northern California, article entitled "Black Man's Industries", oceanographic studies relating to Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo, Brazil; long article about Central & North Australia, Snow Surveying, Russia, 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.