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Auction 95, Lot 437

"The Geographical Journal Including the Proceeding of the Royal Geographical Society", Royal Geographical Society

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1893 (published)



6.3 x 9.5 inches
16 x 24.1 cm
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Vols. 1 & 2 (12 monthly issues of 1893), bound in one. 19 colored folding maps included as well as b & w maps and illustrations. Many articles on a variety of topics including Africa and Asia, explorations, expeditions, geography, social conditions of little known countries, polar explorations, mountain ascents and much more of interest to the fellowship as well as indexes, meeting minutes and obituaries. Articles include "A Journey up the Baran River to Mt. Dulit and the Highlands of Borneo" by C. Hose; "How can the North Polar Region be Crossed?"; Expedition up the Jub River through Somali-Land East Africa" by Commander Dundas; "Recent Explorations in the S.E. Congo Basin" by E.G. Ravenstein; "Journeys in French Indo-China (Tongking, Annam, Cochin China, Cambodia)" By the Hon. George N. Curzon; and many more. A great collection of the first two volumes of this publication. Hard bound in blue cloth.


Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/13/2001