"Lost Islands - The Story of Islands that have vanished from Nautical Charts", Stommel, Henry
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1984 (published)
Publication: University of British Columbia Press
8.8 x 11.2 inches
22.4 x 28.4 cm
An oceanographer's scholarly treatment of islands that were either mythical or have disappeared from maps, and the stories associated with them. Foreword by Rear-Admiral G. S. Ritchie R. N. Includes a facsimile map of the Indian Ocean (1817) and the Pacific Ocean (on verso), folded in back pocket. 146 pp, illustrations in B&W. Hard bound in gray buckram, dj.
Dust jacket creased on back at lower edge, else mint.