Auction 96, Lot 596

"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.


Condition: A+

Dust jacket creased on back at lower edge, else mint.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/12/2001