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Auction 98, Lot 529

"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


8.75 x 11.25 inches
22.2 x 28.6 cm
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Foreword by Rear-Admiral G. S. Ritchie R.N. An oceanographer's treatment of islands that were either mythical or have disappeared from maps, and the stories associated with them. Includes a facsimile map of the Indian Ocean (1817) and the Pacific Ocean (on verso), folded into back pocket. 146 pp, b/w illustrations. Hard bound in gray buckram, dj.


Condition: A

One lower corner bumped, all else as new.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2002