The Geographical Journal, Volumes 1-42 (1893-1913)

SHACKLETON, Ernest, Clements Robert Markham, Robert Edwin Peary, Sven Hedin, Johan Gunnar Andersson, David Wynford Carnegie

Published by The Royal Geographical Society, London, 1913
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Periodical. Octavos. A consecutive run of 42 volumes (from January 1893 - December 1913, each containing six monthly issues) of this scientific journal, known for publishing the reports of many famous expeditions during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, as well as reports and articles on many other important expeditions in remote regions throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Among the reports published in this set are Robert Peary's "Journeys in North Greenland," David Carnegie's "Explorations in the Interior of Western Australia," and Sven Hedin's "Four Years' Travel in Central Asia" (all in March 1898); J. Gunnar Andersson's "The Winter Expedition of the 'Antarctic' to South Georgia" (October 1902); Ernest Shackleton's "Some Results of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-9" (November 1909); "Peary Arctic Club Expedition to the North Pole, 1908-9" (August 1910); and Douglas Mawson's "The Australasian Antarctic Expedition" (June 1911). Illustrated with photographs and plates; each monthly issue with multiple folding color topographical maps at the rear. Bound in contemporary full dark green cloth boards, with the original wrappers and publisher's notices bound in. An ex-library set with bookplates and a perforated stamp on most of the title pages, plates, and folding maps of each monthly issue in volumes 1-32 (1893-1908), else overall a very good sound set with scattered rubbing and soiling, with no perforated stamp in volumes 33-42 (1909-1913). A handsome set with all of the folding maps neatly bound in at the rear of each issue. Bookseller Inventory # 374392

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Title: The Geographical Journal, Volumes 1-42 (1893...

Publisher: The Royal Geographical Society, London

Publication Date: 1913

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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