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ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY OF ASIA

By: Bergsmark, Daniel R

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 5033


New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1936.. 1936.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed. The titling on the spine is completely faded. xxiv & 618 pages. The page edges are darkened. Illustrated in black & white with maps, diagrams & photographic illustrations. Good. Second printing.From the library of geographer Vincent Kotschar with his bookplate on the front endpaper. View more info

Image for A 2-PAGE TYPED LETTER SIGNED, with nice content regarding the boundary between Maine and New Brunswick and the ownership of the Machias Seal Island.

A 2-PAGE TYPED LETTER SIGNED, with nice content regarding the boundary between Maine and New Brunswick and the ownership of the Machias Seal Island.

By: Boggs, Samuel Whittemore. American Geographer, author of "International Boundaries...." (1940) and Special Adviser on Geography to the Department of State.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Washington, December 5, 1947.: 1947.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28446


- sc - Over 700 words typed on 2 pages of 10-1/2 inch high by 8 inch wide paper with the "Department of State" letterhead, with its seal, printed in blue at the top of the first page. In his letter addressed to George P. Bogue, an architect in East Machias Maine, the geographer addresses the boundary between Main and New Brunswick and the ownership of the Machias Seal Island: "It should be explained, perhaps, that Machias Seal Island does not constitute a pro... View more info

LANDMARKS OF MAPMAKING: An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers. Maps chosen and displayed R. V. Tooley / Text written by Charles Bricker / Preface by Gerald Roe Crone

By: Bricker, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/Brussels: Elsevier, 1968.: 1968.

Seller ID: 27998


Amsterdam/Brussels: Elsevier, 1968.. 1968.. Very good. - Small folio, 16-1/4 inches high by 11 inches wide. Hardcover in dust jacket. Bound in light gray buckram titled in gilt with decorations in white & gilt on the spine & with a device stamped in white & gilt on the front cover, in a pictorial dust wrapper. The top & bottom edges of the front cover are slightly darkened. The dust jacket is chipped with some short tears. The glassine surface is chipped & rubbed away fr... View more info

THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS: THEIR PEOPLE AND NATURAL HISTORY (With Keys for the Identification of the Birds and Plants)

By: Collins, Henry B., Jr.; Clark, Austin H.; Walker, Egbert H

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: The Smithsonian Institution, February 5, 1945.: February 5, 1945.

Seller ID: 4874


Washington, DC: The Smithsonian Institution, February 5, 1945.. February 5, 1945.. Good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in printed gray wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened & the head of the spine is chipped. The corners are very lightly creased with the bottom corner of the rear wrap bumped & torn. iv & 131 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 2 plates, photographic illustrations & a folding map. A few top & bottom page corners are creased & the page edges are ... View more info

A CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY OF NORTHERN FOXE BASIN, N.W.T.

By: Crowe, Keith J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa: Northern Science Research Group Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 34257


Ottawa: Northern Science Research Group Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969.. 1969.. Good. - Small quarto [8-1/2 inches by 11 inches] soft covers bound in black & white decorative wraps with a white plastic strip. The wraps are lightly rubbed & soiled with the corners lightly creased & with minor pencil markings to the front wrap. xii & 130 pages with 3 mechanically reproduced leaves of errata laid in. The top page corners are lightly creased. Bla... View more info

THE GEOGRAPHY OF FAMINE

By: Dando, William A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1980).: (1980).

Seller ID: 9972


New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1980).. (1980).. Fine. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a dust wrapper. The covers are slightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed with some light staining to the flaps. xii & 209 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, maps & diagrams. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

DELLA OPPORTUNITA SPECIALE DELL'ISTMO DI SUEZ Nella Quistione del Meridiano Geografico Universale

By: De Luca, Ferdinando

Price: $125.00

Publisher: (Napoli: R. Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche di Napoli, 1865).: 1865).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16219


(Napoli: R. Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche di Napoli, 1865).. 1865).. Good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover, printed self-wraps. 10 pages. There is a piece out of the top corner of each leaf & the bottom corners are bumped. There is light creasing to the leaves with a horizontal crease to each leaf where the pamphlet has been folded. There is a repaired tear to the front edge of each leaf at the fold. Ex-library with a library blind ... View more info

ELEMENTS OF MAP PROJECTION / With Applications to Map and Chart Construction. U.S. Department of Commerce / Coast and Geodetic Survey. Special Publication No. 68.

By: Deetz, Charles H.; and Adams, Oscar S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 35149


- Large octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The binding is lightly bumped with the spine & extremities darkened. The rear panel is rubbed with some small stains & there is a tear to the rear joint & the tail of the spine. 226 pages. The fore-edge is foxed. Illustrated with numerous full-page & textual maps, diagrams & tables and with 15 folding maps in the rear. Very good. Fifth edition, revised. View more info

THE GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW. October, 1961

By: Fairchild, Wilma B.; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The American Geographical Society of New York, 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 15750


New York: The American Geographical Society of New York, 1961.. 1961.. Very good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The spine is darkened. There is a light crease to the front wrap. The rear wrap is lightly bumped with some light creasing & with a short tear to its front edge. [ii] & pages [469]-612. Black-and-white illustrations with a large folding color map in a pocket at the rear. There is some light foxing to the last page. Very good. Among t... View more info

AFRICA: A Social, Economic and Political Geography of Its Major Regions

By: Fitzgerald, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Books, Inc., (1942).: (1942).

Seller ID: 5211


New York: Books, Inc., (1942).. (1942).. Good. - Octavo, orange cloth. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled with a small white stain to the front cover. xi, [iii] & 499 pages. Illustrated with 101 black-and-white maps. There are a few pencil & red pencil markings & occasional soiling. Good. Fourth edition.From the library of geographer Vincent Kotschar with his bookplate on the front pastedown & his signature on the front endpaper. View more info

IRELAND: A GENERAL AND REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY

By: Freeman, T. W

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1960).: (1960).

Seller ID: 10971


London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1960).. (1960).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are slightly warped. The dust jacket is lightly soiled & spotted. xix & 556 pages. There is foxing & light staining to the pastedowns & endpapers & heavier staining to the inner edges of the endpapers. 8 pages of black-and-white photographic illustrations & numerous maps & diagrams in black & white with 2 folding maps tipped-in following the text. Very good. Second... View more info

THE ARCTIC YEAR.

By: Freuchen, Peter; and Salomonsen, Finn.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1958).: (1958).

Seller ID: 35280


- Octavo, dark green cloth with a vignette of a polar bear in white on the front cover. There is some light rubbing to the binding with a small area of spotting to the front cover. Half-title, title, [2] leaves & 438 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings, including maps & head-pieces. Very good. First edition.Laid in are publicity photos of the co-authors. First Edition. View more info

SURTSEY (Evolution of Life on a Volcanic Island)

By: Fridriksson, Sturla

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York/Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 23275


New York/Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, (1975).. (1975).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & the front panel is soiled & spotted. [x] & 198 pages. Illustrated in black & white & color. Near fine in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for A NEW GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND COMMERCIAL GRAMMAR; EXHIBITING THE PRESENT STATE OF THE SEVERAL KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD: And Containing, I. The Figures, Motions, and Distances, of the Planets, according to the Newtonian System, and the latest Observations. ... XII. The Longitude, Latitude, Bearings, and Distances of principal Places from London. To which are added, I. A Geographical Index, with the Names of Places alphabetically arranged. II. A Table of the Coins of all Nations, and their Value in English Money. III. A Table of Weights and Measures. IV. A Chronological Table of remarkable Events, from the Creation to the present Time. By William Guthrie, Esq. The Astronomical Part by James Ferguson, FRS. To which have been added, The Late Discoveries of Dr Herschel, and other eminent Astronomers. Illustrated with A Correct set of Maps, engraved in a very superior manner, by Kirkwood & Sons.

A NEW GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND COMMERCIAL GRAMMAR; EXHIBITING THE PRESENT STATE OF THE SEVERAL KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD: And Containing, I. The Figures, Motions, and Distances, of the Planets, according to the Newtonian System, and the latest Observations. ... XII. The Longitude, Latitude, Bearings, and Distances of principal Places from London. To which are added, I. A Geographical Index, with the Names of Places alphabetically arranged. II. A Table of the Coins of all Nations, and their Value in English Money. III. A Table of Weights and Measures. IV. A Chronological Table of remarkable Events, from the Creation to the present Time. By William Guthrie, Esq. The Astronomical Part by James Ferguson, FRS. To which have been added, The Late Discoveries of Dr Herschel, and other eminent Astronomers. Illustrated with A Correct set of Maps, engraved in a very superior manner, by Kirkwood & Sons.

By: Guthrie, William; Ferguson, James.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed by J. Moir, Royal Bank Close, for C. Mitchel and Co. Perth, 1807.: 1807.

Seller ID: 36712


- Thick octavo, 9-1/2 inches high by 5-3/4 inches wide. Bound in full tan calf with raised bands and a gilt title label on the spine. The rubbed & scuffed covers are detached and the darkened spine is rubbed and chipped with some of the leather chipped away from the tail of the spine. Xii & 897 pages, illustrated with 22 folding maps. The pages are darkened with some occasional minor staining. There is a tear to the front edge of page [i], a tear through page 305 (withou... View more info

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOGRAPHY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. Information Series No. 1

By: Gutsell, B. V

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa: Canada Department of Mines and Resources, Geographical Bureau, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 12137


Ottawa: Canada Department of Mines and Resources, Geographical Bureau, 1949.. 1949.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps backed wirh black cloth tape. The wraps are lightly foxed & soiled & a bit darkened around the edges with some staining to the front wrap. [v] & 85 pages. Illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations, maps & diagrams and with 3 folding maps in the rear. The edges of the rear blank are darkened with a small stain. Good.... View more info

Image for SOURCE AREAS OF EXPORT PRODUCTION IN TROPICAL AFRICA

SOURCE AREAS OF EXPORT PRODUCTION IN TROPICAL AFRICA

By: Hance, William A.; Kotschar, Vincent; and Peteerc, Richard J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: American Geographical Society, 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 4911


New York: American Geographical Society, 1961.. 1961.. Good. - Octavo, printed gray wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled with the extremities slightly darkened & the corners lightly creased. The head of the spine is chipped. Pages [487]-499. Illustrated with tables & with a large, folding color map in a pocket at the rear. There is light foxing to the first page & the rear blank. The contents are stapled & the bottom quarter of the last leaf is detached. Good. Reprint... View more info

DIE ERDE UND IHRE BEWOHNER; ein Hand- und Lesebuch fur alle Stände

By: Hoffmann, Karl Friedrich Vollrath [1796-1842]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Stuttgart [Germany]: J. Scheible's Buchhandlung, 1838.: 1838.

Seller ID: 8422


Stuttgart [Germany]: J. Scheible's Buchhandlung, 1838.. 1838.. Good. - Octavo, three-quarter brown calf & marbled boards with raised bands on spine. The boards are bumped & the leather rubbed. The joints are split at the head & tail of the spine. xii & 763 pp. with plate section in rear. Illustrated with 7 steel engravings, including portrait frontispiece, 7 folding plates [misnumbered], 25 texual woodcuts & 2 folding charts in the text. There is scattered foxing & stai... View more info

BARRIER ISLANDS / From the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the Gulf of Mexico

By: Leatherman, Stephen P.; editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Academic Press, 1979.: 1979.

Seller ID: 17254


New York: Academic Press, 1979.. 1979.. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in red on the front cover & spine. The covers are very lightly bumped. xiv & 325 pages. There are few tiny stains to the front edge of the front endpaper. Illustrated in black & white with maps, diagrams, graphs & photographic illustrations. Very good. First edition. Scarce. First Edition. View more info

THINGS MAPS DON'T TELL US: An Adventure into Map Interpretation

By: Lobeck, Armin K

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956.: 1956.

Seller ID: 4820


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956.. 1956.. Good. - Quarto, blue cloth titled in white with a map stamped in white on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The covers are very lightly bumped with a small area of bubbling to the front cover & a tiny white stain to the rear cover. The dust jacket is soiled, chipped & spotted with short tears to the top edge & a piece out of the head of its spine. x & 159 pages. There is offsetting & light spotting to the endpapers. Illust... View more info

THE ARCTIC FRONTIER

By: Macdonald, R. St. J.; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, (1966).: (1966).

Seller ID: 12640


University of Toronto Press, (1966).. (1966).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are very slightly bumped & the dust jacket is lightly soiled & chipped with its spine & extremities slightly darkened & a small stain to the front panel. [ix] & 311 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white maps. Near fine in a good dust wrapper. Published in association with the Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the Arctic Institute of North A... View more info