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Medford Public Library: Finding List of Books; Biography, History, Geography and Travels; October 1903

By Medford Public Library

Medford, Massachusetts: Medford Public Library, 1903. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. An original author and title library catalogue list of currently (circa 1903) available books. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 79 pages., stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, soft cover edition with minor shelf wear, some chipping at the spine top and bottom, with color fading at the cover margins; interior near fine, binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$16.50

Mitchell's School Geography; (Fourth revised edition); A System of Modern Geography, comprising a description of the present state of the World, and its Five Great Divisions, America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceana, with their several Empires, Kingdoms, States, Territories, etc., embellished by numerous engravings. Adapted to the capacity of youth.

By S. Augustus Mitchell

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Cowperthwait, Desilver, & Butler , 1854. Early Printing. Disbound. Fair. Does NOT include accompanying Atlas containing thirty-two maps. 12mo, 6 1/2" tall, 336 pages with intertextual illustration, lacking covers, internal binding broken. A fair copy over all with significant shelf wear, covers missing and internal binding threads loosened; paper relatively clean, lightly yellowed and with light scattered foxing throughout, last flyleaf roughed. Paper is of sufficient quality to be rebound.

$16.50

Pioneer Settlkement: Cooperative Studies by Twenty-Six Authors (American Geographical Society, Special Publication no. 14)

By W. L. G. Joerg (editor); W. A. Mackintosh, R. W. Murchie, Chester Martin, D. A. McArthur, D. A. MacGibbon, C. A. Dawson, C. C. Georgeson, O. E. Baker, Raye R. Platt, W. L. Shurz, Wellington D. Jones, John H. Wellington, C. T. Loram, Ethel Tawse Jollie, H.

New York, New York: American Geographical Society , 1932. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Quarto. 10 1/4" tall, ii + 473 pages, cloth. A good plus sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear, and soiling to the exterior cloth, fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine cloth, hinges and binding solid, interior clean, paper slightly yellowed.

$16.50

Elements of Useful Knowledge; volume three (III)

By Noah Webster

New Haven, Connecticut: Bronson, Walter & Co, 1806. Early Printing. Disbound. Fair. 16mo, 6 3/4" tall, 294 pages essential without original covers (spine covered by a leather of uncertain origin and attached to a thin piece of wood which may have been part of original cover on the front side only . This is a poor to fair copy only and sold as is. The covers are missing along with endpapers; front matter missing and possible contents page, along with most of title page (publisher name, city, and date present) ; the primary contents are present paper is moderately yellowed and foxed throughout, first and last page somewhat soiled from exposure, a few pages are marginally marked, many pages are dog-eared and the fore-edges are roughed with use but still supple. Could be rebound despite condition. Priced accordingly

$35.00

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE: May, 1930, Volume LVII, Number Five (Vol. 57, No. 5); 150,000 miles of Travel (Taft); Fortunate Isles; Streets Carpeted with Flowers (Tobien); Traveler's Elysium; Plants of the Canary Islands (Fairchild); etc.

By Gilbert Grosvenor; editor; William Howard Taft, Wilhelm Tobien, David Fairchild, et al

Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1930. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single issue original issue with cover and ads, (unbound supplements not included); Quarto, 7" x 10", pages 523 to 652 + ads, yellow bordered wraps with title and contents; a very good and generally clean copy overall; minor exterior wear with rubbing, cover only ls ightly color faded with some minor soiling at the margin; interior near fine, clean tight and sound with light occassional marginal foxing.

$9.50

The Miracle of Talking by Telephone (reprint from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE: October 1937, Volume LXXII, Number 4) ;

By F. Barrows Colton ; Gilbert Grosvenor; editor

Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1937. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. Quarto, 7" x 10", pamphlet [ original publisher's reprinted] , pages 395 to 434, yellow bordered wraps with title and contents; a good copy overall; with moderate exterior wear and exterior soiling to the cover; interior very good, clean, binding tight a, with paper just slightly yellowed with a touch of dampstaining to the margin at the bottom fore-corner.

$7.50

NORTH AMERICA: Its People and the Resources, Development and Prospects of the Continent as an Agricultural, Industrial, and Commercial Area.

By J. Russell Smith ;

New York, New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1925. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Signed and inscribed by author to Vilhjalmur Stefansson on slip attached to front endpaper. Octavo, 9" tall, map + 849 pages, dark green cloth. A very good minus hard cover over all, front hinge cracked not broken, internal binding solid; minor shelf soiling, slight fraying to the top and bottom edges of spine, paper lightly yellowed, fore-edges darkend. A very nice reading copy. Many black and white photos and charts.

$16.50

The Miracle of Talking by Telephone (reprint from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE: October 1937, Volume LXXII, Number 4) ;

By F. Barrows Colton ; Gilbert Grosvenor; editor

Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1937. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 7" x 10", pamphlet [ original publisher's reprinted] , pages 395 to 434, yellow bordered wraps with title and contents; a very good copy overall; with but with moderate exterior wear and exterior soiling to the cover; interior very good, clean, binding tight , with paper just slightly yellowed with a touch of dampstaining to the margin at the bottom fore-corner.

$7.50

Scenes From Every Land (second series); a collection of 250 illustrations picturing the people, natural phenomena, and animal life in all parts of the world: etc.

By Gilbert Grosvenor. Editor; et al

Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1909. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. Single original volume. Quarto, 10 1/4", 223 pages, white titles on illustrated red cloth; b&w photographs; map (in color); bibliography for reading material. A good+, clean, sturdy hardcover overall; moderate exterior wear with rubbing at the fore-corner edges; interior very good with hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with some slight finger stains at several margins and a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. This is the publisher's original binding.

$14.50

The Geography of Third World Cities
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The Geography of Third World Cities

By Stella Lowder

New York, New York: Barnes and Noble, 1986. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Octavo, 9 tall, xiv + 282 pages, gilt tiltes on black cloth; charts, graphs. A near fine, clean hardcover with light shelf wear, one edge of the back cover bumped; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

Applied Coastal Geomorphology

By J.A. Steers (editor); Sofus Christiansen, E.C.F. Bird, W.V. Lewis, R.J. Russell, ALan Wood, Hartmut Valentin, Muriel A. Arber, D.R. Stoddart, et al

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Institute of Technology / M.I.T , 1971. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 227 pages + black and white plates, black boards. A near fine, clean, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, BUT paper moderately yellowed. In a very good, edge worn dust jacket

$14.50

Abrege de Geographie; redige sur un nouveau plan d'apres led derniers traites de paix et les decouvertes les plus recentes

By Adrien Balbi

Paris, France: Chez Jules Renouard, 1834. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good. French text. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, cxi + 1357 + 71 pages, marbled endpapers decorative leather. A good copy overall, interior would be very good but for a dampstain visible to the bottom 1/3 of about half of the pages--interior otherwise clean, paper just lightly yellowed with light scattered foxing, internal binding solid, but exterior worn, back strip over spine loose ( laid in).

$35.00

This Cold Heaven : Seven Seasons in Greenland
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This Cold Heaven : Seven Seasons in Greenland

By Gretel Ehrlich

London, England: Fourth Estate, 2001. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xv + 377 pages, white boards. A fine, clean, neat British edition hard cover with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket.

$7.50

New Worlds, New Geographies [ signed ]

By John Rennie Short

Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1998. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Signed by the author on the title page. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 222 pages, tan cloth. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket.

$9.50

The GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW: January 1936, Volume XXVI, Number One (Vol. 26, No. 1); Shanghai (Orchard); China and Flow of Silver (Fetter/ Bratter); Cape Chidley (Forbes / Miller / Hitchcock); Caucasus Vegetation Zone (Seifriz); Negro Africa (Fitzgerald); Corn Belt (Rose); Population Cape COd (Wright); Fog in U.S. (Stone); etc.

By G.M. Wrigley editor; John E. Orchard, Frank Whitson Fetter, Herbert M. Bratter, Alexander Forbes, O.M. Miller, Charles B. Hitchcock, William Seifriz, K.S. Sandford, Walter Fitzgerald, John Kerr Rose, John K. Wright, Robert G. STone, Earl E. Lackey, Charle

New York, New York: The American Geographic Society of New York, 1936. First edition . Original Wraps. Good +. Single original issue ; Quarto, 7" x 10", [8] + pages 1 to 176 + 1 fold-out map (Northern Labrador); stiff gray wraps wraps with title and contents; a good + copy overall with minor exterior soiling and minor shelf wear, spine canted, and light exterior foxing stains; interior very goodotherwise clean, binding solid.

$19.00

The GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW: October1935, Volume XXV, Number Four (Vol. 25, No. 4); The Study of Life in the Sea (Hjort); Around the World by Airplane (Light); Settlement in the Alps (Garnett); Aran Islands Field Patterns (Klimm); Northeastern Asia Mountains (Obruchev / Salishchev); Bartholomew Columbus Map of 1506 (Bigelow); Continental Effect on Earth Rotation (Leighly); U.S. Income Distribution 1929 (Belden) ; etc.

By G.M. Wrigley editor; Johan Hjort, Richard Upjohn Light, Alice Garnett, Lester Klimm, S.V. Obruchev and K.A. Salishchev, John Bigelow, John Leighly, O.F. Evans, ALlen Belden, et al

New York, New York: The American Geographic Society of New York, 1935. First edition . Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue ; Quarto, 7" x 10", [8] + pages 529 to 704 + 1 fold-out map, stiff gray wraps wraps with title and contents; a very good copy overall with minor exterior soiling and minor shelf wear, BUT exterior stained by scattered foxing; interior otherwise clean, binding solid.

$19.00

The GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW: April 1934, Volume XXIV, Number Two (Vol. 24, No. 2); William Morris Davis (Bowman); Puerto Rico and Philippine land problems (Roosevelt); Michigan/Pan American Airways Greenland Expedition (Belknap); Leipzig museum of regional geography (reinhard); Quebec populations (Glendinning); Peat-Land Utilization (Dachnowski-Stokes); Southern Patagonia in Literature (Rudolph); Northwestern New England Population (Wilson); etc.

By G.M. Wrigley editor; Isaiah Bowman, Theodore Roosevelt (jr.), R.L. Belknap Rudolf Reinhard, Robert M. Glendinning, A.P Dachnowski-Stokes, William E. Rudolph, Harold Fisher Wilson, Robert E. Dickinson, Erwin Raiss, W.M. Davis, et al

New York, New York: The American Geographic Society of New York, 1934. First edition . Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue ; Quarto, 7" x 10", [8] + pages 177 to 350, stiff gray wraps wraps with title and contents; a very good copy overall with minor exterior soiling and minor shelf wear, spine darkened with light foxing; interior otherwise clean, binding solid.

$25.00

The GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW: July 1933, Volume XXIII, Number Three (Vol. 23, No. 3); North Australia (Price); Rio Branco and Serra Parima (Holdridge); Southern Greenland (Rasmussen); Franz Josef Land (Zubov); Tanganyika (Teale/Harvey); St. Croix (Shaw); Lake Manly (Blackwelder); Climates (Thornthwaite); etc.

By G.M. Wrigley editor; A. Grenfell Price, Desmond Holdridge, Knud Rasmussen, N.N. Zubov, E.O. Teale and E. Harvey, Earl B. Shaw, H.H. Bennett, C. Warren Thornthwaite, Margaret Irene Fead, Eliot Blackwelder, Edwin J. Foscue, Charles F. Brooks, V.P. Timoshenk

New York, New York: The American Geographic Society of New York, 1933. First edition . Original Wraps. Good. Single original issue ; Quarto, 7" x 10", [8] + pages 353 to 528 + 2 fold-out maps (Tanganyika, climates), stiff gray wraps wraps with title and contents; a good copy overall with minor exterior soiling and minor shelf wear, but minor dampstaining which has soaked through fromspine edge without damaging text ; interior otherwise clean, binding solid, slight foxing at the fore-edges.

$19.00

The GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW: January 1934, Volume XXIV, Number One (Vol. 24, No. 1); Long Beach Earthquake (Davis); Little Tibet (Terra); Saba Island Settlement (Price); Malay Peninsula (Vlieland); Murray River (Fenner); Climactic Years (Russell); North of Alaska (Stefansson); Cape Hudson Antarctic (Hobbs); etc.

By G.M. Wrigley editor; W.M. Davis, H.de Terra, A. Grenfell Price, C.A. Vlieland, Charles Fenner, Richard Joel Russell, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, William Herbert Hobbs, Richard L. Burdsall, Henry S. Graves et al

New York, New York: The American Geographic Society of New York, 1934. First edition . Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue ; Quarto, 7" x 10", [8] + pages 1 to 176 + 1 fold-out map (Himalaya Expedition), stiff gray wraps wraps with title and contents; a very good copy overall with minor exterior soiling and minor shelf wear, spine darkened with light foxing; interior otherwise clean, binding solid.

$35.00

The GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW: July 1932, Volume XXII, Number Three (Vol. 22, No. 3); U.S. Historical Geographical (Wright); Prince William Sound Glaciers (Field); McCarty Glacier (Whitney); Italia Pass, Karakoram (Dainelli); Salt Industry, Ecuador (Sheppard); Llanos-Andes Border (Crist); Sierra Nevada De Cocuy (Notestein/King); Explorers Columbia/Snake Rivers (Barry); Albania (Almagia); etc.

By G.M. Wrigley editor; John K. Wright, William Osgood Field, Jr., Paul C. WHitney, Giotto Dainelli, George Sheppard, Raymond E, Crist, Frank B. Notestein, Robert E. King, Rlichard Hartshorne, J. Neilson Barry, Clarence Lorenzo Dow, Roberto Almagia, A.E. Po

New York, New York: The American Geographic Society of New York, 1932. First edition . Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue ; Quarto, 7" x 10", [8] + pages 353 to 528 + 1 fold-out map (historical geography), stiff gray wraps wraps with title and contents; a very good copy overall with minor exterior soiling and minor shelf wear, spine darkened; interior otherwise clean, binding solid, slight foxing at the fore-edges.

$19.00

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