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Royal Geographical Society: volume the second

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Royal Geographical Society Journal volume number 2. Published 1832. 3/4 calf with marbled boards and the original spine laid down. Eleven maps, some folding of various places of interest to the Geographical Society. They include North Africa, Australia (southeaster part), Egypt, Maldives, Mouth of Ganges, New Zealand, Anegada, The Nile River, British Guiana, West Coast of Africa, and "Western Australia from the latest documents received by the Colonial Office, 1832." This volume contains many reports pertaining to the maps listed. See photo of table of contents for the complete listing.

This is an attractive copy of the second journal published by the Society. It has the bookplate of "The Geographical Society of New South Wales" on the inside cover and it was "Presented by Angus & Robertson Ltd.". The text is clean and tight with some spotting from offsetting of the maps. The maps are in V-G condition with only one small tear in a margin (1"). The marbled boards have some f shelf ware, and the corners are bumped and worn.


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Royal Geographical Society
3/4 calf with original spine laid down, marbled boards
Book condition
first edition
John Murray
Place of Publication
Date Published
Western Australia, Swan River Colony, British Guiana, Quorra river, Niger river, Anegada
Bookseller catalogs
Australia, Niger, Nile, Egypt, New Zealand, Zambezi;

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