Bulletin of the American Geographical Society: Volume XL, Number 8, August 1908.

By: Hurlbut, George C. (editor).

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8vo - 24.5 x 15 cm.; Pages 449 to 512. The society was founded in 1852 with the object of encouraging geographical exploration and discovery. Contents (articles only): 1 - "The Drake Medal" with 2 plates and 15 maps by James D. Hague. The maps are "The Coast of New Albion", "Landfall at Point Royes Head showing as an Island as first seen by Drake, June 1579", "Drake's Bay from the charts of Vancouver 1792, Tebenkoff 1848, US Coast Survey 1850", "Drake's Bay reproduced from the US Coast and Geodetic Survey", "The Eastern Promontory of Popint Reyes Head forming the Southeast point of Drake's Anchorage", "Ms chart No. 85" Cod. Iconog. 139", "Mss Charts Nos. 83 - 83, Cod. Iconog 139", "Copy of portion of the map of Hondius, 1595", "Poet of New Albion, Drake 1595", "Part of the Chart of Vizcaino, 1602-3, Sutil V. Mexicana 1802", "Amstelodami - 1618", "Sub-map of the Catraprima Generale 'Arcano del Mare' 1647", "Carta particolare dello stretto di Iezo fra i'America e I'Isola Iezo", "Old Spanish Chart with sub chart embracing Constanzo's Esteroda de San Francisco - 1769", "Chart of San Francisco by Miguel Costanso". All maps have two fold lines and the last two maps show wear on the folds with some minor material loss on the last one listed. The maps are (of course) all reproductions done with permission and to the usual high standard of the AGS. The paper covers are edge worn and browned. The interior is clean with some pages still uncut on the top and fore edges.; Magazine

Title: Bulletin of the American Geographical Society: Volume XL, Number 8, August 1908.

Author Name: Hurlbut, George C. (editor).

Categories: Exploration & Travel,

Publisher: New York, New York, American Geographical Society: 1908

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 13230

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