The Royal Geographical Society Maps, 1911. TWO VOLUMES.


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Book ID: 36412


8vo. Volume I: 14 folding maps / Volume II: 12 folding maps, contemporary cloth, lightly rubbed round edges, library stamp on front endpapers, shelf reference on spines, short cuts on few folds without any loss and not affecting maps, otherwise set in very good condition, The Royal Geographical Society, London, 1911.


The maps of volume one are as follows:
1-North-East Persia, to illustrate the journey of Major P. M. Sykes
2- Karakoram Himalaya surveyed by the Duke of the Arbuzzi..
3- Part of North East Borneo, to illustrate the explorations of I. A. Stigand, 1909.
4- British Columbia, part of the Selkirk Range adjacent to Mount Sir Sandford, by Howard Palmer, 1906-1908.
5- French Antartic Expedition, 1906-1910.
6- Journey Across the Ordos, by Major George Pereira, 1910.
7- Distribution of Salt Water on a Portion of the Norfolk Roads.
8- Bolivia, the River Heath, and Adjacent territories, to illustrate the journey of Major P. H. Fawsett, 1910.
9- Map of the Labrador Peninsula o illustrate a paper by Wilfred Grenfell.
10-Map of Dutch New Guinea to illustrate the expedition of H, A. Lorentz, 1907-1909.
11- Copy of Tasman’s chart of tasmania, 1643.
12- British Columbia, the northern part of Purcell Range.
13- South Polar Regions.
14- Asia-Minor route survey between Angora, Kaisarie, and Eregli, by R. Campbell Thomson, 1909.
Maps in volume II:
1- British Guiana, to illustrate a paper by J. a. j. de Villier.
2- Western Australia , the Willuna-Kimberley Stock Route, by A. W. Canning.
3-Belgian Congo, chart of the River Aruwimi, from a survey by Robet I. Reid.
4- Recent Survey in Southern Abyssinia.
5- Brazil, map to illustrate a paper on the geography of North Eastern Bahia, by J. C. Branner.
6- Map showing the salination in salinity of Queensland well waters.
7- Part of Dutch New Guinea to illustrate the exploration of Captain C. G. Rawling in 1909-11.
8- Kashmir sketch maps to illustrate the exploration of Dr. A. Neve in the Himalayas 1896-1910.
9- Sketch of the south-east corner of the Bangweulu inhabited by Wa-Unga, by Frank H. Melland.
10- Africa showing progress of exploration.
11- New Guinea central Papua. Route and exploration of theD. Mackay and W. S. Little 1908-09.
12- Belgian Congo the Itimbiri River by R. L. Reid.

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