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MONUMENTA CARTOGRAPHICA. Catalogue 124., (Kraus, H. P.).
1 (Kraus, H. P.). MONUMENTA CARTOGRAPHICA. Catalogue 124.
New York: H. P. Kraus, [1969]. [1969]. Very good 
- Quarto [12-1/8 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt. The spine and edges of the covers are very slightly faded and there is a tiny stain to the front cover. Half-title, title & 97 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white with 30 illustrations, mostly full page including folding and double plates. Very good.

Seventy items are catalogued and fully described with a price-list laid in.

In a pocket mounted on the rear pastedown is a 20-page booklet bound in white wrappers and illustrated in black and white, "Globes and Globe-Gores: The H. P. Kraus Private Collection". This booklet is in fine condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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INFINITE PERSPECTIVES: Two Thousand Years of Three-Dimensional Mapmaking. With an introducton by Ray Bradbury., Ambroziak, Brian M.; and Ambroziak, Jeffrey R.
2 Ambroziak, Brian M.; and Ambroziak, Jeffrey R. INFINITE PERSPECTIVES: Two Thousand Years of Three-Dimensional Mapmaking. With an introducton by Ray Bradbury.
New York: Princeton Architectural Press, (1999). (1999). Very good 
INTRODUCTION BY RAY BRADBURY - Oblong folio, 13 inches high by 15 inches wide. Black cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine, in a color pictorial white dust wrapper. The dust jacket is soiled with some minor creases. The book's spine is bumped with some minor chips and bumps to the front gutter. 109 & [1] pages, illustrated with over 30 maps, and an additional 20 relief maps to be viewed with 3-D glasses. Two sets of glasses are included in a rear pocket at the back of the book. An additional large folding map is also included within the rear pocket. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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3 Bergsmark, Daniel R ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY OF ASIA
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1936. 1936. Good 
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. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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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., Boggs, Samuel Whittemore. American Geographer, author of  "International Boundaries...." (1940) and Special Adviser on Geography to the Department of State.
4 Boggs, Samuel Whittemore. American Geographer, author of "International Boundaries...." (1940) and Special Adviser on Geography to the Department of State. 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.
Washington, December 5, 1947. 1947. Very good Signed
- 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 problem relating to the United States-Canada boundary. The unresolved problem concerning Machias Seal Island is whether sovereignty over the island accrues to the United States or to Canada by virtue of territorial provisions contained in the treaty of peace of 1783, with Great Britain, or whether the island belongs to Canada through occupation and use during the past 100 years or more, said occupation never having been protested by the Government of the United States." Boggs goes on to elaborate on the terms of the "Definitive Treaty of Peace" of 1783 which would give sovereignty of the island to the United States, though the Department of State has made no claims on the island and is aware that Canada maintains a lighthouse and fog signal on it. Signed "S.W. Boggs". The two pages are stapled together at top left and have been folded for mailing. There are creases to the corners and to the edges with a tiny chip to the top right edge of the first page. Very good.

The American geographer Samuel Whittemore Boggs was the author of "International Boundaries: A Study of Boundary Functions and Problems", published by Columbia University Press in 1940. He was Special Adviser on Geography to the Department of State.

Fogbound for many days of the year, the Machias Seal Island is a barren island in the Gulf of Maine located Southeast of Cutler Head, Maine and Southwest of Southwest Head, New Brunswick. Both Canada and the United States claim sovereignty though the Canadian Coast Guard staffs a lighthouse on the island which was first constructed in 1832. It is believed that it may possibly be a continuation of the Grand Manan series of Islands. Grand Manan was given to Canada in 1817 by a joint commission which interpreted boundaries determined by the 1814 Treaty of Ghent. A sanctuary for seals and seabirds, the island has been protected as a sanctuary by the Canadian Wildlife Service under its designation as the Machias Seal Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary. 
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5 Bricker, Charles 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
Amsterdam/Brussels: Elsevier, 1968. 1968. Very good 
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 from the upper halves of the panels, which are somewhat darkened & soiled. 276 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout with color and black & white illustrations, 4 black & white folding maps and 10 superb color folding maps. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

International Book Society edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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6 Collins, Henry B., Jr.; Clark, Austin H.; Walker, Egbert H THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS: THEIR PEOPLE AND NATURAL HISTORY (With Keys for the Identification of the Birds and Plants)
Washington, DC: The Smithsonian Institution, February 5, 1945. February 5, 1945. Good 
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 somewhat darkened. Good.

Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies, Number Twenty-One.

From the library of geographer Vincent F. Kotschar with his bookplate on the inside front wrap.

Includes a bibliography and appendices providing lists of plants & birds & keys to their identification. 
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7 Crowe, Keith J. A CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY OF NORTHERN FOXE BASIN, N.W.T.
Ottawa: Northern Science Research Group Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969. 1969. Good 
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. Black- and-white diagrams, maps & photographic illustrations. Ex-library with a handwritten sticker & 2 library stamps on the front wrap. Good. 
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8 Dando, William A THE GEOGRAPHY OF FAMINE
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1980). (1980). 0713162953 / 9780713162950 Fine 
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. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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9 De Luca, Ferdinando DELLA OPPORTUNITA SPECIALE DELL'ISTMO DI SUEZ Nella Quistione del Meridiano Geografico Universale
(Napoli: R. Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche di Napoli, 1865). 1865). Good Signed
(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 stamp and a discard stamp on the title. Good only.

Inscribed along the top of the title page and signed "l'autore".

Ferdinando De Luca [1785-1869] was a Naples geographer and mathematician. This text, which is in Italian, with some passages in French, advocates a universal meridian, which would be recognized by all countries. 
Price: 125.00 USD

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10 Deetz, Charles H.; and Adams, Oscar S. ELEMENTS OF MAP PROJECTION / With Applications to Map and Chart Construction. U.S. Department of Commerce / Coast and Geodetic Survey. Special Publication No. 68.
Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945. 1945. Very good 
- 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. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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11 Fairchild, Wilma B.; editor THE GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW. October, 1961
New York: The American Geographical Society of New York, 1961. 1961. Very good 
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 the contents of this issue are "Satsuma Oranges in Ocho-Mura: A Study of Specialized Cash Cropping in Southwestern Japan", "Population Changes in Iceland", "The Changing Railroad Pattern in Mainland China" and "Captain James Cook's Discovery of the Antarctic Continent?". 
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12 Fitzgerald, Walter AFRICA: A Social, Economic and Political Geography of Its Major Regions
New York: Books, Inc., (1942). (1942). Good 
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. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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13 Fordham, Sir Herbert George SOME NOTABLE SURVEYORS & MAP-MAKERS OF THE SIXTEENTH, SEVENTEENTH & EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES AND THEIR WORK: A Study in the History of Cartography
Cambridge: University Press, 1929. 1929. Good 
Cambridge: University Press, 1929.. 1929.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth with a paper label on the front cover. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with the spine somewhat faded & with spotting to the rear cover. The label is lightly soiled. xii & 99 pages. Illustrated in black & white with plates, including a frontispiece, & full- page maps. There is a contemporary owner's ink name & date on the front endpaper. The gutters & blanks are darkened & there is occasional light foxing. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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14 Freeman, T. W IRELAND: A GENERAL AND REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1960). (1960). Very good 
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 edition, revised. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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15 Freuchen, Peter; and Salomonsen, Finn. THE ARCTIC YEAR.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1958). (1958). Very good 
- 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. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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16 Fridriksson, Sturla SURTSEY (Evolution of Life on a Volcanic Island)
New York/Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, (1975). (1975). Very good 
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. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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17 Gutsell, B. V AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOGRAPHY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. Information Series No. 1
Ottawa: Canada Department of Mines and Resources, Geographical Bureau, 1949. 1949. Good 
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.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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SOURCE AREAS OF EXPORT PRODUCTION IN TROPICAL AFRICA, Hance, William A.; Kotschar, Vincent; and Peteerc, Richard J
18 Hance, William A.; Kotschar, Vincent; and Peteerc, Richard J SOURCE AREAS OF EXPORT PRODUCTION IN TROPICAL AFRICA
New York: American Geographical Society, 1961. 1961. Good 
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.

Reprinted from "The Geographical Review" Volume LI, No. 4, 1961. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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19 Hoffmann, Karl Friedrich Vollrath [1796-1842] DIE ERDE UND IHRE BEWOHNER; ein Hand- und Lesebuch fur alle Stände
Stuttgart [Germany]: J. Scheible's Buchhandlung, 1838. 1838. Good 
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 & staining & the front edges of 2 of the folding plates in the rear are creased. An owner's bookplate is mounted on the front pastedown. A good, complete working copy.

Fifth edition. "Funfte, mit der vierten gleichlautende, und durch angehängte Berichtigungen und Zusätze, bis Michaelis 1838, fortgefuhrte Ausgabe."

The plate section in the rear includes 2 astronomical plates, a plate of the geology of the Alps, 2 folding maps and 2 folding charts.

Text in German. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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20 Leatherman, Stephen P.; editor BARRIER ISLANDS / From the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the Gulf of Mexico
New York: Academic Press, 1979. 1979. 0124402607 / 9780124402607 Very good 
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. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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