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21 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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22 Lobeck, Armin K THINGS MAPS DON'T TELL US: An Adventure into Map Interpretation
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956. 1956. Good 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956.. 1956.. Good. - Quarto, blue cloth titled in white with a map stamped in white on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The covers are very lightly bumped with a small area of bubbling to the front cover & a tiny white stain to the rear cover. The dust jacket is soiled, chipped & spotted with short tears to the top edge & a piece out of the head of its spine. x & 159 pages. There is offsetting & light spotting to the endpapers. Illustrated with profuse black-and-white maps & diagrams. Good.

First edition.

Inscribed by the author to cartographerVincent Kotschar on the front endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD

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23 Macdonald, R. St. J.; editor THE ARCTIC FRONTIER
University of Toronto Press, (1966). (1966). Fine 
University of Toronto Press, (1966).. (1966).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are very slightly bumped & the dust jacket is lightly soiled & chipped with its spine & extremities slightly darkened & a small stain to the front panel. [ix] & 311 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white maps. Near fine in a good dust wrapper.

Published in association with the Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the Arctic Institute of North America, this book explores the territories, peoples and resources of the Arctic with reference to the Arctic's position in the world community and Canada's relations with the countries beyond its Arctic frontier. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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24 Mead, W. R.; and Smeds, Helmer WINTER IN FINLAND
London: Hugh Evelyn, (1967). (1967). Good 
London: Hugh Evelyn, (1967).. (1967).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly chipped with its flaps slightly darkened. 144 pages. There is a previous owner's blind stamp on the front endpaper. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, maps and diagrams. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition.

A study of the sub-arctic climate of Finland with a winter lasting six months or more: how it affects the Finnish people and how they have adapted to it. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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25 Miller, George J.; Parkins, Almon E; Hudgins, Bert GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA. Third Edition
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. / London: Chapman & Hall, Limited, (1954). (1954). Very good 
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. / London: Chapman & Hall, Limited, (1954).. (1954).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is darkened & lightly soiled & spotted with a few small stains to the front panel & with the top edge & the head & tail of the jacket spine chipped. xi, [ii] & 664 pages. Illustrated in black & white with maps, diagrams & photographic illustrations. There is some light staining to the endpapers & pastedowns. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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26 Mirov, N. T GEOGRAPHY OF RUSSIA
New York/London: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1960). (1960). Very good 
New York/London: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1960).. (1960).. Very good. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt. The binding is rubbed, spotted & lightly bumped. xii & 362 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white maps. There are a very few blue pencil markings & the rear pastedown is lightly foxed, else the contents are very good.

Third printing. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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27 Norderhaug, Magnar. SVALBARD.
[Oslo]: Universitetsforlaget, (1984). (1984). Very good 
- Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards titled in red & black on the front board & spine, in a matching dust wrapper. The boards are very lightly bumped & rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with the jacket spine slightly darkened. 110 & [2] pages. Profuse photographic illustrations & maps in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

The text is in Norwegian. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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28 Parsons, James J.; Whitaker, J. Russell; Gregor, Howard F.; et al ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY (Vol. 45 No. 5) July 1969
Worcester, MA: Clark University, 1969. 1969. Very good 
Worcester, MA: Clark University, 1969.. 1969.. Very good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The wraps are very lightly bumped & soiled with the head & tail of the spine slightly chipped. There is a small area of creasing to the rear wrap with a small stain to its top edge. Pages [187]-282. Illustrated with black-and-white maps, diagrams & tables. Very good.

Among the contents of this issue are articles on branch banking in tropical Africa (1950-1964), California and New Jersey vegetable farms, the geography of Federal Grants-in-Aid to the states, electricity production in Nigeria, and the Dutch National Plan. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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29 Platt, Raye R.; editor FINLAND AND ITS GEOGRAPHY. An American Geographical Society Handbook
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pierce / Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1955). (1955). Good 
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pierce / Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1955).. (1955).. Good. - Large octavo, teal cloth. The binding is lightly bumped with a tiny stain to the rear cover and the spine & extremities are faded. xxv & 510 pages. The book is lightly cracked at the half-title. Black-and-white photographic illustrations & maps. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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30 Platt, Raye R.; Editor-in-Chief INDIA: A COMPENDIUM by Raye R. Platt Editor-in-Chief / with the assistance of Robert C. Kingsbury, James L. McPherson, David E. Sopher and others. (For limited distribution only)
New York: American Geographical Society, June 1962. June 1962. Very good 
New York: American Geographical Society, June 1962.. June 1962.. Very good. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Softcovers bound in printed gray wraps titled in black on the front cover and titled red felt pen on the spine by a previous owner. The wraps are soiled with the spine and the extremities slightly darkened with a small black mark to the mid-section. xi & 586 pages. There is an owner's stamp on the title. The fore-edge is lightly foxed & a few page corners are creased. Illustrated in black & white with maps, graphs & tables. All in all, a very good, tight copy.

Scarce in commerce. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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31 Romanovsky, V LE SPITZBERG ET LA SIBERIE DU NORD. Preface de Emmanuel de Martonne
Paris: Payot, 1943. 1943. Good 
Paris: Payot, 1943.. 1943.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps with an illustration on the front wrap. The wraps are chipped & darkened around the edges. The bottom inch of the front wrap is detached. The spine is darkened with the head & tail chipped & a tear along the rear joint. 200 pages plus 6-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with 25 black-and-white maps & diagrams. The page edges are darkened. Good.

First edition. The text is in French. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD

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32 Rotch, A. Lawrence MOUNTAIN METEOROLOGY. Reprinted from the American Meteorological Journal, August and September, 1891
[Ann Arbor, MI]: American Meteorological Journal, 1891. 1891. Good 
[Ann Arbor, MI]: American Meteorological Journal, 1891.. 1891.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed brown wrappers. The spine & extremities are darkened with pieces out of the head & tail of the spine. There are small pieces out of the corners of the wraps & the bottom edge of the front wrap is chipped. Pages [147]-158 and [193]-211 with an errata slip bound in. Illustrated with black-and-white charts & graphs. There is a short tear to the bottom edge of the 1st leaf & the page corners are very lightly bumped. Good.

"Extracts from a series of three lectures delivered before the Lowell Institute of Boston in 1891." First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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33 Sharp, Robert P.; Hance, William A.; Manley, Gordon; et al THE GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW. January 1958
New York: The American Geographical Society of New York, 1958. 1958. Very good 
New York: The American Geographical Society of New York, 1958.. 1958.. Very good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened. The wraps are slightly bumped & soiled with a few small stains. [ii] & 150 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, maps & diagrams. There is light foxing to the fore-edge & to the front edges of a few pages. Very good.

Among the contents of this issue are "The Latest Major Advance of Malaspina Glacier, Alaska", "Transportation in Madagascar", "Pitcairn Island 1956" and "The Revival of Climatic Determinism". 
Price: 15.00 USD

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34 Short, Nicholas M.; Lowman, Paul D., Jr.; Freden, Stanley C.; and Finch, William A., Jr MISSION TO EARTH: LANDSAT VIEWS OF THE WORLD
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1976. 1976. Very good 
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1976.. 1976.. Very good. - Quarto [14 inches high by 10-1/2 inches wide], pictorial gray cloth with a color view of Southern California from space on the front cover. The binding is rubbed with some small stains to the rear cover. The spine & front edge of the front cover are slightly darkened. ix & 459 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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35 Sinclair, Robert EAST LONDON: The East and North-East Boroughs of London and Greater London
London: Robert Hale Limited, (1950). (1950). Good 
London: Robert Hale Limited, (1950).. (1950).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth. The binding is bumped with some light spotting to the covers. xiv, [ii] & pages 17-416. Illustrated in black & white with maps & full-page photographic illustrations. The contents are very good.

First edition. Review copy sent to the American Geographical Society with the publisher's printed note laid in. The Society's label and library pocket are on the front pastedown with its blind stamp on the title page.

This is a title in the County Book Series which devotes volumes to Ireland, Wales and Scotland, and to each English county, as well as the London boroughs. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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36 Skelton, R. A EXPLORERS' MAPS: Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery
London/New York: Spring Books, (1970). (1970). Very good 
London/New York: Spring Books, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], cream cloth in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The edges of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are slightly darkened. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & soiled with the head of its spine chipped. xi & 337 pages. Color frontispiece & numerous reproductions of charts & maps in black & white. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

The development of cartography from the maps and charts of medieval travelers to the scientifically accurate charts of eighteenth and nineteenth century surveyors. Also the story of how Europe discovered and explored the rest of the world. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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37 Tarr, Ralph S.; and von Engeln, O. D NEW PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY. Revised Edition
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926. 1926. Good 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926.. 1926.. Good. - Octavo, pictorial tan & blue cloth. The covers are rubbed & bumped with some very light staining. The spine is darkened with the head & tail chipped. xi, [i] & 689 pages. There is some staining to the front pastedown & endpaper & the endpaper & flyleaf are creased. There is light soiling to the half-title & title. Profusely illustrated with color & black-and-white maps & with photographic illustrations & diagrams in black & white. Good.

From the library of geographer A. K. Lobeck with his stamp on the front endpaper, a typed sheet of "quiz assignments" mounted on the front pastedown, notations on the Contents page and a lecture plan penciled on the verso of the last text page. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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PICTURE ATLAS OF THE ARCTIC., Thoren, Ragnar, Captain, Royal Swedish Navy (Retired).
38 Thoren, Ragnar, Captain, Royal Swedish Navy (Retired). PICTURE ATLAS OF THE ARCTIC.
Amsterdam/London/New York: Elsevier Publishing Company, 1969. 1969. Very good 
- Quarto [approximately 11-3/4 inches high by 9-3/8 inches wide], blue buckram in a dust wrapper. The top corner of the rear cover is lightly creased. The dust jacket is lightly chipped with a few small creases & its spine is slightly faded. xii & 449 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations, including a few maps. Very good.

First edition.

A geography of the Arctic, including the Arctic Ocean, Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Iceland, the Soviet Union and the arctic regions of Scandinavia. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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39 Uttley, Alison BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
London: Robert Hale Limited, (1950). (1950). Good 
London: Robert Hale Limited, (1950).. (1950).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth. The binding is lightly bumped with some light spotting to the front cover & soiling to the rear cover. The bottom edge of the rear cover & the tail of the spine are dampstained. xxvi & 415 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a folding map & full-page photographic illustrations. Ex-library with the American Geographical Society's acquisition label on the front pastedown, its blind stamp on the title page & a library pocket on the rear pastedown. Good.

First edition.

This is a title in the County Book Series which devotes volumes to Ireland, Wales and Scotland, and to each English county. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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40 Wellington, John H SOUTHERN AFRICA: A Geographical Study. Volume I: Physical Geography. Volume II: Economic and Human Geography. (2 volumes)
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1955. 1955. Very good 
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in dust wrappers. The head of the Vol. 1 spine is lightly rubbed. The Vol. 1 dust jacket is price-clipped, chipped & spotted with a small piece out near the tail of the jacket spine. Vol. 2 is lightly bumped with bubbling to the cloth of the covers. The Vol. 2 dust jacket is soiled, spotted & lightly chipped. xxiii, [i] & 528 pages; and xviii & 283 pages. Illustrated with black-and- white photographic plates, maps & tables, with 4 large folding color maps in Vol. 1 in a rear pocket & 3 folding maps in a Vol. 2 rear pocket. There is light spotting to the edges, pastedowns and endpapers of both volumes with a small, light stain to the Vol. 1 title. Vol. 2 lacks a "Land Classication" map called for in the table of contents, else very good in good dust wrappers.

First edition.

Association copy presented to geographer Armin Lubeck with an author's compliment laid in and with an inscription on a slip of paper tipped onto the front endpaper of Volume I: "To Armin Lubeck / generous friend and inspiring colleague / from John H. Wellington." Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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