National Geographic December 1916, Vol. 30, No. 6
LONELY AUSTRALIA: The Unique Continent, by Herbert E. Gregory, with 80 Illustrations (Summary: Focusing on its unique geography and climate, the author examines the history, the geography, and the institutions of this remarkably isolated outpost of Western civilization. Related Subjects: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; Australia; Birds; Cattle raising; Deserts; Eucalyptus; Gold mining; Lizards; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Mines and mining; Rabbits; Sheep raising; Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.)
Magazine is complete and in very good condition. Spine is clean with a few cracks but free of chips. Interior pages are in excellent condition. Price: $25.00 Two available.
National Geographic November 1916, Vol. 30, No. 5
Thirty-two Pages in Four Colors (Mammals)
THE LARGER NORTH AMERICAN MAMMALS: An Intimate Study of the Larger Wild Animals of North America by the Foremost Authorities, by E.W. Nelson, Assistant Chief, U.S. Biological Survey, with Illustrations from Paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes
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National Geographic October 1916, Vol. 30, No. 4
ITALY: The Gifted Mother of Civilization (Inexhaustible Italy), by Arthur Stanley Riggs, with 80 Illustrations (Summary: The author takes us on an omnibus tour of a civilization whose genius is manifest everywhere in its cities and landscapes. Related Subjects: Churches; Italy.)
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National Geographic September 1916, Vol. 30, No. 3
16 Pages in Four Colors (Scenes in Many Lands: Tunisia; Algeria; India; California; Hopi; Holland)
Roumania and Its Rubicon, by John Oliver La Gorce, with 11 Illustrations (Summary: A fierce national spirit should sustain the Roumanian people through the present war, predicts associate editor John Oliver La Gorce. The troubled nation may, with an Allied victory, find salvation from the strangulation she fears. Related Subjects: Bessarabia; Bucharest, Romania; Romania; Transylvania, Romania.)
Saloniki, by H. G. Dwight, with 28 Illustrations (Summary: On rising ground at the head of a long gulf, strategically located Saloniki is more modern than Athens and Constantinople. For 500 years, this amalgam of cultures was under Turkish rule until it was adjudicated to Greece in 1913. Related Subjects: Greece; Macedonia; Saloniki, Greece.)
The Hoary Monasteries of Mt. Athos, by H. G. Dwight, with 25 Illustrations (Summary: On a peninsula jutting into the Aegean Sea, a spiritual stronghold of monastic communities known as Mount Athos claims roots back to Constantine the Great. By ancient law, no woman may tred here. Related Subjects: Athos, Mount, Greece: Greece; Karyes, Greece; Macedonia; Monasteries; Vatopethi Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece.)
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National Geographic August 1916, Vol. 30, No. 2
Little-Known Sardinia, Argentina & Chile, Wards of the US (Haiti, etc.), Little Journey in Honduras
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National Geographic July 1916, Vol. 30, No. 1
The Luster of Ancient Mexico, by William H. Prescott, with 22 Illustrations (The following article is abstracted from the celebrated classic, “History of the Conquest of Mexico,” by William H. Prescott.) (Summary: The author sheds light on the populous hive of nations that thrived in Mexico, when the Aztec dominated the region. Aztec laws are revealed in their hieroglyphics, along with evidence of dark customs like human sacrifice and cannibalism. Related Subjects: Archeology; Aztec; Cannibalism, human; Mexico; Toltec; Cannibalism.)
The Treasure Chest of Mercurial Mexico, by Frank H. Probert, with 32 Illustrations (Summary: Veta Madre, the mother lode of Guanajuato, in central Mexico, once supplied a fifth of the world’s supply of silver. Guanajuato state remains Mexico’s most important mercantile center. Related Subjects: Guanajuato (state), Mexico; Mexico; Mines and mining; Silver.)
The Venice of Mexico, by Walter Hough (Summary: The canals of Mexico City, the home of Aztec lake dwellers, are as picturesque as those in Venice. Related Subjects: Aztec; Canals; Mexico; Xochimilco (city and lake), Mexico)
The Latest Map of Mexico: Especially Complied for the Members of the National Geographic Society
An American Gibraltar: Notes on the Danish West Indies (Summary: Why did the United States agree to pay Denmark more than $295 an acre for the 50 islands of the Danish West Indies, when land in Alaska was bought with pennies? A look at the strategic importance of such islands as St. Thomas and St. Croix explains why. Related Subjects: Danish West Indies; St. Croix (island), U.S. Virgin Islands; St. John Island, U.S. Virgin Islands; St. Thomas (island), U.S. Virgin Islands; U.S. Virgin Islands, West Indies; Virgin Islands, West Indies; West Indies.)
Magazine is complete and in Very Good/Good overall condition. Front cover and Back cover are in very Good condition. Spine is slightly chipped. Interior pages are in excellent condition and appear to be as almost new. Price: $40.00 DOES include the July 1916 MAP OF MEXICO. Three available
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National Geographic June 1916, Vol. 29, No. 6
16 Pages in Four Colors (Common American Wild Flowers)
The Wild Blueberry Tamed: The New Industry of the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, by Frederick V. Coville, Botanist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, with 10 Illustrations
America’s Surpassing Fisheries: Their Present Condition and Future Prospects, and How the Federal Government Fosters Them, by Hugh M. Smith, United States Commissioner of Fisheries, with 35 Illustrations
Common American Wild Flowers, with 17 Illustrations in Four Colors by Mary E. Eaton, of the New York Botanical Garden
The Citizen Army of Holland, by Henrik Willem Van Loon, with 9 Illustrations (Summary: Holland’s neutrality is respected, largely due to the efficiency and quick response time of her citizen army. Related Subjects: Armies; Holland; Netherlands.)
Our First National Park East of the Mississippi: 5 Illustrations (Summary: A short photographic essay reveals the rugged attractions of Mount Desert Island, whose dedication by President Wilson marks the beginning of a new era in our national park development. Related Subjects: Maine; Mount Desert Island, Main; Sieur de Monts National Monument, Mount Desert Island, Maine.)
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National Geographic May 1916, Vol. 29, No. 5
Sixteen Pages in Photogravure (Scenes related to Hiram Bingham’s NGS-Yale University Expeditions to the MACHU PICCHU Ruins and the URUMBAMBA Valley Regions of PERU. Photographs mostly by Hiram Bingham.)
Further Explorations in the Land of the Incas by the National Geographic Society, by Hiram Bingham, with 47 Illustrations (Summary: Following up on his previous three groundbreaking visits to Machu Picchu, where he uncovered the long-forgotten Inca city, Hiram Bingham describes his 1915 expedition. Related Subjects: Archaeology; Birds; Cuzco, Peru; Inca; Indians of South America; Machu Picchu, Peru; Ollantaytambo, Peru; Peru.)
Staircase Farms of the Ancients: Astounding Farming Skill of Ancient Peruvians, Who Were Among the Most Industrious and Highly Organized People in History, by Orator Fuller Cook, with 32 Illustrations (Summary: Peruvians developed the most specialized agriculture in the Western Hemisphere centuries before Columbus reached America. The author examines how these people supported large populations in places where modern farmers would be helpless. Related Subjects: Aqueducts; Corn; Early civilizations – South America; Farms; Inca; Peru; Reclamation.)
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National Geographic April 1916, Vol. 29, No. 4
THE LAND OF THE BEST: A Tribute to the Scenic Grandeur and Unsurpassed Natural Resources of Our Own Country, by Gilbert H. Grosvenor; with 104 Illustrations from Photographs including 33 Color Photographs on 32 Full-pages (Summary: Editor Gilbert H. Grosvenor pays tribute to the wealth of natural and man-made wonders that sets America apart. Related Subjects: California; Hopi Indians; Indians of North America; National parks – United States; Sequoia National Park, California; United States; Wyoming; Yellowstone National Park, U.S.; Yosemite National Park, California.)
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National Geographic March 1916, Vol. 29, No. 3
Panorama of Lhasa, Size 9 1/2 x 32 Inches, Excellent Condition.
16 Pages of PHOTOGRAVURE (Scenes related to CANADA, NEW ZEALAND, and AUSTRALIA)
Great Britain’s Bread Upon the Waters: Canada and Her Other Daughters, by William Howard Taft, with 56 Illustrations (An address to the National Geographic Society, February 11, 1916.) (Summary: Noting that the Great War is placing ideas of government under great strain, former President William Howard Taft examines the British Commonwealth. Related Subjects: Australia; British Commonwealth of Nations; Canada; Government; New Zealand; South Africa; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.)
The World’s Strangest Capital (Lhasa, Tibet), by John Claude White, with 19 Illustrations (Summary: Lhasa, a sacred city in the Tibetan Himalaya, is dominated by monasteries and the great Potala – part palace, part fortress, part monastery. Related Subjects: Lhasa, Tibet; Monasteries; Potala, Lhasa, Tibet; Tibet; Tibetan Buddhism; Buddhism.)
Voice Voyages by The National Geographic Society: A Tribute to the Geographical Achievements of the Telephone, by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, with 16 Illustrations (Summary: On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the invention of the telephone, the Society looks at the changes this amazing device has wrought in America, and predicts that some day telephones will connect the world. Related Subjects: Bell, Alexander Graham; Bethell, Union Noble; Carty, John J.; Daniels, Josephus; Lane, Franklin K.; Radio; Telephones; Vail, Theodore N.; Watson, Thomas.)
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National Geographic February 1916, Vol. 29, No. 2
HOW OLD IS MAN, by Theodore Roosevelt, with 15 Illustrations (Summary: Theodore Roosevelt examines man’s prehistory, noting that most of what is known has been obtained during the last two generations. Related Subjects: Anthropology, physical; Man, prehistoric.)
THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION: The Historic Lands Along the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers Where Briton Is Fighting Turk, by James Baikie, with 23 Illustrations (Summary: Examining the lands once known as Mesopotamia and Babylonia, the author narrates the long sweep of history that gave the world Hammurapi, first great lawgiver, the ruthless Assyrians, and Sennacherib, ravager of Palestine. Related Subjects: Anthropology, physical; Archaeology; Assyria; Babylonia; Eden, Garden of; Euphrates River, Asia; Iraq; Mesopotamia; Tigris River, Turkey-Iraq; World War I; Ancient Civilizations Middle East; Bible.)
PUSHING BACK HISTORY’S HORIZON: How the Pick and Shovel Are Revealing Civilizations That Were Ancient When Israel Was Young, by Albert T. Clay, Professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature, Yale University, with 30 Illustrations (Summary: The author describes discoveries in the Middle East where the remains of forgotten empires are being unearthed. The patient toil of the decipherer is shedding light upon history’s first writings and other remains. Related Subjects: Archaeology; Assyria; Babylonia; Hammurapi, Code of; Iraq; Law; Mesopotamia; Ancient Civilizations Middle East.)
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National Geographic January 1916, Vol. 29, No. 1
How the World is Fed by William Joseph Showalter 16 Pages of Photogravure.
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