Item #5089 Royal Geographical Society Monthly issue for April 1914 with Griffith Taylor's Sketch Map of the Federal Territory. Douglas. Taylor Mawson, Griffith.

Royal Geographical Society Monthly issue for April 1914 with Griffith Taylor's Sketch Map of the Federal Territory.

London: Royal Geographic Society, April 1914. First printing. Pamphlet. The separately issued journal of the Royal Geographic Society from April 1914. This issue has many important articles including:
(1) 'Dr. Mawson's Return' from his epic expedition in the Antarctic pp 413-15.
(2) Griffith Taylor, 'The Evolution of a Capital: A Physiographic Study of the Foundation of Canberra, Australia.' Complete with separate folding color map, "Sketch Map of the Federal Territory," one of the earliest, tipped in at the rear pp 378-95.
(3) W.A. Beaver 'Description of the Gerara District, Western Papua' pp 407-13.
(4) Rudyard Kipling's 'Some aspects of Travel' pp 365 to 378. Illustrations and maps in text. Original blue wrappers, a bit ruffled with chip on lower spine and owner's signature on the front cover. Otherwise very good condition. Item #5089

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