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[Società Geografica Italiana]

Bollettino della Società Geografica Italiana. [Serie prima:] Anno VII. Volume X. Fascicolo 1, iuglio 1873 – Fascicolo 6, dicembre 1873].

$330.00 AUD

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Roma : Stabilimento Giuseppe Civelli, June-December 1873. Six parts in five volumes (as issued), octavo, original printed blue wrappers (some light staining and foxing, early ownership inscription to two of the upper wrappers); pp. 1-120 (with folding colour map showing telegraph communication linking Europe and Asia); 1-92; 1-94; 1-117; 1-74 (with folding lithographed plate of a Japanese world map of 1670, plus loosely inserted Index to Volume X); text in Italian; scattered foxing, partially uncut and unopened.

Containing many articles on exploration, physical geography and natural history, a significant number of them relating to Australia and Oceania, including:

Ernest Giles : explorations in Western Australia (24 pages)

Bibliographies of recent publications on the Polar regions (8 pages) and Oceania (10 pages)

Marine scientist A. Manzoni’s research into ocean depths (34 pages)

Ernesto Hillyer Giglioli on the distribution of vertebrates (104 pages)

Report on the Challenger expedition (1 page)

Volcanoes in South Australia and Victoria (1 page)

Recent exploration in New Guinea and adjacent islands, by Beccari and others (8 pages)

A Japanese world map from 1670 (8 pages, illustrated)

Report on the Navigator Islands (2 pages)

Giuseppi Lovera di Maria’s visit to New Zealand in the naval corvette Vittor Pisani (2 pages)