Title: The Round Earth on Flat Paper: Map ...
Publisher: National Geographic Society, Washington DC
Publication Date: 1947
Very Good+. Printed Wraps. Signed "William P. Brosgé" at top of front cover. Brosgé was a geologist for the U.S. Geological Survey. In 2001 he received the Dibblee Medal for his achievements in geologic mapping in Alaska. This booklet contains: Map Services of the National Geographic Society, Projections Used for National Geographic Society Maps, The Round Earth on Flat Paper - Map Projections Used by Cartographers, Eleven Typical Maps from the National Geographic Magazine, and National Geographic Society Ten-color maps. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs, maps, drawings, charts, etc. A valuable resource for cartographers and historians. Covers show mild wear and soiling, mild edge wear. Mild bump at right center edge of first few pp.; very mild bump to upper right page corners; otherwise interior is clean, crisp, tight & bright, unmarked. 126 pp. Approx. 7" x 10". A very nice copy and an excellent addition to your library. Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Ask all questions; glad to respond. Bookseller Inventory # 501717
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