Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Eiszeit in der Nordwestlichen Mongolei und einigen ihrer südsibirischen Grenzgebirge. Geomorphologische Studien aus den Jahren 1905, 1906, 1907 und 1909.
Item ID 39386
Helsingfors, J. Simelii [for the Geographical Society of Finland], 1910. Large 8vo (24.9 x 16.5 cm). iv, 230 pp.; seven large, folded coloured maps, 19 photographic plates. Later quarter calf over pictorial boards. A well-illustrated work. The plates show a great variety of landscapes, occasionally with indigenous people in the foreground. The maps are often quite detailed. The Finnish explorer and geographer Johannes Gabriel Granö (1882-1956) “was chiefly remembered as a professor of three universities and an explorer of Siberia and Mongolia” (Wikipedia). Offprint, with a new pagination and preface, of Fennia 28(5). Provenance: Pictorial bookplate of Th. Leginger mounted on the front free endpaper recto. Some pencilled annotations about the author on the rear free endpaper verso. Otherwise an excellent, clean copy of this rare work. Neither in Cat. BM(NH), nor in Henze, nor in Ward and Carozzi. A rare publication with fine maps and photos of Mongolia