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THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL RGS UK SET OF 60 ISSUES 1925 to 1987 ONLY $295
By Royal Geographical Society
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We have the following 60 issues of the British Geographical Journal available as a set. They were as much as $50 each, but are now on sale as a set for $295, approximately $4.95 each.
 
All are in Fine or Near Fine condition except as marked. Issues after 1978 are all in Fine or even New condition. All are 6" x 9.5" with a paper cover (no hardcovers unless stated.)

As this is a set of 60 books, actual postage will be charged. We estimate $75 for domestic USA Meda Rate. Priority or International will be more. 

For those listed as multiple copies, the set will include one Fine condition example. 



The British Royal Geographical Society was formed in 1830 to have a central organziation to record, and promote the exploration of the many corners of the world that was still terra incognita to Europeans. 

The nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were the era of great exploration that coincided with the flowering of the British Empire. The RGS was comprised of educated and usually affluent gentlemen who explored the interior of the entire world, as before the 19th-20th centuries the only areas that had been visited and mapped by westerners was Europe and America.  
 
The early history of the RGS enshrines such famous names as 

Darwin,
Hillary,'
Hunt,
Filippi
Freshfield,
Livingston,
Scott,
Shackleton
Stanley,
Speke,
Wallace,
Workman, 
Younghuband, 

The growth of newly discovered land sea and exploration produced information, maps, charts and knowledge, which was gathered and usually sent to the RGS.
 
From 1830 the accounts of exploration were recorded in the Geographical Journal which is still published today. The RGS  also was designed to keep an eye on the far flung colonies of the British Empire, then the largest empire in world history.  
  

This set will include one each of these issues:

1925   Nov  Vol 66  No 5  
1926   Feb   Vol 67  No 2
1926   July  Vol 68  No 1 (2 Copies)
1929   Nov  Vol 74  No 5  

1933   Feb  Vol 81  No 2
1933   Dec  Vol 82  No 6 (2 Copies)
1934   Oct  Vol 84  No 4  
1935   May Vol 85  No 5
1935   Sept Vol 86 No 3
1935   Dec  Vol 86  No 6
1936   Feb  Vol 87  No 2 Hardcover
1936   Jun  Vol 87  No 6
1936   Jul   Vol 88   No 1
1936   Nov  Vol 88  No 5 
1937   Feb  Vol 89  No 2  (2 Copies Available)
1937   April Vol 89  No 4
1937   May  Vol 89  No 5
1937   Jun  Vol 89  No 6
1937   Oct  Vol 90  No 4
1937   Dec  Vol 90  No 6
1938   Feb   Vol 91 No 2
1938   Mar  Vol 91  No 3
1938   April  Vol 91 No 4  
1938   Oct  Vol 92  No 4
1939   Jan  Vol 93  No 1
1939   Jun  Vol 93  No 6
1939   Jul  Vol 94  No 1
 
1940   July  Vol  96  No 1
1940   Aug   Vol 96  No 2
1940   Sep  Vol 96  No 3
1940   Oct  Vol 96  No 4
1941   Mar  Vol 97  No 3
1941   July  Vol 98  No 1
1941   Aug  Vol 98  No 2
1942   Mar  Vol 99  No 3
1946   Jan-Feb Vol 97 Nos 1-2 (Water damaged $5)
1947   July-Sept Vol 110 Nos 1-3

1950   July-Sept  Vol 116 Nos 1-3 (One volume - cover detached, else fine)

1966  Dec  Vol 132 Part 4
 
1978  Mar  Vol 144 Part 1
1978  July  Vol 144 Part 2
1978  Nov  Vol 144 Part 3
1979  Mar  Vol 145 Part 1
1979  Jul   Vol 145 Part 2 
1979  Nov  Vol 145  Part 3
 
1980  Nov  Vol 146  Part 3
1981  Mar  Vol 147 Part 1
1981  July  Vol 147 Part 2
1981  Nov  Vol 147  Part 3
1982  Mar  Vol 148  Part 1
1982  July  Vol 148  Part 2
1982  Nov  Vol 148  Part 3 
1983  Mar  Vol 149 Part 1 
1983  July  Vol 149  Part 2
1983  Nov  Vol 149  Part 3
 
1984  Mar  Vol 150 Part 1
1984  July  Vol 150  Part 2
1984  Nov  Vol 150 Part 3
1985  Mar  Vol 151  Part 1
1985  July  Vol 151 Part 2
1985  Nov  Vol 151 Part 3
 
1986  Mar  Vol 152 Part 1
1986  Nov  Vol 152 Part 3
1987  July Vol 153 Part 2


 
Non-numbered issues if desired:
 
1930  The Record of the Royal Geographical Society 1830-1930 by Dr Hugh Robert Mill (Hardcover with dust jacket)
 
1932, Sep 30.  A List of the Honorary Members and Fellows of the Society
 
1933, Sep 30.  A List of the Honorary Members and Fellows of the Society
 
1935, Sep 30.  A List of the Honorary Members and Fellows of the Society
 
1938, Sep 30.  A List of the Honorary Members and Fellows of the Society
 
1953, Nov 30.  A List of the Honorary Members and Fellows of the Society
 
The RGS Its Foundation and History, Work and Publications, Charter and Bye-Laws and Its House


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