Extracts from a Journal kept during the performance of a Reconnoissance Survey of the Southern Districts of the Province of Otago, New Zealand. [Extract from Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, Vol. XXVIII]

By: J. Turnbull Thomson, F.R.G.S., Chief Surveyor, Otago.

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Wrappers with some foxing and chips to margins. Leaves unopened at top page edges. Map in very good condition with no tears.; An extract from Volume 28 of the Journal of the Royal Geographic Society, containing the complete paper "Extracts from a Journal kept during the performance of a Reconnoissance Survey of the Southern Districts of the Province of Otago, New Zealand" by J. Turnbull Thomson, F.R.G.S., Chief Surveyor, Otago. (297)-332 pages + 1 folding map. Disbound extract, in plain paper wrappers (wrappers not recent). Page dimensions: 223 x 143mm. The paper by Thomson is on pp. 298-332. The map is titled "South Districts of the Province of Otago, to illustrate the Journal of J. Turnbull Thomson Esqr. 1857." The mapmakers name printed at the lower right margin of the map is John Arrowsmith. The lower centre margin of the map has "Pubd. for the Royal Geographical Society by J. Murray, Albemarle Strt. London 1858". The map measures 223 x 199mm. "With our long travel over shingle, our horses are knocked up, and Drummond is in boots without soles, and all our trousers are torn to rages. Lindsay shot a duck, which was a great relish to our sugarless tea. The formation at the Yellow Bluff consists of strata of rolled pebbles of granite, porphyry, chert, &c." - page 313

Title: Extracts from a Journal kept during the performance of a Reconnoissance Survey of the Southern Districts of the Province of Otago, New Zealand. [Extract from Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, Vol. XXVIII]

Author Name: J. Turnbull Thomson, F.R.G.S., Chief Surveyor, Otago.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: [London], [Royal Geographical Society]: [1858]

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21821