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1913-1919 National Geographic Complete Run of (83)

Lot Number 727

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Detailing everything from the rustic to the remote, this complete run of (83) National Geographic issues spans from 1913 through 1919. With amazing photographs that have come to define the publication, these issues are ideal for the world history enthusiast and/or vintage publications buff. With covers and pages intact on most, conditions vary and are noted on our website. Note: due to the weight of this lot, a shipping surcharge will apply. More on our website.

Most issues present at the (VG) plateau with wear about the covers. Interior pages remain decidedly crisp. In increments of (6), the issues are stored in National Geographic-issued holders (with incorrect dates on spines). Includes:

1913
January “Beacons of the Sea: Lighting the Coasts of the United States” (front cover detached and secured by tape; spine is worn and has handwritten publication date)
February “The Recent Eruption of Katmai Volcano in Alaska” (both covers detached and spine completely worn; Caribbean map insert missing)
March “Oysters: The World’s Most Valuable Water Crop” (front cover detached)
April “In the Wonderland of Peru” (spine shows wear with handwritten publication date)
May “The Monarch of the Canadian Rockies” (handwritten publication date on spine; Mount Robson panoramic supplement included)
June “Fifty Common Birds of Farm and Orchard With 50 Illustrations in Eight Colors” (handwritten publication date on spine)
July “Wild Animals that Took Their Own Pictures by Day and by Night” (handwritten publication date on spine)
August “The Ascent of Mont Blanc” (handwritten publication date on spine)
September “The Resurrect6ion of Ancient Egypt” (handwritten publication date of spine)
October “Rumania and Her Ambitions” (handwritten publication date on spine)
November “The Non-Christian Peoples of the Philippine Islands” (handwritten publication date on spine)
December “Religious Penances and Punishments Self-inflicted by the Holy Men of India” (wear/separation about spine)

1914
January “here and There in Northern Africa” (covers secured by three tape strips; handwritten publication date on spine and writing on front cover)
February “Battling with the Panama Slides” (covers detached, separation about spine and library stamping on front cover)
March “Village Life in the Holy Land” (front cover partially torn)
April “Castles in the Air”
May “Mexico and Mexicans” (wear/separation about spine; stains on front cover and Mexico map supplement is missing)
June “The Home of a Forgotten Race” (fissures/separation about back cover)
July “Hunting with the Lens”
August “Experiences in the Grand Canyon” (Map of Europe supplement included)
September “The France of Today” (writing on front cover)
October “Hungary: A Land of Shepherd Kings” (covers detached; front cover torn)
November “Young Russia – The Land of Unlimited Possibilities” (covers secured by four strips of tape, significant spine wear and writing on back cover)
December “Life in Constantinople”

1915
January “Glimpses of Holland” (front cover separation and smoke damage)
February “The Story of Machu Picchu: The National Geographic Society-Yale University Explorations in Peru” (fissures along top border)
March “Washington: Its beginning, Its Growth, and Its Future” (covers secured by two tape strips)
April “Austro-Italian Mountain Frontiers”
May “The Gates to the Black Sea: The Dardanelles and the Bosphorus”
June “Frontier Cities of Italy”
July “Channel Ports – and Some Others” (map of Europe supplement is missing)
August “American Game Birds” (front cover detached, spine wear/separation; writing on first page)
September “The Warfare of Our Eastern Coast”
October “Greece of Today”
November “The Beauties of France” (covers secured by tape strip, wear about spine and writing on front cover)
December “Jerusalem’s Locust Plague” (significant separation of covers)

1916
January “How the World is Fed”
February “How Old is Man?”
March “Great Britain’s Bread Upon the Waters: Canada and Her Other Daughters” (Lhasa panorama supplement included)
April “The Land of the Best” (King of trees panorama included)
May “Further Explorations in the Land of the Incas by the National Geographic Society” (writing on front cover)
June “The Wild Blueberry Tamed”
July “The Luster of Ancient Mexico” (Mexico map supplement is missing)
August “Little-known Sardinia” (writing on front cover)
September “Roumania and its Rubicon” (covers secured by two tape strips)
October “Italy: The Gifted Mother of Civilization” (writing on front cover)
November “The Larger North American Mammals”
December “Lonely Australia”

1917
January “The valley of ten Thousand Smokes”
February “Our Foreign-Born Citizens”
March “What Great Britain is Doing” (significant spine and front cover separation)
April “Do Your Bit for America”
May “On the Monastir Road”
June “Our First Alliance”
July “The Rat Pest – A National Liability”
August “Russia from Within” (“The Forest Family” supplement included)
September “The Food Armies of Liberty The Winning Weapon - Food”
October “Our Flag Number” (moisture stain on front cover)
November-December “The Geographical and Historical Environment of America’s 32 New Soldier Cities”

1918
January “America’s Part in the Allies’ Mastery of the Air”
February “The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes” (front cover secured by three tape strips; writing on front cover)
March “The Health and Morale of America’s Citizen Army”
April “The Gem of the Ocean: Our American Navy”
May “Smaller North American Mammals” (Western Theatre of War map supplement is missing)
June “Cooties and Courage”
July “New York – Metropolis of Mankind” (spine wear, partial separation)
August “Bringing the World to Our Foreign-Language Soldiers”
September “Ships for the Seven Seas”
October “Russia’s Orphan Races”
November “Our Friends, the French”
December “The Races of Europe” (map supplement included)

1919
January “Chicago Today and Tomorrow”
February “The North Sea Mine Barrage”
March “Mankind’s Best Friend”
April “The Cone-Dwellers of Asia Minor”
May “The Industrial Titan of America”
June “The Millennial City”
July “The Progressive World Struggle of the Jews for Civil Equality”
August “The Geography of Games”
September “The Shattered Capitals of Central America”
October “A Vanishing People of the South Seas”
November “The Rise of the New Arab Nation” (writing on front cover)
December “The Romance of Military Insignia” (writing on front cover)

 
 
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