[The 1861 expedition of Frank T. Gregory in north west Australia, with map.]Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer anstalt Über Wichtige Neue Erforschungen dem Gesammtgebiete der Geographie von Dr A. Petermann. 1862. VIII.
Periodical, 4to, printed wrapprs; pp. 281 - 320, German text; a wood-engraved text illustration & lithographic map with hand colour. Spine worn, ink stamp on cover and first page.
An issue of 'Communications from Justus Perthes' Geographical Institute', a German version of the Royal Geographical Society. It contains two monographs: the account of Francis Thomas Gregory's expedition to De Witt Land in Western Australia, 1861, finding excellent grazing land, illustrated with a map; and Theodor Kotschy's botanical expedition to Cyprus and Turkey in 1859, illustrated with a view of Larnaca. The rest of the pamphlet is various 'Geographical Notes' and a list of new publications. Perthes is best known as the publisher of Stieler's Hand-Atlas.
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