[The 1861 expedition of the Dempster Brothers, Clarkson & Harper in Western Australia, with map.]Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer anstalt Über Wichtige Neue Erforschungen dem Gesammtgebiete der Geographie von Dr A. Petermann. 1863. III.
Periodical, uncut, 4to, printed wrapprs; pp. 81 - 120, German text; a folding lithographic map with hand colour.
An issue of 'Communications from Justus Perthes' Geographical Institute', a German version of the Royal Geographical Society. It contains five monographs including: the Australian Expedition; Karl Klaus von der Decken survey of Kilimanjaro with Otto Kersten, reaching 14,000 feet before bad weather drove them back; and the German zoologist Hermann Burmeister's emigration to Buenos Aires. 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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