London: MacMillan & Co., circa . Hardcover. 23 x 15 cm. Octavo. Bound into 19th century 1/2 brown leather and green pebbled boards. Consists only of 10 folding maps (on 11 sheets), bound together. 3 of the maps are in color These are reproductions of older maps that were published in the 1882 work "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of Previous Journeys along the North Coast of the Old World", as well as some designed for that publication. No title page or other text. Marble end papers. Foxing to prelims, mostly avoiding the maps themselves. It is not clear to me which edition this belongs to as the editions I find online do not have a seperate map volume but instead have the maps bound into the two volumes of the main text. Rubbing to the spine. Very Good. Item #73330
Names of maps: "Map of North Europe from Nicolai Doni's Edition of Ptolemaei Cosmographia ULM 1482", "Map of the North: From Jakob Ziegler's Schondia, Strasburg, 1532", "Map of North Europe From Olai Magni Historia de Gentium Septenbrionalium Varus Conditionibus, Basel, 1567". "Map of Port Dickson by G. Bove Vega Expedition the 6th-10th Aug. 1878", Map Showing Barents' Third Voyage, from J. I. Pontani Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium Historia. Amst. 1611", "Russian Map of the North Polar Sea from the Beginning of the 17th century, published in Holland in 1612 by Isaac Massa", "Sketch Map of Taimur Sound by G. Bove. Vega Expedition the 14-18 Aug 1878", "Map of the River System of Siberia", "Map of Russia, From Sigismund von Herbertstein's Commentari Della Moscovia. Venice, 1550", and "Map of the North Coast of the Old World from Norway to Behrings' Straits with the Track of the Vega Expedition" which comprises two seperate folded maps.