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National Geographic .November - December 1917, Vol. 32, No.5& 6 (Mid-Winter Double Number)
Map and Chart in Four Colors - Showing the Location of America’s Cantonments and Camps, and the Ground Plan of a Typical National Army Cantonment (PLEASE NOTE that the Map is NOT a supplement but is rather a part of the article, which is printed on 2 sides of a single page.)
16 Pages of PHOTOGRAVURE (Gems of Scotland: Domestic Animals)
TRAINING THE NEW ARMIES OF LIBERTY: Camp Lee, Virginia’s Home for the National Army,, by Major Granville Fortescue, U. S. A., Illustrated (Summary: Sectional rivalries vanish as raw recruits from all walks of life are molded into a National Army which will fight abroad for American ideals. Related Subjects: Lee, Camp, Virginia; Training schools; U.S. Army; Virginia.)
AMERICA’S NEW SOLDIER CITIES: The Geographical and Historical Environment of the National Army Cantonments and National Guard Camps, by William Joseph Showalter, with 18 Illustrations (Summary: To accommodate Army trainees, 16 military cities capable of housing a population equal to the combined populations of Arizona and New Mexico are built in less than four months. Related Subjects: National Army Cantonments; National Guard Camps; U.S. Army.)
THE IMMEDIATE NECESSITY FOR MILITARY HIGHWAYS, by A. G. Batchelder, Executive Chairman American Automobile Association, with 22 Illustrations (Summary: Needed to facilitate commerce and civilian interaction, a modern national highway system is even more imperative in wartime. Related Subjects: Highways and roads; United States; World War I.)
IN FRENCH LORRAINE: That Part of France Where the First American Soldiers Have Fallen, by Harriet Chalmers Adams, with 16 Illustrations (Summary: A war correspondent describes her trip to a 500-mile French military zone, extending from Flanders to Switzerland. Occupying a key sector of this zone, Lorraine has been described as the most beautiful burial ground in the world. Related Subjects: Alsace (region), France; France; Gerbeviller, France; Lorraine (region), France; Luneville, France; Nancy, France; World War I.)
GEMS FROM SCOTLAND: 16 PHOTOGRAVURE ILLUSTRATIONS (Domestic Animals of SCOTLAND).
FROM THE TRENCHES TO VERSAILLES, by Carolyn Corey, with 12 Illustrations (Summary: Doing her part for the war effort, the author describes the joy of acting as tour guide for soldiers who have endured up to 19 months on the line without respite. Related Subjects: France; Versailles, France; World War I.)
November and December are combined into one issue
Magazine is complete and in Very Good/Good overall condition. Spine missing two inches of paper at the bottom. Interior pages are in excellent condition. Price: $40.00
Magazine is complete and in Good overall condition. Spine missing two inches of paper at the top and bottom. Interior pages are in excellent condition. Price: $35.00
Magazine is complete and in Good overall condition. Spine missing two inches of paper at the top and bottom. Interior pages are in excellent condition. Owners signature on the front cover. Price: $30.00

 

National Geographic . October 1917, Vol. 32, No. 4
"Our Flag Nation"  This issue contains 1197 Flags in full color and 300 in Black and White
OUR FLAG NUMBER With 1197 Flags in Full Colors and 300 Additional Illustrations in Black and White, by Byron McCandless (Lieutenant-Commander U.S. Navy) and Gilbert Grosvenor (Editor National Geographic Magazine)
The Story of the Stars and Stripes
Flags of Our Army, Navy and Government Departments
Our State Flags
Famous Flags of American History
The Insignia of Our Uniformed Forces (with 6 Pages of Black & White Illustrations)
The Correct Display of the Stars and Stripes
The Flags of Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia
The Heroic Flags of the Middle Ages
Flags of Pan-America
Special Edition issue in VG condition. Price: $55.00 (two available)
Magazine is complete and in VG/G. ex- library stamp on the front cover. Price: $35.00

 

National Geographic . September 1917, Vol. 32, No. 3
The Food Armies of Liberty: The Winning Weapon-Food, by Herbert Hoover, with 21 Illustrations (Summary: U.S. Food Administrator Herbert Hoover explains the dire need of supplying food to our Allies, our first line of defense in the Great World War. Related Subjects: Food; World War I.)
The Geography of Medicines: War’s Effect Upon the World’s Sources of Supply, by John A. Foote, M.D., with 26 Illustrations (Summary: Medicinal drugs find their way into the commercial pipeline by way of many strange conveyances, including camel caravans in Persian and side-wheel steamers in the Amazon. Related Subjects: Medicine and health; Venice, Italy; World War I.)
A Few Glimpses into Russia, by Lieut. Zinovi Pechkoff, with 10 Illustrations (Summary: The author states that autocracy has always been foreign to the Russian spirit. Describing the contributions of his countrymen, and the cultural soil in which literature, science, and music flourish, he declares that a free Russia, by her development, will never become a menace to other nations. Related Subjects: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.)
Conserving the Nation’s Man Power: Disease Weakens Armies, Cripples Industry, Reduces Production. How the Government is Sanitating the Civil Zones Around Cantonment Areas. A Nation-wide Campaign for Health, by Rupert Blue, Surgeon General, U. S. Public Health Service, with 17 Illustrations (Summary: This article examines how disease weakens armies and industries and describes the steps being taken to combat such scourges as typhoid fever, smallpox, and malaria. Related Subjects: Medicine and health; Sanitation; U.S. Army; World War I.)
Magazine is complete and in VG. Price: $25.00. Two available.
Magazine is complete and in VG/G. Price: $20.00. Two available
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Four other copies in G condition are also available. Price $15.00

 

National Geographic . August 1917, Vol. 32, No. 2
Photogravure Frontispiece: The Forest Family (Bears), 11 x 17 Inches: This Supplement IS Included with this Magazine and is still tipped into the Front of Magazine in Original Position in Excellent (near-MINT) Condition.  
RUSSIA FROM WITHIN, by Stanley Washburn, with 30 Illustrations (Summary: As the U.S. enters the war, a history of Russian involvement is presented. A special correspondent with the Russian armies concludes that the Russians have by their contribution saved Europe, even if they fight no more. Related Subjects: Kerensky, Alexander; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; World War I.)
INDUSTRY’S GREATEST ASSET: STEEL, by William Joseph Showalter, with 34 Illustrations (Summary: In light of the vast quantities of munitions pouring forth from American factories, the author surveys the history of this wonder metal and how it is manufactured. Related Subjects: Mines and mining; Steel industry; War industries.)
MECCA THE MYSTIC: A New Kingdom Within Arabia, by Dr. S. M. Zwemer, with 13 Illustrations (Summary; Hejaz, recently liberated from Turkish rule, includes Mecca, a sacred city of Islam. Related Subjects: Arabian Peninsula; Hejaz; Islam; Jidda, Saudi Arabia; Mecca, Saudi Arabia; Muslims; Saudi Arabia.)
THE FLOWER OF PARADISE: The Part Which Khat Plays in the Life of the Yemen Arab, by Charles Moser, Formerly American Consul, Aden, Arabia, with 11 Illustrations and Map (Summary: Sacrificing himself to science, the author eats kat, a psychoactive substance in a plant imported centuries ago into Yemen from Abyssinia. Chewing kat is an integral part of daily life in Yemen. Related Subjects: Aden Protectorate; Arabian Peninsula; Drugs; Flowers; Khat (kat); Yemen.)
Magazine is complete and in VG condition. Supplement IS Included. Price: $25.00 
Four other copies in similar condition are also available. Supplement IS Included. Price $25.00
Three copies in VG/G condition are also available. Supplement IS Included. Price $20.00
One copy in G condition is also available. Supplement IS Included. Price $15.00
Magazine is complete and would be VG overall condition but does have remnants of water stain on the back cover. Supplement IS NOT Included. Price: $12.00.
One copy in G/poor condition is also available. Supplement IS NOT Included. Price $10.00

 

National Geographic . July 1917, Vol. 32, No. 1
The Rat Pest: A National Liability: The Labor of 200,000 Men in the United States Required to Support Rats, Man’s Most Destructive and Dangerous Enemy, by Edward W. Nelson, Chief of the U. S. Biological Survey, with 21 Illustrations (Summary: The history of this sturdy, fierce, and cunning animal, its fecundity, and its amazing cost to mankind is reported. Related Subjects: Bubonic plague; Diseases; Medicine and health; Pest control; Rats.)
Russia’s Man of the Hour: Alexander Kerensky’s First Speeches and Proclamations, by Alexander Kerensky, with 17 Illustrations (Summary: Russia’s revolutionary leader details the aims and obstacles of Russia’s popular movement in several of his speeches, excerpted here. Related Subjects: Kerensky, Alexander; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; World War I.)
Letters from the Italian Front, by Marchesa Louise De Rosales to Ethel Mather Bagg, with 22 Illustrations (Summary: In letters to a friend, a nurse describes the ordeals, and the rewards, that international volunteers, such as herself, experience in tending the wounded in Italy’s war hospitals. Related Subjects: Alps, Europe; Bagg, Ethel Mather; Dolomites, Italy; Italy; World War I.)
Fearful Famines of the Past: History Will Repeat Itself Unless the American People Conserve Their Resources, by Ralph A. Graves, with 10 Illustrations (Summary: Americans are encouraged to use their ingenuity to preserve and conserve food so that ample supplies – an estimated 550 million bushels of wheat in just one year alone – can be sent overseas to our Allies. Related Subjects: Black Death; Bubonic plague; China; Diseases; Egypt; Europe; Famine; Food; India; Medicine and health; United States.)
Magazine is complete in VG overall condition. Price: $23.00. Two available.
Magazine is complete in VG overall condition but cover is soiled. Price: $20.00
Magazine is complete and would be VG overall condition but cover is soiled. Price: $15.00
Magazine is complete and would be VG overall condition but does have remnants of water stains. Price: $15.00. Two available
A third copy in G condition is also available. Price: $15.00

 

National Geographic . June 1917, Vol. 31, No. 6
16 PAGES in FOUR COLORS (State Flowers, by Mary E. Eaton of the New York Botanical Garden)
Reviving a Lost Art (PLEASE NOTE: This article is NOT listed on the magazine front cover: Summary: A timeless method of food conservation, dried foods can help to feed Allied armies and stretch precious food resources at home. Related Subjects: Food; Fruits; Vegetables)
Our State Flowers: The Floral Emblems Chosen by the Commonwealths, by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, with 16 Pages in Four Colors, by M. E. Eaton (Summary: Thus far 38 states have chosen flowers as emblems of their statehood. Color paintings of the state flowers, by Mary E. Eaton of the New York Botanical Garden, are reproduced. Related Subjects: Floral emblems; Flowers; State flowers; United States; Wildflowers.)
Our First Alliance (France), by Jean Adrien Antoine Jules Jusserand, Ambassador of France to the United States, with 8 Illustrations (Summary: The French Ambassador to the United States explores the special relationship that has existed between France and the United States since the American Revolutionary War. Related Subjects: American Revolution; France; Grasse, Francois Joseph Paul De; Lafayette, Marquis de; Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de; United States; Washington, George.)
Madonnas of Many Lands: 16 Full-page Illustrations from Black & White Photographs of Mother and Child from around the World
Our Second Alliance, by J. J. Jusserand, Ambassador From France to the United States (PLEASE NOTE: This article is NOT listed on the magazine front cover: Summary: In the first address by a resident ambassador of any foreign country before the U.S. Congress, French Ambassador J. J. Jusserand expresses his nation’s gratitude to America for coming to Europe to take part in the fight for liberty. Related Subjects: France; World War I)
The Conversion of Old Newspapers and Candle Ends Into Fuel, with 3 Illustrations (PLEASE NOTE: This article is NOT listed on the magazine front cover: Summary: Tightly rolled newspapers boiled in paraffin become inexpensive ration heaters to warm soldiers in cold trenches. Related Subjects: Fuels; Recycling; World War I.)
Magazine is complete and in very good overall condition. Price: $25.00 (four available)
Another VG copy with name stamp on the front cover. However, half of page 501 has been cut and removed. Price: $12.00
Three copies in good/poor condition are also available. Price $10.00

 

National Geographic . May 1917, Vol. 31, No. 5
On the Monastir Road (Macedonia), by Herbert Corey
Niagara at the Battle Front (Niagara Falls), by William Joseph Showalter
Our Armies of Mercy, by Henry P. Davison, Chairman of the War Council of the American Red Cross
The Needs Abroad, by Ian Malcolm, Member of the British Red Cross and of the House of Commons
Belgium’s Plight, by John H. Gade, Of the American Commission For Relief in Belgium
Bind the Wounds of France, by Herbert C. Hoover, Chairman of the Committee for Relief in Belgium
Devastated Poland, by Frederick Walcott
America’s Duty, by Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War
Stand by the Soldier, by Major General John J. Pershing, U.S. Army
A Poisoned World, by William Howard Taft, Ex-President of the United States
The Red Cross Spirit, by Eliot Wadsworth
Magazine is complete and in VG overall condition. Price: $25.00
Three other copies in VG condition are also available. Price $25.00
Six other copies in G condition are also available. Price $20.00
A slightly water damaged copy. Price $10.00
Poor condition missing back cover. Price $10.00

 

National Geographic . April 1917, Vol. 31, No. 4
8 PAGES in FOUR COLORS (32 Color Illustrations of Paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes)
Do Your Bit for America: A Proclamation by President Wilson to the American People, by Woodrow Wilson
A Tribute to America, by Herbert Henry Asquith, Formerly Prime Minister of Great Britain (An address in the House of Parliament April 17, 1917.)
Friends of Our Forests (Warblers of North America), by Henry W. Henshaw, with 32 Color Illustrations from Paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes
The Burden France Has Borne, by Granville Fortescue, with 19 Illustrations
The Call to the Colors: 17 Illustrations
The Outspeaking of a Great Democracy: The Proceedings of the Chamber of Deputies of France on Friday, April 6, 1917, as Reported in the “Journal Officiel de La Republique Francaise”, by Alexander Ribot, Rene Viviani, Paul Dechanel
The Oldest of the Free Assemblies: Address of Right Hon. Arthur J. Balfour, in the United States House of Representatives, May 5, 1917, by Arthur James Balfour
The Russian Situations and Its Significance to America, by Stanley Washburn, with 10 Illustrations
Seven copies in VG/G condition are available. Price $15.00 each
A slightly water damaged copy. Price $10.00

 

National Geographic . March 1917, Vol. 31, No. 3
16 PAGES in FOUR COLORS (Spain; Algeria; Morocco; Egypt; and, Jerusalem)
What Great Britain is Doing, by Sydney Brooks, with 7 Illustrations
Russia’s Democrats, by Montgomery Schuyler, with 24 Illustrations
Republics: the Ladder to Liberty, by David Jayne Hill, Formerly U.S. Minister to Switzerland, to the Netherlands, and Formerly Ambassador to Germany, with 7 Illustrations
War, Patriotism, and the Food Supply, by Frederick V. Coville, of the United States Department of Agriculture
COLOR PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY: SPAIN and MOROCCO: Celebrates the exotic traditions of: SPAIN; ALGERIA; MOROCCO; EGYPT; and, JERUSALEM
Soldiers of the Soil: Our Food Crops Must Be Greatly Increased, by David F. Houston, United States Secretary of Agriculture, with 3 Illustrations
The Ties That Bind: Our Natural Sympathy with English Traditions, the French Republic, and the Russian Outburst for Liberty, by Senator John Sharp Williams, with 5 Illustrations (An address to the U. S. Senate April 4, 1917, specially revised by Senator Williams for the National Geographic Magazine.)
Magazine is complete in very good condition. Two available. Price: $15.00
Three copies in VG/G condition are also available. Price $10.00
A slightly water damaged copy. Price $10.00
Two copies in Good/poor condition are also available. Price $8.00

 

National Geographic . February 1917, Vol. 31, No. 2
16 Pages of Photogravure (Photographic Essays titled, Little Citizens of the World, which features 16 Full-page Photographs of children from around the world in celebration of the universal innocence of youth. These Photogravure Photographic Illustrations were printed with a greenish hue color, a very unusual presentation, as compared to the normal Brown, or Black inks used in printing.)
Our Foreign-Born Citizens, by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, with 39 Illustrations (Summary: Our polyglot population is surveyed, with charts showing where immigrants have settled in America. When the war is over, will hordes of people fleeing misery at home again flock to America? Related Subjects: Ethnology – United States; Immigration; United States.)
Prizes for the Inventor: Some Problems Awaiting Solution, by Alexander Graham Bell, with 7 Illustrations (Summary: Noting that in his youth schools graduated scholars rather than scientists, Alexander Graham Bell predicts a distinguished future for scientific men and technical experts. Related Subjects: Inventors and inventions; Radium; Science.)
Little Citizens of the World: 16 Photogravure Illustrations (See description above)
Bohemia and the Czechs, by Ales Hrdlicka, Curator of Physical Anthropology in the U.S. National Museum, with 25 Illustrations (Summary: The liberation of the Czechs and Slovaks from Austria-Hungary is one of the conditions of peace in Europe. Fifteen hundred years of struggle have failed to break the spirit of these peoples. Related Subjects: Bohemia; Czechoslovakia; Komensky, Jan Amos; Prague, Czechoslovakia.)
Magazine is complete and in VG condition. Price: $20.00 (three available)
Magazine is complete and in VG/G condition. Price: $15.00
Four copies in Good condition are also available. Price $10.00

A copy in Good/poor condition is also available. Price $8.00

 

National Geographic . January 1917, Vol. 31, No. 1 
Our Big Trees Saved, by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, with 10 Illustrations (Summary: To save a 3,000-year-old stand of giant trees, the National Geographic Society contributes $20,000 to purchase private lands in Sequoia National Park. Related Subjects: California; Forests; Sequoia National Park, California; Sequoias.)
The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes: National Geographic Society Explorations in the Katmai District of Alaska, by Robert F. Griggs, of the Ohio State University, Leader of the Society’s Mount Katmai Expeditions of 1915 and 1916, with 52 Illustrations (Summary: When Mount Katmai erupted in 1912 – one of the most tremendous volcanic explosions ever recorded – its effects were felt as far as 900 miles away. Expeditions in 1915 and 1916 reveal the destruction and remarkable rejuvenation of this sparsely settled part of Alaska. Related Subjects: Alaska; Katmai National Park, Alaska; Kodiak Island, Alaska; Mageik, Mount, Alaska; Martin, Mount, Alaska; Soluka Creek, Alaska; Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, Alaska; Volcanoes.)
A Game Country Without Rival in America: The Proposed Mount McKinley National Park, by Stephen R. Capps, of the U.S. Geological Survey, with 16 Illustrations (Summary: The Mount McKinley region offers a last chance for the people of the United States to preserve, untouched by civilization, a great primeval park in its natural beauty. Related Subjects: Alaska; Caribou; Game; Game preserves; McKinley, Mount, Alaska; Mount McKinley National Park, Alaska; Wildlife – North America.)
One Hundred British Seaports, by Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, with Sketch Map Indicating the Multitude of British Harbors (Summary: Germany’s plan to blockade Britain’s ports is a proposal bound to fail, since the nation’s sinuous shoreline is better suited to defense against blockade than any other of equal length in the world. Related Subjects: England; Harbors and ports; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.)
Magazine is complete and in good  overall condition. Price: $25.00. Five available.
Three other copies in G/poor condition are also available $10.00 each

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G – Shows slight cover wear. Portions of the spine may be chipped off.

 

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