[Hormuz Island]. Royal Geographical Society. The Geographical Journal. Vol. IV, No. 2.

London, The Royal Geographical Society, 1894.

8vo. XVI, (97)-192, XVII-XX pp. With a folding map and a folding plate. Original printed wrappers.


Includes the description of an early view of Hormuz Island, "A View of Ormus in 1627" (by William Foster, pp. 160-162), illustrated by a large folding plate. The sketch was drawn by David Davies, master's mate of the East India Company's ship "Discovery", but a few years after the island was captured by a combined Anglo-Persian force in 1622.

Slight foxing, otherwise fine.