Punch,  58 (1870), 77.

A Good Round Sum



News-Commentary, Drollery


Physical Geography, Mapping, Societies

    Reports on a 'gentleman' who has bet £500 that the earth is 'not rotund' and that this has been accepted by a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and will be umpired by the editor of 'an old established London paper'. Suggests that the latter is the Globe.

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