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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871; Russell, J. Scott (John Scott), 1808-1882
Date:
1854
Short Title:
Tidal chart British Seas.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
50
Obj Width cm:
58
Scale 1:
4,900,000
Note:
Hand col. lithograph. Depths shown by bathymetric tints. "Hydrology no. 4."
Region:
British Isles; North Sea
Full Title:
Tidal chart of the British Seas. Showing the progress of the wave of high water, the hour of high water in Greenwich time at new and full moon; and the depth of the sea. Constructed under the direction of J. Scott Russell, Esqr., F.R.S., ED. by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1 Nov. 1854. (1856)
List No:
0372.016
Page No:
Pl. 15
Series No:
62
Engraver or Printer:
W. & A.K. Johnston Limited
Publication Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Pub Date:
1856
Pub Title:
The physical atlas of natural phenomena by Alexander Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E., F.R.G.S., F.G.S. ... A new and enlarged edition. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, MDCCCLVI. [The Author reserves the right of translation]
Pub Reference:
Phillips, 229.
Pub Note:
2nd ed., enlarged. 1st ed. was 1848. Most of the maps are lithographed in color, but some are still engraved. The 1848 ed. was entirely engraved. Maps have both hand and printed color. Covers are half red leather dark teal cloth covered boards with "Atlas." embossed on the spine in gold .
Pub List No:
0372.000
Pub Type:
Physical Atlas
Pub Maps:
38
Pub Height cm:
59
Pub Width cm:
40
Image No:
0372016
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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