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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871; Schouw, Joakim Frederik, 1789-1852
Date:
1854
Short Title:
Distribution: vegetation.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map; View
Obj Height cm:
52
Obj Width cm:
60
Scale 1:
91,000,000
Note:
Col. lithograph. Illustration of "The distribution of plants in a perpendicular direction ..." shows the Andes, Teneriffe, Himalaya, Alps & Pyrenees and Lapland. Inset charts: Regions of altitude corresponding to isothermal zones -- Graphical statistics of the most important families of plants. Includes drawings of plants and plant parts. "Phytology & zoology no. 2."
World Area:
World
Subject:
Vegetation
Full Title:
Geographical distribution of indigenous vegetation. The distribution of plants in a perpendicular direction in the torrid, temperate and frigid zones, with indications of the mean temperature of the year and of the coldest and warmest months by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. & Arthur Henfrey, F.R.S., E.L.S. &c. Map of Schouws phyto-geographic regions with the distribution of plants especially influencing the physiognomy of the vegetation of the globe. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. May 1854, (1856)
List No:
0372.026
Page No:
Pl. 25
Series No:
93
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:
0372026
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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Geographical distribution of indigenous vegetation. The distribution of plants in a…