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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871; Schlegel, H. (Hermann), 1804-1884
Date:
1856
Short Title:
Reptilia, Ophidia.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map; View
Obj Height cm:
51
Obj Width cm:
59
Scale 1:
83,000,000
Note:
Hand col. lithographed map with 2 inset maps. Illustrations: Perpendicular distribution of the reptiles -- Types of the reptiles of the New World. Scale 1:20 -- Types of the reptiles of the Old World. Scale 1:20. Includes "Tabular view of the per-centage of the serpents in the zoological provinces. "Phytology & zoology no. 7."
World Area:
World
Subject:
Thematic
Full Title:
Zoological geography. Geographical division and distribution of Reptilia, reptiles, by A.K. Johnston. (with) Geographical division and distribution of Ophidia, serpents, according to Schlegel. (with) Venomous serpents. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
List No:
0372.031
Page No:
Pl. 30
Series No:
114
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:
0372031
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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