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Bouvet de Lozier, J. B. Ch., …
Terres Australes.
1754
Physical Atlas
Authors Bouvet de Lozier, J. B. Ch., 1705-1786, Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Full Title Carte des Terres Australes, comprises entre le Tropique du Capricorne et le Pole Antarctique. Ou se voyent les nouvelles decouvertes faites en 1739 au Sud du Cap de Bonne Esperance. Par les ordres de Mrs. de la Compagnie des Indes. Dressee sur les Memoires et sur la carte originale de Mr. de Lozier Bouvet ... Par Philippe Buache de l'Academie Rle. des Sciences, gendre de feu Mr. Delisle, P(remi)er Geographe du Roy de la meme Acad. Augmentee de diverses vues physiques &c. 1754. Delahaye sculps. (with) Plan et vue des terres du Cap de la Circoncision. A Paris, sur le Quay de l'Horloge du Plais ... 1739.
Note Engraved hand col. hemispheric map. Surrounded by text "Extrait du voyage aux Terres Australes." "53."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, …
Planisphere physique.
1756
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Full Title Planisphere physique ou l'on voit du Pole Septentrional ce que l'on connoit de Terres et de Mers, avec les grandes chaines de Montagnes ... Cette carte physique de la Terre dressee par Phil. Buache et publiee avec l'approbon. et sous le privilege de l'Academie des Sciences ... a Paris, sur le Quay de l'Horloge du Palais, ou l'on distribue les ouvrages geographiques de Guill. Delisle. 1756. Grave par Desbruslins.
Note Engraved hand col. map. Relief shown by hachures. Surrounded by text. "42."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, …
Longueurs du pendule.
1740
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Full Title Carte des lieux ou les differentes longueurs du pendule a secondes ont ete observees. Comprenant toutes les observ(ati)ons qui en ont ete faites par divers astronomes de l'Academie Rle. des Sciences, de la Societe Rle. de Londres &c. Depuis 1670 jusques et compris celles qui ont ete faites en 1735, 1736 et 1737 a Paris, en Amerique, et en Laponie. Par ordre du Roy, et de l'Acad. Rle. des Sci., pour determiner la figure de la Terre. Avec les tables calculees d'apres ces observations par MM Newton, Bradley et de Maupertuis. Dressee par Philippe Buache de l'Ac. des Sci. Gendre deseu Mr. Delisle, P(remi)er Geog. du Roy et de la meme Academie, 1740. A Paris, sur le Quay de la Megisserie au St. Esprit pres le Pont Neuf. Sous le privilege de l'Academie Rle. des Sciences le 6. fevrier 1740.
Note Hand col. world map. Includes tables: Observations de la longueur du pendule par ordre des latitudes du nord au sud -- Tables de l'augmentation de la pesanteur de l'Equateur vers le poles. "Pour la Note des Transact. Philos A., 1734, page 135. Hand col. "55." David Rumsey Collection has "44" added in pencil.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Rodentia, Ruminantia.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Waterhouse, G. R. (George Robert), 1810-1888
Full Title Zoological geography. Geographical division & distribution of Rodentia, gnawing animals, constructed from the tables & notes of Geo. R. Waterhouse, Esqr. by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Geographical division and distribution of Ruminantia, ruminating animals ... Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Two hand col. lithographed maps on 1 sheet. Includes illustrations of animals, "Perpendicular distribution of Rodentia & Ruminantia," and chart. "Phytology & zoology no. 5."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
N. & S. America physical.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Rogers, Henry Darwin
Full Title The physical features of North & South America, showing the mountains, table-lands, plains & slopes. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. with original sections by H.D. Rogers. Engraved & printed by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Two hand col. lithographed maps on 1 sheet. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Inset maps: Volcano of Jorullo. Scale (ca. 1:90,000) -- Island of Trinidad -- Table-land of Quito. Scale (ca. 1:8,000,000) -- Enlarged map of the Andes of Bolivia. Scale (ca. 1:16,000,000). Includes 4 cross sections. "Geology no. 7."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Geol. map U.S.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Rogers, Henry Darwin
Full Title Geological map of the United States and British North America, constructed from the most recent documents & unpublished materials, for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas by Professor H.D. Rogers, Boston, U.S., 1855. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Includes "A geological section across the Appalachian Mts. from the coast of New Jersey at Egg Harbour to Lake Ontario near the Niagara River, ... by Prof. Henry Darwin Rodgers (sic), U.S., 1854. Covers also Northern Mexico. "Geology no. 8."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Tidal chart British Seas.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Russell, J. Scott (John Scott), 1808-1882
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)
Note Hand col. lithograph. Depths shown by bathymetric tints. "Hydrology no. 4."
Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-18 …
Terrestrial magnetism.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Terrestrial magnetism by Colonel Edward Sabine, R.A.V.P.R.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Seven col. lithographed maps on 1 sheet. Contents: Lines of equal declination epoch 1840 -- Magnetic inclination epoch 1840 -- Magnetic declination epoch 1787 -- Magnetic inclination epoch 1780 -- Magnetic declination from 650 to 900 N. lat. as computed by Gauss's theory -- Isodynamic lines, epoch 1840 -- Magnetic inclination from 650 to 900 N. lat. as computed from Gauss's theory, lines of magnetic force from 650 to 900 N. lat. ...
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Reptilia, Ophidia.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Schlegel, H. (Hermann), 1804-1884
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)
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."
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859, …
Distribution: vegetation.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Schouw, Joakim Frederik, 1789-1852
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)
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."
California. State Earthquake …
Geological map San Francisco …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission, Lawson, Andrew C., Wood, Harry O.
Full Title Geological map of the city of San Francisco by Andrew C. Lawson. To accompany the paper by H.O. Wood. Earthquake Investigation Commission. A. Hoen & Co. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Shows 10 geologic units and original shoreline. "Topography by the Coast and Geodetic Survey." For sections see map 18.
California. State Earthquake …
Geological profiles, San Fra …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission, Wood, Harry O.
Full Title Geological profiles with corresponding intensity curves across the city of San Francisco. To accompany the paper by H.O. Wood. Earthquake Investigation Commission. A. Hoen & Co. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Six sections with legend and explanatory note. Shows 10 geologic units. Accompanies map 17.
California. State Earthquake …
San Francisco intensity of e …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission, Wood, Harry O.
Full Title Map of San Francisco showing distribution of apparent intensity of the earthquake shock by H.O. Wood. Earthquake Investigation Commission. A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Topography by the Coast and Geodetic Survey."
California. State Earthquake …
San Andreas Rift near Fort R …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission, Matthes, Francois E.
Full Title Detail map of a typical portion of the San Andreas Rift near Fort Ross, Sonoma County, California showing its geomorphic features and the trace of the fault by Francois E. Matthes. Earthquake Investigation Commission. A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Contour interval 5 ft. Shows roads, trails, houses, fences, ponds, streams, marshes, etc. Inset: Index map.
Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1 …
Polarization atmosphere.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Map of the lines of equal polarization in the atmosphere constructed by Sir David Brewster, K.H., D.C.L., F.R.S., V.P.R.S., Edinr., corresponding member of the Institute of France. From four years observations. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. March 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map in 2 hemispheres. "Meteorology no. 5."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Globe terrestre.
1746
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Full Title Carte du globe terrestre ou les terres de l'Hemisphere Meridl. sont supposees etre vues a travers celles de l'Hemisphere Septentl. Par Philippe Buache, Ier. Geographe de S. M(ajes)te et de l'Academic Royale des Sciences. Grave par G: Delahaye. A Paris, Ches l'Auteur sur le Quay de l'Horloge. Publie sus le privilege de l'Acad. Rle. des Sciences le 3 Septbre. 1746.
Note Engraved hand col. hemispheric map. Surrounded by text. "54."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
L'Ocean.
1757
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Full Title Carte physique de l'Ocean ou l'on voit des grandes chaines de montagnes qui traversent les continents d'Europe, d'Afrique et d'Amerique, tous les terreins inclines vers cette mer et les fleuves que s'y rendenu ... dressee et presentee a l'Acad. des Sciences le 5. Septbre. 1744. Par Ph. Buache, et publiee sous le privge. de la meme Academie du 4. Septbre. 1754. Grave par Desbruslins, Pere, 1757.
Note Engraved hand col. map. Relief shown by hachures. "43."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
France.
1770
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Full Title Carte physique de ou geographie naturelle de la France, divisee par chaines de montagnes et aussi par terreins de fleuves et rivieres. Presente en MSt. a l'Acade. des Sciences en 1744 et 1752. Par Phil. Buache, 1er. Geographe du Roi. Publiee en 1770 avec l'approbation et sous le privilege de l'Acade.
Note Engraved hand col. map. Relief shown by hachures. "46."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Mer des Indes.
1757
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Full Title Carte physique de la Mer des Indes. Dressee et presentee a l'Acad. le 5. Septbre. 1744 par Ph. Buache. Grave par Desbruslins, Pere, 1757. Publiee sous le privilege de l'Academie, du 4. Septbre. 1754.
Note Engraved hand col. map. Relief shown by hachures.
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Grande Mer.
1757
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Full Title Carte physique de la Grande Mer ci-devant nommee Mer du Sud ou Pacifique, ou se voient les grandes chaines de montagnes qui traversent les parties les plus orientales de l'Asie et les occidles. de l'Amerique, et leurs continuations dans le fond de la Mer, indiquees par les isles, bancs &c. Avec la representation de ce que l'on conjecture sur la Mer Glaciale Antarctique. Dressee et presentee a l'Acad. des Sc. le 5. Septbre 1744. Par Philippe Buache. Publiee sous le privilege de l'Academie du 4. Septbre. 1754. Grave par Desbruslins, Pere, 1757.
Note Engraved hand col. map. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: Carte de la Mer Glaciale Antarctique. "45."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
La Seine.
1770
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Full Title Carte geographique et physique du bassin terrestre de la Seine, contenant toutes les rivieres, dont les eaux se rendent a la mer par ce fleuve, depuis la chaine de montagnes qui separe ce bassin de ceux des fl. voisins. Dressee par Phil. Buache ... 1770.
Note Engraved hand col. map. Relief shown by hachures. Includes text: Extrait des Registres de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, du 23 May 1770. "47."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Paris coupe, plan.
1742
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Full Title Coupe de la Ville de Paris prise du Septentrion au Midy, depuis la Porte St. Martin jusqu'a l'Observatoire en passant par l'Isle du Palais ... Coupe de la Ville de Paris depuis la Porte St. Martin jusqu'a l'Observatoire ... Plan des rues comprises dans la direction de la coupe. Le tout dresse par Philippe Buache, P(remi)er Geographe du Roy, de l'Academie Royale des Sciences ... A Paris, sur le Quay de la Megisserie pres le Pont Neuf. Sous le privilege de l'Acad. Rle. des Sciences Aoust 1742. Desbruslins sculpsit.
Note One sheet with cross section and map, each in 2 segments. Hand col. Vertical scale of profiles: (ca. 1:600). Includes text. "58" on verso.
California. State Earthquake …
Geomorphic map, California, …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Geomorphic map of California and Nevada with portions of Oregon and Idaho showing the diastrophic character of the relief, the steep descent from the sub-continental shelf to the floor of the Pacific, and the more important known faults. Earthquake Investigation Commission. Drawn by M. Solem. A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore. (Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1908)
Note Color. Relief shown by hachures, depths by bathymetric isolines. Shows railways, towns, counties and drainage.
California. State Earthquake …
Coast of California showing …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Map of a portion of the coast of California showing the San Andreas Rift from Point Arena to Fort Ross and the trace of the fault of April 18, 1906. Earthquake Investigation Commission. Julius Bien & Co., N.Y. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Also shows settlements, townships and sections, roads and drainage. "Compiled from the official maps of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties."
California. State Earthquake …
San Francisco Bay showing Sa …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Map of the region about San Francisco Bay showing the relation of the city of San Francisco to the San Andreas Rift, the fault of April 18, 1906 and the fault of October 21, 1868. Earthquake Investigation Commission. Julius Bien & Co., Lith., N.Y. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Relief shown by contours and spot heights, depths by soundings and isoline. "Topography by the C. and G. Survey and the U.S. Geological Survey."
California. State Earthquake …
Coast Ranges showing San And …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Map of a portion of the Coast Ranges of California showing the San Andreas Rift. Earthquake Investigation Commission. Julius Bien & Co., Lith., N.Y. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Contour interval 500 ft. Shows settlements, railroads, etc.
California. State Earthquake …
Santa Rosa, portions destroy …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Map of the city of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California showing the portions destroyed by the earthquake of April 18, 1906, and by the fire consequent thereto. Earthquake Investigation Commission. A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings destroyed by earthquake and following fire.
California. State Earthquake …
San Francisco burnt area, 19 …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Map of the city of San Francisco showing the streets and the burnt area, 1906. Earthquake Investigation Commission. Britton & Rey, engravers, San Francisco. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Shows block numbers, tracts, railroads, original shoreline, etc.
California. State Earthquake …
California, Nevada showing i …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Map of California and Nevada showing the distribution of apparent intensity in the region affected by the earthquake of April 18, 1906. Drawn by M. Solem. Earthquake Investigation Commission. A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Covers also parts of Oregon and Idaho. Rossi-Forel scale.
California. State Earthquake …
Coast Range Middle Californi …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Map of the Coast Range Region of Middle California showing the distribution of earth movement on April 18, 1906 as revealed by the displacement of the triangulation stations of the Coast and Geodetic Surveyed, determined by resurvey, 1906-07. Drawn by M. Solem. Earthquake Investigation Commission. A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Shows fault of 1906, movement of 1906, successive movements of 1868 and 1906, combined movements of 1868 and 1906, railroads, settlements, etc.
California. State Earthquake …
Distribution of earth moveme …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Distribution of earth movement on April 18, 1906 and in 1868 as revealed by the displacement of the triangulation stations of the Coast and Geodetic Surveyed, determined by resurvey, 1906-07. Earthquake Investigation Commission. A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Four color maps. Contents: No. 1. Point Arena and vicinity -- No. 2. Fort Ross and vicinity -- No. 3. Tomales Bay -- No. 4. Colma and vicinity.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Geological map Europe.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871, Nicol, James, 1810-1879
Full Title Geological map of Europe, exhibiting the different systems of rocks according to the most recent researches and unedited materials, for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas, by Sir Roderick I. Murchison, D.C.L., M.A., F.R.S., F.R.S.E. & c. and James Nicol, F.R.S.E., C.S., prof. of Nat. Hist., University of Aberdeen. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Shows 8 geologic units, southern limit of northern boulders, railways, etc. "Geology no. 4."
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Orographical Map of the Glob …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Geology. No. 1 & 2. Orographical Map of the Globe, Showing the Configuration & Physiography of Its Surface Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Note Some bleeding of facing images into map. World projected in East and West Hemispheres. Relief shown with hachures. Includes charts of summits, passes, snow lines by latitude, and hemispherical distribution of land and water.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
World Active Volcanoes and E …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Geology. No. 3. Map of the World showing the distribution of Active Volcanoes and the Regions Visited by Earthquakes. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. London. Published by Orr and Compy., Amen Corner, Paternoster Row. (inset) Sketch of the extent and intensity of the Earthquake on the Rhine July 29, 1846....
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Hydrographical Map of the Wo …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Hydrography. No. 4 & 5. Hydrographical Map of the World Chiefly with regard to the Division of the Ocean and the Boundaries of the River Systems. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Note World projected in East and West Hemispheres. Delimits watersheds of principal rivers. Includes elevations of principal lakes and lengths of principal rivers.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Hydrographical Map of the Wo …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Hydrography. No. 6. Hydrographical Map of the World Showing the Currents, Temperature, etc. of the Ocean. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Distribution of the Temperat …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Meteorology. No. 7. Meteorological Map of the World Showing the Distribution of the Temperature of the Air. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Note Shows climatic zones.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Distribution of the Winds an …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Meteorology. No. 8. Map of the World showing the Distribution of the Winds and their Influence on Navigation. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Distribution of Rain.
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Meteorology. No.9. Hydrographic Map showing the distribution of the Rain over the Globe. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Distribution of Crops and Tr …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Botanical Geography. No. 10. Botanical Map Showing the Distribution & Cultivation of some of the Most Important Plants over the Globe. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Distribution of Mammals.
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Zoological Geography. No. 11. Zoological Map Showing the Distribution of the Principal Mammiferous Animals (Class Mammalia) Over the Globe. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Distribution of Birds and Re …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Zoological Geography. No. 12. Zoological Map Showing the Distribution of the Principal Birds and Reptiles (Aves et Reptilia) Over the Globe. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Ethnography.
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Ethnography. No. 13. Ethnographical Map of the World showing the distribution of the Human Race in the Middle of the 19th Century. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Note Numerous races clustered into groups: Iranian, Turanian, Negroes, Hottentots, Pelagian Negroes, and Native Americans.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
British Isles - Physical Geo …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title General Physical Geography. No.14. Physical Map of the British Isles. Showing their orography, climatology, and some Botantical and Zoological Features. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Note Relief shown with hachures.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Palestine - Physical Geograp …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title Physical Map of Palestine and the Adjacent Countries. Constructed by Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. Engraved by John Dower, Pentonville, London. London: Published by Orr and Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row.
Note Includes diagram of monthly climate. Relief shown by hachures.
Berghaus, Heinrich, Johnston …
Asia, Europe river systems.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Berghaus, Heinrich, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The river systems of Asia & Europe, showing the boundaries and comparative extent of the river basins & the oceans to which they contribute their waters. Extended from the original designs of Professor Berghaus, Berlin. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Hand col. lithograph. Includes profile: Comparative view of the fall of the rivers Volga, Ganges, Danube, Elbe, Rhine, Rhone & Clyde with the positions of some of the most remarkable lakes above & below the level of the sea. "Hydrology no. 5."
Berghaus, Heinrich, Johnston …
America river systems.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Berghaus, Heinrich, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The river systems of America, extended from the designs of Professor Berghaus, with additions of detailed maps of some of the principal hydrographical phenomena of the New World by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Corrected to 1855. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Two hand col. maps on 1 sheet. Inset maps: Sketch of the Niagara River showing the position of the Falls -- Delta of the Mississippi -- Map of the bifurcation of the Orinoco, or the natural junction of the Orinoco & Maranon rivers by the Casiquiare surveyed by A. von Humboldt. Scale 1:4,000,000. "Hydrology no. 6."
Boue, Ami, 1794-1881, Johnst …
Geological structure of glob …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Boue, Ami, 1794-1881, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The geological structure of the globe according to Ami Boue, with corrections and additions to 1855. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Shows 6 geologic units. Includes an illustration "The principal mountains of the globe arranged according to geographical longitude, with elevations above the level of the sea," and 4 inset maps: Directions of the systems of mountains as they appear at Milford by E. de Beaumont -- Illustrations of the synchronism of parallel chains --(North Pole region) --(Antarctic Regions) "Geology no. 1."
Charpentier, Jean de, 1786-1 …
Alps glacier systems.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Charpentier, Jean de, 1786-1855, Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Illustrations of the glacier systems of the Alps and of glacial phenomena in general. From the surveys and sketches of Professor Forbes, the maps of Raymond, Weiss, Charpentier &c., by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. November 1854. (1856)
Note Four col. maps on 1 sheet. Includes 4 inset maps and 2 diagrams. Contents: Map of the glacier system of Mont Blanc. Scale (ca. 1:120,000) -- Map of the snow-field glaciers of the Bernese Oberland. Scale (ca. 1:120,000) -- Sketch of part of the Mer de Glace of Chamouni -- Map of the limits of the erratic deposit of the valley of the Rhone by J. de Charpentier -- Eye sketch of the glacier of Miace -- Eye sketch of the glacier of Allalein in the valley of Saas -- Sketch of the glacier of Talefre -- Eye sketch of the glacier of Schonhorn near the Simplon -- Sketch showing the actual elevation of the snow line in different latitudes from the Equator to the poles -- Diagram showing the actual slope of the Mer de Glace, and its tributaries. "Geology no. 9."
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, J …
Geological, palaeontological …
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Geological & palaeontological map of the British Islands. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. From the sketches & notes of Professor Edward Forbes, F.R.S. of Kings College London & of the Government School of Mines, President of the Geological Society. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st March 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Northern half covering Scotland and parts of Ireland, Northern Ireland and England. Explanation on pl. 6. Includes inset of the Shetland Islands, tables, and illustrations of "Palaeozoic fishes," "Tertiary & post Tertiary Mamallia," and "Secondary reptiles." "Geology no. 5."
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