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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.
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, …
Cover: Cartes et tables de l …
1757
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Full Title (Covers to) Cartes et tables de la geographie physique ou naturelle. Presentees au Roi le 15. Mai 1757. Cet ouvrage approve et publie sous le privge. de l'Acade. du 4. Septbre 1754, se trouve a Paris, sur le Quay de l'Horloge, avec les cartes de Guill: Delisle et de Phil: Buache. Ecrit par Desbruslins, Pere.
Note Full dark brown leather with gold tooling.
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, …
Title Page: Cartes et tables …
1757
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Full Title (Title Page to) Cartes et tables de la geographie physique ou naturelle. Presentees au Roi le 15. Mai 1757. Cet ouvrage approve et publie sous le privge. de l'Acade. du 4. Septbre 1754, se trouve a Paris, sur le Quay de l'Horloge, avec les cartes de Guill: Delisle et de Phil: Buache. Ecrit par Desbruslins, Pere.
Note Engraved title page. Includes 3 illustrations, and "Avertissement." "41."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, …
I Table de la geographie phy …
1754
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Full Title Iere. Table de la geographie physique, ou l'on voit la division naturelle de la Terre et de la Mer par la continuite des chaines de montagnes qui ceignent notre globe. Dressee par Phil. Buache et publiee sous le privilege de l'Ac. des Sc. le 4 Septbre. 1754. A Paris sur le Quay de l'Horloge ou se trouvent les Cartes de Guillaume Delisle.
Note Engraved chart, hand col. "48."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, …
II Table de la geographie ph …
1757
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Full Title IIeme. Table de la geographie physique, ou l'on voit la suite generale de la division naturelle de la Terre et de la Mer par les chaines de montagnes et le cours des fleuves. Dressee par Phil. Buache et publiee sous le privge. de l'Ac. des Sces. A Paris sur le Quay de l'Horloge ou se trouve l'Atlas de G. Delisle. (1757)
Note Engraved chart, hand col. "49."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, …
III Table de la geographie p …
1754
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773, Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Full Title IIIeme. Table de la geographie physique, ou l'on indique les fleuves qui se dechargent dans la Mer Mediterranee, et la suite des chaines de montagnes qui l'environnent, et qui sont comme les relevements de son bassin, avec ce qui regarde la Mer Caspienne et la Mer Morte dans l'interieur des terres de l'Asie. Dressee par Philippe Buache et publiee sous le privelege de l'Acad. des Sciences. A Paris sur le Quay de l'Horloge ou se trouvent les cartes de Guill. Delisle, du 4. Septembre 1754.
Note Engraved chart, hand col. "50."
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."
Waterhouse, George R.
Zoological Geography. Rodent …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Waterhouse, George R.
Full Title Zoological Geography. The Geographical Division and Distribution of Mammiferous Animals, of the Order Rodentia and Ruminantia.
Note Includes elaborate distribution tables.
Waterhouse, George R.
Zoological Geography. Rodent …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Waterhouse, George R.
Full Title Zoological Geography. The Geographical Division and Distribution of Mammiferous Animals, of the Order Rodentia and Ruminantia. (continued)
Note Includes elaborate distribution tables.
Waterhouse, George R.
Zoological Geography. Rodent …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Waterhouse, George R.
Full Title Zoological Geography. The Geographical Division and Distribution of Mammiferous Animals, of the Order Rodentia and Ruminantia. (continued)
Note Includes elaborate distribution tables.
Russell, J. Scott
Tidal Charts of the World an …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Russell, J. Scott
Full Title Notes Explanatory of the Tidal Charts of the World and of the British Seas.
Note Includes a Tidal Chart of the World at 1:14,000,000.
Russell, J. Scott
Tidal Charts of the World an …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Russell, J. Scott
Full Title Notes Explanatory of the Tidal Charts of the World and of the British Seas. (continued)
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. ...
Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-18 …
Terrestrial magnetism.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883
Full Title Terrestrial Magnetism.
Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-18 …
Terrestrial Magnetism. (cont …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883
Full Title Terrestrial Magnetism. (continued)
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."
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
On the Geographical Distribu …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
Full Title On the Geographical Distribution of Plants Yielding Food.
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
On the Geographical Distribu …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
Full Title On the Geographical Distribution of Plants Yielding Food. (continued)
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
Indigenous Plants Characteri …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
Full Title On the Distribution of Indigenous Plants Characteristic of Different Parts of the Globe.
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
Indigenous Plants Characteri …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
Full Title On the Distribution of Indigenous Plants Characteristic of Different Parts of the Globe. (continued)
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
Indigenous Plants Characteri …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859
Full Title On the Distribution of Indigenous Plants Characteristic of Different Parts of the Globe. (continued)
Brewster, David
On the Polarization of the A …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Brewster, David
Full Title On the Polarization of the Atmosphere.
Brewster, David
On the Polarization of the A …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Brewster, David
Full Title On the Polarization of the Atmosphere. (continued)
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."
Nichol, J.P.
The Physical Atlas. Notes.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Nichol, J.P.
Full Title The Physical Atlas. A. Notes on some General Principles in Geology, and their Applications.
Nichol, J.P.
The Physical Atlas. Notes. ( …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Nichol, J.P.
Full Title The Physical Atlas. A. Notes on some General Principles in Geology, and their Applications. (continued)
Nichol, J.P.
The Physical Atlas. Notes. ( …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Nichol, J.P.
Full Title The Physical Atlas. A. Notes on some General Principles in Geology, and their Applications. (continued). B. The Elevation of Mountains and the Contemporaneity of Parallel Chains.
Nichol, J.P.
The Physical Atlas. Notes. ( …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Nichol, J.P.
Full Title The Physical Atlas. B. The Elevation of Mountains and the Contemporaneity of Parallel Chains. (continued)
Nichol, J.P.
The Physical Atlas. Notes. ( …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Nichol, J.P.
Full Title The Physical Atlas. C. Theoretical Considerations Relating to the Elevation of Mountains.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Covers: Petermann's Atlas Of …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Covers to) The Atlas Of Physical Geography: Constructed By Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. ... With Descriptive Letter-Press, Embracing A General View Of The Physical Phenomena Of The Globe. By The Rev. Thomas Milner, M.A., F.R.G.S. ... Illustrated by One Hundred and Thirty Vignettes on Wood. London: Wm. S. Orr And Co., Amen-Corner, Paternoster-Row. MDCCCL.
Note Atlas is bound in dark brown cloth covered boards with "Atlas Of Physical Geography: Petermann And Milner." stamped in gilt on the front cover, and "Atlas Of Physical Geography" on the spine.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Half Title Page: Petermann's …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Half Title Page to) The Atlas Of Physical Geography: Constructed By Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. ... With Descriptive Letter-Press, Embracing A General View Of The Physical Phenomena Of The Globe. By The Rev. Thomas Milner, M.A., F.R.G.S. ... Illustrated by One Hundred and Thirty Vignettes on Wood. London: Wm. S. Orr And Co., Amen-Corner, Paternoster-Row. MDCCCL.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Text Page: (Quote from Humbo …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) (Quote from Humboldt).
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Frontispiece: Tableau Showin …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Frontispiece) Tableau Showing the Distribution of Animal and Vegetable Life in Ascending Regions. Atlas of Physical Geography. Arranged by A. Petermann. Drawn by G. Sargent. Engraved by E. Finden. For Explanation see page 106. London, William S. Orr & Co.
Note Beautiful color illustration of mountainous regions and corresponding life.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Title Page: Atlas Of Physica …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Title Page) The Atlas Of Physical Geography: Constructed By Augustus Petermann, F.R.G.S. ... With Descriptive Letter-Press, Embracing A General View Of The Physical Phenomena Of The Globe. By The Rev. Thomas Milner, M.A., F.R.G.S. ... Illustrated by One Hundred and Thirty Vignettes on Wood. London: Wm. S. Orr And Co., Amen-Corner, Paternoster-Row. MDCCCL.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Text Page: (Dedication) To H …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) (Dedication) To His Royal Highness, the Prince Albert, K.G.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Text Page: Preface.
1849
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Preface.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Index Page: Contents.
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Index Page) Contents.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Index Page: List of the Maps …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Index Page) List of the Maps.
Note Notes that English units are used: miles, feet, and degrees of Fahrenheit.
Petermann, Augustus., Milner …
Text Page 9: Physical Geogra …
1850
Physical Atlas
Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Physical Geography. Introduction.
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Text Page 10-11: Geology. Ph …
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Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Physical Phenomena of the Globe. Geology (continued).
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Text Page 12-13: Geology. Ph …
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Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Physical Phenomena of the Globe. Geology (continued).
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Text Page 14-15: Geology. Ph …
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Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Physical Phenomena of the Globe. Geology (continued).
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Text Page 16-17: Geology. Ph …
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Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Physical Phenomena of the Globe. Geology (continued).
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Text Page 18-19: Geology. Ph …
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Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Physical Phenomena of the Globe. Geology (continued).
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Text Page 20-21: Geology. Ph …
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Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Physical Phenomena of the Globe. Geology (continued).
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Text Page 22-23: Geology. Ph …
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Authors Petermann, Augustus., Milner, Thomas
Full Title (Text Page) Physical Phenomena of the Globe. Geology (continued).
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