Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Petermann, Augustus.; Milner, Thomas
Date:
1850
Short Title:
Frontispiece: Tableau Showing the Distribution of Animal and Vegetable Life in Ascending Regions.
Publisher:
William S. Orr & Co.
London
Type:
Frontispiece
Obj Height cm:
37
Obj Width cm:
27
Note:
Beautiful color illustration of mountainous regions and corresponding life.
Reference:
None.
World Area:
World
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.
List No:
0710.004
Series No:
4
Engraver or Printer:
Sargent, G.; Finden, E.
Publication Author:
Petermann, Augustus.; Milner, Thomas
Pub Date:
1850
Pub Title:
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.
Pub Reference:
None.
Pub Note:
1st edition published as a complete book; earlier issues published in parts (see our copy). Maps are hand painted with outline color. Gilt edges.
Pub List No:
0710.000
Pub Type:
Physical Atlas
Pub Maps:
15
Pub Height cm:
39
Pub Width cm:
29
Image No:
0710004
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