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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Boue, Ami, 1794-1881; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date:
1856
Short Title:
Geological structure of globe.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
53
Obj Width cm:
62
Scale 1:
220,000,000
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."
Reference:
Cf. Marcou, J. Mapoteca geologica americana, 5 (1855 ed.)
World Area:
World
Subject:
Geology; Mountains Rivers
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)
List No:
0372.001
Page No:
Pl. 1
Series No:
6
Engraver or Printer:
Beaumont, E. de; 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:
0372001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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