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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date:
1856
Short Title:
Physical Europe & Asia.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
53
Obj Width cm:
62
Scale 1:
20,000,000
Note:
Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures. Inset maps: Rising of the island of Reguain -- Volcanic kingdom of Luzon -- Geological map of Java. Inset sections: Section of the line A.B. -- Section from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea -- Comparative view of the mean height of the continents, Comparative view of the height of the crest & of the culminating points of the great mountain chains by Baron Von Humboldt -- Section on the line C.D. -- Sections across the Himalaya. "Geology no. 2."
World Area:
Asia; Europe
Region:
Java (Indonesia)
Subject:
Geology; Physical
Full Title:
The physical features of Europe & Asia, showing the mountains, table-lands, plains & slopes. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, (1856)
List No:
0372.002
Page No:
Pl. 2
Series No:
12
Engraver or Printer:
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859; 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:
0372002
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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