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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date:
1854
Short Title:
Composite: Geological, palaeontological map British Islands.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map; Composite Map
Obj Height cm:
101
Obj Width cm:
62
Scale 1:
1,550,000
Note:
Col. lithographed map on 2 sheets. Southern sheet entitled: Palaeontological map. Shows 25 geologic units. Includes inset of the Shetland Islands, notes, tables, and illustrations of "Palaeozoic fishes," "Tertiary & post Tertiary Mamallia," and "Secondary reptiles, " and "Types of groups of Ammonites ... after Von Buch & D'Orbigny." "Geology no. 5. ... no. 6."
Country:
Ireland; Scotland
Region:
British Isles
Subject:
Geology
Full Title:
(Composite of) 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)
List No:
0372.007
Page No:
pl. 5-6
Series No:
30
Engraver or Printer:
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:
0372007
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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