Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: The physical features of North & South America, showing the mountains, table-lands, plains & slopes. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. with original sections by H.D. Rogers. Engraved & printed by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871; Rogers, Henry Darwin
Date: 
1856
Short Title: 
N. & S. America physical.
Publisher: 
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh
Type: 
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 
53
Obj Width cm: 
62
Scale 1: 
19,500,000
Note: 
Two hand col. lithographed maps on 1 sheet. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Inset maps: Volcano of Jorullo. Scale (ca. 1:90,000) -- Island of Trinidad -- Table-land of Quito. Scale (ca. 1:8,000,000) -- Enlarged map of the Andes of Bolivia. Scale (ca. 1:16,000,000). Includes 4 cross sections. "Geology no. 7."
World Area: 
North America; South America
Subject: 
Physical
Full Title: 
The physical features of North & South America, showing the mountains, table-lands, plains & slopes. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. with original sections by H.D. Rogers. Engraved & printed by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
List No: 
0372.008
Page No: 
Pl. 7
Series No: 
31
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: 
0372008
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 2005
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