Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Geological map of the United States and British North America, constructed from the most recent documents & unpublished materials, for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas by Professor H.D. Rogers, Boston, U.S., 1855. Engraved & printed in colours 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: 
Geol. map U.S.
Publisher: 
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh
Type: 
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 
53
Obj Width cm: 
62
Scale 1: 
10,000,000
Note: 
Col. lithographed map. Includes "A geological section across the Appalachian Mts. from the coast of New Jersey at Egg Harbour to Lake Ontario near the Niagara River, ... by Prof. Henry Darwin Rodgers (sic), U.S., 1854. Covers also Northern Mexico. "Geology no. 8."
Reference: 
Marcou, J. Mapoteca geologica americana, 51.
World Area: 
North America
Country: 
Canada; United States
Subject: 
Geology
Full Title: 
Geological map of the United States and British North America, constructed from the most recent documents & unpublished materials, for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas by Professor H.D. Rogers, Boston, U.S., 1855. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
List No: 
0372.009
Page No: 
Pl. 8
Series No: 
35
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: 
0372009
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 2005
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