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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Berghaus, Heinrich; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date:
1856
Short Title:
Asia, Europe river systems.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
51
Obj Width cm:
60
Scale 1:
23,000,000
Note:
Hand col. lithograph. Includes profile: Comparative view of the fall of the rivers Volga, Ganges, Danube, Elbe, Rhine, Rhone & Clyde with the positions of some of the most remarkable lakes above & below the level of the sea. "Hydrology no. 5."
World Area:
Asia; Europe
Subject:
Mountains Rivers
Full Title:
The river systems of Asia & Europe, showing the boundaries and comparative extent of the river basins & the oceans to which they contribute their waters. Extended from the original designs of Professor Berghaus, Berlin. By A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
List No:
0372.017
Page No:
Pl. 16
Series No:
65
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:
0372017
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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