Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Map of the lines of equal polarization in the atmosphere constructed by Sir David Brewster, K.H., D.C.L., F.R.S., V.P.R.S., Edinr., corresponding member of the Institute of France. From four years observations. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. March 1854, (1856)

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868
Attributed Author: 
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date: 
1854
Short Title: 
Polarization atmosphere.
Publisher: 
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh
Type: 
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 
50
Obj Width cm: 
63
Scale 1: 
68,000,000
Note: 
Col. lithographed map in 2 hemispheres. "Meteorology no. 5."
World Area: 
World
Subject: 
Climate
Full Title: 
Map of the lines of equal polarization in the atmosphere constructed by Sir David Brewster, K.H., D.C.L., F.R.S., V.P.R.S., Edinr., corresponding member of the Institute of France. From four years observations. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. March 1854, (1856)
List No: 
0372.023
Page No: 
Pl. 22
Series No: 
84
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: 
0372023
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 2005
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