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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date:
1854
Short Title:
Distribution: plants.
Publisher:
William Blackwood & Sons
Edinburgh
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
53
Obj Width cm:
63
Scale 1:
67,000,000
Note:
Col. lithographed map. Insets: Map of the distribution of the principal food plants, fruits & characteristic trees of Western & Central Europe -- Map of the distribution of the more important plants, yielding materials for beverages, spices, dyes, and other economical substances; and growing in the warmer regions of the globe -- Map of the distribution of tea & the principal spices grown in the East Indies -- Two sections from S. to N. in Western & Central Europe, showing the distribution of the principal food plants according to altitude -- Two sections showing approximatively the distribution of the most important economical plants according to altitude, Western Hemisphere, Eastern Hemisphere. "Phytology & zoology no. 1."
World Area:
Europe; World
Subject:
Agriculture
Full Title:
Map of the geographical distribution of the most important plants yielding food, including the cultivated grains and other cultivated and wild bread plants with indications of the principal fruits; laid down in connection with climatal conditions for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas by Arthur Henfrey, F.R.S; F.L.S. &c. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. March 1854, (1856)
List No:
0372.025
Page No:
Pl. 24
Series No:
90
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:
0372025
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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