Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Zoological geography. Geographical division and distribution of the birds of Europe from the latest authorities by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Geographical division of Aves, birds, over the world. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date: 
1856
Short Title: 
Aves, Birds.
Publisher: 
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh
Type: 
Atlas Map; View
Obj Height cm: 
51
Obj Width cm: 
60
Scale 1: 
Various
Note: 
Two hand col. lithographed maps on 1 sheet. Illustrations: Types of the birds of the New World -- Types of the birds of the Old World -- The perpendicular distribution of birds -- The perpendicular distribution of birds on the Alps. Chart: Tableau showing the geographical distribution in latitude of some of the European birds. "Phytology & zoology no. 6."
World Area: 
Europe; World
Region: 
Alps
Subject: 
Thematic
Full Title: 
Zoological geography. Geographical division and distribution of the birds of Europe from the latest authorities by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Geographical division of Aves, birds, over the world. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
List No: 
0372.030
Page No: 
Pl. 29
Series No: 
111
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: 
0372030
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 2005
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