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Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Rodentia, Ruminantia.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Waterhouse, G. R. (George Robert), 1810-1888
Full Title Zoological geography. Geographical division & distribution of Rodentia, gnawing animals, constructed from the tables & notes of Geo. R. Waterhouse, Esqr. by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Geographical division and distribution of Ruminantia, ruminating animals ... Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Two hand col. lithographed maps on 1 sheet. Includes illustrations of animals, "Perpendicular distribution of Rodentia & Ruminantia," and chart. "Phytology & zoology no. 5."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Reptilia, Ophidia.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Schlegel, H. (Hermann), 1804-1884
Full Title Zoological geography. Geographical division and distribution of Reptilia, reptiles, by A.K. Johnston. (with) Geographical division and distribution of Ophidia, serpents, according to Schlegel. (with) Venomous serpents. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographed map with 2 inset maps. Illustrations: Perpendicular distribution of the reptiles -- Types of the reptiles of the New World. Scale 1:20 -- Types of the reptiles of the Old World. Scale 1:20. Includes "Tabular view of the per-centage of the serpents in the zoological provinces. "Phytology & zoology no. 7."
Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859, …
Distribution: vegetation.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Schouw, Joakim Frederik, 1789-1852
Full Title Geographical distribution of indigenous vegetation. The distribution of plants in a perpendicular direction in the torrid, temperate and frigid zones, with indications of the mean temperature of the year and of the coldest and warmest months by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. & Arthur Henfrey, F.R.S., E.L.S. &c. Map of Schouws phyto-geographic regions with the distribution of plants especially influencing the physiognomy of the vegetation of the globe. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st. May 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithograph. Illustration of "The distribution of plants in a perpendicular direction ..." shows the Andes, Teneriffe, Himalaya, Alps & Pyrenees and Lapland. Inset charts: Regions of altitude corresponding to isothermal zones -- Graphical statistics of the most important families of plants. Includes drawings of plants and plant parts. "Phytology & zoology no. 2."
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, J …
Marine life.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854, Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Map of the distribution of marine life, illustrated chiefly by fishes, Molluscs & Radiata, showing also the extent & limits of the Homoiozoic belts, now first laid down for Keith Johnston's Physical atlas by Professor Edward Forbes, F.R.S., of Kings College, London & the Government School of Mines, President of the Geological Society. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinr. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st March 1854, (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Includes map "Colonization of British Seas illustrated by Mollusca & Radiata," "Diagram illustrating generic centres," "Diagram of zones of depth," and graph "Comparative extent of regions of depth in the Aegean Sea." "Phytology & zoology no. 8."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Geological phenomena.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Comparative views of remarkable geological phenomena by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Hand col. lithograph. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Contents: Plan of the volcanoes of Pichincha and Antisana surveyed by A. von Humboldt. Scale 1:200,000 -- Plans of the craters of Vesuvius and Etna by H. Abich, 1834. Scale 1:20,000 -- Physical map of the island of Teneriffe, by Leopold von Buch. Scale 1:550,000 -- Southern view of Etna from M.P.O. near Catania by W.S. Waltershausen -- View of the summit of the peak of Teneriffe and of the crater of elevation which surrounds it, from the east, by Leopold von Buch -- Chart of South Keeling Islands surveyed by the officers of H.M.S. Beagle. Scale 1:200,000 -- Chart of Ascension Island, surveyed by Lieutenant Campbell, R.N. Scale [1:200,000] -- View of Ascension Island from the mountain road -- Plan of the Crater of Cedee in the island of Java trigonometrically surveyed by Dr. Salomon Muller, 1836. Scale 1:20,000 -- Plan of Graham Island by Capt. C.H. Swinburne, 1831. Scale 1:20,000 -- Comparative view of the elevation of the principal active volcanoes on the globe -- Plan of Arthurs Seat, from an original survey. Scale 1:20,000. -- Samson's Ribs. "Geology no. 11."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Zoological geography.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Zoological geography. Geographical division & distribution of Simiae & Prosimiae, monkeys & makis, from the latest authorities by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. Geographical division & distribution of Pachydermata, thick skinned animals ... Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Two hand col. lithographed maps on 1 sheet. Inset maps: Geographical division & distribution of Marsupialia, pouched animals, over the globe -- Geographical division & distribution of Edentata, toothless animals -- Geographical division & distribution of Marsupialia, pouched animals, in Australia &c. Includes illustrations of numerous animals. "Phytology & zoology no. 3."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Carnivora.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Zoological geography. Geographical division & distribution of Carnivora, carnivorous animals, from the latest authorities by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. (with) District inhabited by the fur-bearing animals and theatre of the whale & seal fishery in the Northern Hemisphere. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographed map, with inset map, table, chart and 3 illustrations: Perpendicular distribution of the Carnivora -- types of Carnivora of the New World -- Types of Carnivora of the Old World. "Phytology & zoology no. 4."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Aves, Birds.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
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)
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."
Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (J …
St. Pierre Plateau.
1827
Physical Atlas
Authors Bory de Saint-Vincent, M. (Jean Baptiste GeneviFve Marcellin), 1778-1846, Desmarest, Nicolas, 1725-1815, Vincent
Full Title Coupe perpendiculaire d'un point du Plateau de St. Pierre. Grande entree sous le Fort St. Pierre, vue de la route de Kanne. Entree de cryptes sous Lichtenberg, avec les orgues geologiques qu'on y voit. Dessine par Bory de St. Vincent. Grave par Ambroise Tardieu. (A Paris, Chez Mme. veuve Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, rue des Poitevins, no. 6. M.DCCCXXVII)
Note Engraved cross section and 2 views. Numbered 1-3.
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