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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."
Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Eaux de la Seine.
1770
Physical Atlas
Authors Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Full Title Profils represents la crue et la diminution des eaux de la Seine et des rivieres qu'elle recoit dans le Paris-haut au dessus de Paris. Dresses par Phil. Buache, sur les observ(ati)ons faites a l'echelle du Pont de la Tournelle, assujetties a celle du Pont Royal qui sert a la Navigat(i)on du Pais-bas au dessous de Paris. On trouve un Extrait de ces profils dans le Memoires de l'Academie des Sciences, annee 1767. Dresses par Phil. Buache, Ier. Geog? du Roi, de l'Ac. des Sc. Publies avec l'approbation et sous le privilege de l'Acad. en Mai 1770.
Note Table and chart. Gives data for 1732-1766. Hand col. "59."
California. State Earthquake …
San Francisco burnt area, 19 …
1908
Physical Atlas
Authors California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission
Full Title Map of the city of San Francisco showing the streets and the burnt area, 1906. Earthquake Investigation Commission. Britton & Rey, engravers, San Francisco. (Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908)
Note Color. Shows block numbers, tracts, railroads, original shoreline, etc.
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 …
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."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Religious belief.
1854
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title Moral & statistical chart showing the geographical distribution of man according to religious belief, with the principal Protestant mission stations in the middle of the 19th century. By A. Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. 1st May, 1854. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Inset maps: Distribution of man in Europe according to language. Scale [ca. 1:17,000,000] -- Mission stations of India. Scale [ca. 1:20,500,000] -- Prevailing forms of religion in Europe. Scale [ca. 1:17,000,000] -- Mission stations of British Nth. America -- Missions stations of South Africa. Includes statistical charts of population by religion and school enrollment. "Phytology & zoology no. 11."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Health, disease.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Full Title The geographical distribution of health & disease, in connection chiefly with natural phenomena. (with) Fever districts of United States & W. Indies, on an enlarged scale. By A. Keith Johnston, F.R.S.E. &c. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map with inset. Graphs: Consumption: proportion of deaths in the different quarters of the globe -- Rheumatism: proportion of attacks among the troops in the different quarters of the globe -- Comparative value of life in different countries -- Comparative value of life in cities and towns -- Proportionate mortality of European residents in foreign countries. "Phytology & zoology no. 12."
Desjardins, Constant
Klima- und Naturproducten-Ka …
1837
Physical Atlas
Authors Desjardins, Constant
Full Title Klima- und Naturproducten-Karte von Europa, oder die Eintheilung Europa's nach den klimatischen Verhaltnissen im Allgemeinen, und den entsprechenden physischen Regionen insbesondere, nebst der Andeutung der vorzuglichsten Thiere, Pflanzen und Mineralien, ihrer Zonen und Hauptvertheilung, der Jugend gewidmet von C. Desjardins. Mit erklarendem Text von J.H. Zu haben in Wien beim Verfasser, Bauernmarkt, Nr. 579, und in allen soliden Buch- und Kunsthandlungen. (1837)
Note Color map. Includes tables. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris.
Desjardins, Constant
Ethnographische Karte von Eu …
1837
Physical Atlas
Authors Desjardins, Constant
Full Title Ethnographische Karte von Europa, oder Darstellung der Haputvertheilung der europaischer Volker nach ihren Sprachen und Religions-Verschiedenheiten, der Jugend gewidmet von C. Desjardins, mit erklarendem Text von J.H. Diese Karte ist zu haben in Wien bei dem Herausgeber, Salvatorgasse Nr. 368, und in allen soliden Kunsthandlungen. (1837)
Note Color map. Includes text. Prime meridians: Paris and Ferro.
Desjardins, Constant
Industriell-Commercielle Kar …
1837
Physical Atlas
Authors Desjardins, Constant
Full Title Industriell-Commercielle Karte von Europa, oder Skizze der europ. Staaten nach ihren Gewerbs- und Handelsverhaltnissen, nebst Angabe ihrer wichtigsten Handelsplatze, Strassen, Kanale, Eisenbahnen, Dampfschiffsfahrten, etc. etc., der Jugend gewidmet von C. Desjardins. (pasted on at bottom:) Europa's Reichthum in den wichtigsten Erzeugnissen. Beilage zu Nro. 6 des Desjardinschen geographisch-historischen Atlasses. (1837)
Note Color map. Includes text and tables. Prime meridians: Paris and Ferro.
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Ethnographic, Europe.
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Kombst, Gustaf
Full Title Ethnographic map of Europe according to Dr. Gustaf Kombst ... by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures. Names of ancient tribes in Gothic font. "Phytology & zoology no. 9."
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1 …
Ethnographic, Gt. Brit., Ire …
1856
Physical Atlas
Authors Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, Kombst, Gustaf
Full Title Ethnographic map of Great Britain and Ireland, according to Dr. Gustaf Kombst ... by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. Engraved & printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London. (1856)
Note Col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures. Shows also ancient British tribes. Includes inset map of the Orkney and Shetland islands. "Phytology & zoology no. 10."
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