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Distribution: plants. Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871, 1854

Distribution: plants. / Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871 / 1854
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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)

Author: Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871

Date: 1854

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Author: Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871

Date: 1854

Short Title: Distribution: plants.

Publisher: Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 53

Object 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: World ; Europe

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: 30

Engraver or Printer: W. & A.K. Johnston Limited

Published In: 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]

Publication Author: Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871

Publication Date: 1856

Publication Reference: Phillips, 229.

Publication 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 .

Publication List No: 0372.000

Publication Type: Physical Atlas

Publication Maps: 38

Publication Height cm: 59

Publication Width cm: 40

Image No: 0372025

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