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Distribution: vegetation. Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871; Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Schouw, Joakim Frederik, 1789-1852, 1854

Distribution: vegetation. / Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871; Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Schouw, Joakim Frederik, 1789-1852 / 1854
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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)

Author: Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871; Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Schouw, Joakim Frederik, 1789-1852

Date: 1854

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Author: Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871; Henfrey, Arthur, 1819-1859; Schouw, Joakim Frederik, 1789-1852

Date: 1854

Short Title: Distribution: vegetation.

Publisher: Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons

Type: Atlas Map ; View

Object Height cm: 52

Object Width cm: 60

Scale 1: 91,000,000

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."

World Area: World

Subject: Vegetation

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)

List No: 0372.026

Page No: Pl. 25

Series No: 31

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: 0372026

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