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The world in hemispheres : with comparative views of the heights of the principal mountains and lengths of the principal rivers on the globe

Title
The world in hemispheres : with comparative views of the heights of the principal mountains and lengths of the principal rivers on the globe / by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. ; engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston.
Author
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871.
Publication
Edinburgh : Published by John Johnstone and W. & A.K. Johnston [etc.], [1849]

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Description
1 map : hand col.; 2 hemispheres, each 29 cm. in diam., on sheet 55 x 63 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Subjects
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • Appears in Johnston's National atlas of historical, commercial and political geography, 1849 and other eds.
  • In upper right margin: National atlas - 1.
  • Includes ill. and statistics.
Call Number
Map Div. 02-304
Author
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871.
Title
The world in hemispheres : with comparative views of the heights of the principal mountains and lengths of the principal rivers on the globe / by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. ; engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston.
Imprint
Edinburgh : Published by John Johnstone and W. & A.K. Johnston [etc.], [1849]
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:65,000,000] (W 180⁰--E 180⁰/N 90⁰--S 90⁰).
Local Note
NYPL copy breaking down along margins; some marginal text not legible.
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Johnstone, John
Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871. National atlas of historical, commercial and political geography.
W. & A.K. Johnston Limited.
Added Title
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 02-304
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