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… - 1856 
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Antique Maps - World
Antique printed color map showing the distribution of food-producing plants throughout the world, from "The Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena" by Alexander Keith Johnston, published by William Blackwood and Sons in 1856. With inset maps showing the distribution of food-producing plants in Europe, plants yeilding spices and dyes in warmer regions, and the distribution of tea and spices grown in the East Indies, as well as a chart showing the distribution of food plants by height above sea level in various parts of the world. In very good antique condition with a slight seam separation at bottom that has been taped on the back (it is unknown whether or not the tape is archival), this piece measures approximately 20 x 24 inches.
Antique Printed Color Map
Maker: A.K. Johnston

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