The Geological Structure of the Globe. - 1856 
Single Click to Enlarge/Reduce
Antique Maps - World
Antique map from "The Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena" by Alexander Keith Johnston, published by William Blackwood and Sons in 1856. This beautifully detailed map, entitled The Geological Structure of the Globe According to Ami Boule with Corrections and Additions to 1855, is a very early example of the use of printed color. Insets include the Illustrations of the Synchronism of Parallel Chains, the North and South Poles (with "supposed" Antarctic continent), The Principal Mountains of the Globe Arranged According to the Geographical Longitude with Elevations Above the Level of the Sea, and Directions of the Systems of Mountains as They Appear at Milford. In very good antique condition with some overall toning and some very minor foxing, this piece measures approximately 20 x 24 inches.
Antique Printed Color Map
WOR204
Antique
Maker: A.K. Johnston
$175.00



Maps of Antiquity is located on Cape Cod
Generally open 10-5
Call ahead: 508-945-1660

1409 Main Street (Route 28)
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633