Zoological Map Showing the Distribution of the Principal Birds and Reptiles (Aves et Reptilia) over the Globe. - 1850 
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Antique hand colored map of the world showing bird and reptile distribution with tiny illustrations of animals. Colored to show the "Districts" of various major species, ie: "District of the Crocodiles". The tiny engraved illustrations are simply adorable and delightful. Engraved by J Dower. From A Descriptive Atlas of Astronomy and of Physical and Political Geography by the Rev. Thomas Milner, maps by Augustus Petermann, and published by William S. Orr & Co, 1850. Very good condition with some minor signs of age, such as spots, toning, and mild image transfer. Tight margin. Page measures approx. 9.25 x 12 inches.
Genuine Antique Map
Maker: Petermann / Orr / Dower

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