The Physical Features of North & South America showing the Mountains, Table-lands, Plains, Slopes, by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. with original sections by Prof H.D. Rogers.


Title:
The Physical Features of North & South America showing the Mountains, Table-lands, Plains, Slopes, by A.K. Johnston, F.R.G.S. with original sections by Prof H.D. Rogers.
Date:
C1856
Mapmaker:
Alexander Keith Johnston (1804-1871)
Image Size:
530mm x 620mm (20.87" x 24.41")
Condition:
In good condition, with centre folded as issued.
Price:

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Stock Number:
PANP 007 USA (NAGY) (LF02)
Description:

Large scale map of the physical features of the Americas, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston's, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.There is a colour key at lower left with an explanation of the colours used in the map.

Biography:

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 –1871).

Johnston was a Scottish cartographereducated the University of Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood.

In 1826 he and his brother William began in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known firm of W. and A. K. Johnston. Johnston was a prolific mapmaker and publisher. He was soon professionally recognised by being appointed Geograpger Royal of Scotland, in October 1849 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and in 1862 he was a founding member of the Meteorological Society of Scotland.

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