World Zoology Plant Distribution Botany Birds Tea 1890 scarce Scribner-Black mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Zoological Chart of the World Showing the Distribution of Some of the Principal Members of the Animal Kingdom - Chart of the World Showing the Distribution of the Principal Plants.
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, World Maps, Zoology, Botany, Animals of the World, Birds, Tea, Sugar, Coffee, Cotton).
Issued 1890, NY by Scribner & Black.
Scarce oversized folio sheet late 19th century color lithographed map.
Nice map with four large insets comparing mountain elevations with animal and plant distributions, other insets comparing birds and the production areas of coffee, tea, sugar, cotton and plants.
A very uncommon map from a monumental atlas which was a collaboration between the long running A & C Black and Scribners of NY. This atlas had many supplemental maps unique to it not found in any other versions which precede it.
Clean example, nice looking.
Sheet Measures c. 17 3/4" H x 13" W.
Printed Area Measures c. 16" H x 11 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.