Remarkable Geological Phenomena Volcanoes Arthur's Seat Teneriffe 1856 map viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Comparative Views of Remarkable Geological Phenomena.
(Tenerife, Mt. Vesuvius, Mt. Etna, South Keeling Islands, Crater of Gedee, Java, Arthur's Seat, Ascension Island, Pichincha, Antisana.).
Issued 1856, Edinburgh by William Blackwood and Sons. Engraved by W & A.K. Johnston.
Detailed and lovely large mid 19th century color lithographed folio map with views with piano key border. Wonderful assortment of diagrams and cross sections including specific events such as the 18 July 1831 Graham island appearance, volcanic mountain height comparisons, a survey by Humboldt, etc.
Well preserved, nice looking example with pleasing age patina.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 21 3/4" H x 27" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 20" H x 24" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.