World climate Global Trade Winds Air Currents Hurricanes Sea Lanes 1856 MapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Geological Distribution of the Currents of Air, Showing the Regions of the Trade Winds, Variable Winds, and Hurricanes with their Effects in Determining the Different Tracks of Navigation.
(World Map, Air Currents, Hurricane Tracks, Trade Winds, Barometers, Tropical Storms).
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 piano key border.
Series of large insets, including storms and hurricanes, including the tracks of specific ones in the first half of the 19th century.
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.