This is an original antique map from an A & C Black atlas published c. 1859, not a reproduction or modern copy. It is printed on nice thick paper and the colours have been well preserved. This map contains a high level of detail and information. The Zoological map shows the distribution of some of the principal members of the animal kingdom and has a mountain engraving showing the distribution of animals in a vertical direction and an inset map showing the distribution of the principal birds. The second map (below) shows the distribution of principal plants and also has a mountain engraving showing the distribution of plants in a vertical direction and an inset world map showing the region of cultivation of tea, sugar, coffee and cotton plants.
Engraved by: J. Bartholomew
Printers: Schenk & MacFarlane
Publisher: Adam & Charles Black
Measurements of the map are approximately 17.5 x 12.75 inches including the white surrounding border. The reverse side is blank.
This map will be shipped securely in a plastic sleeve and sturdy cardboard mailing tube.
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