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Auction 101, Lot 38

"The Phenomena of Volcanic Action Showing the Regions visited by Earthquakes and the Distribution of Volcanoes Over the Globe", Johnston, Alexander K.

Subject: World

Period: 1854 (published)

Publication: National Atlas

Color: Hand Color

24.2 x 19.9 inches
61.5 x 50.5 cm
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Superb thematic map illustrating the distribution of volcanoes and earthquakes throughout the world. The central world map shows the regions and includes the dates of several large eruptions. Below are eleven inset maps showing detail of the principal areas of volcanic activity in Italy, Iceland, Central America, East Indies, Hawaii, Greek islands, India, the Caribbean, Canary Islands, New Zealand, and Santori. Beautifully hand colored with an excellent key.

References: Phillips (A) #4335.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/4/2002