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Auction 190, Lot 47

"Comparative Views of Remarkable Geological Phenomena", Johnston, W. & A.K.

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Volcanoes

Period: 1855 (circa)

Publication: The Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena

Color: Hand Color

23.4 x 19.7 inches
59.4 x 50 cm
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This unusual sheet contains 9 illustrations depicting some of the volcanic wonders of the world including Vesuvius and Etna, Pichincha and Antisana, and Teneriffe. The Plan of Graham Island at bottom shows a spectacular eruption as seen on July 18, 1831. The plan is flanked by a comparative view of the principal volcanoes of the world.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #229.

Condition: B+

On a sturdy sheet with some faint offsetting and light printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/16/2022