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No.
4
Publisher
Berghaus, Physikal. Atlas
Description
Specialia vom Vulkan-Gurtel des Atlantischen Ocean's, 1850 (loosely translates as details of the volcanic circle or girdle of the Atlantic) several inset maps and illustrations of volcanoes in the Atlantic Ocean – Iceland, Antilles, Cape Verdes, Azores, Canary – and Mediterranean Sea – Sicily, Aeolian Islands and Naples. Various scales. Maps are hand coloured.Flat with centre-fold, Slight age browning at edges. In very good condition.
£35
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No.
5
Publisher
Berghaus, Physikal. Atlas
Description
Vermischtes zur Geologie [Miscellaneous (volcanic) Geology], 1850. The main map is the high Andean Quito Plateau of Ecuador showing the volcano complexes of Pichincha and Antisana. It is surrounded by insets of the Pyrenees with cross-section a coral atoll (over subsided volcano), the volcano Gedee in Java, the Himalayas and a diagram of the comparative heights of the highest mountains. Quite a pastiche! Engraving with limited areas of hand colouring, 36x46cm. Flat with centre-fold, Slight age browning at edges. Clear plate impression. In very good condition.
£35
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No.
7
Publisher
Mediterranean
Description
Tektonische-Morphologische Ubersicht des Mediterranen Orogens, no date/c.1920s, by F Machatschek, R Staub, and C Burri. Folded 3-colour print, 25.5 x57cm with minor marginal tears. In fair condition.
£2
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