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Lengths of the Principal Rivers in the World. Heights of the Principal Mountains in the World

Steel engraving with orginal hand colour. Engraved by F. Humphreys, published by Thomas Cowperthwaite & Co, Pennsylvania, 1850.

Image size: 13" x 16" plus margins.

Excellent condition throughout.

A charming and pleasingly composed chart depicting the tallest mountains and the longest rivers, including thumbnail depictions of Rome, London, Dublin, St. Helena, Niagra Falls, the Pyramids, among others. The fiery plumes of smoke denoting volcanoes are a delightful detail and the other natural phenomena shown includes palm trees, lakes and the highest altitude of the growth of pines. 

 

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Lengths of Rivers, Heights of Mountains.

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