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Hand colored engraved view. Showing facial portraits from different parts of the world, and demonstrating racial and regional differences. The portraits are grouped under the headings: Asiatics, Australians, Europeans, Polynesians, Africans and Americans, and illustrate European perceptions of people indigenous to each area.
Hand colored engraved 12 plates of general world geographical phenomena, 28.5x23, Dated 1846-1851. Engraved by Jon Emslie, published by James Reynolds, loose in blue embossed portfolio titled "Geological diagrams" in gilt. Contents includes plate numbers 13-24 or (1-12). Maps provide geographical, geological, ethnological, zoological and climatological information. 1. Geographical Diagram of the Earth. 2. Physical Map of the world. 3. Mountains. 4. Panoramic Plan of the Principal Rivers and Lakes. 5. Waterfalls., with text on verso. 6. Distribution of The Currents of Air...Meteorological Map Showing The distribution of the Rain. 7. Tidal Chart of the World..Botanical Map Showing The Distribution of Plants. 8. Zoological Map Showing The distribution of Animals...The Distribution of Birds and Reptiles. 9. Ethnographical Map Showing the Distribution of the Human Race. 10. The Principal Varieties of Mankind. 11. Physical Map of The British Isles and the Surrounding Seas. 12. Comparative View of The Principal Buildings in the World.
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