David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Scotland North, Plate 58, V. III
Houghton Mifflin Co.
John Bartholomew & Son LTD.
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Full color map. Relief shown by gradient tints and spot heights. Depth shown by gradient tints and soundings. Prime meridian is Greenwich. The Times Atlas on the upper left corner.
Scotland North. The Geographical Institute Edinburgh. Edited by John Bartholomew, M.C. Copyright- John Bartholomew & Son, LTD. (with three inset maps on the same scale) St. Kilda, Zetland (Shetland), and Orkney.
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William Clowes & Son Ltd.
The Times Atlas of the World. Mid-Century Edition, Edited by John Bartholomew, M.C., LL.D. Cartographer by Royal Appointment of the late King George V, Gold Medalist of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Volume II, South-West Asia & Russia, containing Afghanistan, Arabia, Arctic Ocean, Ceylon, Greenland, India, Indian Ocean, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria, Turkey, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic, etc. With an Index-Gazetteer. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1959.
Published in 5 volumes, 1955-1959, with 122 colored double page map sheets, and a comprehensive index of over 200,000 names. Because of the long production times involved in the work of compiling the detailed maps, the volumes were arranged in continental groupings with volume III, North Europe, coming out first, followed by another volume each year. V.1. The World, Australasia & East Asia --V.2. South-West Asia & Russia --V.3. Northern Europe --V.4. Southern Europe & Africa --V.5. The Americas. with an Index-Gazetteer. Bound in red linen, with label stamped in real gold reading "The Times Atlas of the World, Mid-Century Edition."
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