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The successful firm of W. & A. K. Johnston was founded by Sir William Johnston and was based in Edinburgh from 1825. The following year he was joined by his brother Alexander Keith Johnston. This fascinating atlas provides statistics about the Educational Condition of the People, Industrial Condition, Criminal Condition, Pauper Condition, Military and Naval etc. Shirley (2000) ‘Berghaus and Johnston: Pioneers of the Thematic Atlas’, in ‘IMCoS Journal’ no. 83 pp. 31-5; Smith (2000); Smith (2001).
JOHNSTON, William & Alexander Keith

The Statistical Atlas of England, Scotland and Ireland by G. Phillips Bevan

W. & A. K. Johnston, Edinburgh, 1882
Folio (510 x 350 mm), contemporary half calf, red cloth boards, gilt ruled, with gilt title on upper board, rebacked with gilt ruled compartments, each with central gilt feature, gilt title, light wear at corners repaired, marbled endpapers. With half title, full title printed in black and red, Preface, Contents, pp. (8), 75, (7), with 45 maps of England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland, those of England Wales being double page, all in original wash colour, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 10331


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