Original 1862 ‘johnson Map Of Scotland And Ireland’ Two Large Maps On One Sheet For Sale
Two very impressive maps on one large sheet.
Plate numbers 71-72 in the 1862 edition of Johnson's
New Illustrated Family Atlas, by Johnson and Ward, of New York. An accurate map
produced in the 1860's. Johnson’s maps are characterized by hand colouring in
red and green and the distinctive borders are an iron scrollwork of Celtic design.
This double page country map of Ireland and Scotland includes insets of Orkney
Isles and Shetland Isles.
The verso is blank
A reference to the map: Rumsey 2905.041 (1860
edition). Phillips (Atlases) 6140.
Cartographer Alvin Jewett Johnson (September 23, 1827 - April
22, 1884) was a prolific American map publisher active from 1856 to the
The map is in very good condition with no age discolouring
the colours are fresh and vibrant some minor closed tears
The double page plate measures 609x 406 mm plus
Posted rolled in a large plan tube
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Original 1862 ‘johnson Map Of Scotland And Ireland’ Two Large Maps On One Sheet : $30