JOHNSON'S WESTERN HEMISPHERE - EASTERN HEMISPHERE.

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A. Johnson


Johnson's Western Hemisphere - Eastern Hemisphere.

Engraving, c.1860.
Image size 16 1/4 x 23" (41.1 x 58.4 cm) plus margins.
Goof condition save for soft opposing creases in the lower right and left corners. Original color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 98153
Price: $150.00
Publisher : Published by Johnson and Browning, New York.
A handsome map from Johnson's 'New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World." This large double-hemisphere chart depicts the continents and oceans, including Antarctica and some early knowledge of the Northwest Passage. Johnson was one of the major American map publishers of the late 19th century, and published prolifically during that time, with maps of the world and various continents and regions. Johnson's adoption of lithographic processes enabled his firm to produce charts more cheaply and in larger numbers. Maps

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