Johnson's Map of Japan - Original (1897)

Johnson's Map of Japan - Original (1897)

$9.25

Author: A. J. Johnson (Ed.)
Publisher: A. J. Johnson Company
Publication Date: 1897
Type: No Binding

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Title: Johnson's Map of Japan - Original (1897)
Author: A. J. Johnson (Ed.)
Publisher: A. J. Johnson Company
Publication Date: 1897
Type: No Binding
Condition: Fine

Notes: This rare original hand colored map of Japan is from Volume IV of the 1897 edition the highly acclaimed Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia. This map depicts a snapshot of the political landscape of Japan at the dawn of the 20th Century and includes detail geological features. It also contains small inset maps of Kurile Islands and Loochoo Islands. The maps published by A. J. Johnson Company are known for their detail, accuracy and vivid hand-coloring. As a result, they are very popular with both map collectors and historians. The size of this map makes it ideal for matting and framing. This extraordinary example of 19th century mapmaking is a work of art and history that makes a perfect conversation piece for home or office. There is a book of knowledge contained in a well-crafted map. 7.25"x 10.75" Additional photos available upon request. All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Sku: 004262