Johnson's Map of West Indies and Central America - Original (1897)

Johnson's Map of West Indies and Central America - Original (1897)

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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 West Indies and Central America - 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 Central America is from Volume 8 of the 1897 edition the highly acclaimed Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia. This map depicts a snapshot of the political landscape of Central America just prior to the Spanish-American War. 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. Plate size: - 10" x 12" (25 x 30 cm); Margins: - Min 1/2in (1.2 cm). Condition: Fine; light age toning along margins. Central fold, as issued. Some parts of the map go to the edge of the paper. Additional photos available upon request. All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Sku: 004297