“Johnson’s Asia.” New York: Johnson & Browning, 1862. 12 1/4 x 15 1/4. Lithograph. Original hand color. Some light spots in margins. Very good condition.
An attractive and detailed map of Asia from A. J. Johnson’s mid-nineteenth century atlas of the world. Johnson, who published out of New York City, built a very successful business producing popular atlases, geographies and so on. This map is typical of his work, showing political divisions (highlighted with contrasting pastel colors), cities, rivers, and topography.