“Tunison’s Turky in Asia, Persia, Arabia, Russian Turkestan, Afghanistant and Belloochistan.” From Tunison’s Peerless Universal Atlas of the World. Jacksonville, IL: H.C. Tunison, 1889. 11 5/8 x 9 1/4. Cerograph. Original hand color. Very good condition.
A handsome map from Tunison’s Peerless Universal Atlas. With the development of wax engraving (cerography), more maps and atlases were able to be produced in cities beyond the major centers of New York, Philadelphia and Chicago. Henry C. Tunison issued a series of fine atlases beginning in 1885 and lasting into the beginning of the twentieth century. This map has impressive detail and bright color.