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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Johnson, D. Griffing
Date:
1847
Short Title:
Covers: World on Mercator's Projection.
Publisher:
D. Griffing Johnson
New York
Type:
Case Map
Obj Height cm:
37
Obj Width cm:
42
Note:
Cover half leather dark brown cloth covered boards 37x42 with "Johnson's World. New-York." stamped in gilt.
Reference:
Ristow p318.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
(Covers to) Johnson's Illustrated & Embellished Steel Plate Map of The World On Mercator's Projection, Compiled from the latest & most Authentic Sources Exhibiting the recent Arctic and Antarctic Discoveries & Explorations. Engraved & Published By D.Griffing Johnson, 80 Nassau St. New York. 1847. Entered ... 1846 by D. Griffing Johnson ... New York.
List No:
2156A
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Johnson, D. Griffing
Pub Date:
1847
Pub Title:
Johnson's Illustrated & Embellished Steel Plate Map of The World On Mercator's Projection, Compiled from the latest & most Authentic Sources Exhibiting the recent Arctic and Antarctic Discoveries & Explorations. Engraved & Published By D.Griffing Johnson, 80 Nassau St. New York. 1847. Entered ... 1846 by D. Griffing Johnson ... New York.
Pub Reference:
Ristow p318.
Pub Note:
Dissected into 20 sections, mounded and edged with linen. Folds into marbled paper end sheets. With an elaborate vine border with views of important cities. One of the great American World Wall maps of the period. Colton took over the publishing of this map in 1849. See our 1857 issue by Colton. Full color.
Pub List No:
2156.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Height cm:
37
Pub Width cm:
42
Image No:
2156A
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