Africa continent c.1880's Johnston large old engraved color map unknown interiorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Issued c. 1870-90, Edinburgh by Blackwood & Sons. Engraved by W. & A. K. Johnston.
Note how much of the interior is blank. Along the equator is a "probable direction of a mountain chain" near "gorilla country".
Attractive large old engraved 19th century antique map. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 19 1/4"H x 22 1/2"W.
Printed area measures c. 17 3/8"H x 22 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 2.