Arabia Persia Middle East 1864 Johnson & Ward decorative old mapBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Johnson's Turkey in Asia Persia, Arabia &c.
Issued 1864, NY by Johnson and Ward. With inset vignettes of Muscat, Trebisond and Smyrna port.
Beautiful mid-19th century antique map, lithographed with original hand color.
There are numerous variant versions of this map, this J & W imprint only occurring briefly between c. 1862-66.
Light uniform paper age toning, light age spotting and surface soiling, nothing offensive, nice visual appeal. An attractive American map produced during the Civil War.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 17 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 12 5/8" x 15 5/8".
Ristow, American Maps & Mapmakers, 325.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2, p. 443