China & Japan Qing Empire Korea Hong Kong Peking Beijing 1868 A.J Johnson mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Johnson's China and Japan.
(Asia, China, Qing Empire, Formosa, Japan, Korea, Beijing, Peking, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Macao).
Issued c. 1868 (so dated on map), New York by A.J. Johnston.
Mid 19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
Detailed inset of Canton Hong Kong at lower right.
Like most Johnson maps of this era, this example is one of several/ numerous variant issues which display varying borders and geographical details as time moves on.
The two lower corners of the sheet display a light old damp stain which is visible but not at all offensive visually.
Short closed split at bottom of centerfold which is nearly invisible when viewing the map.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light soiling and small scattered spotting, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 26 1/2" H x 18" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 443