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1862 Johnson Map of India and Southeast Asia - Geographicus - India-johnson-1862

A very nice example of A. J. Johnson’s 1862 map of India and Southeast Asia. Covers from the Mouths of the Indus River eastward to include all of India, Burma, Siam (Thailand), Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia (Malacca) and Vietnam (Tonquin and Chochin). Also includes parts of Nepal, China, Bhutan, Sumatra and Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Offers color coding according to country and region as well as notations regarding roadways, cities, towns, and river systems. Three inset maps focus on the Island of Bombay (Mumbai), Madras, and Calcutta. An view of the Government House and Treasury in Calcutta adorns the upper left corner. Features the strapwork style border common to Johnson’s atlas work from 1860 to 1863. Published by A. J. Johnson and Ward as plate number 90 in the 1862 edition of Johnson’s New Illustrated Family Atlas . This is the first edition of the Family Atlas to bear the Johnson and Ward imprint.

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