World Map Mercator Projection explorer's ocean tracks 1862 Johnson & Ward mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Johnson's Map of the World on Mercator's Projection.
(World Map, Mercator's Projection, North America, South America, Africa, Europa, Asia).
Issued 1862, New York by Johnson & Ward..
Fine lithographed map, with original hand color. Scarce imprint year, issued during the Civil War.
With the ocean tracks of the Capt. Cook voyages of Discovery shown as well as the 1840-42 Wilkes Ex. Exped.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light soiling and small scattered spotting, slight diagonal cease at bottom corners, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 18" H x 28" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 443