China Canton Amoy insets province capitals topography 1867 Johnson old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Issued New York, 1862-7 by A.J. Johnson.
Lovely antique engraved and lithographed map with original hand color. With inset maps of Amoy and Canton at bottom left.
Map captures the region at a fascinating time in history, when China was an Empire and its borders were ever-changing.
Nice decorative border, type 2 (see Lourie, Johnson Map Project online ref.).
In attractive well preserved condition; paper moderately uniformly age toned, overall the map is clean.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/2" x 17".
Engraved area measures c. 12 1/2" x 15 1/2".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 443, noting A.J. imprint only appears 1866-on.