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1865 Johnson's Map of India (Hindostan or British India) - Geographicus - India-johnson-1865

A very nice example of A. J. Johnson’s 1865 map of India and Southeast Asia. Covers from 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 Pakistan, 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 fretwork style border common to Johnson’s atlas work from 1864 to 1869. Published by A. J. Johnson and Ward as plate number 96 in the 1865 edition of Johnson’s New Illustrated Family Atlas. This is the first edition of the Johnson Atlas to be attributed to Johnson exclusively.

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