Johnson's Illinois


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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Johnson & Browning
Date Published: 1865

Description: Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16.5" x 12.5".

Comments: Nicely detailed map of Illinois divided into counties and townships showing towns, major routes, railroads and waterways. Includes inset of the Chicago Courthouse (interesting note: "Chicago" is misspelled "Cihcago").Minor chipping and scattered foxing. Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884) is one of the most prolific American publishers of the 19th century. He opened his own company in 1856 that produced atlases, maps and encyclopedias. The company made great maps based on those by J.H. Colton and Johnson produced a newly updated version every year up until the late 19th century.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Maps

Book ID: 202976

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