Johnson's Michigan and Wisconsin

JOHNSON & WARD

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Johnson & Ward
Date Published: 1864

Description: Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 17.75" x 24".

Comments: Beautifully detailed double page map of Wisconsin and Michigan divided into counties and townships. Shows cities, major routes, railroads and waterways. One small spot of 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: 203203


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