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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: Add style to any room's decor with this beautiful print. Whether your interior design is modern or classic, a map is never out of fashion.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.

This is A. J. Johnson's fine map of the world on Mercator's Projection. Depicts the entire world centered on North and South America. Offers a fascinating snapshot of the world during a period of rapid globalization and discovery. Updated from earlier versions to reflect recent discoveries in Africa, including Lake Victoria's first appearance in a Johnson's Atlas, and the ongoing exploration of Antarctica. The Antarctic continent itself is shown only sketchily, representing the relatively primitive state of Antarctic exploration at that point. Shows the path of important explorers including Cook and Wilkes. Also notes several ship routes between America and Europe as well as the path of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable. Features the Grecian style border common to Johnson's atlas work from 1864 to 1869. Prepared by A. J. Johnson for publication as plates no. 13 and 14 in the 1865 edition of his New Illustrated Atlas… . Dated and copyrighted: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year of 1865 by A. J. Johnson in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

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