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Antique Map of Denmark by Keith Johnston, c1875

Antique Map of Denmark by Keith Johnston, c1875

by Johnston, W. & A.K.

DENMARK With North-West portion of the German Empire comprising Schleswig, Holstein & Lauenburg, HANOVER, Brunswick, Mecklenburg, Oldenburg, Anhalt, Lippe &c. by Keith Johnston F.R.S.E. circa 1875.

Wonderfully detailed original map with contemporary colour, by Queen’s Geographer, Keith Johnston (1804-1871), F.R.S.E. (Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh), engraved by W. & A.K. Johnston of Edinburgh for Johnston's "General Atlas", a fine work, first published in 1861 by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh & London, and reissued several times until 1889. Sir William Johnston (1802-1888) started as a printer in 1825, and founded the family publishing firm. Younger brother, Alexander Keith Johnston (1804-1871) joined the family business and trained with a number of international geographers, becoming royal geographer. 

Good condition except for the slight discolouration along the horizontal centrefold, and the small hole at the centre of the paper at the right end of fold. Price adjusted accordingly.
Map page size is 460 x 37cm (18 1/4" x 14 1/2")

Stock Number: amD.J15Price: $150.00