France in Departments

Order Code: JOH-1863-FRANCE Category:

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Alexander Keith Johnston, took the title Geographer at Edinburgh in Ordinary to the Queen when he began map-making in Scotland in 1826. Johnston, famous for his attention to geographic detail, made this rare edition of the “Royal Atlas of Modern Geography” in 1863. France, divided by departments is illustrated on this hand colored map. Insets show Corsica, the environs of Paris and France in provinces. Details include the names of regions, rivers, lakes, mountains, important cities, and state boarders. Each large scale map was printed on thick paper with vibrant color highlighting boarders.


Size: 22.5 x 17.5 inches
Condition: Very Good-age toning, light foxing, small repaired split at fold
Map Maker: Alexander Keith Johnston
Coloring: Original Hand Color
Year: 1863

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