MIDDLE EAST 1866
A fine reproduction map of Johnson’s Turkey in Asia Persia Arabia & c. by Johnson and Ward. A very nice example of A. J. Johnsons 1866 map of Arabia, Persia, and Turkey in Asia. Covers from the Mediterranean and Egypt eastwards as far as the Mouths of the Indus River, as well as southward as far as the Horn of Africa and northwards to the Black Sea. Depicts most of the politically volatile modern-day middle east, including the nations of Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Israel, Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey. Offers color coding according to country and region as well as notations regarding desert caravan routes, oases, roadways, river systems, forts and monasteries, and some topographical features.
CARTOGRAPHER: A.J. Johnson
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