Original Crimean War Atlas 1855 (1855)

Johnston

Johnston's Atlas of the War 1855

Published: 1855

Date: 1855

Johnston's Atlas of the War 1855, published by W and A K Johnston, Edinburgh 1855. 6 folding maps on paper in original decorated red slipcase. The maps are: New Map of the Seat of War in the Danubian Principalities and Turkey with Maps of Central Europe 1854 (10th edition); New Chart of the Baltic Sea with enlarged plans of Cronstandt, Sveaborg, Revel, Port Baltic & Gulf of Riga 1854 (4th edition); New Map of the Crimea 1855; New Map of The Black Sea, Caucasus, Crimea etc., with enlarged plans of Sevastopol as seen by the Officers of HMSF Retribution 6th January 1854 and the Bosphorus 1854; Johnston's War Map of Europe 1855 Showing the Seat of Operations in the Black Sea & Sea of Azov, the Baltic and White Seas, positions of Naval and Military Engagements, Bessarabia, Poland, the Ukraine etc., the original area, progressive extent, and present limits of the Russia Empire 1855; and Johnston's Plan of the Siege of Sevastopol April 1855. Average map size 69 by 53 cm. Some hand-colouring and a vignette of Sevastopol. Good to VG condition with occasional strengthening of folds to reverse with archival standard clear tape and restoration of the corners of the slipcase.

Illustrated
Maps, some hand colured

Condition
Good to VG

Binding
Maps in slipcase

£400

Offered by Arthur Hook