Auction 140, Lot 829

"Islands in the Pacific Ocean", Johnston, Alexander K.

Subject: Pacific Ocean

Period: 1840 (circa)


Color: Black & White

24.3 x 19.8 inches
61.7 x 50.3 cm

A detailed map of the Pacific Ocean identifying countless islands. The map includes the majority of Australia and North America, and parts of Asia and South America. Detail is confined to the coastlines with the exception of several mountain ranges depicted inland.


Condition: B

Printed on heavy paper, with a small amount of outline color on Papua New Guinea and several small islands. There is a small spot in the north Pacific, and a long centerfold separation that has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $55

Closed on 5/23/2012