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“Ireland” … 1895

“Ireland” … 1895 … from Chambers … 1895 … 8.5” x 6.5” (21.5 cms x 16.5 cms) … original printed colour. Printed by Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 – 1871) was a geographer and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society from 1842. He was the younger brother of Sir William Johnston, founder of the family firm, and joined the firm in 1826 having been apprenticed to J. Kirkwood and Sons. He produced many maps in his own name, most of which were engraved and published by the firm W. and A. K. Johnston. He entitled himself “Geographer at Edinburgh in Ordinary of the Queen”. His many atlases included “The Physical Atlas” (1848), the first British atlas to give a synoptic view of physical geography after Heinrich Berghaus. The map is in excellent condition. Map Ref: 151