S.D.U.K. Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, vol. 2 only
Lot 54
SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE Maps, vol. 2 only
Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,748) inc. premium

Lot Details
SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE
Maps, vol. 2 only, 49 engraved maps (all hand-coloured in outline), 49 engraved city plans (4 double-page including 2 of London, most partially hand-coloured), with index, title torn, short tear to New South Wales and Upper Canada, general map of Africa creased, Chapman and Hall, 1844; Six Maps of the Stars, 6 hand-coloured celestial maps, some dampstaining in the margin, Baldwin and Cradock, 1831, 2 works in one vol., neat ink numbering in upper forecorner throughout, half calf, defective, folio

Footnotes

  • Includes maps of North America (17, one mentioning Texas), Australia (3), and cities such as Boston, Philadelphia, London (2 double-page), Dublin, Edinburgh, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Milan, Venice, Munich, Hamburg and Frankfurt.
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