Auction 102, Lot 473

"India I - XII (Set of twelve maps)", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: India

Period: 1835-53 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 15.5 inches
31.8 x 39.4 cm

Complete set of 12 maps showing all of India under the Raj. The last being a general and index map of the subcontinent, the rest cover the country in much more detail, including an very nice map of Ceylon along with India's tip (Map I). All are crisp steel engravings with nice hand coloring (wash in seas) and keyboard style borders. Probably the most detailed 19th century maps of India.

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Condition: A

All very nice, with even toning.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/5/2003

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