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Auction 104, Lot 65

"A Map of the Principal Rivers Shewing Their Courses, Countries, and Comparative Lengths", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Rivers

Period: 1834 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 15.5 inches
31 x 39.4 cm
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Very interesting comparative chart uniquely arranged on concentric circles around a classic compass rose, indicating the rivers and their relative distance from the sea, including an index of each river’s length in English miles. Associated towns and lakes are noted and respective countries are identified in capital letters with an index at lower left. Published by Chapman and Hall.


Condition: A

Overall faint toning.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/10/2003