Auction 110, Lot 609

"[Lot of 11 - India]", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: India and Sri Lanka

Period: 1831-1834 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 10.5 inches
34.3 x 26.7 cm

Complete set of eleven maps showing all of India, including Sri Lanka, under the Raj. These very finely engraved maps cover the country in much detail. The set includes: 1) India I and Ceylon; 2) India II Madras Presidency; 3) India III Bombay Presidency; 4) India IV; 5) India V; 6) India VI; 7) India VII; 8) India Bengal Presidency; 9) India IX; 10) India X, which includes Nepal; and 11) India XI. Each map has full keyboard-style borders, not meant to be joined. Probably the most detailed 19th century maps of India. Each is the approximate size given.

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Condition: A

Bright impressions, original coloring and full margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005

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