"[Lot of 2 Atlases]", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Period: 1833-37 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
12 x 15 inches
30.5 x 38.1 cm
Set of 41 maps bound into two original marbled-paper covered bindings. Not bound with title pages or indexes.
The first volume includes 18 maps: North American Index Map; British North America; The Antilles or West-India Islands; The British Islands in the West Indies; South America Sheet II; South America Sheet III; Islands in the Atlantic; Empire of Japan; China and the Birman Empire; India XI; India XII; Eastern Islands or Malay Archipelago; North Africa or Barbary I Morocco; North Africa or Barbary II Algier; North Africa or Barbary III Tunis and part of Tripoli; North Africa or Barbary IV Tripoli; North Africa or Barbary V Parts of Tripoli and Egypt; and South Africa.
The second volume contains 23 maps: South Africa; Islands in the Atlantic; Western Australia [and] Van-Diemens Island; New South Wales; A Map of the Principal Rivers; The Antilles or West India Islands; The British Islands in the West Indies; Europe; Ancient Britain I; Ancient Britain II; Scotland I; Scotland II; Scotland III; British North America; North America Sheet I Nova-Scotia; North America Sheet IV Lake Superior; North America Sheet V The Northwest and Michigan Territories; North America Sheet VIII Ohio, with Parts of Kentucky and Virginia; North America Sheet XI Parts of North and South Carolina; North America Sheet XII Georgia with Parts of North & South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama & Florida; North America Sheet XIII Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama & Florida; North America XIV Florida; and South America Sheet II Gyayana and North Brazil. Map sizes vary slightly.
Maps are generally very good, all with even ivory age toning. Label on second volume has been defaced.