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Auction 141, Lot 673

"[Lot of 13] India I - XII [and] The World Known to the Ancients [right sheet]", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: India & Sri Lanka

Period: 1845 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 15.5 inches
30.5 x 39.4 cm

Complete set of 12 maps showing all of India under the Raj and an additional right sheet of the double-page map of The World Known to Ancients. The first map is a general index map of the subcontinent, with the remaining maps covering the country in much more detail, including a very nice map of Sri Lanka along with India's tip (Map I), and the region of Nepal on sheet X. All are crisp steel engravings with keyboard style borders.

A. India
B. India I and Ceylon
C. India II Madras Presidency
D. India III Bombay Presidency
E. India IV
F. India V
G. India VI
H. India VII
I. India Sheet VIII Bengal Presidency
J. India IX
K. India X
L. India XI
M. The World Known to the Ancients


Condition: B+

Original hand color with a few scattered spots in the image and minor soiling and foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/5/2012