Auction 96, Lot 63

"A Map of 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

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 Baldwin and Cradock.


Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2001