Auction 97, Lot 395

"Asia", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Asia

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 12.3 inches
39.4 x 31.2 cm

The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge produced an incredible series of very detailed map in the mid-nineteenth century. This is just such a map of the continent of Asia. It shows the topography and political divisions with a table giving the population of each nation. Engraved by J & C Walker.

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Condition: A

Manuscript notations in brown ink in lower margin.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/5/2001

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