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  AMERICA 
 Eastern Seaboard 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [19th century town plan of New York]
New York. London, SDUK, 1840. Coloured. Steel engraving. 320 x 390mm.
Detailed town plan of New York, with vignette views of Broadway and City Hall, marking the routes of the railways into the city.
[Ref: 16497]    £450.00 ($592 • €511 rates)


 Central America 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Central America]
Central America. I. Including Yucatan, Belize, Guatemala, Salvador. Honduras, Nicaragua and the Southern States of Mexico. London, Chas Knight, 1852. Original outline colur. 320 x 400mm.
Map of Central America published under the superintendence of the Society for the Duffulsion of Useful Knowledge.
[Ref: 17162]    £100.00 ($132 • €114 rates)


  ASIA 
 Indonesia 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Detailed map of the East Indies]
Eastern Islands or Malay Archipelago. London, Baldwin & Craddock, 1836. Original outline Colour. Steel engraving, 315 x 405mm.
Indo-China, the Malay Peninsula marking Singapore, the Philippines, Sumatra, Java & Borneo.
[Ref: 17155]    £160.00 ($210 • €182 rates)


  AUSTRALASIA 
 New Zealand 

SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [19th century English map of New Zealand]
The Islands of New Zealand. London: S.D.U.K., 1838. Coloured. 410 x 340mm.
Detailed map of New Zealand, marking its geographical features. Interesting notes about 'mountains said to be covered with perpetual snow' , 'supposed gold fields' and 'supposed coal fields'.
[Ref: 15150]    £300.00 ($395 • €341 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [The environs of London during the reign of William IV]
The Environs of London. London: Chapman & Hall, 1832. Coloured steel-engraving. 330 x 405mm.
Detailed map showing the suburbs of London when they were truly villages. The extents are Hampton Court and Bushy Park in the south west, east to Erith Marshes and Mitcham Common. north to Totteridge.
[Ref: 17105]    £185.00 ($243 • €210 rates)


SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [London in the reign of William IV, with decorative vignettes]
London. London: J. Henshall, c.1835. Coloured. 400 x 650mm
Highly detailed double-page map of London, showing from Kensington Palace east to the Isle of Dogs, and the Oval north to Islington. The SDUK published two versions of this town plan: this is the more desirable, with two vignettes of the Tower of London from London Bridge and London from Holloway, with lengths of bridges shown and with elevations of principal buildings along the bottom margin.
[Ref: 15446]    £750.00 ($986 • €852 rates)


SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [Mid-Victorian map of London with vignettes]
London. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 400 x 650mm, folded into original covers.
A decorative folding map of London with vignettes of the Tower of London from London Bridge and London from Holloway, with lengths of bridges shown and with elevations of principal buildings along the bottom margin. Unusual to find this map sold sparately in a booklet format as this example, it is normally found bound in the SDUK as part of the atlas volume.
[Ref: 15496]    £700.00 ($921 • €795 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Belgium 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [C19th plan of Antwerp]
Antwerp (Antwerpen.) Anvers. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving. Dissected and laid on linen, folded into buckram covers, titled in gilt, as issued. 345 x 400mm.
Detailed townplan, with elevations of the most important buildings under the map. Above the map is a prospect of the town 'From a print in the British Museum'. On the right side of the map is a 'Plan of the Scheldt, & the Forts from Antwerp to Lillo'. Usually this map appeared in the SDUK atlas: however this example was issued as a folding map, probably for the use of a tourist.
[Ref: 15493]    £110.00 ($145 • €125 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [19th century plan of Brussels]
Brussels (Bruxelles). London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1837. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, 340 x 400mm.
Detailed townplan, with elevations of the most important buildings under the map and an inset of the Environs bottom left.
[Ref: 13838]    £90.00 ($118 • €102 rates)


 Greece 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Athens]
Athens. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving. Dissected and laid on linen, folded into buckram covers, titled in gilt, as issued. 345 x 400mm.
Steel-engraved townplan, with a long prospect of the city in three sections, above and down the sides of the map, and elevations of the ancient buildings under the map. Usually this map appeared in the SDUK atlas: however this example was issued as a folding map, probably for the use of a tourist.
[Ref: 15487]    £120.00 ($158 • €136 rates)


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