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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 ($584 • €522 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]    £200.00 ($259 • €232 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

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 ($908 • €813 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]    £60.00 ($78 • €70 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]    £60.00 ($78 • €70 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]    £70.00 ($91 • €81 rates)


 Northern Italy 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Plan of Turin]
Turin (Torino). 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 three vignette views including a prospect of the city. 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: 15490]    £110.00 ($143 • €128 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Detailed townplan of Genova]
Genoa. London: George Cox, 1852. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, 320 x 400mm.
Detailed engraved townplan. Includes inset map of Genoa and environs, and drawings of the facades of 14 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings at Genoa."
[Ref: 14404]    £120.00 ($156 • €139 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [Detailed townplan of Milan]
Milan. London: George Cox,.1852. Original outline colour. Steel-engraved townplan, printed area 330 x 385mm.
With elevations of some of the main buildings.
[Ref: 14405]    £130.00 ($169 • €151 rates)


 Spain 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [19th century plan of Madrid]
Madrid. London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1831. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, 320 x 390mm.
Detailed town plan, with elevations of the major buildings, including the Escorial , the Buena Vista and Royal palaces, the Church of St. Norberto, the Convent of the Visitation and others, under the map.
[Ref: 11316]    £60.00 ($78 • €70 rates)


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