SDUK “India I and Ceylon.” Map by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. London: SDUK, 1830-1843. Approximately 12 x 15 in. Engraving. Original outline color. Very good condition.
From a series of detailed and clearly drawn maps of the Indian sub-continent, “Published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge” of London. This wonderful English enterprise was devoted to the spreading of up-to-date information and the enhancing of understanding. These precise views of 19th-century maps are splendid examples of the Society’s work.