“North America/ Sheet VII/ Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Columbia and Part of Virginia..” London: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1833. 14 1/2 x 12 1/2. Engraving by J. & C. Walker. Original outline color. Very good condition.
An original antique map of the mid-Atlantic region, extending from New Jersey to Virginia. It was issued by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK); this wonderful English enterprise was devoted to the spreading of up-to-date information and the enhancing of understanding. This map of the American mid-section shows the extent of settlement in the area, with towns and roads and so forth. Excellent detail is given; this is a fine example of the work of the SDUK.