London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, London: Charles Knight, 1849.
2 volumes, 2° (410 x 350mm.), 218 engraved maps, town-plans, and star-charts, some double-page and folding, mostly hand-coloured in outline (title of volume I with marginal repair, occasional thumb-soiling and browning), contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards (extremities rubbed).
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