1844 BEAUTIFUL Huge Color MAP of Siberia Tomsk RUSSIA Tartary Khiva ATLAS From “Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge” A beautifully hand-colored map from the 1844 printing of “Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge” The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK), founded in 1826, and wound up in 1848, was a Whiggish London organisation that published inexpensive texts intended to adapt scientific and similarly high-minded material for the rapidly expanding reading public. It was established mainly at the instigation of Lord Brougham with the objects of publishing information to people who were unable to obtain formal teaching, or who preferred self-education. Engraver: J & C Walker Atlas title: Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Map title: Siberia, Wester, Khiva, and Bokhara. Published: London : Published by the Society, and Chapman and Hall, 1844. Language: English Notes & contents: • Originally from the David Rumsey Collection FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Publisher: London : Published by the Society, and Chapman and Hall, 1844. Size: ~13.5in X 16in (33cm x 41cm). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1844 BEAUTIFUL Huge Color MAP of Siberia ...
Publisher: London : Published by the Society, and Chapman and Hall, 1844.
Publication Date: 1844
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
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