Balearic Islands/ Malta/ Corsica/ Sardinia-SDUK


Balearic Islands/ Malta/ Corsica/ Sardinia-SDUK

Product no.: 1870
£100.00


Charles Knight London 1845

orig. wash col. steel engraved map; 30 x 37 cm; exc. cond.

Maps of the Islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca, Valetta/Malta, Corsica and Sardinia, published by the Society for the Diffusion for Useful Knowledge. The Society started to publish maps of the world as a compendium to the ?Library of Useful Knowledge? from 1829 onwards. Their aim was to reach a large market by keeping production costs and end prices down but , nevertheless, their maps excelled in high quality, details, accuracy and their decorative appeal.

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