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1853SDUKLondonWarsaw$225 Picture

A steel engraved map with original color wash

Size: 15-1/4 inches X 23 inches

Map Type: Atlas City

This is a superior copy, with vivid hand-drawn outline colors.

This steel engraving of the city of Warsaw, Poland was created by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge and published in 1841.This large double page town plan is very detailed There are profile views of cathedrals, palaces and other public buildings along the bottom of the map.

The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge or SDUK, as the Society was known, produced inexpensive maps to encourage broad use in education.

References: A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 811, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 4 Page 185 Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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