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Northern India, Nepal, and border of Chinese Tartary. SDUK c1834

Northern India, Nepal, and border of Chinese Tartary. SDUK c1834

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INDIA X. Published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Gurry or Gurh, Hill, Fortification  Droog, Hill, Fort.  Poor, Town  Nuddy, River. 1. British Territory  2. Bundlecund  3. Dominion of the King of Oude  4. Do. of Nepal  Co. of China.
Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Published August 1st 1834, by Chapman & Hall, 186, Strand. (London)  

Geography is highlighted by hachures for mountain ranges, and contemporary pen outlining of regions (from the time of publication). Within an engraved cross-banded border, and with scales of British Miles and Indian Cosses (the latter being a measure of distance in India, varying from one and a quarter to two and a half English miles). 

Engravers, draughtsmen and publishers, John, Alexander and Charles Walker were known as J. & C. Walker, flourished in London from 1820-1895. They published their “Royal Atlas” with several reissues, and engraved many maps and charts for the British Admiralty. J & C Walker are best known for their work in conjunction with the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (S.D.U.K.)

Obverse slight foxing, but otherwise in good condition. Page measures 355 x 415mm (14 x 16 3/8 inches). The page is complete, with wide margins around the border, as issued.

Stock Number: amIsduk10Price: $99.00