1840 Sduk Marseilletown Plan Map Genuine Old Antique France Handcoloured
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1840 Sduk Marseilletown Plan Map Genuine Old Antique France Handcoloured:
"Marseille, Ancient Massilia. Population Jan. 1st 1827 115,940. Jan 1st 1837 146,240.""Published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 59 Lincolns In Fields. Dec. 1840."
A fine detailed map of this busy French port, engraved by BR Davies. With original handcolouring.
The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was set up in 1826 under the auspices of Lord Brougham, the aim being to provide at a reasonable cost material for those self-taught, or unable to obtain a formal education. It published a large number of maps, ranging from countries to city plans.
This is a genuine antique map that would frame up nicely.
Size: the sheet measures approx. 42cms x 35cms.Condition:A little browned at the edges of the sheet, but the map itself is in a good condition.
Free postage within the UK. £8.00 to Europe, £12.00 to USA etc.I have other antique maps (including SDUK City Plans), books, prints, etc. in my shop. Please see my other items.