1832 SDUK Antique Map of New England, New York to New Jersey

Publisher : Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

  • Title : North America Sheet VI New-York, Vermont, Maine, New-Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode-Island. and New Jersey
  • Ref  :  50273
  • Size: 16in x 13in (405mm x 335mm)
  • Date : 1823
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

This finely engraved hand coloured original antique map of New England, New York to New Jersey was engraved in 1832 - the date is engraved at the foot of the map - and was published in the 1835 Baldwin & Craddock edition of the Society For the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK) Atlas.

Background: The SDUK produced two landmark volumes in cartography in the first half of the 19th century. The first volume concentrated on areas of the old world, Europe, Africa, Great Britain etc. The second volume contained maps of the new world, America, South Asia, including US state maps, colonies of Australia, South Africa, South America etc. Also included were some of the finest engraved town and city plans  published at that time.
The SDUK was published in its entirety or in part by many publishers including Baldwin and Cradock 1829-32, Chapman & Hall in 1844, Charles Knight & co. 1846 – 1852. G. Cox published the SDUK between 1852-3, Stanford 1857-70 and later revised edition were also published after Stanford.
This is a finely engraved map with beautiful original colour t on strong, clean paper. (Ref: Tooley, M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - white
Age of map color: -  Original & later
Colors used: -  Red, green, yellow
General color appearance: -  Authentic
Paper size: - 16in x 13in (405mm x 335mm)
Margins: - min. 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None