London: Charles Knight.
Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Sheet measures 16" x 13"
This map by the The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge shows the city of Istanbul in incredibly detail. Streets and buildings are meticulously rendered, with public buildings, mosques, cemeteries, and other notable sites labeled.
The map is in very good condition. Published by Charles Knight for the SDUK circa 1844. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was formed in 1826 and published low cost maps with the goal of reaching a large market, while still maintaining high quality and precision.
Illustrator: J. & C. Walker