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Modern Rome. Clarke, W. B. ; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), 1830

Modern Rome. / Clarke, W. B. ; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) / 1830
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Full Title: Plan of modern Rome, by W.B. Clarke, archt. Published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Published by Baldwin & Cradock, 47 Paternoster Row, Octr. 1, 1830. (London: Chapman & Hall, 1844)

Author: Clarke, W. B. ; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Date: 1830

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Clarke, W. B. ; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Date: 1830

Short Title: Modern Rome.

Publisher: London: Chapman and Hall

Type: Atlas Map ; View

Object Height cm: 31

Object Width cm: 40

Scale 1: 15,840

Note: Engraved map. Hand col. Includes drawings of 17 building facades "A comparison of the principal modern buildings in Rome."

Reference: Branch, M.C. An atlas of rare city maps, p. 68-69.

Country: Italy

City: Rome (Italy)

Full Title: Plan of modern Rome, by W.B. Clarke, archt. Published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Published by Baldwin & Cradock, 47 Paternoster Row, Octr. 1, 1830. (London: Chapman & Hall, 1844)

List No: 0890.202

Page No: (204)

Series No: 211

Engraver or Printer: J. & C. Walker

Published In: Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Vol. 1. London: Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, 1844.

Publication Author: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Publication Date: 1844

Publication Reference: Phillips, 794.

Publication Note: The SDUK, as the Society was known, produced inexpensive maps to encourage broad use in education. The maps in these two volumes were issued in parts over several years. The city plans are of particular interest, with vignettes and great detail. The gnomonic star maps were issued separately in this edition in their own covers. This is the second edition, the first being by Baldwin and Cradock, with the maps issued in numbers and later bound as a set. Rumsey Collection copy originally issued without the 6 "World on a gnomonic projection" maps; copies of them have been laid in. Atlas is bound in half leather dark brown cloth covered boards with "Maps. Vol. 1," "Maps. Vol. 2" stamped in gold on the spines. Maps with outline color; geological map of England and Wales hand colored in full color.

Publication List No: 0890.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 207

Publication Height cm: 43

Publication Width cm: 37

Image No: 0890202

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