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Kingdom of Denmark by James Wyld

£40.00 Approx $50.96, €43.81

Code: 31248

Author: Wyld, James

Publisher: James Wyld

Date published: 1860 circa

Steel engraving with original hand colouring. Engraved by Stockley. Image size : 223mm x 275mm. vg. James Wyld (the Elder) 1790-1836 ; James Wyld (the Younger) 1812-87. For well over half a century the Wylds, father and son, carried on a highly successful map publishing business in London. Wyld the Elder took over William Faden's business, and his stock, in 1823 and from then on he and later, his son published a large number of atlases and maps, including re-issues of Faden's maps - all highly regarded. In turn they both held the position of Geographer Royal and Wyld the Elder was a founder member of the Royal Geographical Society.