C1878

The Island of Sumatra

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Detailed map by Edward Stanford of Sumatra, Singapore and the Malay Peninsula.

Sold

S/N: ASI-INDO-1878-STAN–229214
(C022)
Categories:
Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

The Island of Sumatra

Date:

C1878

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Condition:

Soiling to upper right corner of margin, 3 spots at lower map edge, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

165mm 
x 267mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Island of Sumatra - Antique Map from 1878

Genuine antique
dated:

1878

Description:

Detailed map by Edward Stanford of Sumatra, Singapore and the Malay Peninsula.

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford  (1827-1904)

Apprenticed as a printer and stationer. He founded his business in partnership with Saunders in 1852 as “Saunders & Stanford” but was dissolved in 1853. He founded “Stanford’s Geographical Establishment” 1857, employing Saunders and Alexander Keith Johnston to prepare maps. By 1864 he was employing twenty-eight men and thirteen boys. He acquire the John Arrowsmith stock at auction in 1874 and by 1881 his staff had grown to sixty-five men, nineteen boys and three women, with his son Edward Stanford II (1856-1917) acting as his assistant. He retired in 1882 and his son took over. The firm still exists.

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.