A MAP OF THE PROVINCES OF DELHI, AGRAH, OUDE, AND ELLAHABAD, COMPREHENDING THE COUNTRIES LYING BETWEEN DEHI, AND THE BENGAL-PROVINCES, SURVEYED BY MAJOR JAMES RENNELL, SURVEYOR GENERAL TO THE HONOURABLE EAST-INDIA COMPANY ...

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Andrew Dury


A Map of the Provinces of Delhi, Agrah, Oude, and Ellahabad, comprehending the Countries Lying between Dehi, and the Bengal-Provinces, Surveyed by Major James Rennell, Surveyor General to the Honourable East-India Company ...

Copper plate engraving, 1794
Four sheet map, joined into two sections. Each section, 21 1/2 x 41 7/8"
Fair condition. Small losses along lower edges of each sheet. Professionally repaired. Partial loss of lower neat line. Some offsetting. Original color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 76140
Price: $750.00
Publisher : Published 12th May, 1794, by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London.
A large four sheet map that is dedicated to the directors of the East India Company. This map shows the area in great detail, noting cities, towns, roads, rivers, lakes and mountains. Color coded; Red, British possessions, Hindooput Rajah’s…; Yellow, Possessions of the Nabob of Oude; Green, Rajah Adjidsing’s, Bahdoriah Rajah’s & Pattan’s. It appeared in "A New Universal Atlas, exhibiting all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, &c. &c. in the whole World; being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the last edition of D'Anville and Robert (de Vaugondy) with many improvements by Major James Rennell, and other eminent geographers, including all the tracks and new discoveries of the British circumnavigators, Biron, Wallis, Carteret, Captain James Cook, Vancouver, Perouse, &c. &c." Maps

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