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Author: James Rennell (1742-1830)

1786 - A map of Bengal, Bahar, Oude & Allahabad - James Rennell - William Faden

Original description from the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Author: Rennell, James, 1742-1830 Date: 1786 Short Title: Bengal, Bahar, Oude, Allahabad. Publisher: William Faden London Type: Atlas Map Obj Height cm: 72 Obj Width cm: 107 Scale 1: 1,480,000 Note: Engraved map on 2 sheets. Full hand col. Relief shown pictorially. Ornamental cartouche. "To John Stables, Esqr. One of the Supreme Council of Bengal. This map, engraved from the original drawing on the same scale in the possession of the Honble. East India Company, communicated by him to the late Mr. Dury, is respectfully inscribed by ... Willm. Faden ..." "43" on verso. David Rumsey Collection copy: mounted as 1 sheet. Country: Bangladesh; India Region: Ganges River Valley (India and Bangladesh) Full Title: A map of Bengal, Bahar, Oude & Allahabad with part of Agra and Delhi exhibiting the course of the Ganges from Hurdwar to the Sea. By James Rennell, F.R.S., late Surveyor Genl. in Bengal. London: printed for Wm. Faden, Geogr. to the King, Charing Cross, Jany. 1st, 1786. List No: 2104.045 Page No: 43 Series No: 47 Publication Author: Faden, William, 1750?-1836 Pub Date: 1811 Pub Title: (General atlas. 1811) Pub Reference: Cf Phillips 6010, 6013, 6047. Pub Note: See note field above. Pub List No: 2104.000 Pub Type: World Atlas Pub Maps: 56 Pub Height cm: 60 Pub Width cm: 47 Image No: 2104045 Institution: Rumsey Collection

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