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1853 Mitchell Map of India - Geographicus - Hindoostan-mitchell-1850

An extremely attractive example of S. A. Mitchell Sr.’s 1853 map of India. Covers the subcontinent in considerable detail. Princely states and British possessions are color coded. An inset in the lower right hand quadrant details the Delta of the Ganges River. Surrounded by the green border common to Mitchell maps from the 1850s. Prepared by S. A. Mitchell for issued as plate no. 69 in the 1853 edition of his New Universal Atlas . Dated and copyrighted, “Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1850, by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co., in the Clerks office of the District court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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