The Rare First Edition of James Rennell's 'Bengal Atlas'
A Bengal Atlas: Containing Maps of the Theatre of War and Commerce on that side of Hindoostan. Compiled from the Original Surveys; and published by Order of the Honorable The Court of Directors for the Affairs of the East India Company, By James Rennell, Late Major of Engineers, and Surveyor General in Bengal.
London: James Rennell, 1780. Folio, full calf gilt, with red morocco title label; pp. 8; engr. index map (with title & key), map on eight folding sheets with outline colour; and five further maps, all dated 1779.
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