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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Dury, Andrew; Rennell, James, 1742-1830; Robert Laurie & James Whittle
Attributed Author:
Kitchin, Thomas
Date:
1794
Short Title:
Composite: Bengal, Bahar &c.
Publisher:
Laurie & Whittle
London
Type:
Composite Map
Obj Height cm:
99
Obj Width cm:
151
Scale 1:
750,000
Note:
Digital composite of 2 hand colored engraved maps. Relief shown pictorially. Includes 1776 statement by Andrew Dury to the directors of the United Company of Merchants of England Trading to the East Indies. Prime meridian: Calcutta. Printed on 4 sheets; joined.
Country:
Bangladesh; India
Full Title:
(Composite of) An actual survey, of the provinces of Bengal, Bahar &c. By Major James Rennell, Engineer, Surveyor General to the Honourable the East India Company, published by permission of the court of directors, from a drawing in their possession; by A. Dury. Wm. Haydon sculpt. Published 12th May, 1794, by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London.
List No:
2310.065
Page No:
54-(55)
Series No:
67
Engraver or Printer:
Haydon, William
Publication Author:
Kitchin, Thomas; Robert Laurie & James Whittle
Pub Date:
1804
Pub Title:
(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 Rennel, 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. 6th Ed. ... London, R. Laurie & J. Whittle, 1804)
Pub Reference:
OCLC 7160203. Cf P699; Shirley R. Maps in the atlases of the British Library, T.LAU-1c (1799 ed.); NMM 375 (3rd ed. 1801)
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
2310.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
76
Pub Height cm:
57
Pub Width cm:
41
Image No:
2310065
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2006
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