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Auction 109, Lot 641

"[2 sheets] A Map of Bengal, Bahar, Oude & Allahabad with Part of Agra and Delhi Exhibiting the Course of the Ganges from Hurdwar to the Sea", Faden, William

Subject: India

Period: 1824 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

42 x 28.2 inches
106.7 x 71.6 cm

A very handsome and large map in original color that shows great detail for the period. It was engraved on the same scale as the original drawing by James Rennell, the Surveyor General of the East India Company. Due to its large size, it includes a great amount of detail, locating scores of villages, roads, military outposts, and much more. The large title cartouche includes a river god, leopard, and several native people. On two un-joined sheets.


Condition: B

Nice impression with original outline coloring on a thick sheet with full margins. Some offsetting in map, mostly in blank areas.

Estimate: $300 - $350


Closed on 12/1/2004