Rennell’s Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan, 1792

£700.00

Rennell, Major James, F.R.S., late major of Engineers, and Surveyor General in Bengal: MEMOIR OF A MAP OF HINDOOSTAN; or the Mogul Empire: with an Introduction, Illustrative of the Geography and Present Division of That Country; and a Map of the Countries situated between the Heads of the Indian Rivers, and the Caspian Sea. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co for the Author [London]. 1792, 2nd Edition quarto.

4 folding maps and 1 other (Countries between Delhi and Kandahar, general view of roads and divisions of Hindoostan; General view of the Roads and Divisions of Hindoostan; Section of a branch of the Ganges; Map of the inland navigation;  Countries between the Ganges and the Caspian), cxl. [i],428pp. Contemporary full leather gilt, professionally re-cased with original spine laid down, new marbled endpapers, top section of spine worn with loss of gilt, very sound, contents clean, small closed edge tear to one blank prelim, the four folded maps neatly folded, some foxing to maps and a very minor closed inner edge tear to two of the larger maps, no previous ownership marks.         jun9/1

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