British Raj India Calcutta Bombay Agra Delhi Madras 1796 Doolittle engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Hindostan or India from the Best Authorities.
(Asia, India, British Raj, Calcutta, Delhi, Agra, Madras, Bombay, Punjab, Bengal, Mysore, Ceylon, Sri Lanka).
Issued c. 1796, Boston by Thomas & Andrews. Map engraving by Amos Doolittle.
Uncommon late 18th century early American engraved map. Among a relative handful of engraved maps entirely produced within the young United States in the late 18th century depicting India.
Nice looking example with signs of time and age, pleasing patina, some toning and old small scattered staining, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Pic captures the map condition.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/4" H x 10" W.
Engraved area measures c. 7" H x 9" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. #1.
Wheat & Brun, American Maps Published in America Before 1800, 886.