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The Mapping of North America

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WYLD, James

Map of India, Constructed with Great Care and Research from All the Latest Authorities and Intended more particularly to Facilitate a Reference to the Civil and Military Stations ... Arranged under the Direction of Capt. R.N. Grindlay by James Wyld

London, 1842
935 x 655 mm., dissected and laid on contemporary linen, marbled endpapers, early outline and wash colour, with publisher’s embossed cloth slipcase complete with original paper label affixed, a further paper label affixed to the back of the cloth advertising Wyld’s wares, in good condition.
A large, detailed and decorative map of India made for the East India Company. The dedicatee Sir James Carnac was on the board of the Company. The map is divided into its regions by coloured borders with all towns shown. The Military stations are underlined on the map and a chart on the right hand side of the map gives details about their locations as well as population details for Hindoustan. A chart at the top right hand corner provides the distances between all major cities and towns. An interesting footnote lower right records ‘This Map will serve to illustrate the Dispatches of the Duke of Wellington’. Provenance: private collection of Rodney Shirley.
Stock number: 9436

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