An Accurate Map of Hindostan or India...by William Guthrie

An Accurate Map of Hindostan or India...by William Guthrie

Code: 54663

£225.00 Approx $281.25, €266.27
 

Date: 1785

Copper engraving with original outline hand colouring: 45.8cms x 43.5cms; image size: 422mm x 403mm.  Attractive map of India Pakistan Afghanistan Burma etc .From A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World, illustrated with a correct set of maps by William Guthrie Esq. Published by GG and J Robinson for Charles Dilly, London.This map was engraved by William Darton.

 Very good condition; some creases and old folds as issued.  
William Guthrie was born in Brechin in Scotland.  He wrote a number of histories and translated Cicero but is best known for his Guthrie’s Geography which became one of the most important and widely read geography texts of this era.