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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.