Possibly first edition circa 1695 from Camden's Britannia, features a 'A Table of ye Explanation of ye figures in ye Map' and a further key with the note 'Here Note ye in all ye Maps Thefe Marks Signifie' and a list of symbols representing, towns villages, castles etc.
Very decorative early map, ideal for framing. Buy here: Cornwall Morden Map
A Map of the North Part of Hindostan or A Geographical Survey of
the Provinces of Bengal, Bahar, Awd, Ellahabad, Agra and Delhi. by Major
James Rennell F.R.S. Engineer Surveyor General to the Honourable the
East India Company . . . 1794
An extensive map of North East India, 690 x 1055mm, 27 x 41.5" by James Rennell, very scarce.
Major James Rennell FRS (3 December 1742 – 29 March 1830)
geographer, historian and a pioneer of oceanography. The greatest of the
early cartographers of India, he joined the Navy , but was lent to the
East India Company and appointed Surveyor-General of Bengal in 1764 at
the age of 21, retiring in 1777 after 13 years surveying.
The Bengal Atlas was published in 1779 and
contained 21 maps and palns. His second great work was the construction
of the first 'correct' map of the whole of India, first issued in 1782.
Publications: Map of Hindostan, 2 sheets, 1782 re-issued by Laurie and Whittle 1794.
Map of Bengal, Behar, Oude, Allahabad
and part of Agra and Dehli, Dury 1776, re-issued Faden 1786, Laurie and Whittle 1796, Wyld 1824. An Actual Survey of the Provinces Bengal, Behat, etc, Dury 1779, Laurie and Whittle 1794.
Map of the Provinces of Dehli, Agrah, Oude and Allahabad, Laurie and Whittle 1794.