Rare Books

A BENGAL ATLAS

Lot No
43
Description
By James Rennell
Published by order of the Honourable The Court of Directors for the Affairs of the East India Company
Year : 1781
Number of Plates : 22/22
Estimate
Rs. 4,00,000 - 5,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 5,51,034

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Decorative gold border on the hardbound brown cover. The spine is replete with various motifs embossed in gold and the title of the book on a red ground. Containing maps of the Theatre of War and Commerce on that side of Hindoostan. Published by order of the Honourable The Court of Directors for the Affairs of the East India Company.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.