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A Bengal atlas : containing maps of the theatre of war and commerce on that side of Hindoostan / compiled from the original surveys; and published by order of the Honourable the Court of Directors for the Affairs of the East India Company ; by James Rennell late Major of Engineers, and Surveyors General in Bengal
Bib ID 6346859
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic image, volume]
Author
Rennell, James, 1742-1830
 
Online Versions
Scale Scales differ (E 85°45'--E 88°00'/N 25°45'--N 24°00'). 
Description [London] : [publisher not identified], 1780 
1 atlas (3 unnumbered leaves, 13 leaves of plates (some double, some folded) : maps (some colour) ; 50 cm. 
Full contents
  • 1. The Delta of the Ganges; with the adjacent countries on the east: comprehending the southern inland navigation
  • 2. The Jungleterry District; with the adjacent provinces of Birboom, Rajemal, Boglipour & c.: comprehending the countries situated between Moorshedabad and Bahar
  • 3. A map of south Bahar, including the course of the Ganges to Chunargur
  • 4. A map of north Bahar
  • 5. The northern provinces of Bengal; with the Bootan, Morung, & Assam Frontiers
  • 6. The low countries beyond the Ganges, from the Mauldah River to Silhet: comprehending the midland and the eastern inland navigation
  • 7. The provinces of Bengal situated on the west of the Hoogly River: with the Maharatta Frontier
  • 8. The conquered provinces on the south of Bahar; containing Ramgur, Palamow, & Chuta-Nagpour, with the dependencies
  • 9. Map of Bengal and Bahar
  • 10. A map of Oude & Allahabad; with part of Dehli: including the course of the Ganges to Hurdwar; and the Maharatta Frontier
 
Notes

Atlas of Bengal and Bihar showing cities, capitals, provinces, large towns, large bazaars, villages, forts, roads, fields of battle and boundaries.

Title on added title page: A map of Bengal and Bahar: in VIII parts. [London] : Published according to Act of Parliament by J. Rennell, Novr. 10th 1779.

On each map: Published according to Act of Parliament by J. Rennell ... [date].

Includes legend and index to eight divisions of Bengal and Bahar on added title page.

National Library of Australia's copy has handwritten annotations on page before title page.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-339123827

Subjects Bengal (India) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Bihar and Orissa (India) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1780 
Form/genre Atlases.
Other authors/contributors East India Company
Also Titled

Map of Bengal and Bahar in VIII parts

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