- India, Maps and Prints
INDIA / EARLY CALCUTTA IMPRINT: A New and Improved Map of Hindoostan. Shewing the Military Divisions Principal Routes and Civil & Military Stations Under the three Presidencies of Fort William Fort St. George & Bombay / Compiled and engraved by Samuel Smith & Co., Booksellers Stationers & Printers – Calcutta – 1824.
- Extremely rare – an ‘incunable’ of lithographic map publishing in India, being a beautifully rendered (relatively) large format general map of India published by Samuel Smith & Co., a leading Calcutta stationer and printer, made barely two years after lithography was introduced to India. Lithograph with original wash hand colour, printed on 2 joined sheets (Good, loss of…
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