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Lot 732
By: Visscher/Shenk
Subject: Sri Lanka
Date: 1713 (circa)

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Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 23.1 x 19.5 inches
         58.7 x 49.6 cm


    Superb map of Ceylon with north oriented to the right. The island is well delineated with mountains, forests, roads, cities, forts, and temples. Adamís Peak is prominently depicted near the center of the island. The legendary Adams Brugh (Adam's Bridge or Rama's Bridge) is clearly shown linking Mannar island off Sri Lanka with Rameswaram island of the coast of India. Decorated by a title cartouche featuring natives and an elephant. Blank verso.

Condition Description:
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An excellent impression with full original color and a few tiny spots of foxing at bottom center. A tear confined to left blank margin has been repaired on verso with paper tape.


Estimate:
$550.00 - $650.00


Sold for: $400.00

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