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Auction 100, Lot 413

"Nouvelle Carte de l'Ile de Ceylon, avec des Remarques Historiques", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1718 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17.3 x 15 inches
43.9 x 38.1 cm

Handsome and very detailed map of the island. The mountainous topography is graphically presented, along with roads, locations of Dutch forts, gem and salt mines. Numerous elephants are also depicted. Panels of French text provide a detailed history.


Condition: A

Faint toning on fold & tiny hole in text, still very good. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2002