Auction 108, Lot 566

"[Lot of 2] Jaffenapatam [and] Baye de Trinquemale", Van Schley, J.

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Dutch edition of Prevost's Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.2 x 10.3 inches
36.1 x 26.2 cm

Two very attractive Sri Lankan maps. First is a bird's-eye view of the fort and town of Jaffna with great detail even of the individual fields and gardens. Second is a map of Koddiyar Bay with the fort of Tricomalee. Both are finely engraved with compass roses and sailing ships.

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Condition: A

Folding as issued.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/29/2004

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