Auction 113, Lot 736

"Carte de l'Isle de Ceylan", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 10 inches
24.1 x 25.4 cm

Detailed copper engraved map of the island with good detail inland of mountains, rivers, and towns and villages. Rococo-style cartouche and compass rose decorate the map.


Condition: A

Attractive original color and good impression. Issued folding, now pressed. Short tear in margin repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/7/2005