Auction 117, Lot 780

"Insula Ceilan quae incolis Tenarisin dicitur", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5 inches
18.8 x 12.7 cm

Handsome small map of the island of Ceylon with north oriented to the left. Fully engraved to show the mountains, forests and kingdoms. This map was engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Couple of minor printer's creases. Manuscript brown ink notation in margin.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/6/2006