Auction 119, Lot 793

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

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 5.5 inches
17.8 x 14 cm

Handsome small map of the island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with north oriented to the left. The map is fully engraved to show the mountains, forests and kingdoms and a few simple roads. This map was engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's edition of the Atlas Minor. German text on verso

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Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 5/9/2007

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