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Auction 132, Lot 642

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

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

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. French text on verso


Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 6/2/2010