Auction 132, Lot 643

"Nouvelle Carte de l'Ile de Ceylon, avec des Remarques Historiques", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1718 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.3 x 15.2 inches
43.9 x 38.6 cm

This is a handsome and very detailed map of the island of Sri Lanka. The mountainous topography is graphically presented, along with roads, locations of Dutch forts, gem and salt mines. Numerous elephants are also depicted. Panels of French text provide a detailed history.

References:

Condition: A+

A small worm hole in the bottom blank margin has been filled.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/2/2010

Archived