"Ceilan Insula", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Sri Lanka
Period: 1610 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.3 x 5.8 inches
18.5 x 14.7 cm
Charming small map of the island with great detail of the villages, kingdoms, mines and spice plantations. Decorated with a strapwork title and distance scale cartouche. Latin text on verso.
Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins. The top margin is narrow, but still adequate for framing and there is some minor soil in the margins.