Auction 88, Lot 302

"Ceylon",

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 13 inches
22.9 x 33 cm

The "Pearl of the Sea" surrounded by 5 finely engraved and intricate vignettes in the traditional Tallis style. A beautiful, rare map with extraordinary detail naming towns, lakes and rivers bordered by an exquisite design. Marginal chipping and short tears, else image fine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 10/2/1999

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