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Auction 98, Lot 384

"Ceilan Insula", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Sri Lanka

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

7.3 x 5.8 inches
18.5 x 14.7 cm
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Handsome map of the island of Ceylon with north oriented to the left. Fully engraved to show the mountains, forests, and kingdoms. Strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Fine impression with light damp stain unobtrusively entering border at bottom right.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 3/6/2002