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Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
DE BRY, Th.,  XI. Insignia et Sigilla Regum in Celon., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XI. Insignia et Sigilla Regum in Celon.
Frankfurt, 1599, Uncoloured.. 120x178mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of the sheet : 304x205mm.
Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a total of fifty-four parts when it was completed in 1630.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  III. Delineatio Punientium Adulteria in Insula Patane. (Death of Sebald de Weerdt.), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - III. Delineatio Punientium Adulteria in Insula Patane. (Death of Sebald de Weerdt.)
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 138x180mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression. Size of sheet 305 x 200mm.
Showing the death of Sebald de Weert (1567 – 1603) was a Dutch captain and vice-admiral of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). He is most widely remembered for accurately plotting the Falkland Islands in 1600.
He died in May or June 1603 in Batticaloa, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

Theodo...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ALBRIZZI, G.B.,  Isola Ceilon., antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, G.B. - Isola Ceilon.
Venice, 1740, Coloured.. 278x352mm. A good and dark impression. Fine condition.
Attractive copper engraved map of Sri Lanka showing mountains, Towns and the Rama's Bridge (Ponte di Adamo). Included in "Atlante Novissimo che Contiene Tutte le Parti del Mondo".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HARREVELT, E.van / CHANGUION, D.J.,  Carte de L'Isle de Ceylan. Pour servir à l'histoire. . ., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E.van / CHANGUION, D.J. - Carte de L'Isle de Ceylan. Pour servir à l'histoire. . .
Amsterdam, 1773, In attractive original o/l colours.. 268x240mm. Minor marginal discolouration upper left. Good condition.
Uncommon edition of this fine map of Shri Lanka. In lower right engraved "6."
From Atlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des etablissements et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes.
With French text in title cartouche and an add...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ARROWSMITH, A., Ceylon., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, A. - Ceylon.
Edinburgh, 1823, Outline colors. 252x203mm. A very good example, with faint toning.
A fine and richly detailed map of Sri Lanka. With numerous place names. Drawn by A. Arrowsmith, engraved by Sidney Hall, and published by Archibald Constable & Co., in Edinburgh.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3