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Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
VALENTIJN, F.,  Nieuwe kaart van het Eyland Ceylon. . ., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Nieuwe kaart van het Eyland Ceylon. . .
Amsterdam, 1726, Coloured.. 442x545mm. In very fine to mint condition. Small part in lower left margin re-inforced.
Fine map depicting the Island of Ceylon/Sri Lanka, oriented with north to the left.. Good interior detail is given with settlements, roads, etc. An attractive early map, one of the few early very detailed Dutch maps to focus on the island.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 850)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTYN, F., Jaffenapatnam., antique map, old maps VALENTYN, F. - Jaffenapatnam.
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncolored. 270x350mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
A bird's eye-view of the fort and town of Jaffna. From Francois Valentyn's "Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien".
The view depicts Jaffnapatnam, the fort on the coast of Sri Lanka. This Portuguese built fort was captured by the Dutch in 1658.
The kingdom of Jaffnapatnam consisted of 13 islands and ...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3