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Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.,  Tabula XII - Asiae [Taprobana Ins], antique map, old maps PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L. - Tabula XII - Asiae [Taprobana Ins]
Vienne, 1541, Coloured.. 280x415mm. Very good condition. Latin text on the verso.
Map of Taprobana (Sri Lanka) which depicts the typical misconceptions of Ptolemy showing the island greatly enlarged, surrounded by imaginary islands, and with a small part of India incorrectly drawn in the northeast corner of the map.
Toprobana was drawn too large on most early maps due, in pa...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Regiae Civitatis Candy. (Plan of the city Kandy  in Ceylon.), antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Regiae Civitatis Candy. (Plan of the city Kandy in Ceylon.)
Frankfurt, 1607, Uncoloured.. 270x351mm. In very good to mint condition.
Uncommon early view of the city of Kandy, in the center of Ceylon –now Sri Lanka-, shown from above, intricately engraved; it shows a fortification at the center of the city, flanked at East by a river, and giving an idea of the architecture of the town.

Four men in local costumes, in ci...
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$ 700
Approx. Euro 595  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
LANGENES, B.,  Maldivae Insulae., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. - Maldivae Insulae.
Amsterdam / Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 85x124mm. Some marginal paper thinness. Paper slightly age toned.
Very fine early miniature map of Maldives Islands. East is at the top. Title cartouche on the lower right corner. A dolphin and two ships are depicted.
First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Ka...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  Delineatio Tragoediae Illius, Qua Viceadmiralis Sebaldus de Weert., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Delineatio Tragoediae Illius, Qua Viceadmiralis Sebaldus de Weert.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 130x167mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Event during Jan Harmensz Bree's account of the voyage to the East Indies in 1602-1604, under the command of Admirals Sebald De Weert and Pietersz to Ceylon, where de Weert met his death at the hands of the Maharajah of Kandy. Engraving showing the murdering of Sebald or Sebalt de Weert (May 2, 1567... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Penisola dell'Indo di qua del Gange, e l isola di Ceilan.., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Penisola dell'Indo di qua del Gange, e l isola di Ceilan..
Venice, 1698, Uncoloured.. 455x608mm. A strong impression printed on thick paper. In very good condition.
India below the Tropic of Cancer, with an insets of Ceylon and Trincomalee.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), encyclopaedist, geographer, inventor and Doctor of Theology, was citizen of the Republic of Venice. He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in Europe...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 680  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Baye de Matecalo Dans l'Isle de Ceylon / Partie du Golfe de Bengale. ( Tome 2 Page 417), antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Baye de Matecalo Dans l'Isle de Ceylon / Partie du Golfe de Bengale. ( Tome 2 Page 417)
Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 139x213mm. Vertical folds as issued. Very good condition.
Uncommon map of the Bay of Matecalo on Ceylon in the Gulf of Bengal. From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translation was carried out by René Augustin Constantin de Renneville, entitled Recueil des voiages qui ont servi a` ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 75
Approx. Euro 64  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Fort de l'Isle de Banda., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Fort de l'Isle de Banda.
Amsterdam, F. Bernard, 1725, Uncoloured.. 136x194mm. Folds as issued. Very good condition.
Decorative print of the Dutch fortress on the island Banda.
From the French reissue of the account of early Dutch voyages first published in 1608 by Commelin. The French translation was carried out by René Augustin Constantin de Renneville, entitled Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l'éta...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 77  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 850
Approx. Euro 723  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Isola Di Ceylan. (Manuscript map of Sri Lanka), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Isola Di Ceylan. (Manuscript map of Sri Lanka)
Italy, ca. 1750, In original colours.. 260x210mm. Manuscript map in brown ink on paper. In very fine condition.
Manuscript map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Inland filled with a good number of place names, mountains. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 650
Approx. Euro 553  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAN KEULEN, J.,  De Zuydwest-Kust van Het Eyland Ceylon., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, J. - De Zuydwest-Kust van Het Eyland Ceylon.
Amsterdam, 1753, Uncoloured.. 242x275mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Generally very good for such a chart.
A finely engraved and detailed chart of Punta Gala harbour.
Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keulen's. A lettered key in upper left corner.
Latitude scale, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings, anchorage's, etc. Many Dutch names and a weal...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 850  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
OTTENS, R. & J.,  Insula Ceilon et Madura / Exactissime delineata et nuperrime edita per R. & J. Ottens., antique map, old maps OTTENS, R. & J. - Insula Ceilon et Madura / Exactissime delineata et nuperrime edita per R. & J. Ottens.
Amsterdam, 1756, Original colours.. 495x585mm. In full original colours with uncoloured title cartouche. Some very light foxing but generally in very good condition.
Map of Ceylon shown in remarkable detail, along with the contiguous coast of India. Two large allegorical cartouches. The map was originally issued by Johannes De Ram.

Joachim Ottens (1663 - 1719) and his sons Renier and Joshua were prominent Dutch booksellers and map publishers from abou...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 3
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte Plate qui comprend L'Isle de Ceylan. . ., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte Plate qui comprend L'Isle de Ceylan. . .
Paris, 1775, Uncoloured.. 489x676mm. Some light discolouration along center fold. Printed on heavy paper.
Chart showing the southern tip of India and Sri Lanka. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas.
D' Après de Mannevillette (1707-1780) was a famous French sailor and hydrograph. During a voyage to China...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay dans L'Isle de Ceylan., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay dans L'Isle de Ceylan.
Paris, 1775, Uncoloured.. 482x657mm. Light discolouration along center fold. Good condition.
Chart showing the bay of Trincomalee, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Trincomalee is natural deep water port on the east coast of Sri Lanka, about 110 miles northeast of Kandy. It is one of the main centers of Tamil speaking culture in Ceylon. Latitude and longitud... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay Dans L'Isle de Ceylan., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay Dans L'Isle de Ceylan.
Paris, Brest, chez Demonville, 1775, Coloured.. 485x660mm. Good impression, printed on heavy paper. Paper slightly age toned and light water stain in upper margin.
French chart of the harbour of Trinquemalay on the island of Ceylon. Prepared after Samuel Cornish who was a vice admiral for the English East India company.
Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay a...
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$ 350
Approx. Euro 298  

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Condition Rating: 2
LATTRÉ / BONNE, R.,  Indes. IIe. Feuille., antique map, old maps LATTRÉ / BONNE, R. - Indes. IIe. Feuille.
Paris ca 1783, In attractive original body colours.. 294x412mm. Light discolouration along centre fold. Some spotting in the right hand half of the map. Printed on heavy paper, with good margins. Good impression.
Attractive map of the south most tip of India and Sri Lanka, including the Malives and part of Sumatra. Boundaries outlined in hand colour.
From theAtlas moderne ou collection de cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre...
Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795 ) was one of the most importan...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DÉPOT DE LA MARINE,  (2 charts of Shri Lanka)  Mer des Indes - Ile de Ceylan - Partie Nord. Détroit de Palk et Golfe de Manaar.. [with] Partrie Sud..., antique map, old maps DÉPOT DE LA MARINE - (2 charts of Shri Lanka) Mer des Indes - Ile de Ceylan - Partie Nord. Détroit de Palk et Golfe de Manaar.. [with] Partrie Sud...
Paris, 1866, Uncoloured.. 620x914mm. Marginal water stain along upper part left border. Repair of a couple of marginal tears. Good margins. Good condition.
Two very large charts representing the northern and southern part of Sri Lanka and giving details about the Indian seacoast around the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait.
Showing villages, banks, isles and soundings made in metres. With a few ...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 850  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VICKERY, John.,  Outposts of Empire. Ceylon., antique map, old maps VICKERY, John. - Outposts of Empire. Ceylon.
London, ca 1937, Colour printed.. 468x610mm. Colour lithography. In very good condition.
A large coloured lithograph by John Vickery (1906-1983), he was an Australian artist. He worked in the fields of painting, illustration and advertising. He is the only Australian artist to have been a part of the New York School.
Vickery was born in Bunyip, Victoria in Australia in 1906, and r...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 638  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2

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