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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 1,820  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 137  

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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 137  

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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 137  

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Condition Rating: 2
BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II,  Descriptio Zeilan, Maldivarum Inss., antique map, old maps BERTIUS, P. / HONDIUS, J. II - Descriptio Zeilan, Maldivarum Inss.
Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1616, Uncoloured.. 105x130mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
FIRST IMPRINT FROM THE NEWLY ENGRAVED PLATES IN 1616. - A rare miniature map of Ceylon/ Sri Lanka and Maladies.
First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers in Amsterdam, including Petrus Kaerius and Jodocus Hondius I.
The atlas set ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 273  

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Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, J./ PURCHAS, S.,  Ceilan Insula., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J./ PURCHAS, S. - Ceilan Insula.
London, 1625, Uncoloured.. 146x187mm. In good condition. Left hand margin cut close. Size of sheet 315x190mm.
The rare Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor atlas map. Early map of Sri Lanka published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in English on both sides. Size of paper: 32x21cm.
In 1625 Samuel Purchas' published His Pilgr...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 182  

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Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Insula Zeilan olim Taprobana nunc incolis tenarisim., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insula Zeilan olim Taprobana nunc incolis tenarisim.
Amsterdam, 1640, In original colours.. 410x510mm. Good margins. Dark impression. Some light browning, but generally in very good condition.
Janssonius' map of Sri Lanka. Including many VOC settlements and forts, several major town marked with a crown. Very decorative item with two large title and scale cartouches.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 819  

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Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Insula Zeilan olim Taprobana nunc incolis tenarisim., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insula Zeilan olim Taprobana nunc incolis tenarisim.
Amsterdam, 1660, In original colours.. 415x512mm. Good margins. Dark impression. In very good condition.
Janssonius' map of Sri Lanka. Including many VOC settlements and forts, several major town marked with a crown. Very decorative item, with two large title and scale cartouches.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 819  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 728  

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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 68  

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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 82  

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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 774  

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Condition Rating: 2
ALBRIZZI, G.B.,  Isola Ceilon., antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, G.B. - Isola Ceilon.
Venice, 1740, Coloured.. 278x352mm. A good and dark impression. Very 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)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 546  

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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 592  

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Condition Rating: 3
TIRION, I.,  Nieuwe kaart van 't eiland Ceilon., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Nieuwe kaart van 't eiland Ceilon.
Amsterdam, 1750, Original colours.. 282x362mm. Full margins. Mint.
Fine map of present-day Sri Lanka with north oriented to the left. The legendary Adams Brug (Adam's Bridge or Rama's Bridge) is clearly shown linking Mannar island off Sri Lanka with Rameswaram island of the coast of India.

With a small compass rose and title in block style cartouche....
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 228  

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Condition Rating: 1
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 910  

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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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$ 350
Approx. Euro 319  

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Condition Rating: 2
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 410  

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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 longitude scales, compass rose... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 410  

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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 319  

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Condition Rating: 2
HERBERT, William.,  [Untitled] Sea chart of Ceylon and Southern India., antique map, old maps HERBERT, William. - [Untitled] Sea chart of Ceylon and Southern India.
London, 1779, Uncoloured.. 580x870mm. In good condition. Some foxing and age toning, some margins are a little 'ragged'. Printed on strong paper, platemark, wide margins and a dark impression.
A scarce separately published English Sea Chart of the south coast of India, the island of Ceylon, with inset maps of Gula Bay (Galle) Sri Lanka, Tutocarine Bay (Tuticorin) India, and Trankamale Bay (Trincomalee) in Sri Lanka, published by William Herbert.
Map information is naturally confined...
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$ 375
Approx. Euro 341  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 182  

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Condition Rating: 4
LAURIE & WHITTLE,  Calpentyn Road, on the West Coast of Ceylon. The East Coast of Ceylon, from Venlos Bay to Batecalo, with the Banks, Rocks, Soundings & ca., antique map, old maps LAURIE & WHITTLE - Calpentyn Road, on the West Coast of Ceylon. The East Coast of Ceylon, from Venlos Bay to Batecalo, with the Banks, Rocks, Soundings & ca.
London, 1794, Uncoloured.. 595x295mm. Some very light marginal spotting, In general in good condition.
Two nautical charts on one sheets, originally prepared by the Dutch publisher Van Keulen. The upper chart of Calpentyn Road, on the West Coast of Ceylon. (255x257mm.)

The lower chart showing the East Coast of Ceylon, from Venlos Bay to Batecalo, with the Banks, Rocks, Soundings & ca. (215...
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$ 275
Approx. Euro 250  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 910  

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Condition Rating: 3
British Admiralty.,  Colombo Harbour From Surveys supplied by Sir. John Coode. . ., antique map, old maps British Admiralty. - Colombo Harbour From Surveys supplied by Sir. John Coode. . .
London, 1885 -1896, Uncoloured.. 630x460mm. In good condition.
Sir John Coode's highly detailed map of the Harbour at Colombo (Sri Lanka), with manuscript notations and corrections in pencil. With red pencil "INCORRECT".
The finely detailed chart reflects the revisions of the Admiralty over a number of years, with lighthouses coloured in yellow and red....
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 455  

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Condition Rating: 3
THE SURVEY OFFICE.,  Ceylon., antique map, old maps THE SURVEY OFFICE. - Ceylon.
Colombo, 1925, Colour printed.. 310x203mm. In very good condition. Folded map on thin paper.
A uncommon issue of this detailed map of Ceylon. The map covers the entire island and is colour coded according to provinces. Notes roads, railways, towns, rivers, lakes, and a host of other topographical features. Scale of 24 miles to an inch.

The Department of Survey of Sri Lanka (also...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 46  

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Condition Rating: 3
THE SURVEY OFFICE.,  Ceylon showing annual average rainfall up to 1926 inclusive., antique map, old maps THE SURVEY OFFICE. - Ceylon showing annual average rainfall up to 1926 inclusive.
Colombo, 1926, Coloured.. 300x177mm. In very good condition.
A uncommon issue of this detailed map of Ceylon showing the annual average rainfall in a scale of 24 miles to an inch.

The Department of Survey of Sri Lanka (also known as the Department of the Surveyor General) is a non-ministerial government department in Sri Lanka. Established on 2 A...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 46  

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Condition Rating: 3
GILL / MACDONALD.,  Map of Ceylon showing her Tea Industry., antique map, old maps GILL / MACDONALD. - Map of Ceylon showing her Tea Industry.
Ceylon, ca 1934, In attractive strong original colours.. 130x85mm. In near perfect condition. Some MS writing to back cover.
A delightful little brochure highlighting the Ceylonese tea industry, issued by the Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board in the mid 1930s. It features a lovely map of the island on the front cover, with the sun shining, winds blowing, and coastal and inland place names abound.
The various tea regions a...
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$ 160
Approx. Euro 146  

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Condition Rating: 1
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 683  

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Condition Rating: 2

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