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  WORLD 
 World Maps 

HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [A double-hemisphere world map]
Welt Charten, worauf die Reise nach Indien, und wider zuruck nach Europa, mit Puncten angewiesen nebst denen Konigreichen, vornehmsten Insuln, Gewassern, und Landern, so der er Benahmungen, das mehreste in Deutschen zu lessen ist Wilhermsdorf: J.C. Tetschner, 1744. 235 x 270mm.
A German double-hemisphere map of the world, with a North Pole projection in the upper cusp. A plate from the 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'.
[Ref: 17069]    £900.00 ($1,179 • €1,008 rates)


  ASIA 
 Sri Lanka 

HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [A scarce map of Sri Lanka]
Accurater Plan u: See-Charte von der Insul Ceylon. Sambt der Küste Coromandel, Madura, und der Malabaar. Wilhermsdorf: J.C. Tetschner, 1744. 240 x 275mm.
A map of Sri Lanka, drawn and engraved by Heydt and published in his 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'. Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spend over two year in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book, which contained 48 plates of Sri Lanka, four years later, engraving his sketches himself. DE SILVA: Illustrations and Views of Dutch Ceylon 1602-1796, 'fine engravings... topographically accurate for the most part'.
[Ref: 17487]    £900.00 ($1,179 • €1,008 rates)


HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [A scarce map of the environs of Colombo]
Karte von der Dessawanaÿ. Wilhermsdorf: J.C. Tetschner, 1744. Coloured. 245 x 290mm. A small area of thin paper, a paper-making flaw.
A map of the environs of Colombo, orientated with north to the left. It was drawn and engraved by Heydt and published in his 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'. Johann Wolfgang Heydt was a German who joined the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1733, leaving for the east that year. He spend over two year in Sri Lanka before moving to Batavia. However he was allowed to resign for health reasons in 1740, after which he returned to Germany. He produced this book, which contained 48 plates of Sri Lanka, four years later, engraving his sketches himself. DE SILVA: Illustrations and Views of Dutch Ceylon 1602-1796, 'fine engravings... topographically accurate for the most part'.
[Ref: 17488]    £670.00 ($878 • €750 rates)


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