INDEX

Sri Lanka

Early woodblock map of Sri Lanka

BORDONE, Benedetto.

Taprobana.
Venice, c.1534. Woodcut, image size 195 x 150mm, set in a page of Italian text.

Stock ID : 18201

£425

16th century map of Taprobana

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

Tabula Asiae XII.
Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1596, First edition. 135 x 180mm.

Stock ID : 18783

£250

Sri Lanka as the mythical island of Taprobana

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Tab. XII. Asiae Taprobanam repraesentans Medius meridianus
Utrecht, François Halma, c.1695. Coloured. 345 x 355mm.

Stock ID : 20714

£380

An 17th century map of Sri Lanka

ROTHGIESSER, Andres Lorensen.

Ceilon olim Taprobana.
Hamburg, 1969. Coloured. 115 x 145mm, set in letterpress text.

Stock ID : 21644

£240

A fine example of this 17th century Dutch sea chart of Sri Lanka

KEULEN, Johannes van.

Pascaert van't Eylandt Ceylon, Voordesen Taprobana; by de Inwoonders genaemt Lankaun.
Amsterdam, Gerard van Keulen, c.1710. Original colour. 515 x 600mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 21873

£2,200

Early 18th century map of Sri Lanka

DELISLE, Guillaume.

Carte de l'Isle de Ceylan Par le Sr. De L'Isle Premier Geographe du Roy, de l'Academie Royale des Sciences 1722.
Paris, 1722. Coloured. 650 x 370mm.

Stock ID : 19606

£700

A Dutch sea chart of Trincomalee harbour

KEULEN, Gerard van.

[Trincomalee] Het gedeelte van de Oost Kust van Het Eyland Ceylon.
Amsterdam, Gerard van Keulen, c.1728. Original colour. 250 x 295mm.

Stock ID : 21876

£250

A Dutch sea chart of the Dutch fortifications at Galle

KEULEN, Gerard van.

[Galle] De Zuydwest Kust van Het Eyland Ceylon.
Amsterdam, Gerard van Keulen, c.1728. Original colour. 250 x 295mm.

Stock ID : 21877

£200

A Dutch edition of de l'Isle's map of Sri Lanka

DELISLE, Guillaume.

Carte de l'Isle de Ceylan.
Amsterdam, Covens & Mortier, c.1730. Original colour. 500 x 580mm.

Stock ID : 21874

£650

A scarce plan of the Dutch city of Jaffna

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Plan de la Ville et Fort de Jaffa Nepatan.
Paris, 1764. 230 x 180mm, with good margins.

Stock ID : 20758

£120

18th century chart of Trincomalee

APRÈS DE MANNEVILLETTE, Jean Baptiste d'.

Carte de la Baye et du Port de Trinquemalay dans L'Isle de Ceylan.
Paris, c.1775. 510 x 690mm.

Stock ID : 17489

£600

A mid-19th century map of Sri Lanka decorated with vignettes

TALLIS, John.

Ceylon.
London, c.1851. Steel engraving with original outline colour. Printed area 340 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 21609

£180