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Old antique map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) by G. Mercator - J. Hondius.

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Ins. Ceilan quae incolis Tenarisin dicitur. - G. Mercator - J. Hondius, 1638.


Old map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) by J. Hondius, prepared by P. Plancius after C. Sanchez.

Oriented to the East.

Date of the first edition: 1606
Date of this map: 1638

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 34.5 x 50.5cm (13.5 x 19.6 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Original coloured, excellent.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 4, 8380:1A:2.

From: Gerardi Mercatoris et I. Hondius - Atlas Novus, Sive Descriptio Geographica Totius Orbis Terrarum, Tabulis aenei luculentissimis & accuratissimis exornata. Amsterdam, Apud Hernricum Hondium & Joannem Janssonium, 1638.

Rare edition with cartouches different from earlier editions.

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