Ceylon, G. Mercator and H. Hondius, c.1640
INS. CEILAN QUAE INCOLIS TENARISIN DICTUR. An early engraved map of the the country orientated with east at the top. Embellished with three decorative cartouches. Animals on the land area. Two compass roses and four ships on the sea. 19 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Brown stain in the right hand blank margin, otherwise good clean condition.