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Antique Maps of Sri Lanka

Richard Nicholson of Chester

James Pepper reading

A World of Antique Maps and Prints

Established in 1961

All the Maps on this page are guaranteed to be genuine early specimens
published in or around the year stated

17th Century

  • Ceylon, G. Mercator and H. Hondius, c.1640

    Ceylon, G. Mercator and H. Hondius, c.1640

23374 Ceylon, G. Mercator / H. Hondius, c.1640. Price: 295.00

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.

18th Century

33390 Trincomalee Bay, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, c.1755. Price: 38.00

CARTE DE LA BAYE DE TRINQUEMALE

A chart engraved by Jacob van der Schley (1715-1779) for Jacques Nicolas Bellin of the Bay of Trincomalee on the north east coast of Sri Lanka. Comass rose and and five sailing ships. 14 x 10 1/4 inches. This map is folded in the atlas so shows shows folding creases. Some light creasing. Hand coloured. Good condition.

19th Century

  • John Tallis map of Ceylon published 1851

    John Tallis map of Ceylon published 1851

33391 Ceylon, John Tallis, 1851. Price: 48.00

CEYLON

A decorative engraved map of the whole country. It is set within an ornate border and embellished with five vignette views of Lake of Kandy, Adams Peak from the Lake of Colombo, Ruins of a Dagoba at Toopharamaya, Temple of Buddda Kalany and Colombo. It measures some 9 x 12 3/4 inches. Single tear in the bottom left hand corner that extends some 2 inches into the engraved area. Original outline hand colouring to the map area. The hand colouring to the vignette views is later.

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I have been buying and selling antique maps since the early 1960's during which time I had a gallery in Watergate Street, Chester for 30 years. I am now able to offer through my websites a personal service to map and print collectors.

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Antique Maps of Sri Lanka

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