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Cartographer: Tomaso Porcacchi
Title: : Descrittione Dell' Isola
Date: 1604      Size: 6 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Ceylon. Early map of the Island. Decorative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC1489
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Ins. Ceilan: quae incolis Tenarisin dicitur
Date: c. 1620      Size: 20 x 13 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Golden Age map of Ceylon orientated with East at the top. Embellished with three cartouches, native animals, and trading ships along the coastlines. Original colour.
Map Ref: IC2409
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Ceilan insula
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: [IC2447] Early map of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2447
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Ceilan
Date: 1630      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Striking coper-engraved map of the Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Johannes Cloppenburgh Edition, with French text on verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2485
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Ceilan [Ceylon]
Date: 1638      Size: 20 x 14 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Stunning map of Ceylon in original colour, embellished with a decorative cartouche.
Map Ref: IC2433
Cartographer: Allain Mallet
Title: : Ancienne Isle Taprobane
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Ceylon. Decorative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC1657
Cartographer: Pieter Schenk
Title: : Insulae Balearides et Pytivsae.
Date: 1713      Size: 21 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Sri Lanka. Large decorative map of the Island of Ceylon with illustrative cartouche. Original Colour.
Map Ref: IC2478
Cartographer: Awnsham Churchill
Title: : [Negombo]
Date: c. 1740      Size: 12 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Bird's eye view of Negombo. Published within an English translation of Philippus Baldaeus' workings with the intention of conquering Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in the late 1650s. Strong Impression.
Map Ref: IC2464
Cartographer: Awnsham Churchill
Title: : Columbo [Colombo]
Date: c. 1740      Size: 12 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Early plan of Colombo. Published within an English translation of Philippus Baldaeus' workings with the intention of conquering Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in the late 1650s. Strong Impression.
Map Ref: IC2468
Cartographer: Churchill
Title: : The Island of Manaer [Mannar]
Date: c. 1740      Size: 11 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of the island of Mannar, Sri Lanka. Strong impression.
Map Ref: IC2469
Cartographer: J.N. Bellin
Title: : Carte de la Baye de Trinquemale
Date: 1757      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Bay of Trincomalee. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC1935
Cartographer: J.B. Mannevillette
Title: : Plan of the Bay and Harbour of Trincomalay, on the Island of Ceylon
Date: c. 1780      Size: 27 x 21 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Harbour of Trincomalee. Detailed chart of the harbour with text panels giving navigating instructions. (SL)
Map Ref: IC1614
Cartographer: Laurie & Whittle
Title: : Plan of the Harbour of Colombo, on the West Coast of Ceylon
Date: 1794      Size: 13 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Harbour of Colombo. Elegant sea chart from the 'East India Pilot'.
Map Ref: IC1833
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : The Paumbum Passage, Gulf of Manaar
Date: 1834      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Paumbum Passage between India and Ceylon. Hand coloured sea chart.
Map Ref: IC1978
Cartographer: A.& J. Arrowsmith
Title: : Ceylon
Date: 1857      Size: 10 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Unusual map presenting Sir James Edward Tennents routes through and around Ceylon. Original colour.
Map Ref: IC2396
Cartographer: J. Emerson Tennent
Title: : Portuguese Map of Ceylon, A.D. 1685
Date: 1859      Size: 4 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: 17th Century Portuguese map of Ceylon republished by Tennent with numbered key to rivers, buildings and settlements.
Map Ref: IC2284