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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 [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: Philippus Baldaeus
Title: : Ceylan [Sri Lanka]
Date: 1672      Size: 12 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Detailed and early black and white map of Ceylon, with decorative cartouche. 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: IC2466
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: : 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: 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: J.N. Bellin
Title: : Carte De L'Isle De Ceylan
Date: 1750      Size: 12 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Ceylon. Fine map of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), strong impression with wonderful topographical details. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2412
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