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Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : Le Golfe D'Aracan ou Martaban
Date: 1714      Size: 6 x 6 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Ganges Delta. Shows Dutch Trading Station. Beautifully engraved map with elaborate cartouche. Strong impression.
Map Ref: IC1794
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Carte du Golphe de Bengale
Date: 1747      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Bay of Bengal. Attractive map with decorative cartouche and rhumb lines. Crisp early Dutch edition engraved by Schley.
Map Ref: IC2839
Cartographer: Johannes [II] van Keulen
Title: : De Ganges of Hugley
Date: c. 1750      Size: 23 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Ganges Delta and the mouth of the Hooghly River. Inset showing course of the Ganges. Appeared in the 'Secret Atlas'. Includes parts of Bengal, and modern-day Bangladesh.
Map Ref: IC1652
Cartographer: Laurie & Whittle
Title: : A Chart of the Eastern Coast
Date: 1794      Size: 13 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Gulf of Bengal, eastern coast. Elegant sea chart from the 'East India Pilot'.
Map Ref: IC1834
Cartographer: Laurie & Whittle
Title: : A New Chart of the Braces and Sea Reefs at the Entrance of Hoogly River
Date: 1794      Size: 17 x 23 inches
Published: London
Description: Hoogly River. Braces and Sea Reefs at the entrance. Also mapping the course of the river up to the town of Hoogly. Elegant sea chart from the 'East India Pilot'.
Map Ref: IC1839
Cartographer: William Heather
Title: : A New Chart of the Bay of Bengal. Drawn from the Best Authorities by William Heather
Date: 1803      Size: 37 x 26 inches
Published: London
Description: Sea chart of the Bay of Bengal. With inset chart of the mouth of the River Aracan. With illustrated topographical coastlines, annotations and soundings. Strong impression. (SL)
Map Ref: IC2482
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Tabvla Asiae XII
Date: c. 1542      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Fabulous early woodcut of Sri Lanka from "Geographia Universalis". Title cartouche with description of pepper and illustration of an elephant. On verso, the work of printmaker Hans Holbein the Younger in the block title cartouche. Black and white, good impression.
Map Ref: IC2510
Cartographer: Tomaso Porcacchi
Title: : Descrittione Dell' Isola di Taprobana
Date: 1604      Size: 6 x 10 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Ceylon. Early map of the Island. Decorative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC1489
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini
Title: : Tabula Asiae XII
Date: 1617      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Arnhem
Description: Magini's map of Ceylon, or modern Sri Lanka. This map calls the island by its classical name of Taprobana. Unusually strong and crisp impression.
Map Ref: IC2674
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. French text on verso. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: IC2625
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Ceilan Insula
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Early miniature map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) before the island's tear drop shape was established on maps. English descriptive text below and on the verso. Coloured.
Map Ref: IC2815
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Insula Zeilan, olim Taprobana
Date: c. 1650      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Sri Lanka, or Ceylon, by one of the leading figures of the Dutch Golden Age of cartography. Decorated with sailing ships and two elaborate cartouches. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: IC2641
Cartographer: Johannes van Keulen
Title: : Pascaert van't Eylandt Ceylon
Date: 1683      Size: 23 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Magnificent Dutch sea chart of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) decorated with two large cartouches, rhumb lines, compass roses, and several sailing ships. Vibrant original hand-colour.
Map Ref: IC2686
Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Title: : Ceylan, et les Maldives
Date: 1700      Size: 12 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early map of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and the Maldives with a large inset of Ceylon. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: IC2531
Cartographer: J. & R. Ottens
Title: : Insula Ceilon et Madura Exactissime delineata
Date: c. 1725      Size: 24 x 20 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Spectacular large map of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) with two grand cartouches. The area in pink marks where cinnamon could be cultivated. Vibrant original hand-colour.
Map Ref: IC2616
Cartographer: Awnsham & John 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 (Sri Lanka) in the late 1650s. Strong Impression.
Map Ref: IC2464