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1572 - Anfa / Quibusdam Anaffa / Azzaamurum / Diiv / Goa fortissima Indiae urbs in Christianorum potestatem anno Salutis 1509 . . . (Casablanca, Goa, Diu and Azamor

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Nice old color example of Braun & Hogenberg's set of Casablanca (Anfa) - Azemmour (Azamor) - Diu - Old Goa (Velha Goa).


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1620 - Ins. Ceilan quae incolis Tenarisin dictur

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Finely colored example of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), from an early edition of the Mercator Hondius Atlas. The map is oriented with east at the top and includes elephants, gazelles and other animals, sailing ships, compass roses and 3 cartouches. The map...


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1625 - Ceilan insula

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Striking early map of Ceylan with decorative cartouche. From the 1625-26 edition of Purchas His Pilgrims, one of the seminal early 17th Century English Language travel works. On a 13 x 9 inch sheet with English text, front and back.


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1640 - Ins. Ceilan quae incolis Tenarisin dictur

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Nice example of Hondius's double-page engraved map of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), from the Mercator Hondius Atlas. The map is oriented with east at the top and includes elephants, gazelles and other animals, sailing ships, compass roses and 3 cartouches. A...


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1660 - Pascaerte van 't Westelycke Deel van Oost Indien, van Cabo de Bona Esperanca, tot C. Comorin

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Charting the Western Indian Ocean Decorative sea chart of the Indian Ocean, orientated with the north to the left. The highly decorative chart shows the East African coast, Arabia, Madagascar and the islands of the Indian Ocean with the Seychelles...


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1706 - de Eilanden Maldives of Voormuur vanIndien met der slever tussen-gelegen Zeen

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Interesting early map of the Maldives, Ceylon and parts of Malaysia and Sumatra, illustrating the travels of Diego Lopez de Sequeira. In the early 18th Century, Vander Aa reproduced a number of rare manuscript and printed accounts of 16th Century...


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1724 - Baay van Tricoen Male . . .

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One of the earliest printed maps of Trincomalee Bay, from Valentyn's Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien. Finely detailed map of the Trincomalee Bay in Sri Lanka. Valentijn was born in 1666 in Dordrecht, Holland, but spent significant time in the tropics,...


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1724 - Punto de Galle

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Fine early view of Colombo, Sri Lanka, including a number of buildings along the coast and the Indian Ocean teeming with vessels. Francois Valentijn Francois Valentijn was born in 1666 in Dordrecht, Holland, but spent significant time in the tropics,...


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1724 - Karte van der Trinquemale-Bay

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Fine early view of Trincomallee Bay, Sri Lanka, with soundings, compass rose and other details. The map is oriented with Southwest at the top. Francois Valentijn Francois Valentijn was born in 1666 in Dordrecht, Holland, but spent significant time in...


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1740 - India di la del Fiume Ganges overo di Malacca Siam Cambodia Chiampa Kochinkina Laos Pegu Ava &c.

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Scarce map of Southeast Asia and India, extending from the Gulf of Bengal to Canton province, from the Italian edition of Thomas Salmon's , Modern History: or, the present state of all Nations. . . entitled Lo Stato Presente... published in Venice,...


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1744 - Ein Prospect Castells Jaffnapatnam, wie sich daslelbe uber das Wasser gegen das Thor, der Compagnie Stall, u werff praessentiret

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Birdseye view of the Dutch Fort at Jaffnapatnam, from Johann Wolfgang Heydt's Allerneuster Geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien. The view depicts Jaffnapatnam the fort on the coast of Sri Lanka. This Portuguese built...


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1750 - Nieuwe Kaart van t Eiland Ceilon . . .

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Striking example of Issak Tirion's map of Sri Lanka. Excellent and highly detailed map for the period.


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1753 - De Reede van Calpentyn aasn de West=Cust van Ceylon

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Nice example of this fine plan of the Sri Lankan Coastline, from the Dutch East India Company's Secret Atlas. The chart is oriented with east at the top and shows the areas around the Dutch trading houses, etc. The map includes a latitude scale,...


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1757 - Carte Des Isles Maldives . . . 1750

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Detailed map of the Maldives, with rhumblines and a large compass rose. Includes a decorative title cartouche. One of the maps produced by Nichlas Bellin for Prevost d'Exiles influential travel book, L'Histoire Generale des Voyages.


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1815 - [Manuscript] Chart of the passage to the East of Banka laid down from Observations in the Ship Vansittart, by Cap. Lestock Wilson (locating famous ship wrecks in the Gaspar Strait!)

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Manuscript Sea Chart By Daniel Ross, Locating Numerous Shipwrecks in the Gaspar Strait Extremely rare chart of the strait on the east side of Banka (between Banka and Gaspar Island), site of a number of British, Chinese, Portuguese and American...


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1819 - Plan of the Channel between Sumatra and Lucepara Island Surveyed by D. Ross Commander in the H.C. Marine. 1818. Drawn by M. Houghton. Engraved by John Bateman

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One of the Earliest Maps Lithographed in India -- From the "Father of the Indian Surveys" Extremely rare chart of the area between Sumatra and Lucepara Island, as surveyed by Captain Daniel Ross, one of the most prolific chart makers of his time....