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COLOMBO PLAN, SRI LANKA, CEYLON. CHURCHILL'S VOYAGES. antique map 1744.

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COLUMBO (COLOMBO)
By Phillip Baldaeus in his "Description of the Most Celebrated East India Coasts of Malabar and Coromandel as also the Isle of Ceylon", originally published Amsterdam 1672, and included later as part of;
Awnsham & John Churchill's "A Collection of Voyages and Travels"
Published London 1744 by Henry Lintot and John Osborne

An interesting and highly detailed copper engraved antique map of Colombo, Ceylon, present day Sri Lanka during the period of Dutch occupation. The sea area is embellished with sailing ships and the land outside the fortified town of Colombo is also shown in pictorial fashion, with cattle, elephants, palm trees etc. Scarce.
Fine condition other than some light patchy browning. Fold lines as issued.
Approx. 14" x 11" ( 350mm x 290mm )map area only with good margins beyond on hand laid paper, blank verso.

A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 250 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS


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