Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Galle; Jacques Nicolas Bellin - CARTE DE L'ISLE DE CEYLAN - Ca 1750

Description
Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Galle; Jacques Nicolas Bellin - CARTE DE L'ISLE DE CEYLAN - Ca 1750
Hand-colored copper engraving from Sri Lanka

Folds are as issued. Wide margins. Verso blank. Lovely fresh paper.


Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) was a leading French hydrographer and geographer. During his career of over 50 years he produced a large number of maps for, among others, the French Ministry of Navy.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Sri Lanka
Geographical specification
Sri Lanka, Colombo, Galle
Map maker/ publisher
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Map/ Book title
CARTE DE L'ISLE DE CEYLAN
Period
Ca 1750
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Hand-colored copper engraving from Sri Lanka
Size of the largest image
26×24.5 cm
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