Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Antiquity Sales Catalogue

IMAGES OF CEYLON

Sri Lankan Antiquity

Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

SALES CATALOGUE

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BOOKS

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1. KNOX, ROBERT CAPT.: An Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon...., Austin, Texas, 1995.            
Special collectors edition of the first and most famous book on Ceylon in the English language.        
Printed as an exact replica of the original publication. Limited to 150 copies.    Price:US$135


2. PERCIVAL, ROBERT: An Account of the Island of Ceylon, containing its History, Geography, ... to which is added The Journal of an Embassy to the Court of Candy, For C & R Baldwin, London, 1803. 1st edition, folding eng. map frontis., three folding eng. maps, occasional foxing normal due to age, new binding, 4to.    Price:US$850                                                                                                           

3. CORDINER, JAMES THE REV.: A Description of Ceylon, containing an Account of the Country, ...with Narratives of a Tour round the Island in 1800, the Campaign in Candy in 1803, ...London, 1807. 1st Edition, Two volumes, 4to, pp.xii, 25 engraved aquatint plates and maps, 2 folding, browned throughout, with age tone, new binding (Note: The title page and the contents page in volume no. 2 have been replaced with facsimile copies)     Price:US$1100                                                                                            
MAPS

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1. MERCATOR, G./HONDIUS, J.: Ins.Ceilan Quae Incolis Tenarisin dictur., Amsterdam, 1633.             
13.4 in. x 19.5 in., In original color. This map has undergone expert de-acidification by a map             conservationist in Amsterdam.       Price:US$800                                                    


2. DE L'ISLE, G.: Carte de L'Isle Ceylan....., Paris, 1722. 16.4 in. x 22.2 in., In original color. Normal age tone, slight waterstain in lower left margin.        Price:US$600                                    

3. MERCATOR, G./HONDIUS, J.: Ins.Ceilan Quae Incolis Tenarisin dictur., Amsterdam, 1633. 13.4 in. x 19.5 in., No color. This map is similar to item #1 with no color.       Price:US$650              

4. Exact copies of all maps displayed on the "MAP" page. Printed on 80lb. ivory classic or natural white linen paper. Ideal for framing.        Price:US$25                                                                      

MISCELLANEOUS

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1. ANON: Die Stadt Gale....Insel Ceylon, Very fine Dutch (or German) Original Watercolour,
on paper board, Early 19th Century, 22in. x 17 in.                                                                        

High custom quality photographic reproductions of this watercolor are available for sale.   
These Kodak Ektracolor copies contain superior color and tone. Excellent for framing.      
Priced at cost.      
Price:US$100                                                                 

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