Sri Lanka Ceylon Colombo 1860 Weller & Bartholomew large color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Island of Ceylon.
(Asia, Southeast Asia, Ceylon, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte).
Issued 1860, Glasgow by Blackie & Son. Engraved by Edw. Weller.
Fine large mid 19th century engraved map with original outline hand color.
From an uncommon atlas of the era, a monumental folio production that was fairly expensive in its day.
Well preserved, clean, some light uniform age toning to paper as typical, overall a nice looking example with pleasing age patina.
Sheet Measures c. 10 3/4" x 14 5/8".
Engraved Area Measures c. 10" x 13 1/2" .
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, 143.