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First appearance of the earliest Sinhalese grammar in print
The Sidath Sangarawa, a grammar of the Singhalese language,
translated into English, with introduction, notes, and appendices. Colombo William Skeen, Government Printer 1852
First edition. 8vo (21 x 14 cm), pp.[iv], cclxxxvi, 247, folding table. Bound in worn contemporary half calf, spine faded, hinges cracked but holding. Contents lightly age-toned. A decent copy of an important book. Pencil initials of C.H.B. Reynolds.
Rubber in the East.
Being the Official Account of the Ceylon Rubber Exhibition held in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, in September, 1906. Colombo H. C. Cottle, Goverment Printer 1906
First edition pp.265, 24 plates, 2 folding, 8 text illustrations, 7 folding maps & plans. Peradeniya Manuals of Botany, Entomology, Agriculture, and Horticulture, No.1. A very good copy in original cloth, small nick to edge of lower board.