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A general description of the Island, historical, physical, statistical. Containing the most recent information. London Chapman & Hall 1876
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo (23 x 15.5 cm), pp.xvi, 424; viii, 432, folding map, errata slip. A very good set in slightly dull original publisher's cloth. Spines lightly rubbed, some wear to corners. Bookplates and inscriptions of Signet Library on front pastedowns. Pencilled initials of C.H.B. Reynolds.
Christianity in Ceylon;
Its Introduction and Progress under the Portuguese, the Dutch, the British, and American Missions: With an Historical Sketch of the Brahmanical and Buddhist Superstitions. London 1850
First edition pp.xv, 348, frontispiece, engraved title, vignettes. A good copy in original cloth, recased preserving part of original spine. Without half title.
Signed presentation copy
Thoughts, Talks and Tramps.
A Collection of Papers. Edited with a Memoir by R.R. Marett. London Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press 1934
First edition pp.xxiii, 285, frontis, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. With a presentation inscription from the author.
Vol II. Khuddaka Patha, Dhammapada, Udana and Itiwuttaka Pali of the Khuddaka Nikaya Sutta Pitaka.
Revised and edited by the Venerable Arangala Siridhamma Thero,, Principal, Maha Viruddharama Pirivena, Dematagoda, Colombo. Colombo J. D. Fernando, Granthaprakasa Press, 1926
First edition pp., iii, , ii, 204. Pali text. A very good copy handsomely bound in full leather.
see Geiger, Pali Literature, p.19, para 11 for description of content
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.