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An Historical, Political and Statistical Account of Ceylon and its Dependencies.
London T. and W. Boone 1849
First edition, Two volumes, pp.xv, 484; (485)-887, large folding map. A very good largely uncut set in slightly mottled original cloth, spines faded; first volume with Ceylon inked on spine. Armorial bookplates.
The Temporal and Spritual Conquest of Ceylon.
Translated by Father S.G. Perera. Colombo A.C. Richards, Acting Government Printer 1930
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxviii, 392; (393)-810; (811)-1274. A very good set in original cloth. The set of the anthropologist, Cora Du Bois, with her personal stamp in each volume.
Ribeiro's History of Ceilao. Part I.
With notes from De Barros, De Couto and Antonio Bocarro. Translated from the Portuguese by P.E. Peiris Deraniyagala Samarasinha Sriwardhana. Galle printed at the Albion Press 
[First edition ?] pp.[x], 169,. Original wrappers a little worn, and with hole in rear cover, otherwise a very good copy.
Important account of Ceylon
History of Ceylon
presented by Captain John Ribeyro to the King of Portugal, in 1685, translated from the Portuguese, by the Abbe le Grand. Re-translated from the French edition, with an appendix, containing chapters illustrative of the past and present condition of the island, by George Lee. Colombo printed at the Government Press 1847
First edition, 8vo (22 x 14 cm), pp.(iv), 278, 4 maps & plans printed on tissue, folding table. A very good copy in contemporary boards, later calf spine. Boards a little rubbed. One map torn without loss.
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
Atlas van kaarten en aanzichten van de VOC en WIC, genoemd Vingboons-Atlas in het Algemeen Rijksarchief te 's-Gravenhage. Haarlem 1981
Facsimile reprint Large folio, 107 full colour reproductions of early eighteenth century maps and plans of ports and trading posts of importance to the Dutch East and West India Companies. Limited to 1000 numbered copies only. As new, hardback.
1862: First comprehensive dictionary of Tamil
A comprehensive Tamil and English dictionary of High and Low Tamil,
by the Rev. Miron Winslow, D.D., American missionary, Madras, assisted by competent native scholars: in part from manuscript materials of the late Rev. Joseph Knight, and others. Madras printed and published by P.R. Hunt, American Mission Press 1862
First edition. 4to, 28 x 22 cm; pp.ix, [v], 976. Modern half calf over marbled boards; all edges marbled. Initial blank inscribed "R. P. Butterfield CMS Kandy July 1906".
Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon:
Its History, People, Commerce, Industries, and Resources. London Lloyd's Greater Britain Publishing Company 1907
First edition, folio, pp.916, many illustrations, map. An exceptionally good copy in the original gilt-decorated leather, all edges gilt. Minor wear to spine and corners.