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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.
Rebellion in Ceylon
Rebelion de Ceylan
y los Progressos de su Conquista en el gobierno de Constantino de Saa y Norono Lisbon Antonio Craesbeeck de Mello 1681
First edition 4to, pp.[xx], 243. A very good copy bound in contemporary Spanish sheep, spine in compartments with gilt ornaments, slightly rubbed.
Lach III.2, p.951-2; Palau 274944
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.
An early Ceylon imprint
Instructions for Children.
And the Lord's Prayer, Creed, and Ten Commandments. English and Cingalese. Colombo Printed at the Wesleyan Mission Press 1818
First Sinhalese edition, pp.29. Parallel English and Sinhalese text. Original wrappers a little frayed at edges, and lacking 1 cm square portion of lower rear wrapper. Text in very good condition. Original envelope as presented. The original envelope is inscribed in an early 20th century hand: For Mrs H.W. Hill's Museum/ with P.W. Robert's compliments. The enclosed is in all probability the first specimen of printing done at the Wesleyan Mission Press Colombo and is exceedingly rare."
See Nigel Seeley, Bibliography of Ceylon Imprints (Unpublished typescript)
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.