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Tennent, Sir James Emerson 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.

The first three chapters chart the history of Christianity in Ceylon from the Nestorians of the sixth century to the British period. The remaining three are on the Brahmanical system of the Tamils, Buddhism and Demon Worship, and the moral and social character of the Sinhalese.