Comprehensive history of Portuguese Ceylon
Ribeiro's history of Ceilao.
With a summary of De Barros, De Couto, Antonio Bocarro and the Documentos Remettidos, with the Parangi Hatane and Kostantinu Hatane. Translated from the original Portuguese and Sinhalese by P.E. Peiris. Colombo Colombo Apothecaries Co. Ltd 1909
Second edition, expanded. 8vo (22 x 15 cm), pp.xvii, [1, blank], , 416, xiv. A very good copy in original publisher's green cloth.
COPAC records copies at the British Library, Leeds, and London Library.
Peiris supplemented Riberio's chronicle with translated extracts from the works of João de Barros and Diogo de Couto dealing with the 16th-century history of the Portuguese in Ceylon, and extracts from Bocarro, De Sa e Menezes, and Faria de Souza. This second edition has two new chapters based on the Documentos Remettidos da India ou Livros da Monçoes, which bridge the gaps between other Portuguese histories and Ribeiro's account.