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An Account of the Island of Ceylon, Robert Percival,  1803 Reprint 1973 Tissara, Dehiwala, Sri Lanka
An Account of the Island of Ceylon, Robert Percival, 1803 Reprint 1973 Tissara, Dehiwala, Sri Lanka
£17.00
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Britain in Ceylon, Lennox A Mills, Illustrated, paper back, First Edition 1945,
Britain in Ceylon, Lennox A Mills, Illustrated, paper back, First Edition 1945,
£20.00
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Ceylon: Pearl of the East, Harry Williams , Robert Hale, 1965, dust cover
Ceylon: Pearl of the East, Harry Williams , Robert Hale, 1965, dust cover
£21.00
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The Perehara Procession, National Geographic Magazine, July 1932, good copy
The Perehara Procession, National Geographic Magazine, July 1932, good copy
£28.00
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Sri Lanka, National Geographic Magazine, January 1997, Ethnic Civil War period, good copy
Sri Lanka, National Geographic Magazine, January 1997, Ethnic Civil War period, good copy
£28.00
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Ceylon, National Geographic Magazine, April 1996 A land of Morris Minors and Bullock Carts. A wonderful variety.
Ceylon, National Geographic Magazine, April 1996 A land of Morris Minors and Bullock Carts. A wonderful variety.
£28.00
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Ceylon, History on Stone, Illustrated,  R Raven-Heart 1973 Lake House, good copy
Ceylon, History on Stone, Illustrated, R Raven-Heart 1973 Lake House, good copy
£28.00
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Politics of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Robert N Kearney,  Syracuse University, First Edition, 1973, Cornell
Politics of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Robert N Kearney, Syracuse University, First Edition, 1973, Cornell
£28.00
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Zoo Search in Ceylon: Capturing rare creatures in Ceylon's jungles and swamps, Heinz Randow, 208 pages, First Edition, 1958
Zoo Search in Ceylon: Capturing rare creatures in Ceylon's jungles and swamps, Heinz Randow, 208 pages, First Edition, 1958
£35.00
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Ceylon, Pearl of the East, Harry Williams, Robert Hale Limited London, 1956
Ceylon, Pearl of the East, Harry Williams, Robert Hale Limited London, 1956
£45.00
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Over the River, John Galsworthy, William Heinemann, London, reprint of 1st Publication in 1933, date 1933
Over the River, John Galsworthy, William Heinemann, London, reprint of 1st Publication in 1933, date 1933
£48.88
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A Complete Illustrated History of Sri Lanka, Author signed,  2nd edition, Anton Sebastian, Yapa Publications, 2013
A Complete Illustrated History of Sri Lanka, Author signed, 2nd edition, Anton Sebastian, Yapa Publications, 2013
£68.00
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Las Islas Parasidiacus (paradise islands), Robert Chauvelot, Ceylon-Java-Tahiti, 134 illustrations, leather bound, Barcelona 1930 (Spanish)
Las Islas Parasidiacus (paradise islands), Robert Chauvelot, Ceylon-Java-Tahiti, 134 illustrations, leather bound, Barcelona 1930 (Spanish)
£75.00
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Ceylon: New and Old, Nihal Singh, Ceylon Goverment Railway 1928
Ceylon: New and Old, Nihal Singh, Ceylon Goverment Railway 1928
£78.00
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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LANTERN; ACCOUNT OF A COMMONPLACE TOUR ROUND THE WORLD, BY SIR FREDERICK TREVES, 1904
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LANTERN; ACCOUNT OF A COMMONPLACE TOUR ROUND THE WORLD, BY SIR FREDERICK TREVES, 1904
£88.00
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A Journey through Upper Provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay 1824 to 1825 (with notes upon Ceylon) Illustrated, an Account of Journey to Madras , 1829
A Journey through Upper Provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay 1824 to 1825 (with notes upon Ceylon) Illustrated, an Account of Journey to Madras , 1829
£88.00
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Travels in India, Ceylon, and Borneo BY Captain Basil Hall. Edited by H. G. RawlinsonProfessor. (Broadway Travellers.) Routledge, 1931.
Travels in India, Ceylon, and Borneo BY Captain Basil Hall. Edited by H. G. RawlinsonProfessor. (Broadway Travellers.) Routledge, 1931.
£94.00
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A Short History of Ceylon, H W Codrington, Maps and Illustrations, Revised Edition 1939 good copy
A Short History of Ceylon, H W Codrington, Maps and Illustrations, Revised Edition 1939 good copy
£95.00
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The Golden Age of Sculpture in Sri Lanka, Visual Dharma Publications Ltd Hong Kong 1993
The Golden Age of Sculpture in Sri Lanka, Visual Dharma Publications Ltd Hong Kong 1993
£95.00
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WONDERFUL INDIA: AND THREE OF HER BEAUTIFUL NEIGHBOURS, CEYLON, BURMA, NEPAL, Times of India, First Edition 1939
WONDERFUL INDIA: AND THREE OF HER BEAUTIFUL NEIGHBOURS, CEYLON, BURMA, NEPAL, Times of India, First Edition 1939
£98.00
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MISSIONARY TOURS IN INDIA AND CEYLON, Captain Robert Townshend Passingham, Illustrated, 140 pages, First Edition, 1881, good copy
MISSIONARY TOURS IN INDIA AND CEYLON, Captain Robert Townshend Passingham, Illustrated, 140 pages, First Edition, 1881, good copy
£98.00
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Ceylon in my Time 1889-1949, Colonel T Y Wright Illustrated with photographs, Colombo Apothecaries Limited
Ceylon in my Time 1889-1949, Colonel T Y Wright Illustrated with photographs, Colombo Apothecaries Limited
£98.00
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Ceylon. J C Willis, Illustrated with photographs and maps, 1907 First Edition, Good Copy
Ceylon. J C Willis, Illustrated with photographs and maps, 1907 First Edition, Good Copy
£98.00
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Peeps at Many Lands, Ceylon, Alfred Clark, 20 color plates, First Edition, Adam Charles Black London 1910 very good copy
Peeps at Many Lands, Ceylon, Alfred Clark, 20 color plates, First Edition, Adam Charles Black London 1910 very good copy
£98.00
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Man from Ceylon, Ruby M Ayres, First Edition, 1950, Hodder and Stoughton, dust cover, very good copy,
Man from Ceylon, Ruby M Ayres, First Edition, 1950, Hodder and Stoughton, dust cover, very good copy,
£98.00
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Village Folk Tales of Ceylon, H Parker, Volume II, Luzac & Co, London, 1914
Village Folk Tales of Ceylon, H Parker, Volume II, Luzac & Co, London, 1914
£98.00
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Buddhist Popular Lectures 1907, Annie Besant, The Theosophical Society Madras South India 1908
Buddhist Popular Lectures 1907, Annie Besant, The Theosophical Society Madras South India 1908
£98.00
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An Illustrated Guide to the Buries Cities of Ceylon, R Jones Bateman 1932, illustrated, very good copy
An Illustrated Guide to the Buries Cities of Ceylon, R Jones Bateman 1932, illustrated, very good copy
£98.00
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Marriage customs in many Lands,  Rev H N Hutchinson, Seeley and Co., 1897
Marriage customs in many Lands, Rev H N Hutchinson, Seeley and Co., 1897
£98.00
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From Adam's Peak to Elephanta, Edward Carpenter, George Allen & Unwin,  London, New Edition 1903, reprint in 1921
From Adam's Peak to Elephanta, Edward Carpenter, George Allen & Unwin, London, New Edition 1903, reprint in 1921
£110.00
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Ceylon, A Handbook for the Resident and Traveller, J C Willis, 1907 First Edition
Ceylon, A Handbook for the Resident and Traveller, J C Willis, 1907 First Edition
£118.00
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Ceylon, Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources, Plate Ltd, Colombo 1924
Ceylon, Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources, Plate Ltd, Colombo 1924
£120.00
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A Basis of Surgical Ward Work by R L Spittel, Surgeon to Colombo General Hospital, 1915, First Edition, good condition
A Basis of Surgical Ward Work by R L Spittel, Surgeon to Colombo General Hospital, 1915, First Edition, good condition
£121.00
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The other side of the lantern;  Account of a commonplace tour round the world, by Sir Frederick Treves, 40 Photographs on travel in the East, 1906 First Edition
The other side of the lantern; Account of a commonplace tour round the world, by Sir Frederick Treves, 40 Photographs on travel in the East, 1906 First Edition
£125.00
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The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon, Samuel Baker, Illustrated, New Impression,  Longmans, Green & Co, London 1898
The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon, Samuel Baker, Illustrated, New Impression, Longmans, Green & Co, London 1898
£135.00
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Ola leaves a part of 18th - mid 19th century book, 7 leaves loose rebound in old style
Ola leaves a part of 18th - mid 19th century book, 7 leaves loose rebound in old style
£140.00
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The Ruined Cities of Ceylon, Henry W Cave, Sampson & Marston, London 1900
The Ruined Cities of Ceylon, Henry W Cave, Sampson & Marston, London 1900
£140.00
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Ceylon and Portugal, Kings and the Christians 1539-1552, P E Pieris, M A H Fitzler Leipzig 1927
Ceylon and Portugal, Kings and the Christians 1539-1552, P E Pieris, M A H Fitzler Leipzig 1927
£148.00
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Goose Feathers, George Digby, 407 pages, First Edition, 1938, leather bound, very good copy,
Goose Feathers, George Digby, 407 pages, First Edition, 1938, leather bound, very good copy,
£148.00
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Outlines of Ceylon History, Donald Obeyesekere, Times of Ceylon, First Edition, 1911
Outlines of Ceylon History, Donald Obeyesekere, Times of Ceylon, First Edition, 1911
£148.00
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Wild Ceylon, describing in particular the lives of the present day Veddas, illustrated with photographs,  R.L. Spittel, First Edition 1924
Wild Ceylon, describing in particular the lives of the present day Veddas, illustrated with photographs, R.L. Spittel, First Edition 1924
£160.00
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Eight Years in Ceylon, Sir Samuel Baker, Longmans Green London, New Edition 1891, very good copy
Eight Years in Ceylon, Sir Samuel Baker, Longmans Green London, New Edition 1891, very good copy
£160.00
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Ceylon in 1893, describing the Progress Island since 1803, John Ferguson, John Haddon & Co, London, over 100 illustrations and map, 1893,
Ceylon in 1893, describing the Progress Island since 1803, John Ferguson, John Haddon & Co, London, over 100 illustrations and map, 1893,
£165.00
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Indian Antiquities or Dissertations - Hindostan - 1801, One of the earliest English Treatises on Hinduism, very rare, leather, good condition,
Indian Antiquities or Dissertations - Hindostan - 1801, One of the earliest English Treatises on Hinduism, very rare, leather, good condition,
£178.00
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Light from the East, Hon P Arunachelam, edited by Edward Carpenter, 1927 First Edition, very good copy
Light from the East, Hon P Arunachelam, edited by Edward Carpenter, 1927 First Edition, very good copy
£178.00
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Indika, The Country and the People of India and Ceylon, John F Hurst, First Edittion, 1891. Harper and Brothers, New York
Indika, The Country and the People of India and Ceylon, John F Hurst, First Edittion, 1891. Harper and Brothers, New York
£178.00
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The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon, Sir Samuel W Baker, Longmans Green & Co, New Edition, 1890, very good copy
The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon, Sir Samuel W Baker, Longmans Green & Co, New Edition, 1890, very good copy
£195.00
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The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation (Mahabhinishkramana), Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Edwin Arnold, 1892
The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation (Mahabhinishkramana), Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Edwin Arnold, 1892
£198.00
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The Arts & Crafts of India & Ceylon, Ananda Coomarasamy, 225 Illustrations, First Edition, 1913
The Arts & Crafts of India & Ceylon, Ananda Coomarasamy, 225 Illustrations, First Edition, 1913
£198.00
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The Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists Ananda Coomaraswamy 1913 First Edition
The Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists Ananda Coomaraswamy 1913 First Edition
£240.00
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Memoir of Mrs. Harriet L.  Winslow of American Mission in Ceylon, 480 pages, 1837, First and only edition
Memoir of Mrs. Harriet L. Winslow of American Mission in Ceylon, 480 pages, 1837, First and only edition
£275.00
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The Mahavamsa or the Great Chronicle of Ceylon Wilhelm Geiger Pali Text Society 300 pages First Edition Oxford University Press 1912
The Mahavamsa or the Great Chronicle of Ceylon Wilhelm Geiger Pali Text Society 300 pages First Edition Oxford University Press 1912
£285.00
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Mahavansi, The Raja-Ratnacari, and the Rajavali, Sacred and Historical Books of Ceylon, Edward Upham, 325 pages Voume II 1833
Mahavansi, The Raja-Ratnacari, and the Rajavali, Sacred and Historical Books of Ceylon, Edward Upham, 325 pages Voume II 1833
£550.00
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Ceylon, An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical and Topographical, Sir Jamerson Tennent, 1859, FIRST EDITION
Ceylon, An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical and Topographical, Sir Jamerson Tennent, 1859, FIRST EDITION
£780.00
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