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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 492

    COLEBROOK, W. M. G. and Charles Hay CAMERON. Ceylon. Report ... upon the Administration of the Government of Ceylon. London, 1832. 2° (334 x 201mm). Interleaved, folding lithographed map hand-coloured in outline (a little water- and dampstaining in upper fore-corners). 20th-century roan (a little marked). Provenance: J. A. Stewart Mackenzie, March 1837 (signature at head of title). A liberal reform of the colonial government curbing the authority of the governor and advocating the participation of the people in the business of law making.

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    COLEBROOK, W. M. G. and Charles Hay CAMERON. Ceylon. Report ... upon the Administration of the Government of Ceylon. London, 1832. 2° (334 x 201mm). Interleaved, folding lithographed map hand-coloured in outline (a little water- and dampstaining in upper fore-corners). 20th-century roan (a little marked). Provenance: J. A. Stewart Mackenzie, March 1837 (signature at head of title). A liberal reform of the colonial government curbing the authority of the governor and advocating the participation of the people in the business of law making.

    LAWRIE, A. C. A Gazeteer of the Central Province of Ceylon (excluding Walapane). Volume I. Colombo: G. J. A. Skeen, 1896. 8°. (Browned and spotted, paper very brittle causing tears, margins of title defective). Modern half calf.

    LE MESURIER, C. J. R. Manual of the Nuwara Eliya District of the Central Province, Ceylon. Colombo, G. J. A. Skeen, 1893. 8°. 7 folding lithographed maps, all mounted on linen (a little uniform browning). Later cloth.

    With 9 others on Ceylon including John D'Oyly's A Sketch of the Kandyan Kingdom (Colombo, 1929) and Henry W. Cave's The Ceylon Government Railway (London, 1910). (12)


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