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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 530

    PYBUS, John. Account of Mr. Pybus's Mission to the King of Kandy, in 1762. Colombo: W. Skeen, 1862. 8°. (A little browned). Original printed wrappers (rebacked with cloth, corners of upper wrapper cropped, stained).

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    PYBUS, John. Account of Mr. Pybus's Mission to the King of Kandy, in 1762. Colombo: W. Skeen, 1862. 8°. (A little browned). Original printed wrappers (rebacked with cloth, corners of upper wrapper cropped, stained).

    MARSHALL, Henry. Ceylon: a General Description of the Island and its Inhabitants. London: W.H. Allen, 1846. Engraved map hand-coloured in outline and a lithographed plan of Kandy, 6 advertisement leaves at the end. Original cloth, uncut (spine somewhat faded). FIRST EDITION.

    With 6 other volumes including George Wall's Ceylon: her Present Condition (Colombo, 1868), J. M. Henderson's The History of the Rebellion in Ceylon (London, 1868) and L. J. B. Turner's Collected Papers on the History of the Maritime Provinces of Ceylon (Colombo, 1923). (8)


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