London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
The Orientalist, a Monthly Journal of Oriental Literature, Arts and Sciences, Folklore, &c. Kandy: 1884-91. Volume One (and a duplicate of vol. one) and various parts of volume II-IV in 3 volumes. Contemporary sheep, original wrappers preserved.
Ceylon Literary Register. Third Series. Colombo: Ceylon Observer, 1931-34. 3 volumes, 8°. (Some dampstaining). Cloth.
Niti-Nighanduva; or, the Vocabulary of Law. As it existed in the Last Days of the Kandyan Kingdom, translated by C. J. R. Lemesurier and T. B. Panabokke. Colombo: W.H. Herbert, 1880. 8°. (Title rather stained and with 2 holes, one repaired). Blue cloth.
With 34 others including Wilhelm Geiger's An Etymological Glossary of the Sinhalese Language (Colombo, 1941), 8 odd issues of volumes VIII-X of the Ceylon Antiquary and Literary Review and 25 duplicate issues of volumes I & II of the same journal. (41)
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