London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
CAVE, Henry W. Picturesque Ceylon, London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co., 1893-5. Volumes I ["Colombo and the Kelani Valley"] and III ["Nuwara Eliva and Adam's Peak"] only (?of 3), 4°, half tone plates by Henry W. Cave (a few light spots), contemporary green half morocco gilt by William Brown (lightly rubbed and scuffed), g.e., bookplate of Iain Ramsay of Kildalton.
With 4 other works in 5 volumes, including Lydia Beresford Bruce's Sketches of Ceylon (London, 1914), Frederick Sleigh Roberts' Forty-One Years in India (London, 1897, 9th edition), and 2 other books on the birds of Ceylon. (7)
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