CEYLON CORDINER (JAMES) A Description of Ceylon, Containing an Account of the Country, 2 vol., 1807
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CEYLON CORDINER (JAMES) A Description of Ceylon, Containing an Account of the Country, 2 vol., 1807
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CEYLON
CORDINER (JAMES) A Description of Ceylon, Containing an Account of the Country, Inhabitants, and Natural Productions; with Narratives of a Tour Round the Island in 1800, the Campaign in Candy in 1803, and a Journey to Ramisseram in 1804, 2 vol., first edition, 2 engraved maps and 23 plates (mostly tinted aquatints, 2 folding), some offsetting, and occasional spotting, ownership inscription and bookplate of George Smith, bookseller's stamp "Wijayaratna & Co.... Slave Island, Colombo" on title of volume one, contemporary tree calf, gilt morocco spine label, worn, joints weakened [Abbey, Travel 409], 4to, Longman, 1807
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