The Story of Ceylon [sri lanka]
London: Faber and Faber, 1967, new edition 8vo hardback, 328pp. With 6 black & white plates from photographs. 2 maps and 1 drawing in line. Fine in d/w (Book ref. 117187) £30.00
RAILWAYS (CEYLON, &c.) Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 9 July 1847;- for, Copies or Extracts of Correspondence between Her Majesty’s Government and the Parties interested in Railways in Ceylon, Trinidad, British Guiana, and New Brunswick ... (Dr Bowring).
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 21 July 1847. Sm. folio. 159pp. 4 folding maps. Light marginal browning, original wrapps. chipped, loss to backstrip, numbering to lower wrapp. 716. US$477 (Book ref. 201608) £300.00
Encyclopaedia of British Empire postage stamps, vol 111, the empire in Asia.
Robson Lowe Ltd, 1951 xvi + 559pp. 1st ed. fine in worn D/W. An indispencable work. (Book ref. LOWER020818) £80.00
Politics of Ceylon
Hardcover Cornell University Press 1st Edition 1973 265 0801407982 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations some minor Very Good (Book ref. 544069) £15.00
The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Cestoda - 2 Vols
GB: Taylor and Francis, 1930. 1st Edition Two Volumes Complete. Hardback. VG-/No DW. EX LIBRARY BOOKS WITH TYPICAL LIBRARY MARKINGS. Books are in very good minus condition with minor but noticeable signs of wear and/or age. Edges of text browned and spotted but good clean tight copies throughout Numbering to bottom of spines. (Book ref. d117.891) £20.00
Indian Sporting Birds. With ... illustrations from Hume and Marshall's Game-Birds of India, Burma and Ceylon
INDIA: Thacker, Spink (Calcutta), 1915. 1st Edition. Hardback. Good/No DW. xi + 280pp + 103 full page chromolithographic coloured plates. A bookplate indicates this book was presented to the British Trust for Ornithology in memory of Roger Holmes 1929-1970 with some of that library's stamps including a withdrawn stamp on prelims and verso of one plate. All plates are present and bright but with occasional marginal marks etc. A few minor worm holes to covers and margins. Strong pale burgundy cloth may be a private binding. Cloth sunned and worn. Some light pencil annotation to a few plates and a few text pages. (would all erase). Tightened up and rebound this would make a very useful working copy. (Book ref. ks.sh305.052) £199.00
Von Ceylon zum Himalaja (Himalaya).
GERMANY: Berlin, Volksverband der Bücherfreunde, Wegweiser Verlag, 1926. 1 Auflage. Hardback. nrFine/No DW. GERMAN TEXT. Brown leather spiNe over decorated boards. Inscription of owner at front of book.dated 1926. (Book ref. d035A.016) £4.00
EUROPEAN CRICKETERS IN INDIA, CEYLON AND BURMA
GB: ACS Association of Cricket Statisticians, 1998. 1st Edition. Paperback. VG-. pencil annotation throughout. (Book ref. ks.sh984.097) £14.00
EUROPEAN CRICKETERS IN INDIA, CEYLON AND BURMA
GB: ACS Association of Cricket Statisticians, 1998. 1st Edition. Paperback. VG-. Owners inscription on inside of front cover (possibly authors?)'Many thanks for your help'. Penci annotation on a few pages.l (Book ref. ks.sh984.083) £14.00
Tropical Planting and Gardening with Special Reference to Ceylon
GB: Macmillan, 1935. 4th Edition. Hardback. VG-/No DW. SPECIAL POSTAGE RATES APPLY GB £5. Packed weight 1400g. (Book ref. d036B.020) £6.90
CEYLON AND ITS METHODISM
GB: Kelly (Methodist Missionary Library). Hardback. VG-/No DW. c1913. Methodist Missionary Library. Small blue hardback lettered and decorated in gold.Folding map of Ceylon. Minor spotting. (Book ref. ks.sh311.067) £99.00
The Real Ceylon
. 3rd Edition Revised. Hardback. VG/No DW. Name of owner at front of book. Clean tight book with minor spotting. Top of spine slightly pulled. (Book ref. kb337.010) £6.95
CEYLON IN 1903
CEYLON: Ferguson (Columbo), 1903. 1st Edition. Hardback. G++/No DW. This is the first edition of the UPDATED earlier works by the same author. Text is quite clean and tight. Map present but worn alomng folds etc. Red cloth bit worn. (Book ref. ks.sh301.013) £89.06
ASSIGNMENT CEYLON A Sam Durell Espionage Thriller
GB: Coronet (Hodder Fawcett), 1974. Paperback. VG-. (Book ref. Coronet_18878) £7.00
AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE BURIED CITIES OF CEYLON
CEYLON: Queens Hotel Kandy. Hardback. G++/No DW. Folding maps, adverts etc. Spine faded. Made and printed in GB by Butler & Tanner Ltd. (Book ref. ks.sh014.062) £9.00
Description of Ceylon.
The Hakluyt Socy 1978 Second Series Volume 149, 1st ed Translated and Edited by Sinnappah Arasaratnam, . Blue cl spine gilt, 395 pp, illustrated, fold-out map at rear. Fine in VG dw. (Book ref. 7227) £63.39
Nor Iron Bars a Cage.
Heinemann 1988 1st ed Fine in dw. (Book ref. 7114) £12.39
Ceylon, Beaten Track,
Ceylon Press Colombo nd (c.1940). Signature/date on ffep, G-VG in Fair-Good dw. (Book ref. 8490) £28.39
An Illustrated Guide to the Buried Cities of Ceylon,
Queen's Hotel Kandy nd 1932 (Preface)? Small slim 8vo, illustrated with plates and maps, pp 64 + xxviii ads and "notes ". Sl worming, lacks ffep, hotel stamp on 1/2-title, covers faded, ow G-VG. (Book ref. 6388) £23.40
The Real Ceylon,
H.W.Cave Colombo 1938 3rd ed. New Edition With Many Illustrations. Pictorial bds, 137 pp + ads etc. Edges sl foxed, signature/date on ffep, G-VG. (Book ref. 8491) £27.39