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"Mendis, V.L.B." "Foreign Relations of Sri Lanka, from earliest times to 1965"
1983 "Published by Tisara Prakasakayo, Dehiwala,Ceylon, 1983, 1st edition. The Ceylon Historical Journal Monograph series- vol 2. Paperback. Illustrated card covers under similiarly illustrated dustwrapper. 8.5ins x 5.5ins, xv, (i), 485pp plus 13pp plates (2 folding) and 5 maps (1 folding). Dw sunned to spine and chipped to top of spine, else VG." (Book ref. 40209) £10.00
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Silva K.M. de A History of Sri Lanka
1981 "Published by C. Hurst & Company, London & University of California Press, Berkeley, 1981, 1st edition. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine under dustwrapper with green lettering. 8.75ins x 5.75ins, xx, 603pp plus 12pp plates (21 images). Also 7 maps within the text. Dw faded to spine, rubbed and worn to top. VG / G." (Book ref. 40202) £15.00
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"Nelson, W.A." The Dutch Forts of Sri Lanka - the military monuments of Ceylon
1984 "Published by Canongate, Edinburgh, 1984, 1st edition. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover undermainly red dustwrapper. 10ins x 7ins, front endpaper as fold out map, xiv, 152pp. 32 plans and 64 illustrations within the text. VG / VG." (Book ref. 40196) £35.00
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"Mendis, V.L.B." British Governors and Colonial Policy in Sri Lanka
1984 "Published by Tisara Prakasakayo, Dehiwala,Ceylon, 1984, 1st edition. The Ceylon Historical Journal Monograph series- vol 9. Paperback. Illustrated card covers under similiarly illustrated dustwrapper. 8.25ins x 5.5ins, 249pp plus 8pp plates. Browning to top of pages else VG." (Book ref. 40186) £7.50
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Nagel's encyclopedia-guide Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
1977 "Published by Nagel Publishers, Geneva, 1977, 1st edition. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover under red and white dustwrapper. Contained in a plain brown slipcase. 6.25ins x 4.5ins, front endpapers as map, 266pp plus 2 folding maps. Other maps within the text. VG / VG." (Book ref. 40177) £10.00
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"Dewaraja, Lorma" Sri Lanka through French eyes
1989 "Published by The Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka, 1989, 1st edition. Paperback. 11ins x 8.25ins, x, 100pp. Illustrations and maps within the text. Top corner of front cover creased. G+." (Book ref. 40176) £10.00
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"Disanayaka, J.B." "National Languages of Sri Lanka, I - Sinhala"
nd "Published by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Colombo, nd. No 10 in the culutre of Sri Lanka series. Thin card covers,stapled. Illustrated to front cover. 7.25ins x 4.75ins, [iv], 44pp including 3pp plates. VG." (Book ref. 40169) £4.00
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"Uchiyama, Akira" "Sri Lanka - this beautiful world, vol 44"
1979 "Published by Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1979, 5th printing. Paperback. Coloured wrap around card covers. 7.25ins x 5ins, 120pp. Contains many colour photographs taken by the author. Text in English. VG." (Book ref. 40165) £4.00
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"Makulloluwa, W.B." Dances of Sri Lanka
nd "Published by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Colombo, nd. Thin card covers,stapled. Illustrated to front cover. 8.5ins x 5.75ins, [iv], 24pp text followed by 25pp of colour plates. Covers a little browned. G+." (Book ref. 40164) £5.00
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"Godakumbure, C.E." Architecture of Sri Lanka
1976 "Published by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Colombo, 1976, 2nd edition. Card covers, illustrated to front cover. 7.25ins x 4.75ins, [iv], 43pp text followed by 28pp of plates and plans. Stain to front cover. G+." (Book ref. 40163) £5.00
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"Piyadasa, L." Sri Lanka: the Holocaust and After
1984 "Published by Marram Books, London, 1984, 1st edition. Paperback. Illustrated, laminated card covers. 8.5ins x 5.25ins, [viii], 129pp, 1pp index, 3pp book adverts. Crease to bottom corner of front cover, hence G+." (Book ref. 40160) £10.00
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The Thorana guide to Sri Lanka
1979 "Published by Lever Brothers Cultural Conservation Trust, 1979, 1st edition. Paperback. Green card covers with maps to inside fold overs. 8.5ins x 5.5ins, [vi], 109pp, 7pp index. Maps and plans within the text. Book rubbed and worn to edges of spine. G." (Book ref. 40157) £5.00
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A BILL intituled an ACT to make provision in connection with CEYLON becoming a republic within the COMMONWEALTH under the name of SRI LANKA.
London: HMSO, 1972. 2pp. 8vo. Bound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Bill 171. Sri Lanka Republic (H.L.). Brought from the Lords 27 June 1972. A clean copy. Neat library/date mark on title page. (Book ref. 159324) £8.00
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Toto and the Goats; Tales from Ceylon
London: Thomas Nelson, 1953. Illustrated by Bessie D. Inglis, Jacinth Parsons. Red Boards. Good/No D/jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Good Luck Series no. 9. Corners bumped, spine faintly sunned. Couple minute nicks to board edges,signs of age.Edges spotted. Small triangular loss top corner p. 107. Still a lovely little copy. Sunday School decorative bookplate on ffep. Coloured f/ piece, 8 black and white full page drawings.174 pp. (Book ref. 002352) £5.00
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JOHNSTON Arthur Narrative of the Operations of a Detachment in an Expedition to Candy in the island of Ceylon in the year 1804. With some observations on the previous campaign, and on the nature of Candian Warfare etc'.
Dublin: James McGlashan, 1854 new edition. xi and 134 pages. A good copy neatly recased in the publisher's blind stamped green cloth and with new endpapers; the back cover is dampmarked and the last page of text is slightly damp affected. With a 4 page ALS (on the Johnston family burial ground to a kinsman) by the editor Richard Johnston. Major Johnston commanded a force of 305 native and European troops and 550 pioneers and coolies. His was one of six detachments intended to advance concentrically on Candy and it advanced alone when General Macdowal cancelled the operation at a late stage and failed to inform Johnston. (Book ref. 60685) £375.00
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Wilson, A.Jeyaratnam The Break-up of Sri Lanka: Tamil-Sinhalese Conflict
Hardcover C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd 1st Edition 1988 256 1850650330 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 Nice cl Very Good (Book ref. 542259) £20.00
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Wilson, A Jeyaratnam Politics in Sri Lanka, 1947-79
Hardcover Macmillan P 2nd Edition 1979 320 0333262077 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 Nice clean bright tight Very Good (Book ref. 542258) £80.00
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Tambiah, Stanley Jeyaraja Sri Lanka: Ethnic Fratricide and the Dismantling of Democracy
Hardcover I.B.Tauris 1st Edition 1986 210 1850430268 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 Dustwrapper chipped - bo Very Good (Book ref. 542255) £12.00
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Farmer, B. H. Pioneer peasant colonization in Ceylon: a study in Asian agrarian problems
Oxford University Press, 1957. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xxviii + 388 pages, 24 photos on plates, 29 tables, 12 maps, footnotes, glossary, index (Book ref. 36385) £18.00
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Dassanayake, M.D; Fosberg, F.R. A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon Volume III
New Delhi: Amerind Publishing for the Smithsonian Institute and the National Science Foundation, Washington D.C., 1981. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Near fine in green cloth, black & gilt lettering to spine, endpaper maps, xii & 499 pages, b/w illustrations, bright dustjacket. This volume, now out of print, contains the following families: Ebenaceae, Gentianaceae, Lamiaceae (Labiatae), Lecythidaceae, Martyniaceae, Menyanthaceae, Moraceae, Pandanaceae, Pedaliceae, Rosaceae, Sabiaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Sonneratiaceae, Symplocaceae, Umbelliferae. (Book ref. 5979) £15.00
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