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A General Description of the Island and Its Inhabitants; with an Historical Sketch of the Conquest of the Colony by the English. London William H. Allen and Co. 1846
First edition pp.xvi, 287, 2 maps, 1 coloured in outline. A very good copy in original cloth. Signed presentation inscription from Marshall to James Gay.
The Cleghorn Papers. A Footnote to History. Being the Diary, 1795-1796, of Hugh Cleghorn of Stravithie.
With a Foreword by Colonel Sir Alexander Sprot. Containing Three Photogravure Portraits and a Map. London 1927
First edition pp.xx, 295, frontis, 2 plates, folding map. Old-Time Records and Diaries Series. A good copy in original cloth, head of spine worn.
An Account of the island of Ceylon,
containing its history, geography, natural history, with the manners and customs of its various inhabitants; to which is added, The journal of an embassy to the court of Candy. London C. and R. Baldwin 1803
First edition 4to, pp. xii, 420; 3 folding charts, large folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporay full speckled calf, neatly rebacked. Some light foxing to map and charts, small tear on p.79 (not affecting text). Contemporary ownership inscription on title-page.
An Account of the Island of Ceylon.
Containing its history, geography, natural history, with the manners and customs of its various inhabitants; to which is added, the journal of an embassy to the court of Candy. The second Edition: with an appendix; containing some particulars of the recent hostilities with the King of Candy. London C. and R. Baldwin 1805
Second edition 4to, pp. xii, 446, [2, advertisements]; frontispiece, 4 plates (1 almost detached), 3 folding charts, large folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, rebacked; armorial bookplate on front pastedown.
An Historical, Political and Statistical Account of Ceylon and its Dependencies.
London T. and W. Boone 1849
First edition, Two volumes, pp.xv, 484; (485)-887, large folding map. A very good largely uncut set in slightly mottled original cloth, spines faded; first volume with Ceylon inked on spine. Armorial bookplates.
The Temporal and Spritual Conquest of Ceylon.
Translated by Father S.G. Perera. Colombo A.C. Richards, Acting Government Printer 1930
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxviii, 392; (393)-810; (811)-1274. A very good set in original cloth. The set of the anthropologist, Cora Du Bois, with her personal stamp in each volume.
Ribeiro's History of Ceilao. Part I.
With notes from De Barros, De Couto and Antonio Bocarro. Translated from the Portuguese by P.E. Peiris Deraniyagala Samarasinha Sriwardhana. Galle printed at the Albion Press 
[First edition ?] pp.[x], 169,. Original wrappers a little worn, and with hole in rear cover, otherwise a very good copy.
Rebellion in Ceylon
Rebelion de Ceylan
y los Progressos de su Conquista en el gobierno de Constantino de Saa y Norono Lisbon Antonio Craesbeeck de Mello 1681
First edition 4to, pp.[xx], 243. A very good copy bound in contemporary Spanish sheep, spine in compartments with gilt ornaments, slightly rubbed.
Lach III.2, p.951-2; Palau 274944
Catalogue of the Hugh Nevill Collection of Sinhalese Manuscripts in the British Library.
London Pali Text Society; British Library 1987-1995
First edition, Seven volumes, 4to, pp.xi, 440; vii, 316; viii, 318; viii, 465; viii, 473; viii, 728; xiii, 217., illustrations. A very good set in original cloth.
Christianity in Ceylon;
Its Introduction and Progress under the Portuguese, the Dutch, the British, and American Missions: With an Historical Sketch of the Brahmanical and Buddhist Superstitions. London 1850
First edition pp.xv, 348, frontispiece, engraved title, vignettes. A good copy in original cloth, recased preserving part of original spine. Without half title.
Signed presentation copy
Thoughts, Talks and Tramps.
A Collection of Papers. Edited with a Memoir by R.R. Marett. London Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press 1934
First edition pp.xxiii, 285, frontis, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. With a presentation inscription from the author.
Vol II. Khuddaka Patha, Dhammapada, Udana and Itiwuttaka Pali of the Khuddaka Nikaya Sutta Pitaka.
Revised and edited by the Venerable Arangala Siridhamma Thero, , Principal, Maha Viruddharama Pirivena, Dematagoda, Colombo. Colombo J. D. Fernando, Granthaprakasa Press, 1926
First edition pp., iii, , ii, 204. Pali text. A very good copy handsomely bound in full leather.
see Geiger, Pali Literature, p.19, para 11 for description of content
Atlas van kaarten en aanzichten van de VOC en WIC, genoemd Vingboons-Atlas in het Algemeen Rijksarchief te 's-Gravenhage. Haarlem 1981
Facsimile reprint Large folio, 107 full colour reproductions of early eighteenth century maps and plans of ports and trading posts of importance to the Dutch East and West India Companies. Limited to 1000 numbered copies only. As new, hardback.