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Bell, H.C.P. The Maldive Islands. An Account of the Physical Features, Climate, History, Inhabitants, Productions, and Trade. Colombo Frank Luker, Acting Government Printer, Ceylon 1883
First edition, Folio, pp.iv, 133, 3 folding maps, diagrams. A very good copy bound in contemporary half morocco. Boards a little scuffed, spine beginning to split. With a signed letter from the author presenting this copy to Mr. Ravenscroft, who had loaned the volume of Pyrard de Laval referred to in the footnote on page i.