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Scenery and reminiscences of Ceylon

John Deschamps

Scenery and reminiscences of Ceylon

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Published by Published for the author by Ackermann in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Sri Lanka -- Description and travel -- Views.

    • Edition Notes

      Added title page engraved in colors.

      Statementby John Descamps. From original drawings and notes made by him during a service of nine years, as an officer of the Royal Artillery, in that island.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489 .D44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6955063M
      LC Control Number05013884
      OCLC/WorldCa7519648

      [iii] In this treatise an attempt has been made to present a careful and exhaustive study of the chronicles of Ceylon in a spirit of scientific research. In Geiger made a critical study of this subject for the first time in his work on The Dīpavaṁsa and Mahāvaṁ and their Historical development of G. P. Malalasekera published a book on the Pali Literature of .


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