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The Book of Ceylon - A Guide to its Railway System and for the Visitor and Tourist Section II: Kandy and the Highlands w/ Folding map of the Goverment Railway of Ceylon

By: Cave, Henry W

Price: $29.94

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42373

Condition: Very Good


[xv], pp. 201-526 pages; Publisher's green cloth, title lettered in gilt on the spine and, within a gilt decorative border, on the front cover. Date is not printed in the book, but approx. 1908. This is section II of the version of Henry W. Cave's 1908 'Book of Ceylon' which was divided into three separately bound sections. This book is devoted to Kandy and the Highlands. Color frontispiece of the Lankatilake Temple. Folding map of the Goverment Railway of Ceylon, numerous plates from photographs and maps. This is the most substantial of the three parts of the separate edition (326 pp. p... View more info

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GOLDEN TIPS - A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry

By: Cave, Henry W.

Price: $299.99

Publisher: London, Samson Low Marston & Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41472

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 474 & [1, ad] pages; Publisher's cream cloth, blocked and stamped in gilt in an elaborate all-over pattern of leaves, slate grey endpapers, all edges gilt. A wonderful copy of the first edition of a handsome book -- of interest both for its subject: tea and its plantations, and the setting: Ceylon, now known as Sri Lanka. A particularly well-preserved copy, with an inscription in ink on the verso of the front free endpaper: "For Annie G. Mawle / a present from / the Author's Sister." The spine is bright and shows neither toning nor fading, the endpapers are clean and fresh, wit... View more info