Lot 92 of 312:
Recollections of Ceylon, 1844  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Recollections of Ceylon, after a Residence of Nearly Thirteen Years; with an Account of the Church Missionary Society's Operations in the Island: And Extracts from a Journal
Author:
Selkirk, James
Place:
London
Publisher:
J. Hatchard and Son
Date:
1844
Description:

xvi, 544 pp. Illustrated with lithographic plates, some duotone, frontispiece colored lithograph of foreign divinities. (8vo) 22x14.2 cm (8¾x5½"), original decoratively stamped blue cloth lettered on spine in gilt, with gilt vignette of Ceylonese god on spine. First Edition. 

An account of the Church Missionary Society's mission on Ceylon or modern day Sri Lanka.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Gilt bleeding to spine, some soiling and wear; light foxing within; very good.
 
Item number:
303650a
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