Francois Valentijn’s Description of Ceylon

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Francois Valentijn’s Description of Ceylon

By Arasaratnam, Sinnappah

SKU# 19382

$ 12.00

Pp. xv, 395, 12 black and white plates, 7 maps. Publisher’s light blue cloth, gilt ship on cover, lettered in gilt on spine, blue and green dustjacket lettered in dark blue, green and white on cover and spine, 8vo. From the series: Hakluyt Society, Second Series Volume 149.  This is a translation from the fifth volume of Fancois Valentijin’s “Oud en Oost-Indien” regarding Ceylon (Sri Lanka).  No ownership marks.

Publisher The Hakluyt Society
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1978
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Light wear to dustjacket, a near fine copy.
ISBN 0-904180-06-9
Limited Edition