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1 Scrap Book Relating to Ceylon Relating to 1947-1953
Good 
172pp, the Ceylon Daily News Desk Diary for 1952 has been used as a scrap album, two news paper cuttings have ben pasted on the front and in ink at top is written W. S. C. Hillard, Columbo, from news paper report at front of book we learn that he was an ex-naval coder, who spent two years in Eastern waters during the war, now returning as a civillian to take up the position of acting stores manager of an engineering frim in Colombo, Ceylon, the firm was Hoare and Co (Engineers) ltd., includes personal information and general, there are 8 photographes showing a factory presumably Hoare and Co, some other references to his work including a strike, also some ephemera relating to his social life, and many new paper cuttings relating to politcs, social life, tennis etc of Ceylon, cover rubbed and corners bumped, binding chord can be seen in places where book is heavier than intended but binding is firm. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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2 FERGUSON (John) Ceylon in 1893: Describing the Progress of the Island Since 1803, Its Present Agricultural and Commercial Enterprises and Its Unequalled Attractions to Visitors
London John Haddon 1893 Hard Back 
xv+491pp, plus 11pp of publishers catalogue, illustrated, fold out map in back pocket, decorated boards, tips of spine rubbed and bumped, hinges cracked title page browned, one illustration has been ripped and half of the page is missing, no text is missing, otherwsie general condition is good. A scarce title. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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3 Fernando (Dorothy) Wild Flowers of Ceylon
Mitcham West Brothers 1954 Hard Back Very Good Very Good 
86pp, illustrated 20 fine colour tipped in plates plus colour frontis piece, book in excellent condition, the dust wrapper has a couple of very small chips and couple of small tears, also minor marking to spine of dust wrapper, overall neat clean copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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4 HUMPHREYS (Rachel) Travels East of Suez
London Heath Cranton and Ouseley Hard Back Good 
233pp, illustrated 32pp, covers worn, with soiling to edgestips of spine bumpedand couple of small nicks, front folio loose, couple of illustrations partialy loose, occasioanl spots of foxing, text generally clean, inscription on front paste down dated 1915. The author was F.R.G.S. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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