Baldaeus, Phillipus; P. Brohier trans: A TRUE AND EXACT DESCRIPTION OF THE GREAT ISLAND OF CEYLON. A new and unabridged translation from the edition of 1672. Ceylon Historical Journal Vol. VIII. Maharagama, 1960. B/w frontispiece, lxvi, 403 pp. B/w text illustrations (a number full page). Folding map. 21x14 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 30.00
Scarce translation into English from the Dutch of the section relating to Ceylon in the journal of the Rev Phillipus Baldaeus first published in Dutch in Amsterdam in 1672. A very early western account of 17th century Sri Lanka.
Subjects: Travel
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 47 in printed List 196.
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