A description of Ceylon : containing an account of the country, inhabitants, and natural productions : with narratives of a tour round the island in 1800, the campaign in Candy in 1803, and a journey to Ramisseram in 1804 : illustrated by twenty-five engravings from original drawings (Book, 1807) [WorldCat.org]
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A description of Ceylon : containing an account of the country, inhabitants, and natural productions : with narratives of a tour round the island in 1800, the campaign in Candy in 1803, and a journey to Ramisseram in 1804 : illustrated by twenty-five engravings from original drawings

Author: James Cordiner
Publisher: London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807.
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Genre/Form: History
Aquatints
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cordiner, James.
Description of Ceylon.
London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807
(OCoLC)575806181
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cordiner
OCLC Number: 4756996
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, frontispieces, map, plan, plates (some folded) ; 28 cm
Contents: Of the plates: Sketch of the island of Ceylon --
Plan of Columbo --
Fort of Columbo --
Cingalese dresses --
Cingalese alphabet/Malabar alphabet --
Malabar dresses. Candian dresses --
Flag staff at Point de Galle --
View of Point de Galle from the south east --
Buddha reclining in the Temple of Heetateea --
Cingalese Temple of Agrabodiganni near Belligau --
Vishnu and Carticeyia in the Temple of Divinuara Maha Vishny Dewawley --
Mulgeerelenna seen from Kahawata --
Mulgeerenna --
Elephant snare at Korawy --
A Talipot tree or Batticaloe --
Manner of carrying the sacred book, preparatory to the administration of an oath to a Brahmin --
The Fort of Trincomallee from the governor's bungaloe --
Fort Ostenburg and the Harbour of Trincomallee from the governor's bungaloe --
Penacaratchy between Coumpiorde & Coutcharelly --
Banyan tree --
Larorns Cinnamomnm --
Pagoda of Ramisseram --
The governors house at Aripo, in Ceylon --
Temple of Buddha at Arandera near Idalmalpany, in Ceylon --
The hanging bridge near Idemalpany in the island of Ceylon.
Responsibility: by the Reverend James Cordiner.

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