Some Notions about the Island of Ceylon

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  • Author : Eudelin De Jonville
  • English Translation of the “Quelques notions sur l’Isle de Ceylan” (by Marie-Helene Estew& Philippe Fabry )
  • Publisher : Viator Publishers
  • First Edition 2012
  • ISBN 978-955-8736-10-4
  • 183 Pages

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Author : Eudelin De Jonville

English Translation of the “Quelques notions sur l’Isle de Ceylan” (by Marie-Helene Estew& Philippe Fabry )

Publisher : Viator Publishers

First Edition 2012

ISBN 978-955-8736-10-4

183 Pages

 

A translation of a manuscript by Eudelin de Jonville who came to the island of Ceylon in 1798 — Available in French and English. de Jonville came to Ceylon as a naturalist and a member of the administrative staff recruited by Frederick North, the first British governor of the new colony. During the seven years he spent in Ceylon, he travelled, investigated, questioned, counted and measured, drew, painted and above all wrote an astonishing manuscript.

 

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Weight 0.778 kg

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