An Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon, in the East-Indies: Together, with an Account of the Detaining in Captivity the Author and Divers Other Englishmen Now Living There, and of the Authors Miraculous Escape : Illustrated with Figures, and a Map of the Island

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R. Chiswell, 1681 - Sri Lanka - 189 pages
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One of the great travelogues and adventure stories of literature. After describing the manners and attributes of the locals from his decades living in 1670s Ceylon in the mountains, Robert Knox ... Read full review

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'the unhappy Occasion of our going to this Countrey, May 26, 2014 Downloaded this just prior to a trip to Sri Lanka and wasn't sure I'd find a 17th century account on the island of much interest ... Read full review

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