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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sri Lanka -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. F. Gordon Cumming.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23352093M
    OCLC/WorldCa621645

    Ceylon Tea Trails is the most coveted place to stay in Sri Lanka, and a perfect place for history and tea lovers like us. Nestled among the scenic hills of the Bogawantalawa region, you'll find five colonial-era tea planter bungalows which have been turned into a private luxury resort. Each of the historical bungalows has its own distinctive character and offers a boutique luxury . Cumming, C.F. Gordon Two happy years in Ceylon. Illustrated by the author. Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons First edition Two volumes, pp.x, ; vii, , 19 plates, folding map. A very good set in original pictorial cloth. Corners bumped. Cover of second volume creased. Two watercolour paintings of 19th century Ceylon – today known as Sri Lanka – by an Irish artist, are to go under the hammer in a travel-related auction in London on Wednesday (February 7th).


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