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An account of the island of Ceylon [electronic resource] : containing its history, geography, natural history, with the manners and customs of its various inhabitants : to which is added, the journal of an embassy to the court of Candy : illustrated by a map, charts, and engravings of some interesting scenes in the island / by Robert Percival

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