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Eight years" wanderings in Ceylon.

Baker, Samuel White Sir

Eight years" wanderings in Ceylon.

by Baker, Samuel White Sir

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Published by Longman, Brown in London .
Written in English


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Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon. by Samuel White Baker. CHAPTER I. Colombo - Dullness of the Town - Cinnamon Garden - A Cingalese Appo - Ceylon Sport - Jungle Fever - Newera Ellia - Energy of Sir E. Barnes - Influence of the Governor - Projected Improvements.   "Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon" from Samuel Baker. British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist ().Pages:

[Top] Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon. by Samuel White Baker. CHAPTER IV. Poverty of Soil - Ceylon Sugar - Fatality of Climate - Supposed Fertility of Soil - Native Cultivation - Neglect of Rice Cultivation - Abandoned Reservoirs - Former Prosperity - Ruins of Cities - Pollanarua - The Great Dagoba - Architectural Relics - The Rock Temple - Destruction of Population - Neglected Capabilities. Eight years' wanderings in Ceylon / (London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longman, ), by Samuel White Baker, Nicholas Hanhart, and Michael Hanhart (page images at HathiTrust) Baker, Samuel White, Sir, Eight years wanderings in Ceylon / (New York: .

Illustrated by 6 plates including frontispiece and by engravings in text. This popular work by Sir Samuel White Baker () who settled in Ceylon was first published as Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon in , and appeared in numerous editions into the early twentieth century. TOPOGRAPHY CEYLON TOPOGRAPHY TRAVEL SPORT- ASIA TOPOGRAPHY. Title: Eight Years' Wanderings In Ceylon Author Name: Baker, Samuel W. Categories: Big Game Hunting, Edition: First American Publisher: Philadelphia, J B Lippincott: Binding: Hard Cover Book Condition: Very Good - Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Seller ID:


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Download a free audio book for yourself today. During his residence in Ceylon he wrote and published The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon () and two years later Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon ().

After twelve years of marriage, his wife, Henrietta, died of typhoid fever inleaving Samuel a widower at the age of thirty-four. His two sons and one daughter (Jane) also died young. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt.First published inby Spottiswoode & Co. for Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts of London Ceylon proved very popular and five editions, variously revised were in published in eight months, the last in The work is an account of many aspects of the island of Ceylon with chapters on the geology, climate, flora and fauna, history, religion and Buddhism, farming, commerce, the arts.