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Visitor's Guide to Kandy and Nuwara Eliya

A delightful, contemporary guide to Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, and environs during the late 19th century. Written by S.M. Burrows of the Ceylon Civil Service (British), and at least one section was written by a W.A. Nock. Includes appendices with locations of the brewery, cricket club, garden club, hiring a carriage, list of houses and occupants for the 1888 "Season" (Lady Gordon, Mrs. M. Thwaites, General Massy, etc.). Very proper! Obviously aimed at a British Empire/Expat readership. The general contents include A Short Historical Sketch; A Topographical Description of Kandy and Neighborhood; Nuwara Eliya and the Way There; The Hakgala Experimental Gardens. With a preface by Burrows and a section of fascinating advertisements for hotels, newspapers, art associations, shops, etc. A very special and scarce little gem.

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