First edition of these Books from Library of
Mudliyar P. D. Ratnatunga (1881-1976)
who was for many years Honorary Secretary of the
Colombo Branch of the Pali Text Society.
They have been scanned in 2004 May by the Million Book project (MBP) of the CMU Universal Library (ULIB)
The scans will be sent to Distributed Proof-readers (PGDP) which is an official part of Project Gutenberg. (PG): A Free Public Library and archive of digital eBooks.
I am working with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington to clear copyright on thes books for submission to Project Gutenberg. These were published under the patronage of the Government of Ceylon and it is over 60 years since Geiger's death in 1943.
Title: Mahavamsa : the great chronicle of Ceylon : Author(s): Mahanama, (5th cent) Geiger, Wilhelm,; 1856-1943, ;tr.; Bode, Mabel Haynes, ;joint tr. Year: 1912 Edition: 1st edition Language: English Description: lxiii, 300 p. : ill. maps ; 22 cm. Publication: London : Pub. for the Pali Text Society by Oxford Univ. Pr., Responsibility: translated into English by Wilhelm Geiger, assisted by Mabel Haynes Bode. Standard No: Descriptor: Buddhism -- History -- Sri Lanka* Legends, Sinhala. Geographic: Sri Lanka -- History -- Sources -- Ancient period. Note(s): Includes genealogical tables. Class Descriptors: LC: BQ1177.P38 Accession No: OCLC: 2173168
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Title: Culavamsa; being the more recent part of the Mahavamsa, Author(s): W Geiger; C M (D ) Rickmers, "Mrs. W. R. R." Year: 1929-1930 Edition: 1st edition Language: English Description: 2 v. Series: Pali Text Society. Publications: Translation series,; no. 18, 20; Publication: London, Pali text Society, Responsibility: tr. by Wilhelm Geiger, and from the German into English by Mrs. C. Mabel Rickmers (nee Duff) under the patronage of the government of Ceylon. Standard No: Descriptor: Buddhism -- History -- Sri Lanka* Legends, Sinhala. Geographic: Sri Lanka -- History -- Sources -- Ancient period. Note(s): Includes genealogical tables. Class Descriptors: Dewey: 891.35 Accession No: OCLC: 4781111
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