KNIGHTON, William. Forest Life in Ceylon.
London : 1854First edition, scarce, of this fictionalised account of life in Sri Lanka, published hot on the heels of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) and describing the harsh life of the coffee plantation labourers. "One of the earliest and most enduring images of the early coffee planter and his relations with labourers comes from the caricature in a novel, Forest Life... Learn More£650.00
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