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LIBRARY ACQUISITIONS – JANUARY 2022


VICTOR  MELDER  SRI  LANKA LIBRARY
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THOSE WISHING TO DONATE BOOKS & OTHER PUBLICATIONS TO THIS LIBRARY, THEY ARE MOST WELCOME. PLEASE CONTACT ME AT ABOVE ADDRESS, BY EMAIL OR TELEPHONE. Thank You.

                               ACQUISITIONS   FOR  THE  MONTH  OF  JANUARY  2022

BOOKS.

  1. Thondeswaram (Devinuwara – Dondra) by Thiru Arumugam, 2017.
  2. Thiruketheeswaram – One of the Pancha – Iswarama of Ancient Sri Lanka by Sanmugam Arumugam, 1990

(No’s 1 -2, Donated by Thiru Arumugam, Castle Hill, NSW)

  1. Isle of Eden by J.A.F.Grenier, 1961.
  2. Reflections & Ruminations & Reveries by Derrick Mendis, 2001.
  3. Horn of Plenty, An Asian Success Story, August 1988.
  4. The Guru’s Library, Twelve Short Stories by Nihal Sanderatne, 2004.
  5. Tourism in Sri Lanka, the Social Impact by Nandasena Ratnapala, 1999.
  6. The Limits of Love by Rajiva Wijesinha, 2005.
  7. Magical Times in Ceylon/Sri Lanka by Nihal Kodituwakku, 2012.
  8. Selection Day by Aravind Adiga, 2016.
  9. Road to Nandikadal, The Story of Defeating the Tamil Tigers by Maj. Gen. Kamal Gunaratne, 2016.
  10. Dancing in the Rain by Anusha Atukorale, 2018.
  11. All Is Burning by Jean Arasanayagam, 1995.
  12. Telling it Like it Is, Selected Writings Vol 1, by Anne Abayasekera, 2018.
  13. Jaffna & Colombo, A Century of  Relationships in Three Plays, 1990.
  14. The Directory of Royalists, 1985 – Royal College Union (RCU)
  15. Commemoration Volume of the Attorneys General’s Law Journal, 130th Anniversary edition, 2015, Bimba Tillekeratne.
  16. Kings of Cricket, Sri Lanka’s Path to Victory at World Cup, 1996 by Tyronne Fernando, 1968.
  17. The Willow Quartette by C. Gunasekera.
  18. Tortured Island by Malinga H. Gunaratne, 2004.
  19. The Soviet Way by Pieter Keuneman, 1943.
  20. The Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, with Amendments 1 – 8.
  21. Reef by Rohan Gunasekera, 1995.
  22. Batty Weerakoon on the Xtra Judicial Execution of Richard De Zoysa, 1990.
  23. Criminal Juistice Commission, Sri Lanka, Foreign Exchange Offences, 1974.
  24. The Hills of Paradise by S.N.Breckenridge, 2001.
  25. The Installation of Patriarch Bodhidharmand’s Coming From the West by Ven. Master Hsuan Hua, 2000.
  26. The Lost Culavamsa or the Unimportance of Being Earnest by Ernest MacIntyre, 2006.
  27. SWRD Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Ceylon, April 1956 – September 1959 by Tilak E.Gooneratne, 1995.
  28. Narrating Tamil Nationalism, Subjugation & Issues by Michael Roberts, 2000.  
  29. Cultural Triangle – An Exhibition of Photographs by Masami & Nanao Kashimoto, 1983 (Min of Cultural Affairs)
  30. Parliament of Sri Lanka, Government of Sri Lanka, 1986.
  31. The Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, as amended up to 20 Dec 1988, Parliament Seecretariat.
  32. Decisions of the Supreme Court on Parliamentary Bills, 1984 – 1986, Vol 1, Parliament Secretariat.
  33. “Irangani”, A Tragedy of Our Times by Earnest McIntyre, 2012
  34. The Window Cleaner’s Soul by Lal Meddawattegedera, 2005.
  35. The Ethnic Problem in Sri Lanka –  Collection of Articles & Essays.
  36. Funny Boy by Shyam Selavadurai, 1974.      
  37. The Island of Singing Fish, a Colonial Childhood in Ceylon by Tina Faulk, 2014.
  38. Attorney General’s Advice Not Received Yet, by Palitha Fernando, 2014.
  39. Good Eating in Ceylon, Recipes Ceylonese & European, 1947.
  40. The Law of Evidence in Ceylon by E.R.S.R.Coomaraswamy, 1955.
  41. A Guide to Human Rights & the Humanitarian Law by Anton Fernando, 1990.
  42. An Anthology of Ceylon Poetry by Andrew G. de Silva, 1955.
  43. The Lionel Bopage Story by Michael Colon Cooke, 2011.
  44. The Scent of Kinship , Stories of Lankans in 2003 by Palitha Ganewatte, 2006.
  45. Lundeeria – – The Tale of a Journey to Another :Land, Courage & Compassion by Ven. Waling, 2011.
  46. Daily Buddhist Devotions by Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda, 1993.
  47. ‘Claws’ The Jaguar by Harsha R. Warsalathanthri, 1999.
  48. The Ethnic Problem in Sri Lanka, Vol 2, by C.G.Weeramantry, 1984.
  49. Towards Legal Protection of Forests by S. Withanage, 1991.
  50. The Role of the Attorney General of Sri Lanka and the Rule of Law by Palitha Fernando, 2016.
  51. Twenty Four Sinhala Publications

 (No’s 3 – 53, Donated by Mrs Senanie De Silva, widow of the late Sunil De Silva, Gosford, NSW, in memory of her late husband,  this is  part of his collection. 2  Boxes of books collected and delivered by Mr Rienzie Winston Fonseka, Winston Hills, NSW, and collected and delivered to this library by Mr Jeremey De Lima Vermont South, Vic. AND 2 Boxes of books collected and delivered by Umesh of NSW)

  1. Christianity in the Jaffna Peninsula and the Tamil Areas of Sri Lanka by Kandiah George Suhirtharatnasingam,
  2. Reflections from the Book of Jonah by  Kandiah George Suhirtharatnasingam
  3. The Garden of Life (the Author’s life story) by Kandiah George Suhirtharatnasingam, 2015.

(No’s  54 – 56, Donated by the Author, Burwood, Vic.

MAGAZINES

  1. Hi!! – The Society Magazine, Sri Lanka, Series 19, Vol 4, 2021. (Donated by Hemal Gurusinghe, Chelsea Heights, Vic)
  2. Sri Lanka Journal of International Law, Vol 2, June 1990.
  3. Sri Lanka Wildlife Bulletin,  No’s 34 – 36, 1974.
  4. ‘Loris’, Vol XIV, No 4, December 1977. (Two Issues)
  5. ‘Loris’, Vol XIV, No 6, December 1978.
  6. ‘Loris’, Vol XV, No 1 June 1979.
  7. ‘Loris’, Vol XV, No 5,  June 1981.
  8. ‘Loris’, Vol XV, No 6, December 1981.
  9. ‘Loris’, Vol XVI, No 1, June 1982.
  10. ‘Loris,  Vol XVI, No 2, December 1982.
  11.  ‘Loris’, Vol XVI, No 3, June 1983.
  12.  ‘Loris”, Vol XVII, No 2, December 1985.
  13.  ‘Loris’, Vol XVII, No 4, December 1986.
  14.  ‘Loris’, Vol XVII, No 5, June 1987.
  15. ‘Loris’, Vol XVIII, No 1, June 1987.
  16. ‘Loris”, Vol XVIII, No 2, December 1988.
  17. ‘Loris’, Vol XIX, No 2, December 1990.
  18. ‘Loris”, Vol XIX, No 4, December 1991.
  19.   Law Journal, Bar Association of Sri Lanka, Vol 1, Part 1, May-June 1988.
  20. Lanka Outlook, Spring 1999
  21. Lanka Outlook, Autumn 1999.

 (No’s 2 – 21, Donated by Mrs Senanie De Silva, widow of the late Sunil De Silva, Gosford, NSW, in memory of her late husband,  this is  part of   his collection. 2  Boxes of books collected and delivered by Mr Rienzie Winston Fonseka, Winston Hills, NSW, and collected and delivered to  this library by Mr Jeremey De Lima Vermont South, Vic. AND 2 Boxes of books collected and delivered by Umesh of NSW)

NEWSLETTERS

  1. Bulletin of  SACKOBA (Colombo Branch), December 2021. (Donated by Shane Balthazaar, Maharagama, Sri Lanka)
  2. ‘Thorathura’ – Newsletter, Sri Lanka Association of NSW, Vol 3, No 1, October 2000
  3. ‘Thorathura’ – Newsletter, Sri Lanka Association of NSW, Jan – March 2013.
  4. ‘Thorathura’ – Newsletter, Sri Lanka Association of NSW, July – Sept 2013.

(No’s 2 – 4, Donated by Mrs Senanie De Silva, widow of the late Sunil De Silva, Gosford, NSW, in memory of her late husband,  this is  part of his collection. 2  Boxes of books collected and delivered by Mr Rienzie Winston Fonseka, Winston Hills, NSW, and collected and delivered to this library by Mr Jeremey De Lima Vermont South, Vic. AND 2 Boxes of books collected and delivered by Umesh of NSW)

OTHERS

  1. Sri Lanka, Pictorial Desk Calendar 2021  (Donated by Sanjeeva Ratnapala, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka)
  2. Rapid Response – To Overcome Current Challengers – Jathika Jana Balavegaya (NPP),  December 2021.
  3. Album of News Clippings.
  4. Large Collection of Programs, Souvenirs etc of Plays performed in Colombo, including “Well Muadaliyar”, “He Comes From Jaffna”. “The

Dowry Hunter”, Fifty Fifty” and “The Senator”.

  1. Royal – Thomian Centenary Fair 1979, Exhibition Souvenir.
  2. Right Royal 1975.
  3. Blue & Gold, 1968.
  4. Blue & Gold 1969
  5. Royal Vs Trinity, 100th Encounter, July 1983.
  6. Souvenir – Royal College, 150th Dinner Dance 1985.
  7. Souvenir – Old Boys of Royal College NSW/ACT, Dinner Dance , August 2011.
  8. Royal College, Report of the Principal, 1985.
  9. Royal College Magazine, August 1954.
  10. Souvenir – Old Boys of Royal College 175th Anniversary Dinner Dance, February 2010.
  11. Souvenir – RCOBA NSW/ACT Annual Dinner 2013.
  12. 150t h Anniversary Celebrations of Royal College, Report of Activities Conducted – Royal College Union.
  13. Royal College Union News, 1835 – 2010, 175th Anniversary, Vol 1, February 2010.
  14. Souvenir – RCOBA NSW/ACT Valentines Ball, 2020. 
  15. Royal College, Primary Sports Meet, 1984.
  16. Royal College, Blue & Gold Squash Club, 1988
  17. Souvenir – Royal College, 175th Anniversary Dinner Dance ((Copies)
  18. Souvenir – Colombo Plan Internation Society (CPIS), The C-Plan Ball, July 1991.
  19. Souvenir – Old Anandians of NSW/ACT, Gala Nite, October 2007.
  20. Souvenir – RCOBA NSW/ACT, Golden Ball, 1997.
  21. Souvenir – RCOBA NSW/ACT, Golden Ball 1999 (Five Copies)
  22. 47th Bradby Encounter, Royal Vs Trinity, July 1991.
  23. The Royal College Union (RCU), Constitution, January 1971.
  24. Royal College, Primary Section, Sports Meet, 1986.
  25. Royal College, Primary Section, Sports Meet, 1990 (2 Copies)
  26. Royal College Magazine, December 1957. 
  27. Directory of Old Royalists, Royal College Union (RCU), 1985.
  28. 8t h Annual Regatta, Thomian Regatta, 1980. 
  29. Thomian Souvenir, S. Thomas’ Vs Royal, 1963
  30. Thomian Souvenir, S. Thomas’ Vs Royal, 1964.
  31. Royal Souvenir, 71st Battle of the Blues 1970.
  32. Thomian Souvenir, 102nd Battle of the Blues, 1981.
  33. Royal Thomian 103rd Encounter, Team’s Dinner Souvenir, 1982.
  34. Thomian Souvenir, S. Thomas’ Vs Royal 1987.
  35. Thomian Souvenir, 105th Battle of the Blues, March 1984.
  36. Royal College Souvenir, 134th Battle of the Blues, 2013.
  37. Royal College Souvenir, 138th Battle of the Blues, 2017
  38. Royal College Souvenir, 139th Battle of the Blues, 2018.
  39. Royal College Souvenir, 141st Battle of the Blues, 2020  
  40. (No’s 3 – 43, Donated by Mrs Senanie De Silva, widow of the late Sunil De Silva, Gosford, NSW, in memory of her late husband, this is  part of his collection. 2  Boxes of books collected and delivered by Mr Rienzie Winston Fonseka, Winston Hills, NSW, and collected and delivered to this library by Mr Jeremey De Lima Vermont South, Vic. AND 2 Boxes of books collected and delivered by Umesh of NSW
  41. Wall Calendars 2022, Theme: “At The Tip of Our Fingertips”, Sri Lanka Telecom
  42. Desk Calendars 2022. Theme: “At The Tip of Our Fingertips”, Sri Lanka Telecom
  43. Diary 2022. Theme: “At The Tip of Our Fingertips”, Sri Lanka Telecom

 (No’s 44 – 465, Donated by Lalith Seneviratne, Colombo 5, Sri Lanka)

 





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