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Yakkun nattannawā: a Cingalese poem, descriptive of the Ceylon system of demonology; to which is appended, the practices of a capua or devil priest, as described by a Budhist [sic]: and Kōlan nattannawā: a Cingalese poem, descriptive of the characters assumed by natives of Ceylon in a masquerade / Translated by John Callaway ... Illustrated with plates from Cingalese designs.

Callaway, John, -1841

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Also known as

Yakun naṭanavā.


London : A.J. Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund, sold by J. Murray [etc.], 1829.

Physical description

xi, 69 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf : plates ; (8vo)


"A specimen of the Kōlan nattanawā in Singalese characters" on one plate"
Copy 1 Note: List of O.T.F. publications at end. X130807



  • English
  • Sinhalese

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