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A Cadetship in the Honourable East India Company's Service, 1805.
Being a Short Memoir of Edward Blagdon, Born 1788; Died 1806. Edited by Florence Mostyn Gamlen. Oxford Oxford University Press 1931
First edition pp.43. A very good copy in the original vellum-backed boards, covers slightly faded. With a presentation inscription from the editor.
The Pozzi collection of Persian miniatures
Miniatures Persanes et Indo-Persanes. Collection Jean Pozzi.
First edition Folio, pp.177, 65 plates, 9 in colour. A very good copy in original suede portfolio.
Considerations on India Affairs;
particularly respecting the present state of Bengal and its dependencies. To which is prefixed a Map of those countries, chiefly from actual surveys. London printed for J. Almon, P. Elmsley, and Brotherton and Sewell. 1772
The second edition, with additions 4to, pp.xxxiv, 228, 184, 74, xxvi, large folding map. With half title. A very good copy bound in full contemporary calf.
Kress 6841; Goldsmith 10874
Considerations on India Affairs; particularly respecting the present state of Bengal and its dependencies.
With a Map of those countries, chiefly from actual surveys. London printed for J. Almon, P. Elmsley, and Richardson and Urquhart 1772
First edition 4to, pp.xxxi, 228, 165, large folding map. A very good copy in contemporary tree calf, neatly rebacked.
Kress 6841; Goldsmith 10874
1852-54: Brown's two landmark dictionaries of Telugu
A Dictionary, Telugu and English,
explaining the colloquial style used in business and the poetical dialect, with explanations in English and in Telugu. [with:] A dictionary of the mixed dialects and foreign words used in Telugu. With an explanation of the Telugu alphabet. Madras printed at the Christian Knowledge Society's Press 1852, 1854
First editions. Two works bound in one. Small 4to, 25 x 18 cm; pp.[ii, half-title], xvi, 1303, [1, blank]; [ii, half-title], xxviii, 131, [1, blank]. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Neatly rebacked. Spine blind panelled with double fillets, gilt on leather label. All edges and both endpapers monochrome marbled. Spine and covers lightly rubbed and marked, corners stained and bumped. Small (2cm) tear to blank leaf preceding half-title of first volume. Light soiling to half-title and title page of first volume.
Cyclic Tables of Hindu and Mahomedan Chronology,
regarding the history of the Telugu and Kannadi Countries. To which are added the genealogies of particular Hindu families, with essays on various matters of enquiry. Madras Printed by Reuben Twigg, at the Christian Knowledge Society's Press 1850
First edition, pp.iv, 66. A very good copy in plain contemporary cloth-backed wrappers.
Historical View of Plans, for the Government of British India, and regulation of Trade to the East Indies.
And Outlines of a Plan of Foreign Government, of Commercial Oeconomy, and of Domestic Administration, for the Asiatic Interests of Great Britain. London J. Sewell & J. Debrett 1793
4to, pp.xii, 632, errata leaf. A very good copy bound in contemporary marbled boards, recent calf spine and corners. Armorial book-plate of S.M. Threipland.
The Architectural Antiquities of Northern Gujarat,
more especially of the Districts included in the Baroda State. London Archaeological Survey of India 1903
First edition 4to, pp.x, 118, 110 plates, 10 text figures, colour map. Archaeological Survey of Western India Vol.IX. A superb copy in original cloth.
The Architectural Antiquities of Northern Gujarat, more especially of the Districts included in the Baroda State.
London Archaeological Survey of India 1903
First edition 4to, pp.x, 118, 110 plates, 10 text figures, colour map. Archaeological Survey of Western India Vol.IX. A very good copy in original cloth.
Travels and adventures in the province of Assam,
during a residence of fourteen years. London Smith, Elder & Co. 1855
First edition pp.x, 268, 8 tinted lithograph plates, 2 folding maps. Without half-title. A rather good copy in somewhat faded original cloth. Front free end-paper missing. Some light damp staining to edges of plates.
Morceaux choisis des Lettres édifiantes et curieuses écrites des missions étrangères.
Sur la religion, les moeurs et les usages des peuples visites par les missionaires; suivis de fragmens de Nouvelles Lettres Edifiantes, d'un coup d'oeil general sur les missions, etc; Par Ant. C.*** Paris Brunot-Labbe 1813
Seconde edition, corrigée, augmentée. Two volumes, pp.iv, 352; [iv], 332, 8 engraved plates. A very good set bound in contemporary speckled calf, gilt fillet, neatly rebacked in calf. All edges gilt. Corners rubbed, a little minor spotting, end-papers stained at edges.
The Regulations of the Government of Fort William in Bengal, in force at the end of 1853;
to which are added, the Acts of the Government of India in force in that Presidency. With Lists of Titles, and an Index. Prepared under the Authority of the Hon. the Court of Directors of the East India Company, by Richard Clarke, Esq. Vol.I. Regulations from 1793 to 1805. London 1854
First edition 4to, pp.xlix, 813. A very good ex-University of London copy bound in later (but not recent) cloth, title page and page 235 detached.
An Account of the War in India, between the English and French, on the Coast of Coromandel,
From the Year 1750 to the Year 1760. Together with a Relation of the late Remarkable Events on the Malabar Coast, and the Expeditions to Golconda and Surat; with the Operations of the Fleet. Illustrated with Maps, Plans, &c. The whole compiled from Original Papers. London printed for T. Jefferys 1761
First edition 4to, pp.xxxii, 276, 15, 48, xix, 18 plates, maps and plans, many folding. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, neatly rebacked. Corners worn. A little off-setting of plates. Armorial bookplate of T. (or G?) Comyns Wood.
First printed grammar of Telugu
A grammar of the Teloogoo language,
commonly termed the Gentoo, peculiar to the Hindoos inhabiting the North Eastern Provinces of the Indian peninsula. Madras printed at the College Press, by M. Sashachellum 1816
First edition. Small 4to, 24 x 19 cm; pp.[ix], [1, blank], xxv, [1, blank], 208, 19, ; folding table. Contemporary Indian half calf over marbled boards, spine and corners gilt; marbled boards renewed, bottom of spine repaired; wormhole and track to gutter, text unaffected; a crisp copy.
1820: Second edition of Campbell's Telugu grammar
A grammar of the Teloogoo language,
commonly called the Gentoo, peculiar to the Hindoos inhabiting the Northeastern Provinces of the Indian peninsula. Madras printed at the College Press 1820
Second edition. Folio, 31 x 24 cm; pp.[x], xxi, [1, blank], 31, , 202, 18; folding table. Printed in English and Telugu. Modern calf-backed marbled boards; initial leaves spotted, final leaves with a marginal stain; otherwise, a crisp copy with wide margins. Cancelled Japanese library stamps to title-page.
Author presentation copy
Narrative by Major-General John Campbell C.B. of his Operations in the Hill Tracts of Orissa
for the Suppression of Human Sacrifices and Female Infanticide. London Hurst & Blackett. Printed for Private Circulation. 1861
First edition pp.x, 234, 7 plates, folding map. A special copy bound in full calf, rubbed. With extra illustrations from the author's later work, and with signed presentation inscription from the author to a Mrs Sidcup.