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India; or Facts submitted to illustrate the Character and Condition of the Native Inhabitants,
with suggestions for reforming the present system of government. London: Smith Elder 1829-32
First edition Two volumes, pp.xi, 656; 785, 3 folding tables. A very good set bound in later half morocco. Discreet stamp of City Liberal Club on last leaf of each volume.
An Historical Disquisition concerning the Knowledge which the Ancients had of India;
and the Progress of Trade with that Country prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope. With an Appendix, Containing Observations on the Civil Policy, the Laws and Judicial Proceedings, the Arts, the Sciences, and Religious Institutions, of the Indians. London A. Strahan & T. Cadell 1791
First edition 4to, pp.xii, 364, (xii), 2 folding maps. A very good clean copy bound in contemporay full calf, neatly re-backed. Maps carelessly folded.
The Life of Hyder Ally:
with an account of his usurpation of the kingdom of Mysore, and other contiguous provinces. To which is annexed, a genuine narrative of the sufferings of the British prisoners of war, taken by his son Tippoo Saib. London S. Hooper 1776
First edition pp.vi, -228, [3, glossary], . Contemporary boards, somewhat worn, recent calf spine. Upper margin trimmed almost to text. Some spotting to title and occasionally elsewhere. A very good copy.
An early Bombay Gulistan
Goolistan of Sadi.
[Bombay] lithographed for the Bombay Native Education Society by R. Prera 1833
First Bombay edition. 8vo (21.8 x 13.5 cm); pp. [ii, English title], 276; lithographed Persian text. Bound in contemporary Indian tree calf; edges worn, upper hinge cracked but holding; initial blank a little loose, lower corner of pp.11-12 torn, two letters of last line lost. With the ownership inscription and seal impression of Muhammad Nur Rahman Salim, dated 1304 AH (1887 CE).
WorldCat and COPAC record Cleveland Public Library and SOAS only; there are 2 copies at the BL (306.33.E.3 and 306.33.E.4).
1851: "There is no edition of any Persian work on which so much care has been bestowed as on this"
The Gulista'n of Sa'dy, edited in Persian,
with punctuation and the necessary vowel-marks, for the use of the College of Fort William. By A. Sprenger, M. D. Examiner of the College of Fort William. Calcutta printed by J. Thomas, Baptist Mission Press. 1851
pp.241 , 9. A very good copy bound in contemporary mottled calf, rubbed. With the bookplates of St. Mary's College, the Roman Catholic Seminary of the archdiocese of Birmingham ("ex libris Collegii Sanctae Mariae de Oscott'), and of Phillip Nathan Allen.
Catalogue of the Museum of Archaeology at Sarnath.
With an Introduction by Dr. J.Ph. Vogel. Calcutta Superintendent Government Printing 1914
First edition pp.xi, 328, 28 plates, folding plan, original cloth-backed boards. A very good copy in original cloth-backed boards. Plan foxed. Inscribed by the author to Richard Burn.
Early work on Portuguese Goa
Historia da fundacao do real convento de Santa Monica da cidade de Goa,
corte do estado da India, & do imperio Lusitano do Oriente, fundado pelo illustrissimo, e reverendissimo senhor Dom Fr. Aleixo de Menezes, primaz das Hespanhas, & da India, Vice-Rey de Portugal, & Presidente do conselho do mesmo reyno em a corte de Madrid: Lisbon Antonio Pedrozo Galram 1699
First edition, 8vo (20.5 x 15 cm), pp.[xi], [1, blank], 819, . A very good copy bound in recent half calf over cloth boards. Two light stains to final pages. Contemporary ownership inscription to title.
Streit V, 639; COPAC shows BL and Cambridge only.
The captivity, sufferings, and escape of James Scurry,
who was detained a prisoner during ten years in the dominions of Hyder Ali and Tippoo Saib. Written by himself. London Henry Fisher 1824
First edition. 12mo, pp., 13-268, frontispiece portrait. A very good copy in contemporary pebbled cloth, gilt title to spine. Spine sunned. Frontispiece foxed. With ownership inscription and ciphered bookplate of Clive Coates.
The Wonders of Elora;
or, the Narrative of a Journey to the Temples and Dwellings excavated out of a Mountain of Granite, and extending upwards of a Mile and a Quarter, at Elora, in the East Indies, by the Route of Poona, Ahmed-Nuggur, and Toka, returning by Dowlutabad and Aurungabad; with some general Observations on the People and Country. London 1824
First edition pp.xvi, 559, 9 engraved plates, 3 folding. A good/very good copy rebound in recent half calf, some scattered light foxing.
The Rajputs: A Fighting Race.
A short account of the Rajput race, its warlike past, its early connections with Great Britain, and its gallant services at the present moment at the front. London East and West 1915
First edition pp.xvi, 164, 58 plates, 5 in colour, 3 maps. A very good copy in original cloth.
Three fine maps of the Nerbudda river
Note on the Navigation of the river Nurbudda.
[bound with] Fenwick, Captain, Journal of a passage down the Nerbudda, from Chikuldah to Baroach [and] G.G. Spilsbury, Notes of a march from Brimham Ghat on the Nerbudda, to Umurkuntuk, the source of that river [and] Notes on Nernudda fossils [and] Ouseley J.H., On the course of the river Nerbudda. Calcutta Asiatic Society of Bengal [1845-49]
Five extracts from the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, pp.(461)-481; (889)-903; (495)-520; (765)-766, 4 plates; (354)-356, three large folding maps, 2 heightened in colour. A very good set bound in recent quarter calf, marbled boards.
or selections in Hindustani, with a verbal translation and grammatical analysis of some part, for the use of students of that language. London printed for the author by Cox and Baylis 1817-18
First edition. Two volumes. 4to, 25 x 19 cm; pp.viii, 101, [1, corrections], 134-1; [iv], 48, 200-1. With Urdu and Devanagri text. Contemporary calf; neatly rebacked; minuscule worm-track to gutter of first volume; crisp and clean. Ownership inscriptions of "Mr Wm. Josh. Martin", and "B. Fitzgerald Feb. 9th 1825" in both volumes.