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Bulletin of The School of Oriental Studies, London Institution. Volumes I-V.
University of London. London The School of Oriental Studies 1917-1930
First edition Five volumes, in all some 4,400 pages, occasional illustrations. Bound in contemporary half cloth, continental marbled boards, original wrappers bound in. A very good set.
A Tamil font from the Imprimerie impériale
Notice sur les langues et l'écriture des Indiens,
et sur celles des Tamouls en particulier. Paris J.G. Dentu 1806
First separate edition. 4to (29 x 21.5 cm), pp.15, , 2 plates. French text with some printed Tamil text. Extrait du Voyage aux Indes et à la Chine. A very good disbound copy, unstitched but neatly folded. A little light spotting.
We locate copies of this 16-page extract at Minnesota and the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. There is a more common smaller format edition of the same year.
From the library of "Russia's greatest philosopher."
In Two Volumes. Volume II containing a translation of the short treatise of logic by Dharmakirti, and of its commentary by Dharmottara, with notes, appendices and indices. Leningrad Akademi Nauk 1930-32
First edition Two volumes, pp.xii, 560; vi, 468. Bibliotheca Buddhica XXVI A good/very good set in later Russian binding of half cloth, marbled boards, original front wrappers bound in. From the library of the philosopher and South Asianist, Alexander Moiseyevich Piatigorsky, with his signatures and occasional ink annotation.
Report on Small-Pox in Calcutta,
1833-34 - 1837-38 - 1843-44, and Vaccination in Bengal, from 1827 to 1844. 1844 Calcutta pp.v, 264, xx, folding map, hand-coloured in outline, 3 folding tables. Calcutta 1844
First edition pp.v, 264, xx, folding map hand coloured in outline, 3 folding tables. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, library withdrawn stamp on fly leaf.
Thoughts on the Expedience of Settling Permanent Leases with the Landholders in Bengal, Bahar, and Orissa.
London: J. Stockdale 1792
First edition pp.[viii], 72. Some marginal pinholes. Text unevenly trimmed. Contemporary marginalia. A very good copy rebound in 20th century half calf, marbled boards. Issued with a four page glossary as addendum - this is not present here.
see ESTC T101259; COPAC shows BL & NLS only
An Analysis of the Political History of India.
In which is considered, the present situation of the East, and the connection of its several powers with the empire of Great Britain. London: printed for T. Becket, Pall-Mall, Bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, and their Royal Highnesses, the Princes. 1784
The second edition, considerably enlarged pp.viii, 329, [3, adverts]. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Slight darkening of edges of first and last pages.
Travels from England to India,
in the year 1789. By the way of the Tyrol, Venice, Scandaroon, Aleppo, and over the great desert to Bussora; with instructions for travellers; and an account of the experience of travelling, &c. London J. Carpenter, and Murray and Highly 1799
First edition, two volumes, pp.viii, 456, 25, folding map partially coloured; 419, [1, errata], 8, folding map partially coloured, folding postage chart. Bound in contemporary calf, re-backed. Corners worn. Shelf nos on spine. With bookplates of Sir John Francis Davis, and Bath Public Reference Library, and occasional discreet blind-stamps of the latter. A very good set. Presented to Bath Public Library by Mrs Miles, in memory of her late husband, Colonel Miles.
The Word of Lalla the Prophetess.
Being the Sayings of Lal Ded or Lal Diddi of Kashmir (Granny Lal), Known also as Laleshwari, Lalla Yogishwari & Lalishri, between 1300 & 1400 A.D. Done into English Verse from the Lalla-Vakyani or Lal-Wakhi and annotated by... Cambridge 1924
First edition pp.xiii, 292. A very good cloth bound copy.
A Summary of the History of the East India Company,
From the Grant of their First Charter, by Queen Elizabeth, to the Present Period. London James Ridgway 1833
First edition pp.v, [1, blank], errata slip, 272, [2, publishers adverts]. A very good copy in lightly worn, faded, and soiled original cloth. A little light foxing to extremities. With presentation inscription: "Captain James Wilkinson from his old friend and shipmate, the author, June 23rd 1848."
Signed presentation copy
Thoughts, Talks and Tramps.
A Collection of Papers. Edited with a Memoir by R.R. Marett. London Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press 1934
First edition pp.xxiii, 285, frontis, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. With a presentation inscription from the author.
1925: Tilak's idiosyncratic view of Vedic chronology
Vedic chronology and Vedanga Jyotisha
(containing also Chaldean and Indian Vedas and other miscellaneous essays) Poona City Messrs. R.B. & S.B. Tilak 1925
First edition pp., 174, , 2 plates, folding table. A very good copy bound in contemporary two-tone cloth, spine label. Light spotting to title pages.
Translator's copy of the first English translation of the Ramcharitamanasa
The Ramayana of Tulsi Das.
Translated from the original Hindi. By F.S. Growse. Allahabad North-Western Provinces and Oudh Government Press; photographic plates printed by the London Autotype Company 1883
Revised and illustrated. 4to (28 x 22 cm), pp.[vi], xx, 2, 572, 14, frontispiece, 16 photographic plates, 1 double-page. Title printed in red and black. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth-backed boards, printed in red and black, by the Gove Press, Allahabad. Remnants of contemporary paper labels on spine. Armorial bookplate of Frederic Salmon Growse on front free endpaper, author's compliments slip pasted onto title. Later presentation inscription from J.G. Growse to Hugh E. Growse on front pastedown.