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A Supplementary Catalogue of Sanskrit, Pali, and Prakrit Books in the Library of the British Museum
acquired during the years 1892-1906. London Longmans; Bernard Quaritch; & others 1908
First edition 4to, pp.iv, , 1096 (columns). A very good copy in original cloth. Light foxing to title and fore-edge.
1806: Barrow's Cochinchina
A Voyage to Cochinchina, in the years 1792 and 1793:
Containing a general view of the valuable productions and the political importance of this flourishing kingdom; and also of such European settlements as were visited on the voyage: With sketches of the manners, character, and condition of their several inhabitants. To which is annexed an account of the journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence to the chief of the Booshuana nation, being the remotest point in the interior of southern Africa to which Europeans have hitherto penetrated. The facts and descriptions taken from a manuscript journal with a chart of the route. London T. Cadell & W. Davies 1806
First edition 4to, pp.xviii, , 447, , 19 coloured aquatint plates, 1 folding, 2 folding maps. Bound in contemporary half calf, plain boards, neatly re-backed. Some off-setting of plates. Without half-title. A very good copy.
Abbey Travel 514
1807: Barrow's life of Macartney
Some account of the public life, and a selection from the unpublished writings, of the Earl of Macartney,
the latter consisting of extracts from an account of the Russian empire... and a journal of an embassy from the king of Great Britain to the emperor of China. London T. Cadell & W. Davies 1807
First edition Two volumes, quarto, pp. xii, 608; [iv], 531; portrait-frontispiece. A rather good set bound in contemporary calf, neatly rebacked. The title page of volume one is browned, and occasional age-toning to paper and a few spots appear elsewhere.
Cordier BS 2391; Löwendahl 735; Lust 501; Morrison I p. 43
Nineteenth Century Prints and Illustrated Books of Indonesia.
With Particular Reference to the Print Collection of the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam. A Descriptive Bibliography. Utrecht. Het Spectrum 1979
First edition 4to, pp.xiii, 386, 378 illustrations, 107 in colour, dust wrapper. Fine copy in original cloth, dust wrapper.
The Maldive Islands.
An Account of the Physical Features, Climate, History, Inhabitants, Productions, and Trade. Colombo Frank Luker, Acting Government Printer, Ceylon 1883
First edition, folio, pp.[iv], 133, 3 folding maps, 1 folding table. A very good copy in contemporary half calf, gilt, cloth a little worn, one short tear to bottom of spine. With a letter from Bell to a Mr Ravenscroft loosely inserted, presenting this copy in thanks for the loan of a copy of Pyrard de Laval during the preparation of the work, signed, and dated November 30th, 1883, Colombo.
Fine plates of Sri Lankan fish
A selection from the most remarkable and interesting fishes found on the coast of Ceylon.
From drawings made in the southern part of that island, from the living specimens. London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green 1830
First edition, 4to, pp.viii, 30 fine hand-coloured engraved plates, each with descriptive leaf. A handsome copy bound in contemporary gilt tooled black straight grain morocco.
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 Head-Hunters of Borneo:
A Narrative of Travel up the Mahakkam and down the Barito; also, Journeyings in Sumatra. London Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1881
First edition pp.xvi, 344, 30 lithograph plates, 28 in colour, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. Early 20thC bookplate on front pastedown.
La Statuaire du Champa.
Recherches sur les Cultes et l'Iconographie. Paris Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient 1963
pp.xi, 468, 9 plates, 257 illustrations, 4 folding maps and plans. Publications de l'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, Volume LIV. A very good used copy in original wrappers. Spine rather torn.
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