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First Impressions and Studies from Nature in Hindostan;
embracing an Outline of the Voyage to Calcutta, and Five Years Residence in Bengal and the Doab, from MDCCCXXXI to MDCCCXXXVI. London Wm. H Allen & Co. 1837
First edition Two volumes, pp.xix, 406; xiv, 436, 26 plates, map. A very good set bound in contemporary calf. Light staining to edge of a few plates.
Secret history of Akbar's reign
The Muntakhab al-tawárikh of Abd al-Qádir bin-i-Malúk Sháh al Badáoni.
Edited by Maulavi Ahmad Ali. Calcutta published as part of the Bibliotheca Indica series of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, and printed at the College Press 1865-69
First edition. Three volumes, 8vo (23 x 15 cm), pp.[ii], 492, [ii]; [ii], [1, blank], 457, [ii]; [ii], [1, blank], 411, [ii]. Printed Persian text, with Persian and English titles. Bibliotheca Indica: nos. 131, 135, 136, 139, and 140. Bound in contemporary red morocco backed marbled boards. Spines lightly worn, joints rubbed. Some foxing to title pages, but otherwise a very good set. Bookplate of Charles-Henri-August Schefer, distinguished 19th-century French diplomat, orientalist, and renowned collector of Islamic manuscripts.
Inquiry into the State of the Indian Army,
with suggestions for its improvement, and the establishment of a military police for India. London 1826
First edition, pp.xiv, 151, 5 folding tables, 8pp. advertisements. A very good copy in the original boards. Spine rubbed and torn at edge. Light spotting to title page and occasionally elsewhere. With a presentation inscription from the author to Sir John Ogilvy Bart.
with Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking. Handbook for Travellers. Leipzig Karl Baedeker 1914
First edition in English, pp.lxiv, 590, 40 maps and 78 plans. A very good copy in original cloth. Large general map carelessly opened and torn at edge, light stain to edge of title and following few pages. Spine faded.
First printed grammar of colloquial Panjabi, as spoken in Waziribad
A brief grammar of Panjabi as spoken in the Wazirabad District. Lahore printed at the Punjab Government Press 1904
First edition. 8vo, 24 x 17 cm; pp.[viii], 60. Contemporary limp cloth, printed paper label to upper wrapper; lightly worn. Bookseller's ticket of Luzac & Co.
The first printing of Modi script in Britain
A grammar of the Mahratta language.
For the use of The East India College at Hayleybury. Edinburgh lithographed by J. Hall [and the author] 1839
First edition. 4to, 29 x 23 cm; pp.[iv], 52. Lithographed. Original embossed cloth, printed label to upper board; a few closed tears to spine, but a very good copy.
1850: The Sankhya school of classical Indian philosophy
A lecture on the Sa'nkhya philosophy,
embracing the text of the Tattwa Sama'sa. Mirzapore Printed for the use of the Benares College by order of Government N.W.P., at the Orphan School Press, Supt. R.C. Mather. 1850
pp., 65, . A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter calf, small part of spine missing at head & tail.
An early grammar of western Hindi, or Brij Bhasha
Elements of Hindi and Braj Bhakha grammar.
Compiled for the use of the East-India College at Haileybury. Edinburgh sold by J. Madden and Co., C. Smith, and at the Military Academy 1839
First edition. 4to, 29 x 23 cm; pp.iv, 38; 1 lithographic plate. Text with printed devanagari characters. A very good copy in contemporary cloth, corners a bit bumped. A few inoffensive marks to lower board. Partly unopened.
Rice, cotton, & reform
The spinning-wheel and the paddy field.
A consideration of the problems of our food and clothing. Colombo J.D. Fernando, printed at the Granthaprakasa Press 1933
First edition. 8vo (21.5 x 14 cm), pp.[x], 92, frontispiece portrait and 9 plates. A very good copy in original cloth-backed boards, edges lightly worn.
We locate no other copies.
Periodical Accounts relative to the Baptist Missionary Society.
Clipstone printed by J.W. Morris 1800-1819
First edition Six volumes, pp.527, ; xi, 476, 1 plate; (477)-576, (xii)-xvi, 573, 2 plates; ix, 564, 2 maps, 1 folding; xi, 683, [iv], 8, xxxi; viii, 420, xxiv, [viii], 2 plates. A very good set internally with some scattered light foxing and off-setting. Simply bound in contemporary half calf, spines rubbed, joints cracked.
Souvenir of Malaya.
From sketches by Mrs H.C. Barnard. London Malay States Information Agency [c.1913]
Oblong 8vo, pp., colour illustrations, original wrappers. Original colour wrappers lightly dust soiled and a little spotted, contents in very good condition. Rubber stamp of A.D. Castel on cover.
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.