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The East-India Register and Army List, for 1850.
Compiled, by Permission of the East-India Company, from the Official Returns received at the East-India House. London Wm. H. Allen 1850
Second edition, corrected to the 8th May. pp.civ, 271, 162, 145. A very good copy bound in contemporary red full morocco, gilt.
1802: A complete set of early essays from the College of Fort William
Essays by the students of the College of Fort William in Bengal.
To which are added the theses pronounced at the public disputations in the oriental languages on the 6th February, 1802. [with:] Primitiae orientales … containing the theses in the oriental languages; pronounced at the public disputations … by students of the College of Fort William in Bengal. With translations. Volume II. [and:] Primitiae orientales... Volume III. Calcutta, printed at the Honorable Company's Press, 1802-1805.
First editions. Three volumes bound in two. 8vo, 21 x 14 cm; pp.xvi, 228, [6, advertisements]; [ii], 1-2, [iii]-liv, 81, [1, blank]; [ii], 4, xl, 120; , 21, [1, blank]. With text in Arabic, Bengali, Persian, Sanskrit, and Urdu. A very good set. The first volume bound in contemporary Indian tree calf, gilt; spine discreetly repaired; the second volume in modern half calf over marbled boards. Armorial bookplate of Henry Richard Vassal Fox, 3rd Baron Holland, and the ciphered bookplate of Clive Coates in first volume.
Copy of the Indian Financial Statement and Budget for 1915-16,
and discussions thereon in the Legislative Council of the Governor-General. London His Majesty's Stationery Office. Printed in India. 1915, 13th May
First edition, folio, pp.298. East India (Financial Statement and Budget) Original printed wrappers lightly soiled. Discreet University of Reading rubber stamp on front wrapper. A very good copy.
The Prakrita-Prakasa: or, the Prakrit Grammar of Vararuchi,
with the Commentary (Manorama) of Brahma. The first complete edition of the original text, with various readings from a collation of six Mss. in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, and the Libraries of the Royal Asiatic Society and the East India House. With Copious Notes, an English Translation, &c. Hertford printed and published by Stephen Austin. 1854
First edition pp.xxxi, 204. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, rubbed, with library labels pasted to front board and end-paper but no other markings.
A Manual of the North Arcot District in the Presidency of Madras.
Madras Printed by E. Keys at the Government Press 1880
First edition, pp.viii, 447, frontis, mounted photograph (Chandragiri Palace), large folding map coloured in outline. A very good copy internally, in rather worn binding, half calf, marbled boards. Re-backed with rather cheap leather, probably in the early 20th century, preserving original spine. The spine is now worn but intact. Boards and corners rubbed. Folding map torn on fold by careless opening. Title page partially detached. With signed presentation inscription from the compiler: "Lilian Hawkins/from her father/A.F. Cox.
Sketches chiefly relating to the history, religion, learning, and manners, of the Hindoos.
With a Concise Account of the Present State of the Native Powers of Hindostan. London T. Cadell 1790
First edition pp.vii, 422, errata leaf, folding frontis. A good unsophisticated copy bound in contemporary half calf, corners bumped, joints beginning to split.
Fine photographic record of early Buddhist sculpture
The Stupa of Bharhut:
A Buddhist monument ornamented with numerous sculptures illustrative of Buddhist legend and history in the third century B.C. London Published by order of the Secretary of State for India in Council, by Wm. H. Allen 1879
First edition, 4to, pp.vii, 143, 57 plates with 115 mounted Woodbury-type photographs. One of 250 copies only printed. A very good copy bound in later buckram, title gilt to spine. With the discreet stamps of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston to endpapers and title. Plates clean and fresh.
"his pencil like his hookah-snake was always in his hand"
[Pheasants attacked by mongoose.]
Patna Behar Lithographic Press [Circa 1828]
Lithograph, 22 x 30 cm, with contemporary hand-colour, mounted on card. With six small wormholes, three just touching the edge of the image.
The Wreck on the Andamans:
Being a narrative of the very remarkable preservation, and ultimate deliverance, of the Soldiers and Seamen, who formed the Ships' Companies of the Runnymede and Briton Troop-Ships, both wrecked on the Morning of the 12th November, 1844, upon one of the Andaman Islands, in the Bay of Bengal. Taken from authentic Documents by... London Pelham Richardson 1845
First edition, 16mo, 12mo, pp.vi, 72, 3 lithographed plates. A very good used copy bound in navy calf, edges rubbed.