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First Sanskrit grammar
Sidharubam seu grammatica Samscrdamica
cui accedit dissertatio historico-critica in languam samscrdamicam vulgo samscret dictam. Rome Typographia Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide 1790
First edition. 4to, 26 x 19 cm; pp.188. Sanskrit text in grantha. Later vellum; boards a little soiled, a few pages toned. Propaganda Fide stamps to title-page and p.188.
Wellesley's account of the Second Anglo-Maratha War
Notes relative to the late transactions in the Marhatta Empire.
[with] Appendix to the notes relative to the late transactions in the Marhatta Empire. Calcutta Fort William 1803
First edition. 4to (32 x 19 cm), pp.[ii], [ii, contemporary manuscript contents], 102, [ii], 28, , 12*, 126, , [1, blank], [1, errata], [1, blank], with 5 large folding plans, all with contemporary hand colour, 4 signed "F. Dormieux Sculp. Calcutta 1803". A very good copy in contemporary speckled calf, gilt. The leather somewhat worn, particularly at the spine, with small areas of loss, but still handsome. A handful of contemporary manuscript corrections and annotations to text.
We locate copies of this work and the two supplementary volumes at four institutions: British Library, Oxford, Royal Library (UK), and UCLA. Cambridge holds a copy of this work and the second supplementary volumes.
Second enlarged edition of Werdin's Sanskrit grammar
Vyacarana seu locupletissima Samscrdamicae linguae institutio.
seu locupletissima Samscrdamicae linguae institutio. In usum fidei praeconum in India Orientali, et virorum litteratorum in Europa adornata. Rome Typis S. Congreg. de Propag. Fide 1804
Second edition. 4to, 28 x 21 cm; pp.xxiv, 333, [1, imprimatur]; 1 folding plate. Very good contemporary half-vellum over marbled boards, spine gilt, with morocco lettering-piece. Small Propaganda Fide stamp to title-page, contemporary paper labels to spine and front pastedown.
History of the Delhi Coronation Durbar.
Held on the first of January 1903 to celebrate the coronation of His Majesty King Edward VII, Emperor of India. Compiled from official papers by order of the Viceroy and Governor-General of India. London John Murray 1904
Folio, pp.xiv, 347, 30 photogravure plates, 18 half-tone plates, 5 plans & maps, 3 folding. A very good copy in original cloth, gilt, top edge gilt. A little foxing to end-papers, and a slight musty smell from previous home.
1823: "He who allows oppression shares the crime"
A letter addressed to the Proprietors of India Stock, demonstrating British Justice in India.
[bound with] Petition of Capt. William White, to Proprietors of East India Stock. Also, the petition of Mayput Sing, Subedar, to the Marquis of Hastings, praying against injustice and oppression. London: J. Miller 1823
Second edition 8vo, pp.128, xxiv; xii, 47, . A very good copy recently bound in marbled boards.
The first Sanskrit grammar published in Britain
A Grammar of the Sanskrita language.
London printed for the author by W. Bulmer and Co 1808
First edition. 4to, 29 x 23 cm; pp.xx, 662; 5 engraved plates. A very good copy bound in modern half calf over marbled boards; half-title toned. April 1839 catalogue of "Valuable Works relating to India" issued by Wm. H. Allen & Co. tipped in at rear.
The Heetopades of Veeshnoo-Sarma,
in a series of connected Fables, interspersed with Moral, Prudential, and Political Maxims; Translated from an Ancient Manuscript in the Sanskreet Language, with explanatory notes by... Bath printed by R. Cruttwell, and sold by C. Nourse and J. Marshall 1787
First edition pp.xx, 334. A very good copy bound in later (not recent) half calf, marbled boards.
A Malay - English Dictionary.
Part I: (Alif to Za). Part II: (Sin to Nya). Arranged according to the Jawi alphabet. Index. Singapore Kelly & Walsh. 1903
First edition, three parts bound in one, 4to, pp.ii, ix, 355, (357)-700, (4), (705)-717, liv, , v. Contemporary half calf, neatly re-backed, preserving original spine. A very good copy.
Original papers illustrating the history of the application of the Roman alphabet to the languages of India.
London Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts 1859
First edition. 23 x 15 cm; pp.xix, 276; map. Contemporary embossed cloth, spine gilt; corners a little bumped, slight wear to top and bottom of spine.
1819: first etymological dictionary of Sanskrit
A Dictionary, Sanscrit and English:
Translated, amended and enlarged, from an original compilation prepared by learned authors for the College of Fort William. Calcutta printed by Philip Pereira at the Hindoostanee Press 1819
First edition. Folio, 32 x 24 cm; pp.iv, l, 1061, [1, blank]. Contemporary calf, gilt and blind tooled; unsympathetically rebacked, boards variously worn; but internally a crisp, clean copy. Blindstamp of British and Foreign Bible Society to initial blank.
See David Kopf, British orientalism and the Bengal renaissance (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969), pp.167-169.