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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.
Collected and edited by Dr. Reinhold Ross. I: Essays and Lectures chiefly on the Religion of the Hindus. Vol.I, Sketch on the Religious Sects of the Hindus. A New Edition, superintended by Reinhold Rost. II: Essays and Lectures chiefly on the Religion of the Hindus. Vol.II, Miscellaneous Essays and Lectures. (1862). III: Essays Analytical, Critical and Philological on subjects connected with Sanskrit Literature. Vol.I. (1864). IV: Essays Analytical, Critical and Philological on subjects connected with Sanskrit Literature. Vol.II. (1864). V: Essays Analytical, Critical and Philological on subjects connected with Sanskrit Literature. Vol.III. (1865). VI: The Vishnu Purana: A System of Hindu Mythology and Tradition. Edited by Fitzedward Hall. (1864). VII: The Vishnu Purana. Vol.II. (1865). VIII: The Vishnu Purana. Vol.III. (1866). IX: The Vishnu Purana. Vol.IV. (1868). X, 1: The Vishnu Purana. Vol.V. (1870). X, 2: The Vishnu Purana. Vol.V., Part II. Index. (1877). XI: Select Specimens of the Theatre of the Hindus. Translated from the original Sanskrit. Third edition. (1871). XII: Select Specimens of the Theatre of the Hindus. Vol.II. (1871). London Trubner & Co. 1861-77
First collected edition Twelve volumes in thirteen, pp.xii, 398; 416; xiii, 392; vi, 400; 390; cxl, 198; 343; 343; 347; 392; 268; lxxi, 384; iv, 415. A very good set in original cloth. Title pages are lightly foxed, and there are some minor worm holes to extremities of first two or three pages of volumes 1 to 3 only.