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Elphinstone's account of territories seized after third Anglo-Mahratta war
Report on the territories conquered from the Paishwa.
Submitted to the Supreme Government of British India, by the Hon'ble Mountstuart Elphinstone, Commissioner. Bombay Printed at Calcutta, in 1821. Reprinted at the Bombay Government Press. 1838
Second edition 8vo, pp. , 82, li, . Bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Some browning and spotting to text. Occasional contemporary ink annotation. A very good copy. A paper pasted onto verso of title page indicates that this was the official archival copy of the Collector at Tanna (Thane): "This book is the property of the Hon'ble Company and must be preserved as an official record".
Being selections from a Journal kept in India, Egypt, and Syria. London Hurst and Blackett 1857
First edition Two volumes, pp.ix, , 326; vii, , 287, , ix, , 2 colour frontispieces (Moollah of the Booras, and Walkeshwur). Original cloth, rubbed, and faded by damp to edge of second volume. Occasional light foxing, more severe to frontispiece of vol.1. Inner hinges strained. Overall a good set that could become very good with a little attention.
India's first four five year plans
[First Five Year Plan]
[with] Second Five Year Plan, Third Five Year Plan [and] Fourth Five Year Plan. [With] A Draft Outline for the Fourth Five Year Plan. Delhi Government of India Planning Commission 1954-70
Five volumes in four, all first editions, one quarto & three octavos, pp.658; 643; 774; 430; 452, charts and tables. A very good set bound in modern cloth, original wrappers preserved in three volumes.
Les Aventures de Kamrup,
par Tahcin-Uddin; traduites de l'Hindoustani. [together with] Les Aventures de Kamrup, par Tahcin-Uddin; publiées en l'Hindoustani. Paris Published under the auspices of the Oriental Translation Committee. 1834-35
Two volumes in one, pp.xi, 251; 96, (iv). A very good copy bound in contemporary half morocco. Spine lightly rubbed.
La Langue et la Litterature Hindoustanies
de 1850 a 1869. Discours d'ouverture du cours d'Hindoustani. [with] Revue annuelle [for] 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, and 1877. Paris Librairie Orientale de Maisonneuve 1871-78
Nine parts bound in two volumes, pp.488; 48; 83; 109; 86; 116; 127; 178; 104. The first section, 1850-69 is second edition. Later parts in first edition. Bound in two volumes in later cloth. Parts from 1872 have original wrappers bound in. A very good set with minor age-toning and occasional staining to wrappers.
1796: Gilchrist's Grammar of Urdu
A grammar of the Hindoostanee language,
or part third of volume first of a system of Hindoostanee philology. Calcutta printed at the Chronicle Press 1796
First edition. 4to, 32 x 25 cm; pp.[iv], 336, [ii, errata]; 4 tables, 3 folding, and 2 plates. Text with printed Devanagari, nasta'liq, and naskh characters. Nineteenth-century half morocco over cloth; corners bumped, a few scuffs to edges; tables and plates mounted on linen; title-page laid down, repaired marginal tear to B2; lacking the final supplement leaf.
Shaw 304; SABREB, p.279.
comprising a dictionary, English and Hindoostanee; with a grammatical introduction. To which is prefixed a copper-plate, exhibiting a comparative view of the Roman and Oriental characters used in the Hindoostanee language. Volume I. London Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen 1825
Reprint of 1810 second edition. 4to, 28 x 23 cm; pp.[iv], lxiv, 721, [1, blank]; 2 plates, 1 folding. A very good copy bound in nineteenth-century half calf over cloth; corners a little worn. Blind stamps of British and Foreign Bible Society to front free endpaper and title-page, shelfmark on spine.
Dissertations on the rhetoric, prosody and rhyme, of the Persians.
London Reprinted at the Oriental Press, by Wilson & Co., for J. Debrett 1801
4to, 28 x 23 cm; pp.[viii], 171, . With Persian text in naskh. Modern boards; untrimmed and unopened; some spotting.
See Shaw 332 and SABREB, p.293, for 1798 Calcutta edition.
The Persian Moonshee.
London, Oriental Press for J. Debrett and J. Sewell, the Persian types cast by Vincent Figgins 1801
First London edition. Three parts in one volume. 4to, 30 x 23 cm; pp.[vi], 106, 74 [but 147], [1, blank], 82, [2, publisher's advertisements]; 32 engraved plates. With Persian text in naskh and nasta'liq. Modern half calf over cloth; lightly foxed, title-page with an early paper repair, a few marginal damp stains at rear.
See Shaw 279 and 357.
Journal of a Residence in India.
Edinburgh Archibald Constable and Company; and London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1812
First edition 4to, pp.vii, , 211, , colour frontispiece, 15 plates, 2 folding. A very good copy bound in later buckram. Library markings on new end-papers and spine, text block & plates clean.
1778: An early Urdu grammar
a mais vulgarque se practica no Imperio do gram Mogol: offerecida aos muitos reverendos padres missionarios do ditto imperio. Rome, Typis Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1778.
First edition. 8vo, 20 x 13 cm; pp. 136, . Portuguese and romanized Urdu text. A very good copy bound in modern half calf over marbled boards; title-page lightly dust-soiled.
1797: An early reprint of the first grammar of Urdu in English
Grammatical Remarks, on the practical and current dialect of the Jargon of Hindostan,
with a vocabulary, wherein are references between words resembling each other in sound, and different in their significations; with literal translations and explanations of the compounded words and circumlocutory expressions, enlarged with familiar phrases and dialogues, for the more easy attaining the idiom of the language. The whole calculated for the common practice in Bengal. [Calcutta] 1797
Second Calcutta edition. 12mo, 16 x 10 cm; pp.169, [1, blank]. Contemporary Indian calf; small section detached from top of spine, bottom edge of upper board gouged. An unsophisticated copy in very good condition.
The Haileybury Observer.
By the Students of the East-India College. A run from Volume I, part I, September 1839, to Volume II, part II, No.3, March 1843. London W.H. Allen & Co. 1842
First editions, pp.xvi, iv, 56; iv, 56; 8; iv, 56; 8; iv, 52; iv, 52; xi, iv, 84; 48. A very good set bound in contemporary half calf, vignette excised from title page of Volume I, part II.