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Personal Adventures during the Indian Rebellion in Rohilcund, Futtehghur, and Oude.
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1858
Second edition pp.iv, 206; 16 pp. publishers adverts. Original cloth, minor wear to head and tail of spine. Inside hinges rather shaken. Text block in very good condition. Armorial bookplate.
Gold, Sport, and Coffee Planting in Mysore.
With chapters on coffee planting in Coorg, the Mysore Representative Assembly, the Indian Congress, caste, and the Indian silver question, being the 38 years' experiences of a Mysore planter. Westminster 1894
First edition pp.xxx, 480, folding map. A very good copy bound in half calf. Inner front hinge tender.
A Short Account of the Laccadive Islands and Minicoy.
First edition pp.iv, 120, 13 maps, 1 in colour. Limited to 512 copies. A very good copy bound in cloth. University of London bookplate (withdrawn) on end paper and small (1cm round) stamp on reverse of title, otherwise clean and seemingly unread.
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".
Rare Sinhalese monthly magazine
Volume II, Parts 1, 4-6, 9-12, & III, Part 2. [with] The "Siri Sara." Volume III, Part 3. Panadura W. Daniel Fernando 1919-1920
4to (27 x 22.5 cm), pp.[iv], 121-164, [iv], 165-208, [iv], 209-252, 693-716, [ii], 341-380, [ii], 381-420, [ii], 421-460, [ii], 461-502, 1-36, [ii], 535-564, 4 photographic plates. Sinhalese text with some English translations. Bound in worn contemporary half calf by B.S. Karunaratne. Original printed red wrappers bound in. Some staining on endpapers, but contents in very good condition. Contemporary bookseller's stamps of B.S. Karunaratne, Kurunegala, on a few pages.
We locate a single set of this magazine at SOAS, catalogued as "completely irregular".
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.
First photographs taken at altitude over 12.000 feet
Description of a Mystic Play,
as performed in Ladak, Zaskar, &c. Calcutta Asiatic Society of Bengal 1865
First edition, published as an extract from Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Volume XXXIV, Part I, No.II, pp.(71)-79, ten mounted photographs, each approximately 7 x 6.5 cm. Whole issue present. Preserved in later card wrappers. Original front wrapper bound in. Photographs a little faded.
Moorehead, Catherine, The K2 Man (and his molluscs). The extraordinary life of Haversham Godwin-Austen, 2013.
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.