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Monier Williams, translator Sakoontala; or, The Lost Ring; An Indian Drama, translated into English Prose and Verse. Hertford Stephen Austin 1855
Small 4to, pp.xxviii, 227, 24, illustrations. A very good copy in the publishers gilt tooled red cloth. Spine professionally repaired. With a presentation inscription and autograph letter from Monier Williams to Henry Hart Milman, Dean of St Pauls, himself a translator from the Sanskrit. With his bookplate.

A handsome but perhaps misguided edition produced in the format of an Islamic manuscript with ornamental title and chapter headings and borders throughout.