The Works of Sir William Jones.
With The Life of the Author, by Lord Teignmouth. [Eleven volumes + two supplementary volumes] London John Stockdale and John Walker 1807
Reprint in 8vo, thirteen volumes, in total 5,460 pages, 66 plates, 11 folding. A handsome complete set bound in contemporary diced calf, neatly re-backed. A little scattered spotting, but overall very good.
With Lord Teignmouth, Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of Sir William Jones. Sir William Jones was the first English scholar to know Sanskrit, he studied every department of Oriental learning and literature and advanced them all: he aimed at making Eastern learning known to the West. He overtaxed his strength and died in 1794" - Dictionary of Indian Biography.