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The Beginnings of Buddhist Art
and other Essays in Indian and Central-Asian Archaeology. Revised by the author and translated by L.A. & F.W. Thomas with a Preface by the Latter. London 1917
pp.xvi, 316, folding colour frontispiece, 50 plates. A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter leather, some foxing to title and prelims.
The Stranger's Infallible East-Indian Guide,
or Hindoostanee multum in parvo, as a grammatical compendium of the grand, popular, and military language of all India. (Long, but improperly called the Moors or Moorish jargon.) London Printed for Black, Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen, Booksellers to the Hon. East-India Company. 1820
Third edition, greatly enlarged and improved. pp.[vi], xxx, 427, (iv), 2 large folding tables. A good copy bound in later (mid 20th C) buckram. A little minor age-toning. Top and bottom edges untrimmed, and showing signs of insect consumption of the contemporary red edge-colouring. This does not affect text and only faintly reduces the original margins.
Travels in Kashmir and the Punjab,
containing a particular account of the Government and character of the Sikhs. From the German of Baron Charles Hugel. With notes by Major T.B.Jervis, F.R.S. London John Petheram 1845
First edition pp.xvi, 423, portrait frontis, 4 plates. Subscribers leaf loosely inserted. Lacking map from rear pocket. Original cloth, spine faded. Minor wear to spine. Front inner hinge opening. Overall a very good copy in need of careful restoration.
Qanoon-e-Islam, or the Customs of the Moosulmans of India;
Comprising a Full and Exact Account of their Various Rites and Ceremonies, from the Moment of Birth till the Hour of Death. Composed under the Direction of and Translated by G.A. Herklots. London Parbury, Allen, and Co. 1832
pp.xxviii, 436, cxxviii, frontispiece, 19 plates. A superb copy beautifully bound in full modern morocco.
1615: Rare Jesuit letters on India
Raguagli d'alcune Missioni fatte dalli Padri della Compagnia di Giesu nell' Indie Orientali,
cioe nelle Provincie di Goa, e Coccinno, e nell' Africa in Capo Verde Naples: Lazaro Scoriggio 1615
Small 8vo, pp.131. Text in Italian. A clean copy bound in nineteenth-century half calf, spine with raised bands and maroon lettering piece, all edges gilt. Spine rubbed. A few small wormholes
see Lach & Van Kley, Asia in the Making of Europe, Vol.III, Book four, p.1990, which cites Streit V, 75 for the Rome edition of same year.
Association copy of first edition
Where Three Empires Meet.
A Narrative of recent Travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining Countries. London 1893
First edition pp.xvi, 495, 27 plates, 27 text illustrations, folding map, 24 pages publisher's advertisements. A good copy in rather worn original cloth, with pencil signature "Lennard" on title. The contents are generally in good condition but there is some scattered light foxing. End-papers are original. Corners are bumped. Gilt ornament complete but rubbed.
Handsome copy of second edition
Where Three Empires Meet.
A Narrative of recent Travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining Countries. London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1893
Second edition pp.xvi, 495, 27 plates, 27 text illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, gilt, by Mudie. Armorial bookplate. A few light spots to prelims. A little rubbing to spine edge.
Amir Khusrau-e-Dehlavi. (Odes 1-60).
The text with an introduction, giving an account of the life and writings of the poet, literal translation, and full explanatory notes. Bombay "Mustafai Printing Press" 1901
pp.xxx, 90, 28 (Urdu text). Original cloth, gilt. Spine slightly rubbed. A very good copy.
1860: Life and sport on the Indus
Narrative of a Residence at the Court of Meer Ali Moorad;
with Wild Sports in the Valley of the Indus. London Hurst & Blackett 1860
First edition Two volumes, pp.[viii], 306; [vi], 300, 2 engraved plates. A very good set bound in calf, gilt, by Nutt & Son, and given as a leaving present at Eton. End-papers foxed.
A Great Country's Little Wars; or, England, Affghanistan, and Sinde;
being a sketch with reference to their morality and policy, of recent transactions on the North-western Frontier of India. London 1844
First edition pp.[iv], 303, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf. Spine rubbed, corners worn.