Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages.
London Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition Eleven titles bound in one volume, 8vo, pp , iv, 31; 68; 75; 90; 36; iv, 94; 42; 28; 30; 3; 9. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
'Notes of a Journey into the Interior of northern Africa' by Hadji Ebn-ed-Din el-Eghwaati, translated from the Arabic by W.B. Hodgson; Extracts from the Sakaa Thevan Saasteram, or Book of Fate; The last days of Krishna and the sons of Pandu; The Vedala Cadai; and, Indian Cookery, as practised and described by the natives of the east; 'Genealogical Catalogue of the Kings of Armenia' by Prince Hubboff, translated from the Armenian; An account of the siege andc reduction of Chaitur .. from the Akbar-namah; 'A short History of ... Alemdar Mustafa Pasha ... to depose Sultan Mustafa', translated from the Turkish; The ritual of the Buddhist priesthood; Translation of an extract from a horticultural work in Persian; and, Account of the Grand Festival held by Amir Timur. Richard Gregory's father, Robert Gregory, purchased the Coole estate (in Ireland) on his return from India in 1768.