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2743 DUBOIS (J. A.) Moeurs, institutions et ceremonies des peuples de l'Inde, 2 vols. 8vo. wants title to the 1st volume, hf. calf, 58

Paris, 1825 2744 DUFF'S History of the MAHRATTAS, 3 vols. 8vo. calf gilt, rare, £4. 48 1826

A most elaborate work, entirely based upon original documents, unpublished MSS., official Papers, &c. hidden in the palaces, temples and private repositories of the natives.

The History begins with the Conquest of the Deccan by the Mahomedans, A. D. 1000, and extends to the British possession in 1819. 2745 Dykes (Madras C. S.) Salem, an Indian Collectorate, 8vo. cloth, 2s 6d 1853 2746 ELPHINSTONE's Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, comprising a view of the

Afghaun nation and a history of the Dooraunee monarchy, 2 vols. 8vo. map and plătes, (pub. at £1. 8s) cloth, 188

1842 2747 = History of India, 2 vols. (pub. at 308) cloth, 14s

1841 2748

History of India : the Hindu and Mahometan Periods, 8vo. cl. 98 1849 2749 Essays relative to the habits, character, and moral improvement of the Hindoos, 8vo. calf neat, 2s 6d

1823 2750 FERISHTA's History of Dekkan, from the first Mahummedan Conquests, by Scott, 2 vols. 4to.calf neat, 78 6d

1794 2751 -- - History of Hindostan, translated from the Persian, with introductory

dissertations and continuation by Dow, 3 vols. 8vo. LARGE PAPER, map and plates, calf neat, 158

1803 2752 FORBES (Alex. K.) Ras MÂLÂ; or Hindoo Annals of the province of Goozerat in

Western India, 2 vols. 8vo. 21 coloured plates, (pub. at £2.) cloth, 21s 1856 2753 FRANCKLIN’S Inquiry concerning Ancient PALIBOTHRA, conjectured to lie

in Bhaugulpoor, from researches made in 1811-12, 4 parts in 1, 4to. 21 plates, and facsimiles, half russia, 12s 6d

1815-22 2753*_- on the Tenets and doctrines of the JEYNES and Boodhists, conjectured to be the Brachmanes of ancient India, 4to. 6 plates, bds. 9s

1827 2754 FRIEND OF INDIA (The) a Weekly newspaper, published at Serampore,

from January 1848 to December 1853, in 12 vols. folio, half bound, curious, £2. 2s

Serampore, 1848-53 2755 FUTAWA ALUMGEEREE. The Moohummudan Law of Sale, according to the

Huneefeea Code, from the Futawa Alumgeeree of Aurungzebe, in English by
Baillie, 8vo. (pub. at 12s) cloth, 6s

1850 2756 GILDEMEISTER, Scriptores Arabum de rebus Indicis, Vol. I. all published, 8vo. Arabice et Latine, uncut, 2s

* Bonnæ, 1838 2757 GLEIG's Life of Sir Thomas MUNRO, late Governor of Madras, with his correspondence, 3 vols. 8vo. (pub. at £2. 8s) portrait, calf gilt, 30s

1830 2758 HAMILTON's East India Gazetteer, containing particular descriptions of the em

pires, cities, towns, rivers, etc. of Hindostan, the adjacent countries, India beyond the Ganges, and the Eastern Archipelago, manners, customs, &c. with a Glossary of terms, 2 vols. 8vo. second edition, maps, cloth,


1 828 2759 - Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Description of Hindostan and

the adjacent Countries, 2 vols. 4to. maps, (pub. at £4. 1456d) bds. 12s 1820 Priced, 1840, J. Bohn, £3. 38; calf gilt, Bain, £3. 138 6d; 1847, russia, Bain, £3. 38.

“ Mr. Hamilton's works are compiled with great care and judgment, and are, indeed, of the highest authority.”—Mac Culloch. 2760 Hanson’s Route of General Nightingall overland from India, 8vo. plates, bds.

privately printed, 3s 6d 2761 HEYNE's Tracts, historical and statistical, on India, and an account of Sumatra, 4to. maps and plates, cloth, 78 6d

1814 2762 HINDOO CASTES. Summary of the Law and Custom of Hindoo Castes, within

the Dekhun Provinces, Bombay, with an Appendix on the Castes of Poona, royal 4to. hf. bd. rare, 25s

Bombay, 1827 2763 HIQUEN-THSANG, Histoire de sa vie et de ses Voyages dans l'Inde, 639-6-15,

par Hoeï-li et Yen-Thsong ; traduite du chinois par St. Julien, 8vo. sewed, is 6d

Paris, 1853 2764 INDIAN CORRESPONDENCE. Authentic copy of the Correspondence in India

between the country powers and the East India Company, 5 vols. 8vo. hf. calf, 78 6d

1787 2765 JACKSON (W. Collins). British Justice in India, or history of the extorted oath,

including memoir of the public conduct of W. C. Jackson, his voluntary defence, etc. Vol. I., 810. bds. privately printed, 3s 6d


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2766 KELLY's Oriental Metrology, comprising the monies, weights, and measures of

the East Indies, with Appendix of the Measures of Time and a Vocabulary of Indian terms, 8vo. calf, 4s

1832 2767 KHOJEH ABDULKURREEM, Memoirs of, translated from the Persian by Gladwin, 8vo. bd. 3s 6d

Calcutta, 1788 Khojeh Abdulkurreem was a Cashmerian of distinction, who accompanied Nadir Shah; and his memoirs comprise a history of Hindostan from 1730 to 1749. 2768 KINDERSLEY's Specimens of Hindoo Literature, translations from the Tamoul

Language, with Notes on the Mythology, 8vo. 4 plates, calf neat, 6s 1794 2769 the same, 8vo. bds. 58

1794 2770 LASSEN (Chr.) INDISCHE ALTERTHUMSKUNDE, 3 stout vols. royal 8vo. hf. bd. calf neat, £3. 10s

Bonn, 1847-58 The most learned work on the Ancient History and Geography of India. Some parts of the work are out of print. 2771 LATHAM (R. G.) Ethnology of India, 8vo. cloth, 98

1859 2772 Law (the) relating to India and the East India Company, with notes and appendix, stout 4to. (pub. at £3. 38) cloth, 2s 6d

1841 2773 MACKENZIE's Sketch of the War with Tippoo Sultaun, 1789-92, with Appendices, 2 vols. 4to. half calf, 10s

Calcutta, 1793-4 2774 MACKINTOSH's (Capt.) Account of the Origin and present condition of the TRIBE

OF RAMOOSSIES, including the Life of the Chief Oomiah Naik, 8vo. 260 pp. sd. 2s 6d

Bombay, 1833 2775 the same, 8vo. hf. bound morocco, uncut, 5s

1833 Only a few copies were printed for the Author. A portion of the population of the Dekkan consists of predatory tribes, viz. the Bheels, the Kolies and the Ramoossies. The Ramoossies reside chiefly in the outskirts of the towns and villages in the vallies of the Maun, Neera, Bhema, and Pera rivers, and in the adjoining plains and highlands within the dominions of his Highness the Rajah of Satara, and the Poona and Ahmednugger collectorates. 2776 Madras Medical Topography and Statistics of the Presidency of Madras; 2777 MADRAS. Reports of the Commissioners of Public Works in the Madras Presi

dency, with Appendices and Sir Henry Pottinger's extensive MS. comments, 2 vols. 4to. sd. 58

Madras, 1852-3 2778 MASKELL’s Circular Orders of the Board of Revenue, 1820-53, 2 vols. 8vo. calf gilt, gilt edges, not uniform, 12s

Madras, 1851-4 2779 ÁAÚRICE” (Rev. T.) Ancient and Modern History of Hindostan, 5 vols. in 4, 4to. plates, half russia, neat, £2.

1820 2780.

Indian Antiquities, 7 vols. 8vo. map and plates, hf. bd. 188 1794-1806 2781 the same, 7 vols. 8vo. many plates of Indian Deities, calf neat, 258

1794-1800 A very curious work, containing Dissertations relative to the ancient geographical divisions, the pure system of primeval theology, the grand code of civil laws, the original form of government, the widely-extended commerce, and the various and profound literature, of Hindostan: compared throughout with the religion, laws, government, and literature of Persia, Egypt, and Greece, the whole intended as introductory to the history of Hindostan, upon a comprehensive scale.

Menu Ordinances--see Sanscrit books. 2782 MILL'S (Jas.) HISTORY OF BRITISH INDIA, with a Continuation from 1805 to

1835, and copious Notes and Illustrations, by Horace Hayman Wilson, Esq.,M.A.,

Boden Professor of Sanscrit at Oxford, 9 vols. 8vo. third edition, calf, £5. 1826-48 2783

another copy, the FOURTH edition, 9 vols. 8vo. cloth, £5.58 1840-48 2784

The Continuation by Wilson separately, 3 vols. 8vo. cloth, 128 1845-8 The first edition appeared in 3 vols. 4to. London, 1817-1818; the second, 6 vols. 8vo. 1820 ; the third, 6 vols. 8vo. 1826 ; the fourth edition, edited by Wilson, 1840-48. The recent cheap issue cannot compete with these library editions.

Mr. Mill's work has been fairly characterised in the 31st volume of the “Edinburgh Review:" -“Mr. Mill appears to possess, in perfection, the patient industry and habits of research which the work demanded ; an acute and logical mind, with very little imagination or passion, and well stored with that sort of information which such a mind, combined with such powers of application, is apt to require. He seems perfectly familiar with the modern and ancient historians and orators, and to have studied diligently the progress of all the sciences connected with government and legislation, from the earliest speculations to their most recent advances. It is not difficult, after this


character, to imagine how he has performed his task. Those parts in which picturesque description, and the power of warm and interesting narrative might have been displayed, are not made the most of by him. But in the careful investigation of facts, and of the inference to be drawn from them, in illustrating his subject by help of the widest range of historical knowledge, in discriminating between the real and apparent causes of events, in the examination of policy, in the exposition of the motives of the actors, and the consequences of their acts, in unfolding the drift of hollow states hard to be spelled,' he leaves little to be desired. Of partiality in bending facts or opinions in favour of any individual or any party, we have not discovered the least symptom; and though it may be invidious to pry into the causes of so good a quality, we are apt to attribute his merit, on this.score, to the habits of thought as much as to his love of justice.” 2785 MONTGOMERY (R.) Statistical Report of the District of CAWNPOOR, roy.

4to. many maps, showing the smallest Hamlets in that now so famous District, cloth, privately printed, RARE, 368

Calcutta, 1849 A pattern volume of a good topographical work; tbe list of villages contains their names in Urdu and English, classifications of the Population, etc. 2786

Principles of Law circulated for the guidance of Civil Justice Officers in the Punjab, fol. Eastern binding, 20s

Lahore, 1854 2787 MOOR'S HINDOO PANTHEON ; or Mythological History of Hindoo Deities and

Antiquities, impl. 4to. with 105 fine plates, calf gilt, fine copy, rare, £6. 6s 1810 2788

the same, roy 4to. 105 plates, without the text, author's presentation copy, calf gilt, £2. 2s The best work of its kind; complete copies, with 105 plates, are very rare.

Priced, 1847, Allen, £7. 78 ; 1839, Klaproth's copy, fetched 158 fr. 2789 NEPAUL. Papers respecting the Nepaul War, 1814-17, folio, 998 pp. hf. cf. 5s 1824 2790 NORTON on the Presidency of Madras, 8vo. cloth, 2s

**Madras, 1854 2791 ORME'S (Robt.) History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in

Indostan from 1745, to which is prefixed a Dissertation on the Establishment made by Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan, 3 vols. 4to. folding maps and plates, old calf, 328

1763-78 This valuable historical work“ occupies so vast a field, that every future historian of modern India must unavoidably trench, in a greater or less degree, upon his premises."- Quarterly Review. 2792 PEMBERTON'S (R. B.) Bootan, a report, roy. 8vo. with 4 maps, cloth, 10s Calc. 1839 2793 PRINSEP'S (Jas.) Essays on INDIAN ANTIQUITIES, historic, numismatic and

paleographic, with his USEFUL TABLES illustrative of Indian history, coinages, weights, measures, etc. edited with notes and additions by THOMAS, 2 stout vols. 8vo. 53 plates of Early Indian and Bactrian Coins and Antiquities, (pub. at £2. 12s 6d) cloth, £2.

1858 Mr. Edward Thomas, late of the Bengal Civil Service, deserves the thanks of all Oriental Scholars for this first collected edition of Prinsep ; his notes and additional matter are very considerable. These volumes form a complete Chronology of India, based upon the most authentic records, viz. the Coins of all the rulers. The reproduction of the “ Useful Tables" is a boon to all the possessors of the “Bengal Journal” to which they form a necessary adjunct. 2794 PRINSEP'S (H. T.) British India under the Administration of the Marquess

of Hastings, 1813-18, 4to. hf. bd. calf, 5s 2795 - Political and Military Transactions in India, in 1813-23, 2 vols. 8vo. maps and plates, (pub. as £1. 12s) hf. bd. 78 6d

1825 2796 RAIKES on the North-Western provinces of India, 8vo. (pub. at 68) cl. 2s 1852 2797 ROBINSON's ASAM, with Local Geography, account of the tea-plant, and history

of the neighbouring tribes, 8vo. maps, (pub. at 24s) hf. bd. 16s Calcutta, 1841 2798 ROUSE (C. W. B.) the Landed Property of Bengal, 8vo. cf. curious, 3s Calc. 1791 2799 SEIR-MUTAQHARIN, or View of Modern Times, from the year 1118 to the

year 1195 of the Hidjrah, containing in general the Reigns of the Seven last Emperors of Hindostan, and in particular, an Account of the English Wars in Bengal, 3 vols. 4to. slightly imperfect, stained and worm-eaten, like nearly all copies, 30s

Calcutta, 1789 Priced, 1839, Madden, £5. 58.

“This work is written in the style of private memoirs, the most useful and engaging shape which history can assume ; nor, excepting the peculiarities which belong to the Mohammedan character and creed, do we perceive thronghout its pages any inferiority to those of the historical memoirs of Europe. The Duc de Sully, Lord Clarendon, or Bishop Burnet, need not have been ashamed to be the authors of such a production.”Preface to Col. Brigg's Translation.

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2800 SELECTION of Papers from the Records of the East India House, relating to the

Revenue, Police, and Civil and Criminal Justice under the Company's Governments in India, 4 stout vols. folio, calf gilt, 10s

1820-26 2801 SHAKESPEAR's North Western Provinces of the Bengal Presidency, roy. 8vo. cloth, 98

Calcutta, 1848 2802 SAURREEF (J.) Qanoon-e-Islam ; or the Customs of the Moosulmans of India,

comprising a full and exact account of their various rites and ceremonies, translated by Herklots, with appendix and glossary of Oriental terms, stout 8vo. frontispiece and 7 plates, (pub. at 16s) calf gilt, 12s 6d

1832 2803 SLEEMAN (W. H.) Ramaseeana, or a VOCABULARY of the peculiar language

used by the Thugs, with an introduction and appendix, descriptive of the sys.. tem pursued by that fraternity and of the measures which have been adopted by the supreme Government of India for its suppression, 8vo. ods. 168

Calcutta, 1836 Collation : Title, pp. 8, 270, and 515, and 3 folding plates. 2804

Report on the Depredations committed by the TAUG GANGS of Upper and Central India, from 1836 to their suppression, stout 8vo. map and tables, cloth, rare, 158 ó

Calcutta, 1840 2805 - Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official, 2 vols. 8vo. numerous coloured plates, hf. morocco, rare, 328

1844 One of the best modern works on India. 2806 SULLIVAN's Tracts upon India, 1779-88, 8vo. calf, 38

1795 2807 TENNANT (William) Indian Recreations ; consisting chiefly of Strictures on

the Domestic and Rural Economy of the Mahomedans and Hindoos, 3 vols. 8vo. plates, (pub. at £1. lls 6d) hf. bd. uncut, 10s 6d

1804-8 One of the best pictures of India. "These entertaining and valuable letters contain much amusement for the general reader, and much instruction worthy of the practical attention both of the subject and the ruler. They mix the useful with the agreeable; and will add to the information of the merchant, the farmer, the geographer, and the statist.” 2808 THORNTON'S (E.) History of the British Empire in India, 6 vols. 8vo. maps, cloth, 30s

1841-45 2809

History of the East India Company, 8vo. russia extra, 58 1833 2810

- Gazetteer of the East India Company's Territories, and the Native States of the Indian continent, stout 8vo. 1716 pp. double columns, map, (pub. at £1. 1s) cloth, 178 6d

1857 2811 THORNTON (J.) Translation of a proceeding regarding the settlement of a village in the presidency of Bengal, 8vo. maps, bds. 58

Agra, 1847 2812 TOD'S ANNALS AND ANTIQUITIES OF RAJAST'HAN, or the Central and Western

Rajpoot_States of India, (commonly called Rajpootana), by LIEUT.-COLONEL JAMES Tod, many years resident in Rajpootana as Political Agent, 2 vols. impl. 4to. embellished with above 50 extremely beautiful line engravings by Finden, and large folding maps, (pub. at £9. 9s) calf extra, marbled edges, £6. 108

1829 “ I am sure that no one can peruse those two splendid volumes without feeling that their author has been able to bring to researches apparently exhausted, a stock at once of new materials and of superior sagacity, by which he has thrown considerable light upon Hindoo Chronology. And if we descend to the later periods of history, he has certainly been sutticiently fortunate to find a vast unoccupied tract to explore, in the annals of those States which he has been the first to describe. He has thus been able to combine, what few discoverers before him have had the good fortune to unite, new events with a new field, the varied drama of a history hardly known, with a theatre decked out in the most gorgeous scenery which nature can give, and the most sumptuous monuments that eastern art can add. Whether we consider the geographical, the historical, or the artistic additions to our knowledge of India communicated in this work, or the interest of the personal knowledge it contains, we may safely, I think, rank it among the most valuable, as well as among the most beautiful works upon eastern literature.”-.Wiseman. 2813 TOWNSEND (M.) Indian Official Thesaurus, being introductory to annals of Indian administration, 8vo. sd. 2s 6d

Serampore, 1858 2814 TRANSACTIONS in India, 1756-83, a history of Lord Clive and Warren Hastings, 8vo. bds. 28 6d

1786 " To criminate the administration of Governor Hastings seems to be the chief object of this narrative, which is evidently written by an able hand.”-Monthly Review, Vol. 75.

2815 WEBER (A.) Indische Studien, Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Indischen Alterthums, Vols. I. II. in 6 parts, 8vo. sd. 208

Berlin, 1850-53 2815*Indische Skizzen, 8vo. facsimile, sd. 28

Berlin, 1857 2816 WILKS, Sketches of the South of India, history of Mysoor from its origin to 1799, 3 vols. 4to. maps, £5.

1810-17 2817 the same, Vol. II. only, 4to. calf, 12s

1817 “ A very valuable and authentic work.”—Lowndes. 2818 WILLIAMS (Lieut.-Col. Monier) Memoir on the Zilla of Baroche, being the result

of a Survey executed by order of the Bombay government, royal 4to. plates of Agricultural implements, bds. uncut, privately printed, 78 6d

1825 2819 WILSON'S India; The History of British India, from 1805 to 1835, with copious Notes and Illustrations, by Horace Hayman

Wilson, Esq. M.A. Boden Professor of Sanscrit at Oxford, 3 vols. 8vo. (pub. at £2. 2s) cloth, 12s 1848

The only work to which the Statesman and Philosopher can refer, and will hand down to posterity an imperishable monument of the Historian's impartiality, sagacity, and truthfulness, combined with great power of reflection and unbiassed judgment."-Atheneum.

Professor Wilson, the greatest Indian Scholar in Europe, in writing this eventful history, bas consulted all available authorities of an original and authentic description. 2820 WILSON’S (H. H.) Glossary of Judicial and Revenue Terms, and of useful

words occurring in official documents relating to the administration of British India, from the Arabic, Persian, Hindustani, Sanskrit, Hindi, Bengali, Uriya, Marathi, Guzerathi, Telugu, Karnata, Tamil, Malayalam, and other languages, 4to. (pub. at 42s 6d) cloth, 32s

1855 2821 TRACTS and smaller works on India, including: Bellasis Brahminabad, Bom

bay, 1856; Bengal husbandry, Calc. 1806 ; Bengal Salt Revenue, Calc. 1833 ; Brown, Journal kept at Kahun, Bombay, 1844; The Lowjee family, Bombay, 1844; Wilson, External Commerce of Bengal, 1813-28, Calc. 1830; and 4

others—together 10, 4to. and 8vo. 5s 2822 TURKEY, D'OHSSON (Mouradja) Tableau général de l'Empire Othoman,

comprenant le Legislation Mahométaine et l'histoire de cet Empire, 2 vols. roy.

folio, frontispiece and 144 fine plates, hf. bd. old calf, £2. 2s Paris, 1787-90

Prieed, Meerman, wanting plates 13, 19 and 36, 90 for.; 1836, Arch, russia, £5. 158 6d : Fetched, Talleyrand's sale, £10. 58; Fonthill, £9. 98; Marquis of Lansdowne, £10. 108; White Knight's, russia, £15. ; Stanley, russia, £29. 88.

The plates are beautifully executed, and the testimony of Burckhardt to the valuable and interesting information that the work contains, should alone secure it a place in every well chosen library.- Dibdin's Library Companion. A gentleman whose personal acquaintance with the Ottoman laws and customs renders bim the most competent judge of the merits of D'Ohsson's work, bas said that the perusal of it rendered him more than a match for the Cadi. 2823 Alix, Histoire de l'empire Ottoman, 3 vols. 8vo. map, half calf neat, 68

Paris, 1822-24 2824 BUSBEQUII (Aug. G.) Epistolae Quatuor, 12mo. a long series of very characteristic Letters on the Geography and internal state of Turkey, calf, 5s

Paris, 1589, et Lovanii, 1630 2825 Eton's Survey of the Turkish Empire, russia, 2s 6.

1798 2826 FULLER (John) Narrative of a Tour in the Turkish Empire, 8vo. maps, bds. privately printed, and not for sale, 6s

1829 2827 HAMMER, Histoire de l'Empire Ottoman depuis son Origine jusqu'à nos jours,

ouvrage puisé aux sources les plus authentiques et rédigé sur des Documents et des Manuscrits la plupart inconnus en Europe, 18 vols. 8vo. and folio Atlas, 21 maps and 15 plates, representing the principal Battles and Sieges of the Turks, (pub. at £6. 6s) sd. £3. 158

Paris, 1814-15 The History of Von Hammer we need not mention, we might as well notice Hume’s ‘History of England 'as à propos of the subject in hand. If any gentleman happens to be about to write another cheap book on Turkey for some enterprising publisher, we recommend it to him as a mine of very valuable materials. If he uses it discreetly, it will be hard to discover that he was not born

a harem.”—New Quarterly, April, 1854. 2828 KEPPEL's Journey across the Balcan; visit to Azani and Ruins in Asia Minor, 1829-30, 2 vols. 8vo. map, half morocco, 5s

1831 2829 (PORTER) Observations on the Religion, Government, and Manners of the Turks - State of the Turkey Trade, 2 vols. in 1, 8vo, calf, 3s 6d

1771 2830 SALABERRY, Histoire de l'Empire Ottoman, 4 vols. 8vo. map, hf. bd. cf.3s Par. 1813

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