Asiatic Researches, or Transactions of the Society

Author: Duncan, Jonathan and Others
Price: $250.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: Printed for J. Sewell, Vernor and Hood, Etc.
Year Published: 1799
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Binding: Full-Leather
Edition: First Edition
Title continued, "Instituted in Bengal for inquiring into the History and Antiquities , the Arts, Sciences, and Literature of Asia". Pages xi, 428, including a two page list of the members of the Society. Full speckled calf binding with gilt scroll along the edges of both boards. Rebacked spine, with original elaborate gilt decorated and a black title label with bright gilt. Pages clean and tight inside except for a few pages having a slight water stain along the bottom margin. Marbled endpapers. Articles include: Historical Remarks on the Coast of Malabar, by Jonathan Duncan, Account of Two Fakeers with their portraits, also by Duncan, Enumeration of Indian Classes, by H.T. Colebrooke, Sculptures at Mahabalipoorum by J. Goldingham, Account of the Hindustanee Horometry by John GilchristCity of Pegue by Capt. Michael Symes, and 18 more.
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