A Code of Gentoo Laws, or Ordinations of the Pundits. From a Persian Translation, made from the Original, written in the Shanscrit Language.

HALHED Nathaniel Brassey translates and edits (1777)


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1st edition. with 8 plates of Sanskrit text, 4 foldout. 8vo. In a nineteenth century binding of half black calf, rubbed, with dark brown cloth boards. Inner hinges cracked but sound nonetheless. A very little light foxing. Also a little useful annotation. Slight lower fore-corner damage to two pages. Very good. cxx,285pp

A note on the 2nd blank states that this digest was made by the order of Warren Hastings in 1776.

Stock Code: 210147

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