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Goa, and the Blue Mountains; or, Six Months of Sick Leave.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley, 1851.: 1851

Seller ID: ME1013

Sm. 8vo. viii, 368 pp. Half-title, frontispiece color-tinted lithograph of Goa, folding map of Goa, India, 3 lithographic plates (pp. 60, 265, 339); map tear mended on verso. Original brown blind-stamped publisher's cloth, gilt spine titles; read endleaf with corner clipped (removing ownership signature), soiling to covers, corners showing. Very good. FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Penzer describes a first issue (same as this copy, "light fawn cloth" etc., second issue (light blue cloth - he calls a remainder issue, with the frontispiece now taking position as pl. facing p.... View more info

The Life of Hafiz Ool-Moolk, Hafiz Rehmut Khan, written by his son, the Nuwab Moost'ujab Khan Buhadoor, and entitled Goolistan-I-Rehmut. Abridged and Translated from the Persian, by Charles Elliott, Esq.

By: [HAFIZ RAHMAT KHAN BARECH] Muhammad Mustajab ibn Hafiz Rahmat Khan; ELLIOTT, Charles Boileau (trans.).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund… 1831.: 1831

Seller ID: ME1041

8vo. 144, ads. [8] pp. Half-title. Original brown boards, paper printed spine label; boards reinforced with Kozo (painted to match). Bookplate and inscription of the Bangor Theological Seminary. First English language edition. "I have taken considerable pains to correct some chronological errors in the original." – Preface. The translator, Charles Boileau Elliott (1803-1875), attended the East-India College at Haileybury, was an English cleric and writer, employed by the East India Company, elected a Fellow to the Royal Society in 1832. He received an honor for his essay relati... View more info