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Asiatic researches, or, Transactions of the Society, instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature, of Asia. ... : Printed verbatim from the Calcutta edition

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Issuing body:
Asiatick Society (Calcutta, India)  Search this
Sewell, John 1733 or 1734-1802  Search this
Cuthell, John  Search this
Walker, John active 1781-1817  Search this
Lea, Richard active 1789-1814  Search this
Faulder, R.  Search this
Scatcherd, J.  Search this
Vernor and Hood  Search this
Lackington, Allen and Co.  Search this
Otridge and Son  Search this
Vernor, Hood and Sharpe  Search this
Maiden, T.  Search this
Huttmann, G. H.  Search this
Bunney and Gold  Search this
Wilson, A (Printer)  Search this
Asiatic Society of Bengal  Search this
Former owner:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey DSI  Search this
Library of Congress DSI  Search this
Physical description:
20 volumes, leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, music, portraits ; 22 cm (4to)
Early works to 1800
Early works
Reprint. Originally published: Calcutta, 1788-1839.
Title varies slightly; volumes 6-7 "Asiatick researches: or, Transactions of the Society ..."
Imprint varies in volume. 6 and subsequent volumes.
Publisher in volume 6 begins with: Printed by Bunney and Gold, Shoe-Lane for J. Sewell ...
Publisher of volume 7 begins: Printed by T. Maiden, Sherborne-Lane and A. Wilson, Wild-court, Lincoln's Inn Fields for Vernor and Hood ...
Publisher of volumes 8-10: Printed for Vernor, Hood and Sharpe ... at the Printing-Office, St John's Square, by W. Wison.
Publisher of volume 11: Printed for J. Cuthell ... printed by T. Maiden, Sherborne-Lane. Lombard Street, London and W. Wilson, 4 Greville-Street, Hatton-Garden, London.
Volume 18, part 1 has imprint: Calcutta : Printed at the Government Gazette Press by G.H. Huttmann, 1829.
Volume 6 contains the rules of the Society.
Volume 3 includes two pieces not in the original edition: An eulogium on the life and writings of the late Sir William Jones (page [i]-xi), and The preface to the Institutes of Hindu law, by Sir William Jones (page 436-449).
Reprint. Originally published: Calcutta: Printed and sold by Manuel Cantopher ... and sold at London by P. Elmsly., 1788-1839.
English Short Title Catalog, T162631
Issued by the Asiatic Society in Calcutta, India.
Volume 18 issued by the Asiatic Society of Bengal.
SCNHRB copy (39088016470080, 39088016470122, 39088016469686, 39088016469728, 39088016469769, 39088016469801, 39088016469843, 39088016469884) has volumes 2, 4, 6-10, 12 (lacking title page to vol. 12) only.
SCNHRB copy volumes 2 and 4 have armorial bookplate of Jas. B. Johnston.
SCNHRB copy volumes 2 and 4 with "surplus duplicate" stamp of the Library of Congress.
SCNHRB copy volumes 6-10, 12 have bookplate of the Library of Congress. Various property stamps of the U.S.C. & G. Survey Library and Archives.
SCNHRB copy volumes 6-10, 12 has stamped on title pages: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jun 16 1926.
SCNHRB copy volumes 2 & 4 in mottled leather boards, housed in red buckram drop-back boxes, measures 30 cm; volumes 6-10, 12 half bound in dark brown and stone pattern marbled boards, stamped at foot: Coast Survey.
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Call number:
AS472 .C215
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries