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The Megha Duta, or Cloud Messenger, a poem, in the Sanscrit language.

by Kālidāsa (c. 4th–5th century CE); Horace Hayman Wilson (1786-1860, trans.).

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1814
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Wilson's first published Sanskrit translation, the first publication of the Meghadūta in the West Kālidāsa (c. 4th–5th century CE); Horace Hayman Wilson (1786-1860, trans.). The Megha Duta, or Cloud Messenger, a poem, in the Sanscrit language. Calcutta printed: London reprinted, Black, Parry, and Co., 1814. 8°. XXII, 23-175 pp. Later half calf, marbled sides.First English translation of the Meghadūta, the… Read more
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image of Vida do Veneravel Padre Joseph Vaz, da  Congregação do Oratório de S. Filipe Neri da Cidade de Goa, na India Oriental; Fundador da laboriosa Missão, que os Congregados desta Casa tem à sua conta na Ilha de Ceylão.

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Goa priest's biography of India's earliest saint and 'Apostle of Ceylon'; this copy with important provenance Padre Sebastião do Rego (1699-1763). Vida do Veneravel Padre Joseph Vaz, da Congregação do Oratório de S. Filipe Neri da Cidade de Goa, na India Oriental; Fundador da laboriosa Missão, que os Congregados desta Casa tem à sua conta na Ilha de Ceylão. Lisbon, José Antonio… Read more
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The Cities of Gujarashtra: their topography and history illustrated, in the journal of a recent tour; with accompanying documents.

by Henry George Briggs (1824-1872).

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Published
1849
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FIRST EDITION
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Bombay-printed description of Gujarat and beyond ombay, printed at the Times' Press, by James Chesson, 1849. Folio (29x23,5 cm.). [14], 408, VIII, [2], IX-XXIV pp. Illustrated with several plans of palaces. First edition, printed at Bombay, of a very thorough, lengthy description of "Gujarashtra" (present-day Gujarat, India). One of the very few copies of this Bombay-printed first edition: WorldCat records only 1 copy,… Read more
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