Asiatic Society of Bengal, Journal Vol.XIV Part II only 1845. Single volume

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Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Edited By the Secretary and Sub-Secretary. Vol XIV. Part II, July to December, 1845, Nos 163-168. New Series. Asiatic Society of Bengal. Printed By Bishop’s College Press.1st edition 8vo.

Title page not bound in [as usual with the second volume of a year] v. [ii], 2 folding storm maps, double sided language plate, 2 other plates and 5 other folding plates, pp 471 – 916, lxvii – cxxxv. Contemporary half black leather gilt with pebbled green cloth boards, minor rubbing and wear but a very decent, sound copy for a journal of this age, no previous ownership markings [uniform with the two volumes of 1844 listed elsewhere in this category] .By this period the Journal was not being reprinted verbatim in England and copies in decent, non-Indian, condition are hard to find. Papers include: Report of an Expedition into the Mishmee Hills by Lt E. A. Rowlatt, 21st NI, On the invention of the Armenian Alphabet by Johannes Avdall, On the Buddhist Emblems of Architecture by Capt. T Latter, BNI, Assistant Commissioner Arracan, Account of the Esafzai Afghans inhabiting Sama Swat, Bunher and the Chamla valley by Shekh Khash Ales.      feb23/1

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