Place Published: London
Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co.
Date Published: 1834
Edition: First edition
Condition: Light wear to edges of covers, especially to spine ends and corners, check marks in page margins and few words underlines here and there, rear blanks and endpapers with pencil and ink notes, owner name to front pastedown, else very good
Book Id: 21556
viii, 537 pp., 7 engraved plates; small 8vo, contemporary half calf and marbled boards, morocco lettering piece.
Reflections on Indian art, language, literature, symbolism, religion, etc. by a former British army officer in India. Part of the text is devoted to finding linguistic similarites between Sanskrit and American Indian languages. Scarce.