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Code des Loix des Gentoux, ou Reglemens des Brames, Traduit de lAnglais, dapres les Versions faites de loriginal ecrit en Langue Sam

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$277$225

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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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Code des Loix des Gentoux, ou Reglemens des Brames, Traduit de l'Anglais, d'apres les Versions faites de l'original ecrit en Langue Samskrete. Paris: Stoupe, 1778.
First French edition, quarto, illustrated with eight engraved plates, bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated calf, gilt spine, 10 x 7 3/4 in.
The original translation from Sanskrit to English was done by British scholar Nathaniel Brassey Halhed (1751-1830). The plates show the original Sanskrit.
Estimate $200-300


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Paris, Nathaniel Brassey Halhed

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