Recherches Asiatiques, ou Memoires de la Societe Etablie Au Bengale pour faire des recherches sur l'histoire et las antiquites, les arts, las sciences et la litterature de l'Asie.
Jones, Sir William, et al.
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Paris: De L'Imprimerie Imperiale, An XIV -1805. 4to. Tome Premier: xcvii, 528 pp. , . Tome Second: 460pp. 84 pp. 2 volumes. The first two volumes of the French edition of this compilation of papers on Asian art, science, literature and language. Asiatick Researches was the journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, founded in 1784 with Sir William Jones as its first president. Authors include Warren Hastings, William Chambers, Reuben Burrow, J.H. Harrington, Samuel Davis and William Roxburghe. Samuel Turner's An Account of a Journey to Tibet.... is included on PP. 148-161 of Tome Premier. Slight wear to bindings. Light dampstain at lower gutter slightly affecting several leaves in Tome Second. Very good +.