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Author Name:    WRIGHT, Caleb.

Title:   Lectures on India : Also, descriptions of Remarkable Customs and Personagesin other Pagan and Mohammedan Countries.

Publisher:    Caleb Wright, Boston, 1849, 

Seller ID:   78754

(INDIA). WRIGHT, Caleb. Lectures on India : Also, descriptions of Remarkable Customs and Personages in other Pagan and Mohammedan Countries. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings. Boston : Published by Caleb Wright, 1849. Pp (2),[i]-v,[6]-288,(2). Profusely Illustrated. 8vo, brown pressed cloth, gilt vignette of man and woman to front board, gilt lettering and design to spine. Although this collection has continuous pagination, each section has separate title pages. Contents : [1]. Costumes and Remarkable Personages in India, by Caleb Wright. Boston : Published by the Author, 1849. [2]. Lectures on India. by Caleb Wright. Published by the Author. [3]. A Lecture on the Condition of Women in Pagan and Mohammedan Countries. By Caleb Wright. Boston : Published by the Author. [4]. Description of the Habits and Superstitions of the Thugs; a sect who profess to be divinely authorized to Plunder and Murder. Published by Caleb Wright. [5]. Specimens of the Shasters, or Sacred Books of the Brahmins; consisting of Songs, Legendary Tales, etc., Written 3000 Years Ago. [by J.J. Weitbrecht]. Published by Caleb Wright. [6]. Description of Two Pagan Festivals, celebrated annually in Calcutta, at an expense of Three Millions of Dollars. By Rev. Alexander Duff of Calcutta. Published by Caleb Wright. [7]. Curiosities and Remarkable Customs in Pagan and Mohammedan Countries, illustrated by Anecdotes and Numerous Engravings. Published by Caleb Wright. Spine chipped, corners worn and bumped, front inner hinge shaky, waterstain to bottom quarter of leaves at gutter, some staining and smudging to leaves, pencil marks to a few pages, penned name, else good. 150.00


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