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A POEM BY JAMI.
BY RALPH T. H. GRIFFITH. " Mr. Griffith, who has done already good service as translator into verse from the Sanskrit, has done further good work in this translation from the Persian, and he has evidently shown not a little skill in his rendering the quaint and very oriental style of his author into our more prosaic, less figurative, language. ... The work, besides its intrinsic merits, is of importance as being one of the most popular and famous poems of Persia, and that which is read in all the independent native schools of India where Persian is taught.”-Scotsman.
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BY CARL ABEL. "All these essays of Dr. Abel's are so thoughtful, so full of happy illustrations, and so admirably put together, that we hardly know to which we should specially turn to select for our readers a sample of his workmanship.”—Tablet.
"An entirely novel method of dealing with philosophical questions and impart a real human interest to the otherwise dry technicalities of the science."--Standard.
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BY MADHAVA ACHARYA. Translated by E. B. COWELL, M.A., Professor of Sanskrit in the University of Cambridge, and A. E. GOUGH, M.A., Professor of Philosophy
in the Presidency College, Calcutta. This work is an interesting specimen of Hindu critical ability. The author successively passes in review the sixteen philosophical systems current in the fourteenth century in the South of India ; and he gives what appears to him to be their most important tenets.
" The translation is trustworthy throughout. A protracted sojourn in India, where there is a living tradition, has familiarised tie translators with Indian thought."-Athenaeum.
Post 8vo, pp. lxv.-368, cloth, price 145. TIBETAN TALĖS DERIVED FROM INDIAN SOURCES.
Translated from the Tibetan of the KAH-GYUR.
By F. ANTON VON SCHIEFNER.
BY W. R. S. RALSTON, M.A. "Mr. Ralston, whose name is so familiar to all lovers of Russian folk-lore, has supplied some interesting Western analogies and parallels, drawn, for the most part, from Slavonic sources, to the Eastern folk-tales, culled from the Kangyar, one of the divisions of the Tibetan sacred books."- Academy.
“The translation ... could scarcely have fallen into better hands. An Introduction ... gives the leading facts in the lives of those scholars who have given their attention to gaining a knowledge of the Tibetan literature and language."-Calcutta Review.
“Ought to interest all who care for the East, for amusing stories, or for comparative folk-lore.”-Pall Mall Gazette.
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Compiled by DHARMATRÂTA.
Translated from the Tibetan of Bkah-hgyur, with Notes, and
By W. WOODVILLE ROCKHILL. “Mr. Rockhill's present work is the first from which assistance will be gained for a inore accurate understanding of the Pali text; it is, in fact, as yet the only term of comparison available to us. The Udanavarga,' the Thibetan version, was originally discovered by the late M. Schiefner, who published the Tibetan text, and had intended adding a translation, an intention frustrated by his death, but which has been carried out by Mr. Rockhill. ... Mr. Rockhill may be congratulated for having well accomplished a difficuit task.”—Saturday Review.
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Language Map, price 258. A SKETCH OF THE MODERN LANGUAGES OF AFRICA.
BY ROBERT NEEDHAM CUST, Barrister-at-Law, and late of Her Majesty's Indian Civil Service. “Any one at all interested in African languages cannot do better than get Mr. Cust's book. It is encyclopædic in its scope, and the reader gets a start clear away in any particular language, and is left free to add to the initial sum of knowledge there collected."-Natal Mercury.
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A HISTORY OF BURMA. Including Burma Proper, Pegu, Taungu, Tenasserim, and Arakan. From
the Earliest Time to the End of the First War with British India. BY LIEUT.-GEN. SIR ARTHUR P. PHAYRE, G.C.M.G., K.C.S.I., and C.B., Membre Correspondant de la Société Académique Indo-Chinoise
de France. “Sir Arthur Phayre's contribution to Trübner's Oriental Series supplies a recognised want, and its appearance has been looked forward to for many years... General Phayre deserves great credit for the patience and industry which has resulted in this History of Burma." - Saturday Review.
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By JOSEPH EDKINS, D.D., PEKING.
Observations on the Prospects of Christian Conversion amongst that · People.
“ Dr. Edkins has been most careful in noting the varied and often complex phases of opinion, so as to give an account of considerable value of the subject."-Scotsman.
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Third Edition. Post 8vo, pp. XV.-250, cloth, price 78. 6d. OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF RELIGION TO THE SPREAD OF THE UNIVERSAL RELIGIONS.
BY C. P. TIELE,
University of Leyden. Translated from the Dutch by J. Estlin CARPENTER, M. A. “Few books of its size contain the result of so much wide thinking, able and labo. rious study, or enable the reader to gain a better bird's-eye view of the latest results of investigations into the religious history of nations. As Professor Tiele modestly says, “In this little book are outlines-pencil sketches, I might say-nothing more.' But there are some men whose sketches from a thumb-nail are of far more worth than an enormous canvas covered with the crude painting of others, and it is easy to see that these pages, full of information, these sentences, cut and perhaps also dry, short and clear, condense the fruits of long and thorough research."-Scotsman.
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HISTORY OF HIS ORDER.
Followed by notices on the Early History of Tibet and Khoten. Translated by W. W. ROCKHILL, Second Secretary U.S. Legation in China.
“The volume bears testimony to the diligence and fulness with which the author has consulted and tested the ancient documents bearing upon his remarkable subject.” — Times.
“Will be appreciated by those who devote themselves to those Buddhist studies which have of late years taken in these Western regions so remarkable a development. Its matter possesses a special interest as being derived from ancient Tibetan works, some portions of which, here analysed and translated, have not yet attracted the attention of scholars. The volume is rich in ancient stories bearing upon the world's renovation and the origin of castes, as recorded in these Venerable authorities." -Daily News.
Third Edition. Post 8vo, pp. viii.-464, cloth, price 16s. THE SANKHYA APHORISMS OF KAPILA,
With Illustrative Extracts from the Commentaries. Translated by J. R. BALLANTYNE, LL.D., late Principal of the Benares
Edited by FITZEDWARD HALL, "The work displays a vast expenditure of labour and scholarship, for which students of Hindoo philosophy have every reason to be grateful to Dr. Hall and the publishers."-- Calcutta Review.
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Dedicated by permission to H.R.H, the Prince of Wales. BUDDHIST RECORDS OF THE WESTERN WORLD, Translated from the Chinese of Hiuen Tsiang (A.D. 629).
BY SAMUEL BEAL, B.A., (Trin. Coll., Camb.); R. N. (Retired Chaplain and N. I.); Professor of Chinese,
University College, London ; Rector of Wark, Northumberland, &c. An eminent Indian authority writes respecting this work :—“Nothing more can be done in elucidating the History of India until Mr. Beal's translation of the ‘Si-yu-ki' appears."
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By the late A. C. BURNELL, Ph.D., C.I.E.
of Columbia College, N.Y. « This work is full of interest; while for the student of sociology and the science of religion it is full of importance. It is a great boon to get so notable a work in so accessible a form, admirably edited, and competently translated."-Scotsman.
"Few men were more competent than Burnell to give us a really good translation of this well-known law book, first rendered into English by Sir William Jones. Burnell was not only an independent Sanskrit scholar, but an experienced lawyer, and he joined to these two important qualifications the rare faculty of being able to express his thoughts in clear and trenchant English. ... We ought to feel very grateful to Dr. Hopkins for having given us all that could be published of the translation left by Burnell.”-F. MAX MÜLLER in the Academy.
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CSOMA DE KOROS,
published Works and Essays. From Original and for most part Un-
H.M.'s Bengal Medical Service, Retired, &c. "Not too soon have Messrs. Trübner added to their valuable Oriental Series a history of the life and works of one of the most gifted and devoted of Oriental students, Alexander Csoma de Koros. It is forty-three years since his death, and though an account of his career was demanded soon after his decease, it has only now appeared in the important memoir of his compatriot, Dr. Duka."-Bookseller.
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ON SUBJECTS CONNECTED WITH THE MALAY PENINSULA AND THE INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO. Reprinted from “Dalrymple's Oriental Repertory,” “ Asiatick Researches,"
and the “Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.”
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Translated from the Sanskrit
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