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Korean Grammar and Dictionaries:
UNDER WOOD'S (H. G.) GRAMMAR: An Introduction to the Korean
the same, 2 vols. 12mo., for pocket use, hf. bound, 18s
The Korean spelling being entirely phonetic, a great want will now be supplied to those who wish to obtain a knowledge of the language, by this, the first English-Korean Dictionary, which Mr. UNDERWOOD, for several years resident in the country, with the assistance of Messrs. HULBERT and GALE, has just so successfully completed.
Gubbins (J. H.) Dictionary of Chinese
JAPANESE WORDS in the Japanese Language, 3 vols. 12mo. cloth, 21s Tokio, 1889 "It is entirely alone in its own branch, and so thoroughly has its author appropriated the field by the excellence of his work that he may confidently count on remaining without rivals.”—Japan Mail, October, 1889.
"Instead of seeking rare lacunæ amid a mass of novel information our fairer function as critics is to express admiration of the wide research and accurate scholarship displayed by Mr. Gubbins. It is a genuine pleasure to any earnest student to have such a work laid before him, and that its publication will immensely facilitate the study of Japanese there cannot be a moment's doubt. Everyone reading the literature of the day in Japan is confronted by the difficult task of finding exact English equivalents for many new words although their meaning may be sufficiently intelligible. With Mr. Gubbins Dictionary beside one this trouble is virtually at an end. . . .
"All these shortcomings I have here indicated are, however, completely cast into shadow when we consider the excellent arrangement of the Dictionary, its copiousness of words, its appropriateness of English translation, and otherwise its general adaptability to the purpose for which it is intended."-Hayday Papers of the 4th July, 1892.
MACARIUS, Patriarch of Antioch, TRAVELS in Anatolia, Moldavia, Romelia, Wallachia, the Cossack Country, Muscovy, and the Black Sea, written by his attendant Archdeacon, Paul of Aleppo, in Arabic, translated into English by F. C. Belfour, 9 parts in 2 vols. 4to. cloth, £1. 10s
Macarius was the Greek Patriarch of Antioch, and travelled through all the provinces of Turkey, and through a great part of the Russian dominions. His narrative is very valuable, as giving a faithful account of the manners and customs of the Turkish, Tatar, Slavonic and Greek
Oriental Translation Fund, 1829-36 Races; and the political and statistical history of Moldavia and Wallachia can nowhere be studied so completely as in these records. They are indeed, according to the title, "a Treasury of entertaining Narratives," and full of Geographical, Historical, Political and Social information.
Malay. TUUK (H. N. van der). Short Account of the Malay MSS.
belonging to the Royal Asiatic Society. 8vo. 51 pp. sd. 1s
Publications of Madras Government Museum,
8vo. EDITED BY EDGAR THURSTON, C.M.Z.S., etc.
Bulletin No. 1.-Pearl and Chank Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar, pp. 62, diagram and 4 plates, 28
No. 2.-Notes on Tours along the Malabar Coast, 1s
Vol. II., No. 1.-Anthropology. Badagas and Irulas of the Nilgiris; Paniyans of Malabar; a Chinese-Tamil Cross; a Cheruman Skull; Kuruba or Kurumba; Summary of Results, 68 pp. 17 plates, 28
Mantchu: MÖLLENDORFF (P. G. von) Manchu Grammar, with Shanghai, 1892
analysed text, 4to. vi and 53 pp. sewed, 98
This is the first Manchu Grammar in English, and is a work of independent research; the author having gained his mastery of the tongue in Manchuria.
Maori Art, by A. Hamilton, part 2 (a double part) 4to. many plates,
Wellington, the New Zealand Institute, 1897
Part 1, nearly out of Print, 7s 6d
Maspero's Dawn of Civilization:
Morgan (Thomas) ROMANO-BRITISH MOSAIC PAVEMENTS: a
History of their discovery and a record and interpretation of their designs, 8vo. xxxiv and 324 pp. map and 33 plates of Mosaic Pavements (pub. at £2. 2s), extra cloth, 12s 1886
CHALDEA AND EGYPT, royal 8vo. many plates, cloth, 20s
studied the latest and best authorities on the subject, and has weighed their statements with the judgment which comes from an exhaustive acquaintance with a similar department of knowledge.' Hence all who desire to make themselves acquainted with the latest results of research in these important and novel fields of inquiry will find in Professor Maspero an instructor not less attractive than authoritative. The period dealt with covers the history of Egypt from the earliest date to the fourteenth dynasty, and that of Chaldæa during its first Empire. The aspect of the valleys of the Nile and the Euphrates, their climate, their productions, religion, manners, and customs, the organization of their respective States, their traditions, and all that is known of their kings and dynasties, are dealt with by a master hand. We need hardly point out how closely all these subjects are associated with that sacred history whose elucidation and illustration it is one of the chief functions of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge to advance."-Times, November 17th, 1894.
Fish falling from Basket and Basket of Fruit
Amphitrite and Tritons (British Museum).
"Mr. Thomas Morgan, F.S.A., died on the 13th inst. at his residence, Hillside House, Streatham, Surrey, at the age of 72. For a considerable time he was a vice-president of the British Archæological Association, and for fifteen years was their honorary treasurer. During his connexion with the association he contributed many scholarly and learned papers, chiefly relating to his favourite subject, Roman archæology. In 1886 he published his RomanoBritish Mosaic Pavements,' which contained a history of their discovery and a record and interpretation of their designs, and which is now a standard work on the subject. Up to a few days before his death he was busily engaged in completing another work on a kindred subject."— Times, January 19th, 1892.
Map of Corea, with the natural features marked in tints, and all
the names in Roman and Chinese Characters, on a large sheet 371 × 25 inches in size, 58 Shanghai, September, 1894
On the margins there are smaller maps, in compartments, of Yuensen, Fusan, Chemulpo, Seoul and its environs, besides
a chart of reference to facilitate the study to Europeans.
The scale of the large map is not given, but it is about 15 miles to the inch.
VEDDER'S HANDY ILLUSTRATED EDITION of the RUBAIYAT of OMAR KHAYYAM the Astronomer Poet of Persia, rendered into English verse by EDWARD FITZGERALD, with an accompaniment of Drawings by ELIHU VEDDER, 4to. 53 superb photo-lithographs of Mr. Vedder's wonderful designs, and 8 leaves of printed text, bds. £2. 28
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1886
The great success of the large folio edition of "Vedder's Omar," due to the universal applause these illustrations have received in England and America, has induced the publishers to bring out this handy quarto edition at a much lower price.
Panjab Notes and Queries,
A monthly periodical, devoted to the systematic collection of authentic notes and scraps of information regarding the country and the people, edited by Captain R. C. TEMPLE, Bengal Staff Corps, 4 vols. 4to. all published, hf. bd. morocco, uncut, £2. 16s Allahabad, Oct. 1883-Sept. 1887 Captain Temple, now Governor of the Andaman Islands, has sold to me the remaining stock, of which I have made up a few perfect copies, and bound them with all the original wrappers. The title of the fourth volume is changed into "Indian Notes and Queries."
These volumes include valuable information concerning the Zoology, Botany, History, Folklore, Antiquities, etc., of all parts of India. Vols. 1 and 2 have complete Indexes.
Prisse d'Avesnes, La Decoration Arabe,
1 vol. folio (pub. £6. 6s), hf. bd. £1. 12s
"M. Prisse d'Avennes's plates are the joy of every lover of Oriental art.”— Saturday Review, February 17th, 1894.
VAIDYA (L. R.) Sanscrit-English Dictionary: THE STANDARD SANSKRITENGLISH DICTIONARY, for the use of Colleges, by L. R. Vaidya, stout 8vo. xvi and 890 pp. treble cols. hf. bd. 88 Bombay, 1889 of its kind hitherto published and is far cheaper than any. Quotations and references, mythological and other allusions, idiomatic expressions and their uses, choice English equivalents, in short all that a student wants is there, and it is confidently expected that so far as the study of the Classical Sanskrit works in our Schools and Colleges is concerned, the Standard Sanskrit-English Dictionary is a work which the students of Sanskrit cannot afford to dispense with.
This work has been prepared by "one of our best Sanskrit graduates" to satisfy the long-felt want of a cheap, handy, trustworthy Dictionary, complete in itself, and easy of reference, thus making it the book for students. It is not a mere compilation or abridgment. While standard works like the Vàchaspatya, Monier Williams', the Sanscrit-German Wörterbuch and others have been consulted, many of the references, &c., are the author's own. It is no exaggeration to say that the work is thus superior to any
Thurston's Indian Publications: Svo.
CATALOGUE of the BATRACHIA SALIENTA and A PODA (FROGS, TOADS, and CECILIANS) of SOUTHERN INDIA, by EDGAR THURSTON, Superintendent, Madras Government Museum, 3s
Madras, 1888 HISTORY of the COINAGE of the TERRITORIES of the EAST INDIA COMPANY in the INDIAN PENINSULA, and CATALOGUE of the COINS in the MADRAS MUSEUM, with twenty plates, by EDGAR THURSTON, Superintendent, Madras Government Museum, 8vo. with 20 plates, 5s
Siebold's Works on Japan :
SIEBOLD'S FAUNA JAPONICA sive descriptio animalium, qua in itinere per Japoniam suscepto, annis 1823-1830 collegit, notis, observationibus et adumbrationibus illustravit de SIEBOLD conjunctis studiis C. J. TEMMINCK, H. SCHLEGEL atque W. DE HAAN elaborata, a COMPLETE SEг, 5 vols. folio, 403 plates, of which 176 are beautifully COLOURED, 3 vols. cloth, uncut, the rest unbound, rare, £35. Lugduni, Bat., 1838-50
the same, hf. bound, uncut, J. Gould's copy, £13. 138
the same, hf. morocco, top edge gilt, £14. 148 CRUSTACEA, 1 vol. 70 plates
£3. PISCES, 1 vol. 160 plates (20 coloured), 1842 cloth, uncut, £8. MAMMALIA, 1 vol. 30 coloured plates, unbound, £2. 16s 1850 SIEBOLD'S FLORA JAPONICA, sive Plantae, quas in Imperio Japonica collegit, descripsit ex parte in ipsis locis pingendas curavit Dr. Ph. Fr. de Siebold, digessit Dr. J. G. Zuccarini: Centuria I, tab. 1-100. Volumen II, ab Auctoribus inchoatum relictum ad finem perduxit F. A. G. Miquel, continens: Centuria II, fasc. I-X, tab. 101-150 (being all ever published) -together 2 vols. in 1, folio, containing 151 plates, cloth, £1. 48
Lugduni, Bat. 1835-70 the same, 2 vols. folio, the plates superbly COLOURED, half morocco, rare, £15. 15s 1835-70
AVES, 1 vol. 120 coloured plates, cloth, £12. 12s 1850
the same, Centuria II, fasc. I-X (all published), folio, containing Plates and Text 101-150, plates 101-127 plain, the rest COLOURED, unbound, £5.58
the same, Centuria II, fasc. VI-X. containing Plates and Text 126-150 completing the work, the plates coloured, unbound, £3. 108 1870 The descriptive text is in French and Latin. This, the only existing work on the Flora of Japan, of which so many Flowers and Fir-Trees have been introduced to Europe, is now complete as far as the materials left by the author would reach; the MS. has been arranged and conducted through the press by Dr. Miquel.
SIEBOLD'S BIBLIOTHECA JAPONICA:
LIBER I. Sin zoo zi lin gjok ben, Novus et Auctus Literarum Ideographicarum Thesaurus, sive Collectio omnium literarum Sinensium secundum radices disposita, pronuntiatione Japonica adscripta, impl. 4to. pp. xiv and 164, bds. £9. Lugd. Bat. 1834 LIBER II. Wa Kan won seki sjo gen ki ko, Thesaurus Linguae Japonicae, sive illustratio omnium, quae libris recepta sunt, verborum ac dictionum loquelae tam Japonicae quam Sinenses, 1835; accedit Isagoge in Bibliothecam Japonicain auctore Ph. de Siebold, 1841, 2 parts in I vol. atlas 4to. bds. £4. 10s 1835-41
Only 100 copies printed. The Isagoge is also sold separately, price 2s. LIBER IV. Lui ho, sive Vocabularium Sinense in Kôraïanum conversum: Opus Sinicum origine in peninsula Kôraï impressum (Annexa appendice vocabulorum Kôraïanorum, Japonicorum et Sinensium comparativa nec non interpretatione Germanica), folio, pp. 18 and 20 (pub. at 188), in wrapper,
Only 100 copies printed of this valuable Korean-Chinese German Dictionary. LIBER V. Insularum Japonicarum Tabulae Geographicae secundum opus. NIPPON JO TSI ROO TEI SEN TSU. Four lithographed plates, in folio (Grand Colombier), folded to folio size, 68 lid
LIBER VI. Wa nen kei, sive Succincti Annales Japonici (Opus originale cum interpretatione Germanica), folio, pp. 80 and 27 (pub. at 30s), in wrapper, 38 6d
Only 125 copies were printed as the maximum number of these works.
Turkish Language :
REDHOUSE'S ENGLISH-TURKISH and
Dictionary, new and enlarged edition, by Dr. CHARLES WELLS, PH.D., complete in two parts, forming one vol. 8vo. double columns (pub. at £2.), cloth, reduced to 258
The first edition has been long entirely out of print; the few copies which have turned up occasionally have been sold much above the original publishing price.
"Those who are interested in Turkish literature will be glad to learn that Redhouse's Turkish Dictionary, printed twenty-five years ago, having become exhausted, the publisher, Mr. Quaritch of Piccadilly, has determined on issuing a second edition, which will be revised and enlarged by Dr. Wells, who was for many years in the Turkish Government service as Professor of English, and who published an interesting collection of Turkish tales and poems some years since, under the title of 'Mehemet the Kurd, and other Tales from Eastern Sources.' Mr. Quaritch has also engaged Dr. Wells to write a Turkish Grammar, the want of which, since our Government has been brought into such close connection with Turkey, has been much felt, those which have hitherto existed being very scarce, extremely defective, and full of errors. The
above two works by Dr. Wells will be most useful to those who may be called to live in the East, but we would urge on the Government the advisability of founding a Turkish Professorship at one of our Universities and appointing such a man as the author of these books. There are Government professorships o Turkish in Paris, Vienna, Pesth, and St. Petersburg, but in England we have none, although we are more interested in promoting the cultivation of the Turkish language than any European country. We may add that Dr. Wells' Turkish Grammar will be dedicated, by permission, to Lieutenant-General Sir A. Kemball, K.C.B., whose private secretary Dr. Wells was when the General represented England on the Turco-Persian Boundary Commission at Constantinople." Public Opinion, May 10th, 1879.
WELLS (Dr. Charles) A PRACTICAL GRAMMAR of the TURKISH LANGUAGE, based upon the best modern Turkish work on the subject; also including such rules of Arabic and Persian Grammar as have been adopted by the Turks, 8vo. (pub. at 15s), cloth, reduced to 108 1880
This is the best Turkish Grammar ever written. The author's knowledge of the Turkish Language is exceptionally good and is only inferior to that possessed by One scholar, Mr. Redhouse. The Saturday Review, October 18th, 1879, in reviewing a new Turkish Manual, says :-" It is scarcely likely to fill the place which is still open for a thorough Anglo-Turkish Grammar and Reading Book." I trust that DR. WELLS'S TURKISH GRAMMAR, now ready, does supply this want. "Dr. Wells's Turkish Grammar is a useful manual of acquiring the Ottoman tongue as spoken in Constantinople, and contains numerous exercises for translation from English into that language. It is an improvement on most of the preceding grammars, inasmuch as it is written on the same lines as the most approved manuals for the study of modern European languages."
REDHOUSE'S Lexicon ENGLISH and TURKISH, by J. W. Redhouse, in one volume, royal 8vo. 827 pp. double columns, hf. morocco, £2. 28 London, Bernard Quaritch, 1861
This is the counterpart of the great Turkish-English Lexicon above mentioned, and is the most complete and useful of all English-Turkish Dictionaries. It is even found to be indispensable as an English-Persian Dictionary by those who are employed in the English diplomatic service in Persia, notwithstanding the excellence of other recent works specially devoted to their use.
DR. CHARLES WELLS, the Literature of the Turks :
A TURKISH CHRESTOMATHY, 8vo. xx and 272 pp., cloth, 168 1891 The first Turkish Reading book ever published, consisting of Extracts in Turkish from the best Turkish Authors (Historians, Novelists, Dramatists), with interlinear and free translations in English, biographical and grammatical notes and Facsimiles of MS. Letters and Documents.
"This is the first good Turkish reading book which has been published in England, and it will be welcomed by all students of Turkish as a valuable addition to the books available for learning that language. Dr. Wells, who is Professor of Turkish in the School of Modern Oriental Languages founded by the Imperial Institute, and is author of an excellent Turkish Grammar, published by Quaritch in 1880, has taken great pains to make this Chrestomathy as complete as possible and of graduated difficulty, commencing with easy sentences, and going on to selections from some of the best Turkish authors. Translations of each piece are given for the assistance of students who have to work without a teacher."--United Service Journal.
G. NORMAN AND SON, PRINTERS, FLORAL STREET, COVENT GARDEN.