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A MANUAL OF HINDU PANTHEISM. VEDANTASARA.

Translated, with copious Annotations, by Major G. A. JACOB,
Bombay Staff Corps; Inspeotor of Army Schools.

The design of this little work is to provide for missionaries, and for others who, like them, have little leisure for original research, an accurate summary of the dootrines of the Ved&nta.

"Thero can be no question that the religious doetrines most widely held by tho people of India are mainly Pantheistic. And of Hindu Pantheism, at all events in its most modern phases, its Vedantasara presents the best summary. But then this work is a mere summary: a skeleton, the dry bones of which require to bo clothed with skin and bones, and to be animated by vital breath before the ordinary reader will discern in it a living reality. Major Jacob, therefore, has wisely added to his translation of the Vodantasara copious notes from the writings of well-known Oriental scholars, in which he has, we think, elucidated all that required elucidation. 80 that the work, as here presented to us, presents no difficulties which a very moderate amount of application will not overcome."—Tablet.

"The modest titlo of Major Jacob's work conveys but an inadequate idea of the vast amount of research embodied in Ms notes to the text of the Vedantasara. So copious, indeed, are these, and so much collateral matter do they bring to bear on tho subjeet, that the diligent student will rise from their perusal with a fairly adequate view of Hindu philosophy generally. His work ... is one of the best of its kind that we have seen."—Calcutta Review.

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TSUNI-l lOOAM:

The Supreme Being Of The Khoi-khoi.

By THEOPHILUS HAHN, Ph.D.,

Custodian of the Grey Colleotion, Cape Town; Corresponding AT ember of the Gesgr. Society, Dresden ; Corresponding Member of the Anthropological Society, Vienna, &o., kc.

"The first instalment of Dr. Hahn's labours will be of interest, not at the Capo only, but in every University of Europe. It is, in faet, a most valuable contribution to tho comparative study of religiou and mythology. Accounts of their religion and mythology were scattered about in various books; these have been carefully colleeted by Dr. Halm and printed in his second chapter, enriched and improved by what he has been uble to colleet himself."—Prof. Max MiilUr in the Nineteenth Ctntury.

"Dr. Hahn's book is that of a man who is both- a philologist and believer in philological methods, and a elose student of savage manners and customs."—Saturday Review.

*' It is full of good things."—St. James's Gazette.

In Four Volumes. Post 8vo, Vol. I., pp. xii.—392, cloth, price 12s. 6d., Vol. II., pp. vi.—408, cloth, price 12s. 6d., Vol. III., pp. viii.—414, cloth, price 12s. 6d.

A COMPREHENSIVE COMMENTARY TO THE QURAN.

To Which Is Prefixed Sale's Preliminary Discourse, With
Additional Notes And Emendations.

Together with a Complete Index to the Text, Preliminary
Discourse, and Notes.

By Rev. E. M. WHERRY, M.A, Lodiana.

"As Mr. Wherry's book is intended for missionaries in India, it is no douht well that they should be prepared to meet, if they can, the ordinary arguments and interpretationa, and for this purpose Jlr. Wherry's additions will prove useful."—Satvnluy TRUB.VER'S ORIENTAL SERIES.

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THE BHAGAVAD-GITA.

Translated, with Introduotion and Notes

By JOHN DAVIES, M.A. (Cantab.)

"Let us add that his translation of the Bhagavad GitA is, as we judge, the best that has as yet appeared in English, and that his Philological Notes are of quite peculiar value."—Dublin Review.

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THE QUATRAINS OF OMAR KHAYYAM.

Translated by E. H. WHINFIELD, M.A,
Barrister-at-Law, late H.M. Bengal Civil Service.

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THE QUATRAINS OF OMAR KHAYYAM.

The Persian Text, with an English Verse Translation.
By E. H. WHINFIELD, late of the Bengal Civil Service.

"Mr. TVhinfield has executed a difficult task with considerable <success, and his version contains much that will be new to those who only know Mr. Fitzgerald's delightful selection." —Academy.

"There are several editions of the Quatrains, varying greatly in their readings. Mr. Whinfield has used three of these for his excellent translation. The most prominent features in the Quatrains are their profound agnosticism, combined with a fatalism based more on philosophic than religious grounds, their Epicureanism and the spirit of universal tolerance and charity which animates them."—Calcutta Review.

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE UPANISHADS AND
ANCIENT INDIAN METAPHYSICS.

As exhibited in a series of articles contributed to the Calcutta Review.

By ARCHIBALD EDWARD GOUGH, M.A., Lincoln College, Oxford; Principal of the Calcutta Madrasa.

"For practical purposes, this is perhaps the most important of the works that have thus far appeared in 'TrUbner's Oriental Series.' . . . We cannot doubt that for all who may take it up the work must be one of profound interest."—Satu<tlay Jieview.

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A COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF THE EGYPTIAN AND MESOPOTAMIAN RELIGIONS.

By Dr. C. P. TIELE.

Vol. I.—History Of The Egyptian Religion.

Translated from the Dutch with the Assistance of the Author.

By JAMES BALLINGAL.

"It places in the hands of the English readers a history of Egyptian Religion which is very complete, which is based on the best materials, and which has been illustrated by the latest results of research. In this volume there is a great deal of information, as well as independent investigation, for the trustworthiness of which Dr. Tiele's name is in itself a guarantee; and the description of the successive religions under the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom, and the New Kingdom, is given in the manner which is scholarly and minute."—Scotsman.

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YUSTJF AND ZULAIKHA.

A Poem by J AMI.
Translated from the Persian into English Verse.
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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LINGUISTIC ESSAYS.

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 the real human interest to the otherwise dry technicalities of the science."—Standard.

"Dr. Abel is an opponent from whom it is pleasant to differ, for he writes with enthusiasm and temper, and his mastery over the English language fits him to be a champion of unpopular doctrines." —Athenaeum.

"Dr. Abel writes very good English, and much of his book will prove entertaining to the general reader. It may give some useful hints, and suggest some subjects for profitable investigation, even to philologists."—Nation {New York).

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THE SAEVA - DARSANA - SAMGRAHA;

Or, REVIEW OF THE DIFFERENT SYSTEMS OF HINDU PHILOSOPHY. 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 tje translators with Indian thought."—Athenaunu

Post 8vo, pp. Ixv.—368, cloth, price 14s. TIBETAN TALES DERIVED FROM INDIAN SOURCES.

Translated from the Tibetan of the Kah-gtue. By F. ANTON VON SCHIEFNER. Done into English from the German, with an Introduotion, By W. R. S. RALSTON, M.A "Mr. Ralston, whose name is so familiar to all lovers of Russian folk-lore, has Buppliod somc interesting Western analogies and parallels, drawn, for the most part, from Slavonic sources, to the Eastern folk-tales, culled from tho Kabgyur, 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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UDANAVARGA.'

A Collection Of Verses From The Buddhist Canon.

Compiled by DHARMATRATA

Being The NORTHERN BUDDHIST VERSION Of DHAMMAPADA

Translated from the Tibetan of Bkah-hgyur, with Notes, and
Extracts from the Commentary of Pradjuavarman,

By W. WOODVILLE ROCKHILL.

"Mr. RockhilTs present work is the first from which assistance will be gained for a more accurate understanding of the Tali 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. Suhiefner, 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 difficult task."—Saturday Review.

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A SKETCH OF THE MODERN LANGUAGES OF AFRICA.

By ROBERT NEEDHAM CUST,
Barriatcr-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 encyclopiedic 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.

"Mr. Oust has contrived to produce a work of value to linguistic students."— Nature.

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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.O.S.I., andC.B., Mombre Correspondant de la Socicte Academinue Indo-Chinoise de France.

"Sir Arthur Phayre's contribution to Trtlbner's Oriental Series supplies a recognised want, and its appearance has been looked forward to for many years

Gcnoral Phayre deserves great credit for the patience and industry which has resulted in this History of Burma." —Saturday Review.

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RELIGION IN CHINA.

By JOSEPH EDKINS, D.D., Peking. Containing a Brief Account of the Three Religions of the Chinese, with Observations on the Prospects of Christian Conversion amongst that People.

"Dr. E<lkins has been most careful in noting the varied and often complex phases of opinion, Ho as to give an account of considerable value of the subject," —Scotsman.

"As a missionary, it has been l,art of Dr. Ed kins' duty to study the existing religions in China, and his long residence in the country has enabled him to acquire an intimate knowledge of them as they at present exist."—Saturday Review.

"Dr. Edkins' valuable work, of which this is a second and revised edition, has, from the time that it was published, been the standard authority upon the subject of which it treats."— Nomcentfarmiet

"Dr. Edkins . . . may now bo fairly regarded as among the first authorities on Chiu< sc religion and language."—British Quarterly Review.

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OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF RELIGION TO THE
SPREAD OF THE UNIVERSAL RELIGIONS.

By C. P. TIELE,
Dootor of Theology, Professor of the History of Religions in the
University of Leyden.
Translated from the Dutch by J. EsTLlN CARPENTER, M.A

"Few books of its aizo contain the result of so much wide thinking, able and laborious study, or enable the reader to train a better bird's-eye viow 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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THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA AND THE EARLY
HISTORY OF HIS ORDER.

Derived from Tibetan Works in the Bkah-hgyur and Bstan-hgyur. Followed by notices on the Early History of Tibet and K ho ten. 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 lato 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 attraeted the attention of scholars. The volume is rich in ancient stories bearing upon the world's renovation and the origin of castes, as recordod in these venerable authorities.''—Daily Nena.

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THE SANKHYA APHORISMS OF KAPILA,

With Illustrative Extraots from the Commentaries. Translated by J. R. BALLANTYNE, LL.D., late Principal of the Benares

College.

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."—Culcutta lUvieio.

In Two Volumes, post 8vo, pp. cviii.-2.t2, and viii.-37c cloth, price 24s. 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 ; Reotor of Warlc, Northumberland, &c. An eminent Indian authority writes respeoting this work:—" Nothing more can be done in elucidating the History of India until Mr. Beal's translation of the 'Si-yu-ki' appears."

"It Is a strange freak of historical preservation that tho best account of the condition of India at that ancient period has come down to us in the books of travel written by the Chinese pilgrims, of whom Hweu Thsang is the best known."—Times.

"We are compelled at this stage to close our brief and inadequate notice of a book for ea<y acess to which Orientalists will be deeply grateful to the able translator."— Lilerartf it'orUl.

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