A dissertation on the Oriental trinities: extracted from the fourth and fifth volumes of Indian Antiquities. Thomas Maurice.
A dissertation on the Oriental trinities: extracted from the fourth and fifth volumes of Indian Antiquities.
A dissertation on the Oriental trinities: extracted from the fourth and fifth volumes of Indian Antiquities.
A dissertation on the Oriental trinities: extracted from the fourth and fifth volumes of Indian Antiquities.

A dissertation on the Oriental trinities: extracted from the fourth and fifth volumes of Indian Antiquities.

London: for the author by H.L. Galabin, 1800. First separate edition, 8vo, pp. vii, [1], [17]-458; folding copper-engraved frontispiece of Vishnu, Brahma, and Seva plus 5 other folding copperplates; contemporary and perhaps original brown cloth-backed paper-covered boards, paper label on spine; binding worn. Essentially an offprint from the author's larger work (Indian Antiquities, 7 vols., 1793-1800), and issued in a separate edition of 250 copies only, but "revised, newly arranged, and divided into chapters." DNB calls him "one of the first to popularise a knowledge of the history and religions of the east." Item #19171

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