Lot 849The Bombay Native Almanac for A.D. 1847 Book...

Auction Date: 3/07/2020 at 10am

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The Bombay Native Almanac for A.D. 1847 Book Printed at the American Mission Press [this line printed in Marathi]. The book has a total of 10 illustrations. The contents are wide-ranging covering Hindu astronomical calculations; Christian, Hindu, Parsi, Muslim and Jewish months, calendars, holidays etc; accounts of Bombay’s benevolent societies; educational institutions; judicial system; list of civil servants in Bombay Presidency; American Mission Chapel etc. It is a presentation copy dated May 1, 1847 from the Bombay Mission to the Theological Institution of Bangor in the US. Hardcover with the bookplate of Bangor Theological Seminary pasted inside front cover which has separated from the book. But no marks, stamps or accession number anywhere and the text block is sound and firm

Hammer Price: £240.00

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