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Lot#26 || Nathaniel Braffey Halhed
A Code of the Gentoo Laws (1777)

Signed "WM. Colthurst"
9.00 x 6.00 x 2.00 in

Estimate   2,30,000 - ₹ 3,00,000

PROVENANCE
Sunil Baboo Estate
CATALOGUE NOTES
NON EXPORTABLE ITEM
First edition
Printed in London
Translated from Sanskrit to Persion to English
This was written at the direction of the Governor-General Warren Hastings by his protege Nathaniel Halhed. It contains notes on the Hindu laws as stated by Manu as well as the Sanskrit language and alphabet.
PUBLISHED
Yes
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