THE WORKS OF SIR WILLIAM JONES. Six volumes.
London: for G. G. & J. Robinson and R.H. Evans (successor to Mr. Edwards), 1799. FIRST EDITION. The set bound in full leather with marbled edges and end papers; internals crisp and fine with no markings; volumes are well worn to the exterior with rubbing and edge wear; the rear board on Vol. I near detached and the front board of Vol. IV. detached. GOOD SET ONLY, but considered as a rebinding project because of excellent interior, then a grade better. Includes essays in English, Latin, French, and various Asian languages, plus a discourse on the life and writings of Sir W. Jones, by Lord Teignmouth. Illustrations, portraits, plates (some folded), facsimiles, genealogical tables (1 double). Preface by Anna Maria Jones. V. I: [xv], 558 pages.; V. II: 656 pages; V III: 592 pages; V. IV: 613 pages; V. V. 610 pages; V. VI: 730 pages with a general table of contents appended. Small folios. English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT88221. (Item ID: 15506)