FRANCKLIN, William. Observations made on a Tour from Bengal to Persia, in the Years 1786-7.
London : 1790First London edition; originally published Calcutta 1788, Lowndes notes that a French edition followed in 1797. "An important book in the growing interest of Orientalism" (Ghani). Francklin (1763-1839) was the son of the classical scholar and dramatist Thomas Francklin. He was educated at Westminster and Trinity College, Cambridge, before being commissioned... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 117707
FRANCKLIN, William. Tracts, political, geographical, and commercial, on the dominions of Ava.
London : 1811First edition. Scarce with only 4 locations on COPAC. Inscribed on the front pastedown to Major William Yule, father of Sir Henry Yule, on 28th June 1829. William Yule served in the East India company and "gained some knowledge of oriental literature. He retired from India in 1806, and his valuable collection of Persian and Arabic manuscripts was subsequently... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 128631
FRANCKLIN, William. Researches on the Jeynes and Boodhists;
London : 1827First edition. A work of speculative philology by the author of Military Memoirs of Mr. George Thomas and The History of the Reign of Shah-Alum. Francklin (1763-1839) was the son of the classical scholar and dramatist Thomas Francklin. He was educated at Westminster and Trinity College, Cambridge, before being commissioned ensign in the Bengal Army... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 96923