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Holwell, J. Z. (John Zephaniah), 1711–1798
Interesting historical events, relative to the provinces of Bengal, and the empire of Indostan : with a seasonable hint and perswasive to the honourable the court of directors of the East India Company : as also the mythology and cosmogony, fasts and festivals of the Gentoo's, followers of the Shastah : and a dissertation on the metempsychosis, commonly, though erroneously, called the Pythagorean doctrine / by J.Z. Holwell, esq.
London : Printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1766-1771.
Physical Description:
3 pt. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS462 .H65 1766
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Pt. 1, 2d ed., corrected with a supplement.
Includes 4 maps.
Each part with separate pagination and register.
Errata slip inserted at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy includes the second edition of part 1, and the first edition of parts 2 and 3. Bound in 1 volume, in contemporary gilt-tooled calf. Armorial bookplate: Rev. James Phillott.
Subject Terms:
Becket, T. -- Publisher.
Bengal (India) -- History -- Early works to 1800.
De Hondt, P.A. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1766-1771.
Hinduism -- Early works to 1800.
India -- History -- European settlements, 1500-1765 -- Early works to 1800.
Mogul Empire -- Early works to 1800.
Phillott, James, Rev. -- Bookplate.
Telugu (Indic people) -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.
Transmigration -- Early works to 1800.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)

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