Notes of the Services of B.H. Hodgson, Esq., Late British Minister at the Court of Nepal, Collected by a Friend

Notes of the Services of B.H. Hodgson, Esq., Late British Minister at the Court of Nepal, Collected by a Friend

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... of the Prcejna Paramita, folio volumes... 5 Procured by Mr. Hodgson in Nepal, and given to the Hritish Museum in 1845. 4. A mass of MSS., mostly in Sanscrit, explanatory of the Buddhist Drawings, presented to France in 1858. Now in the library of the Institute.! 5. A large collection of MSS. in Sanscrit, Newari, Persian, and English, amassed during Mr. Hodgson's residence in Nepal, for the full exposition of the history, institutions, races and tongues, revenue and commerce, of that country. Presented to the Secretary of State for India in i86., and now deposited in the India Office library.6 Ii. Writings Mr. Hodgson's published writings consist of four volumes and one hundred and seventy scattered papers, as detailed in pp. 50--64 of the pamphlet noted below. They treat of the following topics: --Physical Geography and Topography of Himalaya and Tibet; Ethnography of Himalaya, Tibet, and Non-Aryan India; Religion, Literature, and Antiquities of Nepal and Tibet: Hindu Law and Legal Practice, as seen in Nepal; Zoology of Nepal and Tibet; National Education for India; Trans-Himalayan Commerce; Wool, Hemp, Paper Plant, and Silk Worm of Nepal and Tibet. 1S79. N.B.--Many of the above-named Essays have been collected by Triibner into a volume, which he published in 1871 A further publication is now designed by him. Sew" Notes of Services of li. II. Hodgson."' pp. 05, 75. Not Published. NOTES OF THE SERVICES or B. H. HODGSON, Esq. LATE BRITISH MINISTER AT THE COURT OF NEPAL. MEMORANDUM OF ME. HODGSON'S OFFICIAL SERVICES, --'--Without adverting to the first stage of Mr. Hodgson's career in Nepal, during which he was employed in the discharge of his routine duties as Secretary to the Embassy, I proceed to remark that Mr. H., finding that his lot...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
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  • English
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  • 1236611152
  • 9781236611154