Indian Antiquities: Or Dissertations Relative to the Ancient Geographical Divisions, the Pure System of Primeval Theology, the Grand Code of Civil Laws, the Original Form of Government, and the Various and Profound Literature, of Hindostan : Compared, Throughout, with the Religion, Laws, Government, and Literature of Persia, Egypt, and Greece, the Whole Intended as Introductory to The History of Hindostan, Upon a Comprehensive Scale ...
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