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AND

MISCELLANEOUS PIECES

RELATING TO THE

HISTORY And ANTIQUITIES,

THE

ARTS, SCIENCES, And LITERATURE,

OF

ASIA, .-^

BY

SIR W. JONES,
JOHN ELIOT, ESS.
LIEUT. FRANCIS WILFORD,
JOHN COESE, ESQ.

NICOLAS FONTANA, ES8,
ME. REUBEN BURROW,
LIEUT. COL. CLAUDE MARTIN,
1 MR. DE COSSIGNY,

AND OTHERS.
VOLUME THE THIRD,

BEING A CONTINUATION OF EXTRACTS FROM THK

ASIATIC RESEARCHES.

LONDON:

MINTED FOB VERNOR AND HOOn, BIRCHIN-LANE j AND DARTON
AND HAEVEYj-GRACECHURCH-STREET.

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ADVERTISEMENT.

VV HAT has been already said in recommendation of this work, in the preface to the two first volumes, precludes the necessity of saying much on the pursuits and ingenious researches of our learned countrymen and others, in the east.

The publication of the Asiatic Researches being annual, and the scope in literature, and arts and science being very extensive, it is impossible to set any limits to this work.

From the third volume, we have, to the best of our judgment, extracted the most useful and entertaining dissertations, but cannot help acknowledging, that we have Ihown a partiality to the essays of the late learned and ingenious Sir William Jones, whose pen has so long done credit to the author, and afforded information

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