The Indian Calendar. With Tables for the Conversion of Hindu and Muhammadan into A.D. Dates, and Vice Versa. ROBERT SEWELL, SANKARA BALKRISHNA, DIKSHIT.

The Indian Calendar. With Tables for the Conversion of Hindu and Muhammadan into A.D. Dates, and Vice Versa.

New Delhi. Motilal Banarsidass. 1995. Reprint. Stock ID #133522

Folding tables, xiv + 169pp, index, appendices, loosely inserted newspaper article by Amrit Gomperts entitled 'Sanskrit Mathematical and Astral Sciences in Ancient Java', quarto hardback, some wear and tear dustjacket with minor spots of loss, spine sunned, a sound secondhand copy. "The practical difficulties in calculating dates mentioned in inscriptions or in the colophons to manuscripts are considerable. Among the books offering help to historians and editors alike, the works of R. Sewell stand out as excellent introductions to this intricate subject. The book reprinted here was first published in 1897 and has retained its usefulness for the benefit of scholars working on the chronology of Ancient India". From the blurb. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 133522).

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