19TH CENTURY BENGALI BIBLE TEXTS (5). (CAREY, WILLIAM, transl.). [The Gospel According to Luke in Bengalee. No place, no date (probably Serampore, 1806)].
Small 4to. 211 x 132 mm. Pp. 177-287. Worn and stained paper wrappers. Stamps and labels from the Baptist College and the Education Society, Bristol.
Darlow & Moule 2049. Probably an extract from the secomd edition of the Bengalee New Testament, originally published in 1801.
Harmony of the Four Gospels, Containing a Complete History of the Life of Christ, Chronologically Arranged, in the Words of the Evangelist. In the Bengalee Language. [Title in Bengali). Calcutta, at the Baptist Mission Press, 1822.
179 x 113 mm. (372) pp. Contemporary half calf with gilt spine with black and red labels, marbled boards and sprinkled edges. Inscribed to the Bristol Baptist Academy and with label of the Museum, Bristol Education Society.
Not in Darlow & Moule.
(YATES, WILLIAM, transl.). The Four Gospels with the Acts of the Four Apostles, in Bengalee. [Title in Bengalee]. Calcutta, at the Baptist Mission Press, 1832.
8vo. 199 x 114 mm. (2), 66, 40,72, 56, 55-56, 77 pp. Worn and stained publisher's cloth with printed label on spine, spine cracked, bottom part missing. Stamps and labels from the Baptist College and the Education Society, Bristol.
Darlow & Moule 2063.
(YATES, WILLIAM, transl.). The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, in the Bengálí Language. Translated from the Greek, by The Calcutta Baptist Missionaries with Native Assistance. Fourth edition. Calcutta, at the Baptist Mission Press, 1839.
8vo. 192 x 116 mm. (6), 467 pp. Contemporary calf with gilt spine. Title nearly loose. Gift labeled from Esther Carey, with an inscription to her husband and with the stamp of Baptist College, Bristol.
This edition not in Darlow & Moule. Seemingly first part only.
(YATES, WILLIAM, transl.). [Title in Bengali]. The Book of Genesis and Part of Exodus in Bengálí. Translated from the Hebrew by the Calcutta Baptist Missionaries. Calcutta, at the Batist Mission Press, 1840.
161 x 94 mm. (191) pp. Somewhat worn contemporary cloth. Gift labeled from Esther Carey and with the stamp of Baptist College, Bristol.
This edition not in Darlow & Moule.
5 volumes in all.
From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).
Magasin 5, Frihamnen, Stockholm