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Fryer.-—VUTTODAYA. (Exposition of Metre.) By SANGHARAKKHITA

THERA. A Pali Text, Edited, with Translation and Notes, by, Major G. E.

FRYER. 8vo. pp. 44. 28. 6d. Haas.-CATALOGUE OF SANSKRIT AND PALI BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF

THE BRITISH MUSEUM. By Dr. ERNST HAAS. Printed by Permission of the

Trustees of the British Museum. 4to. cloth, pp. 200. £1 18.
Jataka (The); together with its Commentary. Being Tales of the

Anterior Birth of Gotama Buddha. For the first time Edited in the original
Pali by V. FAUSBOLL. Demy 8vo. cloth. Vol. I. pp. 512. 1877. 288.
Vol. II., pp. 452. 1879. 283. Vol. III. pp. viii.-544. 1883. 288. For

Translation see under “ Buddhist Birth Stories,” page 4. The “Jataka" is a collection of legends in Pali, relating the history of Buddha's transmigration before he was born as Gotama. The great antiquity of this work is authenticated by its forming part of the sacred canon of the Southern Buddbists, which was finally settled at

The coliection has long been known as a storehouse of ancient fables, and as the most original attainable source to wbich almost the whole of this kind of literature, from the Panchatantra and Pilpay's fables down to the nursery stories of the present day, is traceable; and it has been considered desirable, in the interest of Buddhistic studies as well as for more general literary purposes, that an edition and translation of the complete work should be prepared. The present publication is intended to supply this want.-Athenæum. Mahawansa (The)—THE MAHAWANSA. From the Thirty-Seventh

Chapter. · Revised and edited, under orders of the Ceylon Government, by
H. ŠUMANGALA, and Don ANDRIS DE Silva BATUWANTUDAWA. Vol. I. Pali
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Ire Partie. Grammaire Palie de Kaccâyana, Sutras et Commentaire, publiés avec une traduction et des notes par E. ŠEnart. 8vo. pp. 338. Paris, 1871. 123.

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PAZAND. Maino-i-Khard (The Book of the). — The Pazand and Sanskrit

Texts (in Roman characters) as arranged by Neriosengh Dhaval, in the fifteenth century. With an English translation, a Glossary of the Pazand texts, containing the Sanskrit, Rosian, and Pahlavi equivalents, a sketch of Pazand Grammar, and an Introduction. By E. W. West. 8vo. sewed, pp, 484. 1871. 16s.

PEGUAN.
Haswell.-GRAMMATICAL NOTES AND VOCABULARY OF THE PEGUAN

LANGUAGE. To which are added a few pages of Pbrases, etc. By Rev. J. M.
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PEHLEWI. Dinkard (The).—The Original Pehlwi Text, the same transliterated

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PERSIAN. Ballantyne.-PRINCIPLES OF PERSIAN CALIGRAPHY, illustrated by

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POLISH. Morfill.—A SIMPLIFIED GRAMMAR OF THE POLISH LANGUAGE. By

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PRAKRIT. Cowell.—A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO THE ORDINARY PRA KRIT OF THE

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PUKSHTO (PAKKHTO, PASHTO).
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Bellew.—A DICTIONARY OF THE PUKKATO, OR PUKSHTO LANGUAGE, on a

New and Improved System. With a reversed Part, or English and Pukkhto,
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ROUMANIAN. Torceanu.—SIMPLIFIED GRAMMAR OF THE ROUMANIAN LANGUAGE. By

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RUSSIAN Riola.--A GRADUATED RUSSIAN READER, with a Vocabulary of all the

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SAMARITAN. Nutt.—A SKETCH OF SAMARITAN History, DOGMA, AND LITERATURE.

Published as an Introduction to “ Fragments of a Samaritan Targum. By

J. W. Nutt, M.A. Demy 8vo. cloth, pp. viii. and 172. 1874. 58. Nutt.—FRAGMENTS OF A SAMARITAN TARGUM. Edited from a Bodleian

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SAMOAN.
Pratt.-A GRAMMAR AND DICTIONARY of the Samoan Language.

By
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