21 December

Year 29:
Sacred Writings of the Sikhs, revised by George S Fraser (Allen & Unwin and Samuel Weiser, 625 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10012, 1973).
[incl. {499} Adi Granth]

Guy De Maupassant (1850-1893).
Oeuvres Complètes (16 vols., Piazza, Paris, 1968). Complete Short Stories (3 vols., 1970).
[incl. {500} Une Vie; {501} Pierre et Jean]

A Celtic Miscellany: Translations From the Celtic by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson (Penguin, 1971).

James Boswell (1740-1795).
{502} The Life of Samuel Johnson. First published 1791.
[and {503} Hebrides; {504} London; {505} Holland; {506} Germany and Switzerland; {507} Italy, Corsica and France journals]
[and Samuel Johnson - {508} Rasselas; {509} Lives of the English Poets; {510} Dictionary of the English Language]

{511} Hong Sheng (1646-1704).
Ch'ang-sheng Tien. First performed c. 1688.

François, Duc de La Rouchefoucauld (1613-1680).
{512} Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales. First authorised edition 1665 (Paris), following a clandestine edition of 1664 (The Hague).
[and {513} Memoires]

René Karl Wilhelm Josef Maria Rilke (1875-1926).
Sämtliche Werke, edited by R Sieber-Rilke and E Zinn (1955-1963).
[incl. {514} Duino Elegies; {515} Sonnets to Orpheus]

{516} Mikhail Yevgrafovich Saltkov (using the pen-name Shchedrin and hence usually known as Saltykov-Shchedrin, 1826-1899). Gospoda Golovlyovy. First published 1876.

Kabir (c. 1430-c. 1518).
Kabir. Vol. 1, by Charlotte Vaudeville (Oxford U P, 1974).

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 B C-65 A D).
Moral Essays.
[incl. {517} De Providentia; {518} De Clementia]
[and {519} Marcus Fabius Quintilianus (Quintilian) - Insitutionis Oratoriae; {520} Marcus Valerius Martialis (Martial) - Epigrams] 

Year 30:
An Anthology of Sinhalese Literature up to 1815, selected by the Unesco National Commission of Ceylon. Edited and with an introduction by C H B Reynolds (Allen & Unwin, 1970).

Giuseppe Tomasi, Principe di Lampedusa (1896-1957).
{521} Il Gattopardo. First published 1958.
[and {522} Racconti]
[and {523} Federico de Roberto - I Vicerè]

{524} Chandidas (15th century).
Shri-Krishna-Kirtana. First published 1916.

Lucian (c. 115-c. 180).
Works.
[incl. {525} True History]

{526} Milindapañha ('The Milinda-Questions') (c. 2nd-1st centuries B C).

Sandor Petöfi (1823-1849).
Petofi. Translated by Anton N Nyerges. Edited by J M Ertavy-Barath (Hungarian Cultural Foundation, P O Box 364, Stone Mountain, GA 30086, 1973).
[incl. {527} János Vitéz; 'Nemzeti Dal']

{528} Bibhutibhusan Banerji (1894-1950).
Pather Panchali. First published 1929.

Francis Bacon, 1st Baron Verulam (1561-1626).
{529} The Advancement of Learning and New Atlantis. First published in 1605 and 1626 respectively. And {530} Essays. First published in 1597, then definitively in 1625.
[and {531} Novum Organum]

{532} Bilhana (c. 1040-1095).
Caurapañcasika.

{533} Okagami ('Great Mirror') (c. 1200). 

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