Forbes, Duncan

1855 Forbes: Observations on the Origin and Progress of Chess

Forbes, Duncan (1798-1868)
Observations on the origin and progress of chess : containing a brief account of the theory and practice of the Chaturaṅga, the primæval game of the Hindus, also of the Shatranj, the mediæval game of the Persians and Arabs ; the whole founded on Oriental sources, and intended as an outline of the history of the game from its first invention in India till the sixteenth century of our era / by Duncan Forbes. - London : Sercombe and Jack, 1855. - 50 S.

1860 Forbes: History of Chess

Forbes, Duncan (1798-1868)
The history of chess : from the time of the early invention of the game in India till the period of its establishment in Western and Central Europe / by Duncan Forbes. - London : Wm. H. Allen, 1860. - viii, 312, lx S. : Falttaf.

1861 Forbes: The Baital-Pachisi

Forbes, Duncan (1798-1868)
The Baitāl-Pachīsī : or the twenty-five tales of a demon / a new and corrected ed., with a vocabulary of all the words occurring in the text, by Duncan Forbes. - London : Wm. H. Allen, 1861. - viii, 2, 140, 56 S.

1857 Forbes: The Baital-Pachisi

Forbes, Duncan (1798-1868) [Hrsg.]
The Baitāl-Pachīsī : or the twenty-five tales of a demon / a new and corrected ed., with a vocabulary of all the words occurring in the text, by Duncan Forbes. - London : Wm. H. Allen, 1857. - viii, 140, 56 S.

Forbes, Duncan (1798-1868)

Biodata

Forbes, Duncan (*28. Apr. 1798 in Kinnaird, Perthshire, †17. Aug. 1868 in London). Schottischer Orientalist. Seit 1837 Professor für orientalische Sprachen am King's College in London.

Lit.: [VIAF ID:66617580]. • Buckland: Dictionary of Indian Biography, S. 149.

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