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New in CrossAsia - the Naval Kishore Press Bibliography
The Naval Kishore Press was founded in Lakhnau in 1858 by Munshi Naval Kishore (1836-1895) and grew in the following decades to one of India's most important publishing houses. During Naval Kishore's lifetime the press published c. 5.000 titles covering literature in Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit on subject as diverse as religion, education, medicine, school-books, translations of English classics, etc.
The Library of the South Asia Institute at Heidelberg University holds with its 1.316 titles issued by the Naval Kishore Press (742 titles on microfilm) a representative cross section of the Press' publications.
The "
Naval Kishore Press Bibliographie" serves as a bibliographic database for records of books and journals published by the Naval Kishore Press and aims to provide access to bibliographic records of titles that are distributed in libraries worldwide. The bibliography is still under construction and contains currently c. 1.360 entries.
For further information, or if you know of titles that should be included please contact: Nicole Merkel-Hilf (
Sources: UBLOG,
18 Nov 2015
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