LAHIRI, Manosi.  Mapping India.  New Delhi: Niyogi Books, 2012.

LAHORE booktrade directory.  Karachi: The National Book Centre of Pakistan, 1974.  106 p.

LAIRD, M. A.  Missionaries and education in Bengal, 1793-1837.  Oxford: ……………………………………., 1972.

LAL, Brij V., gen ed.  The encyclopedia of the Indian diaspora.  Singapore: Editions Didier Millet in assocation with National University of Singapore, 2006.  416 p., ill.

Brief accounts of: newspapers in the diaspora generally (pp. 93-94), in Southeast Asia (p. 172), South Africa (p. 246), Indian American literature (pp. 324-325), newspapers and literature in Canada (p. 335), newspapers in the United Kngdom (pp. 342-343), literature and newspapers in Fiji (pp. 374 & 377), and in Australia (p. 388).

LAL, K. Sujan.  ‘The Delhi Urdu Akhbar and its importance’, Islamic Culture Vol. 24 No. 1 (January 1950), pp. 16-44.

LAL, K. Sujan.  ‘A few newspapers of the pre-Mutiny period’, Indian Historical Records Commission Vol. 19 (1942), pp. 128-132.

LAL, K. Sujan.  A history of the Urdu press.  Hyderabad: ………………, 1964.

LAL, K. Sajun  A short history of Urdu newspapers.  Hyderabad: Institute of Indo-Middle East Cultural Studies, 1964.

LANDWEHR, John.  VOC: a bibliography of publications relating to the Dutch East India Company 1602-1800.  Utrecht: HES Publishers, 1991.  xlii, 840 p., ill., xvi p. of plates.

The entries arranged by subject (mission work, ministration, regulations, commerce, etc.) give full descriptions of all items printed at the Dutch East India Company Press at Colombo (both books and single-sheet plakaaten) (both books and single-sheet plakaaten) .  The introduction on “The VOC in the world of books: patron and publisher” includes a short description of the VOC Colombo press (pp. xxiv-xxv) and the indices include a chronological list of Colombo imprints (pp. 769-770). 

LANG, John.  ‘Starting a paper in India’, Household Words Vol. VII No. 157 (26 March 1853), pp. 94-96.

The author founded “The Mofussilite” at Meerut in 1845.

‘The LATE Mr. S. B. Chatterjee, a creative printer of the eighties’, The Indian Printer Vol. 1 No. 9 (Dec. 1926), pp. 193-194.

Chatterjee’s speciality was the printing of maps.

LĀTKAR, C. S.  Sārvajanika kshetrāce Marāthī granthaprakāśana vyavasāyātīla sthāna.  Pune: Kalpanā, [1978]  12 p.

[in Marathi]  On Marathi book publishing since independence. 

LAZARUS, Neil (ed.)  The Cambridge companion to postcolonial literary studies.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

LELE, Rā. Ke.  Marathi vrttapatranca itihasa.  Pune: Continental, 1984.

In Marathi.  A history of Marathi journalism. 

LELE, Rā. Ke. Co-author  see JOŚĪ, Vi. Kr. 

LELYVELD, David.  ‘The fate of Hindustani: colonial knowledge and the project of a national language’, in Carol A. Breckenridge & Peter van der Veer (ed.), Orientalism and the postcolonial predicament: prspectives on South Asia (Philadelphia: ………………………………., 1993), pp. ………..

LELYVELD, David.  Zuban-e Urdu-e Mu’alla and the idol of linguistic origins’, Annual of Urdu Studies Vol. 8 (1993), pp. 71-81. 

LENHART, John M.  ‘Capuchins introduce printing into Tibet in 1741’. Franciscan Studies 10 (1950), pp. 69-72.

LENT, John A.  Comic art in Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America through 2000: an international bibliography.  Westport: Praeger Publishers, 2004.

LENT, John A.  ‘Cartooning in Sri Lanka’, in John A. Lent (ed.), Illustrating Asia: comics, humor magazines, and picture books (Honolulu: University of Hawai’I Press, 2001), pp. 81-99.

LEWIS, Julie.  Mary Martin: a double life Australia – India 1915-1973.  St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1997.  xii, 289 p., ill.

LHOST, Elizabeth.  ‘From print to punch: conversation and exchange in India’s early twentieth-century vernacular press.’  Unpublished paper, The 39th  Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 17 October 2010. 

LIBRARIES & archives in South Asia wiki.  https://coral.uchicago.edu/display/lasa/Home

LIEBAU, Heike (ed.)  Geliebtes Europa // Ostindische Welt: 300 Jahre interkultureller Dialog im Spiegel der Dänisch-Halleschen Mission.  Halle: Verlag der Franckeschen Stiftungen, 2006.

Chapters on ‘Buchdruck und Űbersetzung’ by Heike Liebau and ‘Buchdruck und Missionsbibliothek’ by Kurt Liebau.

LIMAYE, Anant Hari.  Marāthī prakāśanānñce svarūpa.  [N.p.: n. pub., 1972].  33, 304 p., ill.

[in Marathi]  On the nature of Marathi publishing.

‘A LIST of books and articles on journalism published in Pakistan, 1951-1955’, International Communication(s????) Gazette Vol. 1 No. 4 (Nov. 1955), pp. 289-………

‘LITERARY fruits of missionary labours’, Calcutta Review Vol. 3 (1845), pp. 36-70.

LITTLE, Nigel.  Transoceanic radical, William Duane: national identity and empire 1760-1835.  London: Pickering & Chatto, 2008.  viii, 230 p.

LLOYD, Mary.  ‘Acquisition of an example of early printing in India’, IOLR Newsletter No. 26 (July 1982), p. 2

Describes the single-sheet Diogo’s drops (Bombay, 1772)

LLOYD, Mary.  ‘Sir Charles Wilkins, 1749-1836’, India Office Library & Records Report for the year 1978, pp. 8-39.

LLOYD, Mary co-editor  see SHAW, Graham William 

LOCKYER, Dora.  The provision of books and libraries by the East India Company in India, 1611-1858.  FLA thesis, 1978.  263 p.

LONDON. – British & Foreign Bible Society.  The Gospel in many tongues: specimens of 875 languages.  New ed.  London: ……………………….., 1965.

LONDON. – British & Foreign Bible Society.  Historical catalogue of printed Christian Scriptures in the languages of the Indian sub-continent.  A revision, to 1976, based on the Historical Catalogue of Printed Editions of Holy Scripture (1903-11) by T. H. Darlow and H. F. Moule.  London: The British and Foreign Bible Society, 1977.

LONG, Rev. James.  ‘Address … at the Anniversary Meeting of the Family Literary Club, May 25, 1860’, in The Third Anniversary Report of the Family Literary Club (Calcutta: ……………….., 1860), p. 15.

LONG, Rev. James.  ‘Calcutta in the olden times, its localities and its people’, Calcutta Review Vol. XVIII (Dec. 1852), p. ….. and Vol. XXXV (Sept. 1860), pp. …….

LONG, Rev. James.  A descriptive catalogue of Bengali works, containing a classified list of fourteen hundred Bengali books and pamphlets, which have issued from the press during the last sixty years with occasional notices of the subjects, the price, and where printed.   Calcutta: Sanders, Cones & Co., 1855.  108 p.

Includes pp. 107-108 “Presses in 1854-5, in Calcutta, for printing Bengali”.  11901.aa.18(1)

LONG, Rev. James.  Descriptive catalogue of vernacular books and pamphlets forwarded by the Government of India to the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1867 … Calcutta: ………………………, 1867.

LONG, Rev. James.  ‘Early Bengali literature and newspapers’, Calcutta Review Vol. 13 No. 25 (Jan. – June 1850), pp. 124-161 .

LONG, Rev. James.  Hand-book of Bengal missions, in connexion with the Church of England.  Together with an account of general educational efforts in north India.  London: John Farquhar Shaw, 1848.  vii, 520 pp.; map, tables.

Pp. 347-353: “The native vernacular press”; pp. 511-512: “List of Scriptures printed by and for the Calcutta Auxiliary Bible Society, since its commencement”.  4193.c.1

LONG, Rev. James.  Returns relating to native printing presses and publications in  Bengal.  A return of the names and writings of 515 persons connected with Bengali literature … chiefly during the last 50 years.  Calcutta: …………………………………………., 1855.

LONG, Rev. James.  Returns relating to publications in the Bengali language, in 1857, to which is added a list of the native presses, etc., with a notice of the past condition and present prospects of the vernacular press of Bengal, Bombay and Madras.  Calcutta: …………………………………………., 1859.

LONG, Rev. James.  [Eur. Mss. Item.] 

LOSTY, Jeremiah Patrick.  The art of the book in India.  London: The British Library, ………………

LOSTY, Jeremiah Patrick.  ‘Sir Charles D’Oyly’s lithographic press and his Indian assistants’, in Pauline Rohatgi & Pheroza Godrej (ed.), India: a pageant of prints (Bombay: Marg Publications, 1989), pp 135-160.

LOVETT, Pat.  Journalism in India.  Calcutta: The Banna Publishing Company, [c. 1930?].  96 p.

From 1883 to the 1920s the Irishman Lovett worked in Indian newspapers, first at Bombay (becoming editor of The Advocate of India) and then from 1897 in Calcutta (editing the Capital  and also writing a regular column called The Ditcher’s Diary).  This book includes the lectures on journalism in India which Lovett delivered at the University of Calcutta in 1926, and An Outsider’s Odyssey, autobiographical reminiscences of his career in the Indian press.

LOVETT, Richard.  The history of the London Missionary Society 1795-1895.  London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press Warehouse, 1899.  2 vols.

Vol. II  Chap. X: Christian literature in India (pp. 284-304) comprises a review of the kinds of Christian literature prepared and circulated: 1) versions of the Bible by L. M. S. missionaries in Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam 2) tracts and books for educational purposes and for theological instruction, giving the case of Benjamin Rice at Bangalore about 1840 as an ideal “literary missionary” and then quoting extensively from a hitherto unpublished paper by E. P. (son of Benjamin) Price given in 1895 to a meeting in London of the secretaries of all the leading English missionary socities on the shortcomings of the existing Christian literature and what is still needed, etc.  It ends with two examples of the  impact of the right kind of Christian literature from Rev. G. p. Taylor of the Irish Presbyterian Mission at Ahmedabad and Rev. W. Haigh of the Wesleyan Mission in Mysore.


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