Introduction to the Hindoostanee language in three parts. Second edition, improved. Rev. W. Yates.
Introduction to the Hindoostanee language in three parts. Second edition, improved

Introduction to the Hindoostanee language in three parts. Second edition, improved

Calcutta: Baptist Mission Press and sold by Messrs. W. Thacker and Co., 1836. 8vo, pp. xiv, [2], 394; text in Roman and Arabic character throughout; old library rubbertamps on title page, verso of title page, first page of text, and occasionally elsewhere in the text; old tape repair on p. ix and 1, a few marginals tears, previous owner's bookplate over other earlier bookplates; all else good and sound, or better, in later quarter burgundy morocco, gilt lettered direct on gilt-decorated spine which shows at the bottom library call numbers in gilt. The contents include a Hindustani grammar, a vocabulary, and reading lessons, including 35 fables, primarly from Aesop. First published in 1827. OCLC locates three copies only, all in the UK. The Trubner catalogue notes only the 7th edition of 1845. Item #45488

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