Book Details


BOOK DETAIL

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Kitāb-i Šakaristān dar nahvˉı-yi zabān-i pārsˉı tasnˉıf-i Yūnus-i Ūkstūrdˉı = A grammar of the Persian language
Published: London : Printed by W. Richardson … for J. Murray, 1783.
Description: This is the third edition of William Jones’ pioneering grammar of the Persian language, first published in 1771 when Jones was just twenty-five. Jones was an important early scholar of oriental languages, and is famous as an early proponent of the existence of a common source for many of the languages of Europe and India.
Condition/Repair: The spine has been taped and there is further damage to the corners of the front and back covers. The tape will be removed and the book rebacked using the original spine. The book will also receive new endpapers. The edges and corners of both covers will be touched up.
Donation Needed: $160.00
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