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GRIERSON, George A.

Title An Introduction to the Maithili Dialect of the Bihari Language as spoken in North Bihar. Second Edition.
Publisher Calcutta Baptist Mission Press
Date 1909
Book ID 30676
First Edition  

Description

Later semi-professional binding in half cloth on light blue paper-covered boards, viii+305 pp.. Pictures available. Paper brittle as is usual with place and time of publication, a little browned, first pages loose with a closed tear but no loss but a good copy. Descriptive grammar by eminent oriental scholar interested particularly in the dialects of Bihar. In 1898 Grierson was appointed as supervisor of the project The Linguistic Survey of India or LSI. The present volume first appeared (first edition) as a paper in the Asiatic Journal in 1881. This seems to be the first printing of this work in book form.
Price: £12.00

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