BOYD, Andrew.

Title Guide to 14 Asiatic Languages.
Publisher London Pilot Press
Date 1947
Book ID 35089
First Edition  


Original yellow cloth in original dust-wrapper, War Economy paper. Post-war publishing material but a good, clean tight copy. Owner name inscription to endpaper. Used; Very Good An interesting period work, written for : "The traveller visiting the newly-awakened East... " Turkish, Arabic, Persian, Hindustani, Japanese, Chinese, Siamese, Burmese, Malay, Tamil, Bengali. Arranged in geographic groups as comparative word-lists. With an fascinating 'Hobson-Jobson' selection of 'Anglo-Asiatic' words commonly used by English people at the time.
Price: £20.00