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CHASE, DORMER AUGUST: - Anglo-Burmese Hand-Book, or Guide to a Practical Knowledge of the Burmese Language. Revised by F.D. Phinney. Rangoon, American Baptist Mission Press, 1890.

Pp. 209. Original blue cloth, rubbed, remains of old label on spine. Old Asian stamp on title page. Some browning. Copy of the German sinologist Albert von Le Coq with his bookplate. Second edition (first Maulmein 1852) which is revised and rewritten by F.D. Phinney who states in the preface that he has altered the style of the work and "rewritten the Romanized Burmese words as closely as possible in accordance with the Hunterian system". Treats the Burmese grammar and includes a vocabulary. Dedicated to Captain Arthur Phayre who was commissioner of Aracan 1849-52. Cordier BI 349.
EUR 600.00 [Appr.: US$ 707 | £UK 526.25 | JPą 79373] Book number 32122

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