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CARTER, CHARLES HENRY: - An English and Singhalese Lesson Book on Ollendorff's System; Designed to teach Singhalese through the medium of the English language. Colombo (ca 1880).

. Pp. 167, interleaved copy. First part of the book filled with scholarly annotations on the blank leaves. Contemporary half calf, worn, hinges cracked. Ownership inscription on title page: "Major A. Ewing Colombo". Library stamps. Bookplate. A short useful manual in Sinhalese, comprising 84 lessons followed by an index. It was first published in 1860 by William Skeene at the Government Press. Carter (1828-1914) served as a Baptist missionary in Ceylon for many years. He published the important English-Sinhalese dictionary in 1891.
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