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CHATER, James.

A Grammar of the Cingalese language.

Stock Code
107765
Colombo, Nicholas Bergman at the Government Press, 1815
£2,000

Chater's book is the first English grammar of Sinhala, the major language of Sri Lanka, and the first major book to be published in Sri Lanka under British rule. Chater was a Baptist missionary who also published several religious texts in Sri Lanka.

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First edition, 8vo; with initial and final blanks, neat repair to blank upper margin of title, modern half morocco, gilt morocco spine label, a very good copy.

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