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DAVIDS, Arthur Lumley.

Kitabül ilm innafi fi tahsil-i sarf ve nahv-i Türki.

A grammar of the Turkish language: with a preliminary discourse on the language and literature of the Turkish nations, copious vocabulary, dialogues, collections of extracts in prose & verse, and lithographed specimens of various ancient modern manusc

Stock Code
107136
London, Parbury & Allen, and john Taylor, 1832
£2,500

Special dedication copy to Ottoman Emperor, Mahmoud II. Davids (1811-1832), was an Orientalist and polyglott, particularly devoted to the Turkish language. Davids died just three weeks after the publication of this work.

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First edition. 4to, [6], lxxviii, [2], 208 pp., special dedication copy with additional dedication leaf printed in gold on green paper in Ottoman turkish, occasional light spotting, 5 lithograph plates pasted in at rear, modern half calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, a very good copy.

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