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SCHMITT, François.

Deux anciennes inscriptions siamoises transcrites et traduites.

Stock Code
94840
Saigon, Imprimerie Coloniale, 1885
£650

Schmitt (1839-1904), a French priest who had studied oriental languages, went to Thailand as a missionary in 1863, where, apart from a short return to Europe, he stayed until his death. He was one of the first Europeans to study with Thai inscriptions.

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Description

First edition. 8vo, 24 pp., 10 folding plates of inscriptions, later marbled boards, morocco lettering piece, a fine copy.

Bibliography

Cordier (Indo-Sinica), 817.

Stock ID:94840

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