A Handbook Of The Swahili Language As Spoken At Zanibar
Owner's signature. Some knocking to ends of spine. Spotting to page edges. Rear gutter starting. Pencil notes on the front free endpaper. Series of 1/8" splits to cloth along the front and rear spine joints. Some marking and creasing to boards. ; xvi, 423 pages + folding table of concords + advertisements. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 177mm x 110mm. "It is classified by Dr. Bleek as one of the Zangian genus of the middle branch of the Bantu languages. That is to say, it belongs to one of the subdivisions of that great family of Negro languages, which carries on the work of grammatical inflexion by means of changes at the beginning of the word, similar to that whereby in Kafir, 'umuntu,' a man, becomes in the plural 'abantu,' people." - from page one. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 7856
Title: A Handbook Of The Swahili Language As Spoken...
Publisher: George Bell And Sons, London
Publication Date: 1875
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: Second Edition.
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