Gilchrist. Oriental Linguist.
Lot 1169
GILCHRIST, JOHN BORTHWICK. 1759-1841. The Oriental Linguist, an Easy and Familiar Introduction to the Popular Language of Hindoostan.... Calcutta: printed by Thomson, Ferris, and Greenway, 1798.
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GILCHRIST, JOHN BORTHWICK. 1759-1841.
The Oriental Linguist, an Easy and Familiar Introduction to the Popular Language of Hindoostan.... Calcutta: printed by Thomson, Ferris, and Greenway, 1798.
Folio (298 x 210 mm). [4], [x], [2], [xi]-xviii, 160 p. Advertisement and addenda leaf inserted between pages [x] and [xi]. 19th-century tree calf, marbled endpapers. Lacking pp 161-162, marginal repair to title and last few leaves, marginal worming and pale dampstaining to a few margins, boards mildly scuffed.

FIRST EDITION. Another issue appeared the same year without Thomson's name in the imprint.

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