The Chinese and Japanese Repository Volume 1, Nos. 1-12

The Chinese and Japanese Repository Volume 1, Nos. 1-12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...about this country from facts furnished by the natives; so that he was able to discover the mistakes of Reineggs, to correct the misprints in the work of Guldenstaedt, and to fill up a gap in geography. IX. Description des provinces Russes entre la mer Casp1enne et la mer Noire, Berlin, 1814, in 12tno. X. Supplement au Dictionnaire Chinois du P. Basile de Glemona (imprime en 1813 par les soins de M. Deguignes), Paris, 1819, in fol. This book is intended to correct and increase the Chinese dictionaries published by the Catholic missionaries; it gives also several useful tables for beginners, which were contained in the manuscript of P. Basile, but which the editor had omitted. The Supplement is preceded by an Examen critique du Dictionnaire (meaning that of M. Deguignes): this Supplement is well written; the style is clever, and sufficiently cutting to be attributed to Remusat. It was to have had a continuation, but this never appeared. XI. Tripartitum, seu de Analogia linguarum libellus, Vienne, 1820-23, i'1 fol-oblong This work was produced by Klaproth and the Baron de Merian conjointly. XII. Catalogue des livres et manuscritsChinois et Mantchous de la bibliotheque Je Berlin, et dissertation sur la langue et l'origine des Ouigours, Paris, 1822, in fol. (German). Each article is accompanied by learned explanations and interesting notes. XIII. Asia Polyglotta, Paris, 1 823, in 4to., et atlas in fol. (German); 2e e"dition, Paris, 1829. This second edition contains only a new title and sixty pages of additions and improvements. The different nations of Asia are classed, in this work, according to their various idioms, which are divided into twenty-three branches. The author appears to have generally followed sound principles; his..."
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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236645464
  • 9781236645463