Histoire Naturelle de la Parole, ou Précis de l'Origine du Language & de la Grammaire Universelle. Extrait du Monde Primitif.

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Contemporary full speckled leather, gilt spine decorations, red spine label, marbled endpapers. 8vo., 20x12.5 cm
Contemporary full speckled leather, gilt spine decorations, red spine label, marbled endpapers. 1st separate edition. Publisher: l'Auteur Boudet, etc., (1776)
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Subject Language
Publishing City Paris
Author Court de Gebelin, Antoine.
Condition A very good tight copy with only light shelfwear and some minor dampstaining, top edge darkened.
Edition 1st separate edition.
Year 1776
Binding Contemporary full speckled leather, gilt spine decorations, red spine label, marbled endpapers.
Size 8vo., 20x12.5 cm
Number of Pages 400 pp.
Series N/A
Illustrator N/A
Illustrations Engraved frontis, engraved folding plate illustrating Gebelin’s heiroglyphic theory of the development of alphabets, and an engraved and hand colored folding plate by Jacques Gautier D'Agoty illustrating the anatomy of the organs of speech.
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Annotation French text. Important work on the development of language, this is a summary of volumes 2 and 3 of "Monde primitif analysé et comparé avec le monde moderne".
Library of Congress Control Number N/A
ISBN N/A
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