6027. Castrén's Burjätischen grammar 1857

Objektsbeskrivning
CASTRÉN, M(ATTHIAS) ALEXANDER. Versuch einer Burjätischen Sprachlehre nebst kurzem Wörterverzeichniss... Herausgegeben von Anton Schiefner. St. Petersburg (Buchdruckerei der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften; zu haben bei Eggers et Comp., Commissionairen der Akademie, in Leipzig bei Leopold Voss) 1857.

8:o (about 225x153 mm.). (5), VI-XV, (5), (1)-175, (1 blank), (3), 184-244 (pp. 177-180 omitted at printing) pp.
Original printed green wrappers (spotted) bound in.
Contemporary green half cloth, somewhat worn, spinetitel in gilt. (Nordische Reisen und Forschungen, [10]).

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1789.
Castrén was the first scholar who studied spoken Buriat more thoroughly, and he specially emphasizes the great difference between spoken and literay Mongolian (Pennti Aalto 1971).

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).