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The Urdu Teacher


Author/Editor: Jawahir Singh
Year: 1898
Publisher: Lala Jaggannath Amballa
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardback
Size: 4to
Overall condition: Fair
Book weight (kg): 0.685

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SKU: 6875 Categories: ,

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Contents as follows: title page, 1 leaf of Testimonials, then, (paginated I, II, III) one page advertising other works by the same author (with readers’ recommendations/views), then price list of language books for sale, then the book text (the first page of which is a dedication “To all British Officers serving in the Indian Empire by humble admirer of British genius”) paginated to p 206, then Vocabulary pp 1-12, then unpaginated pages of Urdu (the ‘Petitions’ referred to in the text), finally 5 pages (1-5) of testimonials for the author’s expertise as a teacher. Green embossed cloth-covered boards, no external titles. Condition: Boards stained and worn, spine strip broken and joints worn, pp 129-144 pulled loose, age-darkening to paper and especially to some page margins (especially of the loose gathering).