A Tractate on Language.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1860
Description: With observations on the French tongue, Eastern tongues and times, and chapters on literal symbols, philology and letters, figures of speech, rhyme, time and longevity. 388pp. (loose in binding), 8vo, original patterned cloth; (corners slightly bumped). London: Published for the author by Bohn, 1860. Good.
Comments: Second Edition, augmented and revised. Gyll was a translator of Cervantes and historian of Buckinghamshire. This work is drawn partially from that of Prichard and Welsford as it relates "to the Sanskrit and its affinity with the Celtic race, an Eastern tribe and kindred with those nations who dwell in India..."Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 106238