V Praze: Nakl. J. Otto, 1883. Hardcover. Quarto in original brown cloth-backed boards; xii, 561 p.) ; 24 cm. Ex-library with extremely minimal markings: a single institutional stamp to front board paste-down and paper circulation slip to front free endpaper. Never circulated and no spine label. Some very faint white smudges to boards, board corners very gently rubbed else a very tight and bright copy. Very good++ to near fine. Item #19990
In Czech. Uncommon. Title translates loosely as: The field of linguistics. "Cenek Sercl (1843 - 1906) was a Czech linguist and polyglot, professor of comparative linguistics in Kharkov . Because of his extensive knowledge of European and Asian languages have in youth [sic] earned the nickname "Czech Mezzofanti". His main field was Sanskrit , but [sic] handled a total of 45 languages, was an expert on deaf speech, wrote a comparative study of African dialects, and addressed and the marginal topics such as facial expression or communication with fans and color." -- Wikipedia. // Language and languages. Linguistics.
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