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Hindi grammar-we mean specimens of the Kaithi or running Hindi character, which is very exten. sively used in the Bengal Presidency.

* We feel bound to acknowledge the utility of Mr. Small's labours, and can conscientiously recommend his book."--The Homeward Mail, 16th June, 1858.

“ All the oficers who were well acquainted with the Hindoostanee being selected for staff appointments, only those were left in most regiments who knowing but little of the language, had but little intercourse with their men, and therefore they learnt nothing of all this (mutinous spirit) except in one or two corps where some chance linguist remained, and those corps have generally not mutinied, as their officers learnt their complaints, and explained the matter to them."

Letter from Jhehim, May 30, 1857. 3177 FORBES, Dictionary Hindustani and English and English and Hindustani, last

edition, impl. 8vo. (pub. at £2. 12s 6d) cloth, 36s 3178 GHULAM MOHAMMED's Colloquial Dialogues in Hindustani, with a short Grammar and Vocabulary, 12mo. cloth, 2s 6d

1859 3179 GILCHRIST's Dictionary, English-Hindoostanee, 2 vols. 4to. 36s Calcutta, 1786-90

Gilchrist's English-Hindoostane Dictionary is very popular in India, because it gives the Hin. doostanee Words in a readily acquired system of pronunciation. To Sbakespeare's and Forbes' Hindustani-English Dictionary, Gilchrist forms a necessary adjunct, as both are very meagre in their English Alphabet. 3180 GILCHRIST (J. B.) the Hindee-Roman orthoepigraphical ultimatum ; or a view

of oriental and occidental visible sounds, on principles for acquiring the pro

nunciation of many Oriental languages, 8vo. facsimiles, hf. calf, 2s 6d 1820 3181 GLADWIN's Dictionary, PERSIAN, HINDUSTANEE, and English, 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. wormed, calf, 12s

Calcutta, 1809 3182 KHIRAD-AFROZ: the Illuminator of the Understanding; the Hindustani

Text, with notes by Eastwick, 4to. (pub. at £1. 11s 6d) cloth, 15s Hertford, 1857 3183 KORAN, in Urdu, by Hashiye Nasara Musannif Ke, Roman characters, 8vo. bds. 168

Ilahabad, 1844 3184 LUTAIFI Hindee, or Hindoostanee Jest Book, Hindustani in Arabic and Roman

Characters, with a Hindustani poem by Tuqee, second edition, revised by W.
C. Smyth, 8vo. bd. 28

1840 3185 Sadi's Baghi Ooràoo, or Goolistan, in Hindoostanee by Meer Sher Ulee Ufsos, edited by Gilchrist, 8vo. calf, 58 68

Calcutta, 1802 3186 SHAKESPEAR'S Hindustani-English and English-Hindustani DICTIONARY,

fourth ed. greatly enlarged, stout 4to. 2414 pp. (pub. at £5. 58) new, £3. 3s 1840 3187 - Hindūstāni and English Dictionary, second and enlarged edition, 4to. (pub. at £5. 15s 6d) hf. bound russia, 32s

1820 Grammar of the Hindustani language, second edition, 4to. 10 facsimiles, hf. russia, 3s 6d

1818 3189 - Hindustani Grammar, sixth edition, royal 8vo. new, 14s

1858 3190

Muntakhabat-i-Hindi, or Selections in Hindustani, with translations and vocabularies, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. (pub. at 36s) hf. bd. 12s

1824-25 3191 the same, new edition, 2 vols. 4to. 21s

1846-44 3192 Tassy (Garcin de) Manuel du cours d'Hindoustani, avec Vocabulaire, 2 vols. 8vo.

Vol. II. contains Hindustani exercises, on 80 pages, cloth, 38 Paris, 1836 3193 Tota KUHANEE, translated into Hindoostanee by Sueyud Huedur Bukhshi Hueduree, edited by Gilchrist, sm. folio, bds. 3s 6d

Bombay, 1831 3194 - the same, 4to. bds. 4s 6d

Calcutta, 1839 3195 TOTA-KAHANI, or Tales of a Parrot in Hindustani, by Saiyid Hurdur Bukhsh,

new edition, with the vowel points, and a Vocabulary, by Forbes, royal 8vo. cloth, 7s 6d

1852 3196 YATÉS, Dictionary, Hindustani and English, 8vo. VI. and 590 pages, cloth, 21s

Calcutta, 1847 Malabar-see Tamul. 3197 Maratha, Berquin's Children's Friend, in Maratha, lithographed, Vol. 1. square 12mo. hf. calf, 58

1828 3198 CAREY's Mahratta-English Dictionary, 8vo. Iv. and 652 pp. wanting title and · wormed, hf. calf, 6s

(Serampore, 1810) 3199 Esop's Fables, in Marathee, lithographed, square 8vo. numerous quaint cuts, hf. bd. 10s

"Bombay, 1841 3200 KENNEDY'S (Lieut.-Col. Vans) Dictionary, Maratha-English and English. Maratha, 2 parts in 1, sm. folio, bd, 16s

Bombay, 1824

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3201 KENNEDY'S (Lieut.-Col. Vans) Dictionary, the same, folio, hf. calf uncut, 25s

1824 3202 — the same, folio, hf. russia, 25$

1824 3203 MARATHI-ENGLISH VOCABULARY, compiled from Kennedy's and Molesworth's

Dictionaries, with a preface containing rules as to the variations of the Marathi Orthography, and instructions as to the formation of derivative words, 8vo. doth, 58

Bombay, 1851 This work, though small, is requisite for the acquirement of the Marathi tongue, in consequence of the deficiencies of Molesworth and Kennedy, which are here supplied. 3204 MOLESWORTH'S Dictionary, Marathee and English, compiled for the Govern.

ment of Bombay, by Capt. James T. Molesworth, assisted by Lieutenants Thomas and George Candy, 4to. hf. bd. £2.58

Bombay, 1831 3205 - Marathee-English and English-Marathee Dictionary, 2 vols. 4to. complete, hf. bd. £4. 108

Bombay, 1831-47 3206 STEVENSON'S English Grammar, explained in Maratha, sm. folio, lithographed, : calf, 3s 6d

Bombay, 1833 3207 - Principles of Murathee Grammar, 4to. 188

Calcutta, 1833 3208 --- - Murathee Grammar, with lithographed specimens of native correspondence, 8vo. 188

Bombay, 1843 3209 Punjabee. CAREY's Grammar of the Punjabeelanguage, 8vo.bds.58 Seramp.1812 3210 Singhalese. CALLAWAY's Cingalese - English and English-Cingalese Dictionary,

with introduction and appendix, sq. 8vo. hf. mor. gilt top, uncut, 15s Colom. 1821 3211 - - another copy, 8vo. hf. bd. 12s

Colombo, 1821 3212 Hints on the Cingalese and English languages, with a selection of Latin

and French Phrases rendered into Cingalese, 18mo. cloth, 2s Colombo, 1821 3213 CHATER (J.) Grammar of the Singalese Language, royal 8vo. Largo Paper, half russia, very rare, 32s

Colombo, 1815 3214 CLOUGH'S Singhalese Dictionary : English-Singhalese and Singhalese-English, 2 vols. 8vo. £2. 188

Colombo, 1821-30 3215 — the same, Vol. II. only, Singhalese-English, 8vo. cloth, 208 ib. 1830 3216 LAMBRICK'S Singhalese Grammar, 8vo. 12s

Ceylon, 1834 3217 SIDATH SANGARAWA, a Grammar of the Singhalese language, translated into Eng

lish, with introduction, notes, and appendices, stout 8vo. bds. 36s Colombo, 1852 3218 SINGHALESE Grammar; part 1, Accidence ; part 2, Syntax; part 3, Vocabulary, - 3 parts in 1 vol. 8vo. hf. russia, 20s

Cotta, 1825-26 3219 - part 1 only, 8vo. 2s 6d

1825 3220 Tamul." ANDERSON (R.), Rudiments of Tamul Grammar: combining with the

rules of Kodun Tamul, an introduction to Shen Tamul ; 1821-The Adventures of the Gooroo Paramartan, with translation and vocabulary, by B. Babington,

Tamul and English, 1822-2 vols. in 1, 4to. hf. russia, 368 London, 1871-22 3221 BABINGTON's Adventures of the Gooroo Paramartan, a Tale, Tamul and English, with analysis and vocabulary, 4to. 158

1822 3222 BLIN, Dictionnaire Français-Tamul et Tamul-français, obl. 8vo, sd. 10s Par. 1831 3223 BUNYAN's Pilgrim's Progress, in Tamul and English, 4to. calf, 98 Madras, 1826 3224 DICTIONARY, English and Tamul, A-G. and I-Q. 4to. no title, 58 3225 DUREISANI-TAMIL-PUTTAGAM : The Lady's Tamil book, containing part of the

Book of Common Prayer, in Romanized Tamil, with English version, an Anglo-
Tamil Grammar and vocabulary, by E. HOOLE, 8vo. roan, 4s

1859 3226 FABRICIUS and BREITHAUPT, Malabar-English and English-Malabar Dictionary,

revised and corrected by Poezold, Simpson, and others, 2 vols. small 4to. bd. not uniform, 18s

Vepery, 1786-1809 3227 GRAMMAR explained in Tamul, sm. 4to. 220 pp. bound in red cloth, 28 6d 3228 KINDERSLEY's Specimens of Hindoo Literature: Translations from Tamoul and Hindoo, with introduction, 8vo. 5 plates, hf. calf, 58

1794 3229 KNIGHT and SPAULDING, English and Tamul Dictionary, revised by the Rev. S. Hutchings, 8vo. xxii. and 831 pp. calf, 18s

Madras, 1844 3230 — the same, part 3, 4to. 456 pp. sd. 20s

1839 3231 ROTTLER'S Dictionary of the Tamil and English Languages; revised by W.

Taylor and T. Vencatachala, 4 parts in 1 vol. 4to. bds. cut, rare, £4. 4s 1834-41 3232 ROBERTSON'S Compilation of Papers, in Tamil, several on public business, with Tamil-English Glossary, 4to. bds. 12s

Madras, 1839 3233 ZIEGENBALG, Grammatica Damulica, 4to. bds. 3s 6d

Halae, 1716

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3234 Telinga. CAREY (W.), Grammar of the Telinga language, 8vo. half bound,

Serampore, 1814 3235 Telugu. BROWN'S (C. P.) Grammar of the Telugu Language, 8vo. 24s 1840 3236 — Dictionary, English and Telugu, stout roy. 8vo. 8, XXX, and 1392 pp. cloth, £2 2s

Madras, 1852 3237 - Telugu English, and English Telugu Dictionary, 2 stout vols. royal 8vo. £5.

Madras, 1852-53 3238 ---- Dictionary of mixed dialects used in Telugu, with an explanation of the Telugu alphabet, royal 8vo. 12s

Madras, 1854 3239 - Telugu Reader: a series of letters on various subjects, with translations,

grammatical notes, and a Lexicon, 4 parts in 3 vols. 8vo. 30s Madras, 1851-2 3240 CAMPBELL'S (A. D.) Grammar of the Teloogoo Language, 4to. bd. ib. 1816 3241 ---- Dictionary of the Teloogoo language, 4to. hf. mor. £2. Madras, 1821 3242 JAKOUT. BOEHTLINGK (O.) Ueber die Sprache der Jakuten : Grammatik, Text und Woerterbuch, Jakout and German, impl. 4to. sd. 198

St. Petersburg, 1851 3243 JAPANESE. COLLADI, Dictionarium sive Thesaurus Linguae Japon

icae, 356 pp.-Ars Grammaticae Japonicae Lingua, 76 pp.-Modus confitendi, Japanice et Latine, 66 pp.-3 vols. in 1, small 4to. 30s

Romæ, 1632 Priced, 1838, Thorpe, £3. 138 6d. Here is, for the present wants, a Japanese Dictionary and Grainmar, as used by the Jesuits 200 years ago, in their daily intercourse with the Japanese. 3245 MEDHURST, English-Japanese and Japanese-English Vocabulary, compiled from native works, 8vo. cloth, 18s

Batavia, 1830 3246 PFIZMAIER, Durchsicht der von Dawidow verfassten Wörter-sammlung aus der Sprache der AINOS, 8vo. 180 pp. sd. 3s 6d

Wien, 1851 3247 - über die Aino-Sprache, 8vo. bds. 3s 6d

Wien, 1851 3248 RODRIGUEZ (J.) Elémens de la Grammaire Japonaise, par Landresse et Abel Rémusat, avec le Supplement, 8vo. hf. russia, 78 6d

Paris, 1825-26 3249 ROSNY (Leon de) Introduction à l'étude de la Langue JAPONAISE, 4to. with 7 lithographic plates, sd. 15s

Paris, 1857 3250 SIEBOLD, BIBLIOTHECA LINGUAE JAPONICAE :

Wa Kan Won Seki Siogenziko, Thesaurus linguae Japonicae, sive illustratio

omnium verborum ac dictionum loquelae Japonicae et Sinensis, a Siebold et Hoffman

1841 Sin Zoo Zi Lin Giok Ben, Litterarum Ideographicarum Thesaurus, sive collectio

omnium literarum Sinensium cum pronuntiatione Japonica a Siebold 1834 Tsian Dsu Wen,sive Mille Literae Ideographicae, Sinice et Kooraice, cum scrip

turae Kooraianae systemate, a Siebold Catalogus librorum et MSS. Japonicorum a Siebold collectorum, ed. Siebold et Hoffman

1845 altogether, 4 vols. folio, bds. rare, £10.

Lugd. Bat. 1834-45 Only 125 copies printed. 3251 Javanese. CORNETS DE GROOT (A. D.) Javaansche Spraakkunst uitgegeven

door J. F. C. Gericke ; gevolgd door een Leesboek door Gericke, en een Woordenboek, door T. Roorda, 2 vols. 8vo. bds. 14s

Amsterdam, 1843 3252 HANGLING Darmo, bevattende de Regering, van den Vorst Hangling Darmo te melowo pati naar en Javaansch handschrift, door C. F. Winter, 4to boards,

Batavia, 1853 From Vol. 25, of the “ Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap." 3253 KURDISH. Garzoni Grammatica e Vocabolario della Lingua Kurda, 12mo. hf. id. As

Roma, 1787 3254 MALAY, CRAWFORD's Grammar and Dictionary of the Malay Language, 2 vols. 8vo. the Malay in Roman letters, (pub. at 368) cloth, 30s

1852 3255 Harx, Dictionarium Malaico-Latinum et Latinum-Malaicum, sm. 4to. hf. morocco, uncut, rare, 18s

Romae, 1631 3256 Howison's Dictionary and Grammar of the Malay Tongue, as spoken in the Pe.

ninsula of Malacca, the Islands of Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Pulo Pinang, etc. in 2 parts, Malay-English and English-Malay, with the pronunciation, in 1 vol. map, cloth, rare, 20s

1801 The Malay in this Dictionary is a different Dialect from that in Marsden.

1840

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1812

3257 Malay GRAMMAR, explained in Dutch, 8vo. apparently unpublished, without a title, printed on India paper, 58

(? Batavia, 1830) 3258 MARSDEN'S Malayan-English and English-Malayan Dictionary, 4to. (pub. at £2. 2s) bds. 12s

London, 1812 3259 - the same, 4to. hf. calf, 15s

1812 3260

GRAMMAR of the Malayan Language, 4to. (pub. at 21s) bds, 158 1812 3261

the same, 4to. neat, 168 3262 - Dictionary and Grammar, 2 vols. 4to. 24s

1812 The great importance of the Malay Language is scarcely appreciated by Scholars or Merchants. In the endless groups of islands scattered towards the South-Eastern Coast of China, Malay is the leading, indeed the only language understood by many discordant races ; in fact it is one of ancient literary culture, and the universal language of commerce throughout the Eastern Archipelago. Even along near a thousand miles of the S. E. Chinese coast, Malay, not Chinese, is spoken. Of the political and commercial importance of the Malay-speaking population, see Crawfurd's valuable works, also an extremely interesting article, “The Maha-Raja of Zabedj," by J. EMERSON TEN. NENT.-Notes and Queries, Nov. 6, 1858. 3263 -- - Nieuwe Woordenschat, nederduitsch, maleidsch en portugeesch, 12mo. cloth, 58

Batavia, 1780 3264 SENTENCES in English and Malay, for the Borneo Mission, 12mo. sd. ls 1847 3265 VOCABULAER in't Duytsch ende Maleys, very sm. 8vo. old bds. 3s 6d

s. l.e. a. (? Batavia, 1700) 3266 VOCABULARY of the English, Bugis, and Malay Languages, containing about 2000 words, 8vo. sd. 5s

Singapore, 1833 3267 WERNDLY (G. H.) De Leere der Waarheit die naar de Godzaligheit is, Malay in Roman characters, 18mo. sd. 2s

Amisterdam, 1732 3268 Maltese. AGIUS DE SOLDANIS, della Lingua Punica, usata da Maltesi

ovvero nuovi documenti dell'antica Lingua Etrusca, 12mo. vellum, 2s 6d 1750 3269 FALZON (G. B.) Dizionario Maltese-italiano-inglese, 8vo. hf. bd. 20s Malta, 1845 3270 VASSALLI, Lexicon Melitense-Latino-Italum, 4to. old binding, 32 1796

Priced, 1847, £2. 28. 3271 - Mylsen Phoenico-Punicum, sive Grammatica Melitensis cum praxi, 8vo. stiff covers, 3s 6d

Romae, 1791 3272

— Grammatica della Lingua Maltese, 8vo. second edition, sd. 28 6d 1827 3273 - the same, 8vo. hf. bd. 3s 6d

1827 3274 - the same, 1827—Motti, aphorismi e Proverbi Maltesi, da M. Vassalli, 1828, 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. bds. 12s

Malta, 1827-28 3275 VELLA, Dizionario delle Lingue Maltese, Italiana, Inglese, Parte I. (the Maltese Alphabet first), 8vo. hf. calf, 7s 6d

Livorno, 1843 3276 - - Maltese Grammar, 12mo. hf. calf, 4s

Leghorn, 1831 3277 MANTCHU. DICTIONARY (Syllabic) of Chinese-Mantchou and MantchouChinese, 14 vols. 4to. in 2 cases, 258

Canton, 1839 This is the Dictionary from which Amyot and Langlès compiled theirs. 3278 AMYOT, Dictionnaire Tartare-Mantchou Français, avec des additions et l'Al

phabet, par Langlès, 3 vols. with English and French MSS. corrections, 4to. hf, calf, £2. 58

Paris, 1789-90 Priced, 1824, Rivington's £5. 158 6d; 1839, Klaproth's copy fetched 40 fr. 3279 KLAPROTH, Chrestomathie Mandchou ou recueil de textes mandchou, Mantchou .and French, 8vo. bds. 3s 6d

1828 3280 - the same, Large Paper, royal 8vo, cloth, 5s

1828 3281 LANGLÈS, Alphabet Mantchou, avec une notice sur l'origine, l'histoire et les tra. vaux littéraires des Mantchou, 8vo. bds. 2s 6d

Paris, 1807 3282 Ts’ING WAN K'E MUNG, a Chinese Grammar of the Manchu Tartar language,

translated by A. Wylie, with introductory notes on Manchu Literature, 8vo. title, 82 and 316 pp. and facsimile, sd. 14s

Shanghae, 1855 3283 Mongolian. SCHMIDT (I. J.) Geschichte der Ost Mongolen und ihres Für.

stenhauses, verfasst von Ssanang Ssetsen Chungtaidschi der Ordus, Mongolisch

und Deutsch, nebst Anmerkungen, 4to. very little stained, half calf, 163 1 529 3284 - Grammatik der Mongolischen Sprache, 4to. facsimiles, hf. calf gilt, 12s

1831 3286 OSSETISH, SJOEGREN (A. J.) Ossetische Sprachlehre, nebst Kurzem

ossetisch-deutschen und deutsch-ossetischen Woerterbuch, 4to. half russia, gilt top, 25s

St. Petersburg, 1844

3297

3287 Pali. BURNOUF (E.) et Chr. Lassen, Essai sur le Pali, ou langue sacrée de la

presqu'ile au dela du Gange, avec 6 planches, 1826–Observations grammati

cales par E. Burnouf, 1827, 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. hf. russia, 78 6d Paris, 1826-27 3288 PERSIAN ABOOL Fuzi, Ayeen Akbery, or the Institutes of the Em

peror Akber-Nizam, Secunder Namah, a poem upon Alexander the Great in

Persian, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. wormed, calf, 58 3289 AKHLÁK-I MUHSINI; to which are prefixed a few easy Stories for Beginners,

edited in Persian by Lieut.-Col. Ouseley, 8vo. (pub. at 7s 6d) hf. bd. ls 6d 1850 3290 - translated literally into English, by the Rev. H. G. Keene, sometime

Professor at the E. I. College, second edition, (pub. at 78 6d) bds. 2s 6d 1850

... “Au surplus, l'édition de M. Ouseley est très-correcte, qualité essentielle surtout, dans un texte publié pour des étudiants ; et la traduction de M. Keene est littérale et fidèle, comme celle qu'il a donné du premier chapitre de l'Anvár-i-Subailí. Les publications que je viens de mentionner ont été édités par M. Stephen Austin, imprimeur du College d'Haileybury. Les savants doivent savoir gré à cet habile typographe du soin avec lequel il a exécuté ces publications, qui se distinguent par la beauté des types orientaux et latins qui y sont employés.”—M. Garcin de Tassy. 3291 ANWARI SOHILI, a paraphrase in Persian, of the FABLES of PILPAI, by.

Hussem Vaiz Hashify, stout sm. folio, lithog. hf. bd. calf, 36s Bombay, 1828 3292 -- the same, sm. folio, a beautiful copy in russia, joints, gold borders, gilt edges, £2. 108

1828 A copy in morocco I sold, 1855, for £4. 48 ; ordinary copies are usually priced £3. 138 6d.

Tbe best and most complete edition of this famous collection of Persian Stories. 3293 ANVARI SOHILI, in Persian, Book I. 8vo. bds. ls 6d

1837 3294 --- the same, in Persian, 2 vols. 8vo. lithographed, hf. cf. 21s Bombay, 1840 3295 ANVAR-I SUHELI, or Lights of Canopus, the Persian version of Bidpai's Fables,

Persian, edited by Ouseley, 4to. (pub. at £1. lls 6d) bds. 218 Hertford, 1851 3296 - the same, royal 4to. LARGE PAPER, hf. morocco, 308

1851 - another edition, Persian, 374 pp. folio, lithog. of, 20s Bombay, (? 1840) 3298

another edition, Persian, impl. 4to. 2 and 495 pp. bds. uncut, 10s 3299

- another edition, Persian, impl. 4to. 4 and 404 pp. bds. 5s 3300 - Persian Fables from the Anwari Sooheyly, with a Vocabulary, by J. Michael, 4to. bds. 3s 6d

1827 3301 STEWART's Introduction to the Anvari Soohyly, 4to. hf. calf, 2s 6d 1821 3302 ANVAR-I SUHAILI; or the Lights of Canopus ; being the celebrated work of

Husain Và'iz u'l Káshifi, translated for the first time into English prose and verse (on the same principles as the author's translations of the Gulistán '), with an elaborate Preface and copious Notes, by E. B. Eastwick, royal 8vo. (pub. at £2. 2s) cloth, 24s

1854 " The most excellent book in the language is, in my opinion, the collection of tales and fables called • Anvari Suhaili,' by Husain Va'iz, who took the celebrated work of Bidpai or Pilpay for his text, and has comprised all the wisdom of the Eastern nations in fourteen beautiful chapters."

Sir W. Jones. 3303 BAHAR-DANUSH, or Garden of Knowledge, translated from the Persian by Scott, 3 vols, small 8vo. 12s

Shrewsbury, 1799 3304 BIHARY-AL-ANVAR; History of Hassan, the twelfth Iman, in Persian, folio, 458 pp. lithographed, native binding, 20s

1852 3305 BLEECK'S PERSIAN GRAMMAR: a Grammar of the Persian Language, contain

ing Dialogues, Reading Lessons, and a Vocabulary, by A. H. Bleeck, 12mo. 288 pp. (published at 78 6d) cloth, 58

Quaritch, 1857 “ It is much to be regretted that the Court of Directors do not hold greater facilities to the officers of their service to study Arabic. There was abundant work during the late short campaign for at least 15 duly qualified interpreters, whereas there was only one in the whole force who could act in that capacity. No little inconvenience and great difficulties and delays were consequently experienced, especially by the Land Transport and Commissariat Department, whose agents, scattered over the country where Arabic is the only language spoken, was comparatively helpless. In Persian we were somewhat better off; but, even in this respect, there did not appear to be an officer present with the force who could indite a proper Persian letter without the aid of a native moonshee. This state of things, especially during a war, when it is frequently of the greatest moment to keep correspondence secret, is much to be deprecated ; and it is accordingly to be hoped that steps will be taken to secure higher qualifications in our officers who pass in Persian, and who should be en. tirely independent of all native co-operation."- Letter from Mohammerah, May 17, 1857.

“Mr. Bleeck has furnished a most useful grammar for students of the Persian language. Those who wish to acquire that language rapidly, and do not care to plunge into the depths in which

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