A grammar of the danish language for the use of englishmen, together with extracts in prose and verse.
Copenhagen. Printed by J. H. Shultz, 1830. First edition.
8vo. xii, 184pp. Uncut in original publisher's powder blue paper boards. Extremities worn, loss to spine, boards held by cords only. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, very occasional short tears to margins, foxed.
An unsophisticated copy of the first edition of Danish linguist and philologist Rasmus Kristian Rask's (1787-1832) introduction to the grammar of his native language for benefit of English speakers. A second edition appeared in 1846.£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 20304