First Type Specimen of Malayalam

Alphabetum Grandonico-Malabaricum sive Samscrudonicum.

Rome: Typis. Sac. Congregationis de Propag. Fide, 1772.

Price: $1,250.00


About the item

First edition. 9 folding charts. xxviii, 100 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. First Type Specimen of Malayalam. Recent morocco backed marbled boards, a.e.g. Fine. Birrell & Garnett 16; de Gubernaties 329; Smitskamp PO 207; Brunet I, 197.

Item #212798

First type specimen of the Grantha or Malabar alphabet, now most frequently known as Malayalam.