Item #365070 Specimens of Dialects: Short Vocabularies of Languages: and Notes of Countries and Customs in Africa. John Clarke.

Scarce Work on West African Dialects

Specimens of Dialects: Short Vocabularies of Languages: and Notes of Countries and Customs in Africa.

Berwick-upon-Tweed: Daniel Cameron, 1848.

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First edition. 104pp. Advertisement on verso of the rear wrapper. 8vo. Scarce Work on West African Dialects. Publisher's printed wrappers, upper wrapper and title slightly defective but without loss to text. Ex-library with inked stamp on upper wrapper and verso of title.

Item #365070

The author served as a Baptist missionary in Cameroon and compiled this vocabulary from personal experience particularly among the Munshi or Tiv people of Nigeria and Cameroon, as well as from other sources. Scarce.