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Published by Published for the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland by J.W. Parker in London .
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    Subjects:
  • Devanagari alphabet.,
  • Hindi language -- Alphabet.,
  • India -- Languages -- Alphabet.,
  • India -- Languages -- Writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry Harkness.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK119 .H346 1837
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23379691M
    LC Control Number92250735


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Ancient and modern alphabets of the popular Hindu languages of the southern peninsula of India by Harkness, HenryPages: Ancient and modern alphabets of the popular Hindu languages of the southern peninsula of India By Henry Harkness Published for the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland by J.W.

Ancient and modern alphabets of the popular Hindu languages of the southern peninsula of India. London: Published for the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland by J.W. Parker, (DLC) (OCoLC) Gr. in-8, demi-percale, 2 feuillet(s) non chiffré(s) pour le titre et la préface, 36 tableaux chiffrés lithographiés comprenant l’alphabet devanagari, grantham, telougou, carnataka et malayalam.

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