Introduction to Spoken Vietnamese
Washington DC: American Council of Learned Societies, 1960. Revised. Softcover. Quarto. XIII, , 295, pp. Original printed wrappers. Previous owner's name (Herbert H. Paper*) dated 1960 on upper-half title. This remarkable introduction to spoken Vietnamese is based on the Southern (Saigon) dialect with explanation of Northern (Hanoi) differences. Moderate sunning on spine. Half-title slightly foxed. Wrappers in overall good, interior in good+ to very good condition. g. Item #34635
*Dr. Herbert Harry Paper (1925-2012) was Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and near Eastern Languages, and the Editor of the Hebrew Union College Annual, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati. He received a doctorate from the University of Chicago. Dr. Paper taught at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and joined HUC-JIR as the Dean of Graduate Studies. His specialties were Persian studies, concentrating on the history of the Persian language and on the ancient languages of Iran, and Yiddish literature.