Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1954. Only edition. Softcover. Quarto. 129 leafs. Original blank wrappers. Previous owner's name (Herbert H. Paper*) dated Aug. 1954 on upper front wrap. This Standard Operating Procedure was compiled for the use of members of the Staff of the Assyrian Dictionary Project at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. It provides a series of sample dictionary articles and a series of notes on dictionary articles. Appendixes cover the following topics: transliteration and transcription, series and periodicals, books, types of sources, languages and dialects, kings, lexical texts, other abbreviations, and symbols. Minor sunning along edges of wrappers. Wraps in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. g. Item #34663
*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.