Meched (Iran): Université de Méched, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Original gilt-stamped blue cloth with gold lettering and ruling on spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper (Herbert H. Paper*). Scarce romanized transliteration of words, sentences and texts of the Bukhara dialect. Spine slightly age-toned. Upper front corner bumped thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Text in Persian. Binding in overall good+ condition. g+. Item #35443
*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.