Poona: Published by Members of the Faculty of the Schools of Linguistics Deccan College, Poona; Linguistic Society of India, 1958. First edition. Paperback. Quarto. VIII, 75, pp. Original printed wrappers. Previous owner's name (Herbert H. Paper*) on upper front cover and dated July 1959. Publisher's logo on title page. Scholarly monograph on the Kannada language, a language spoken in India predominantly in the state of Karnataka. Kannada, whose native speakers are called Kannadigas (Kannadigaru) and number roughly 38 millions. Moderate sunning on spine and along edges of wrappers. Wraps in overall good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. g+. Item #36113
*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.