Sen, Ramdhun. A Dictionary, in English and Persian.

Calcutta, Baptist Mission Press, 1833.

8vo. (6), 276, (2) pp. Early 20th century half leather with green buckram covers.


First edition of Sen's English-Farsi dictionary, following a Farsi-English volume published in 1829. In 1841 Sen would produce a new edition, adding the pronunciation of the Persian words in transliteration.

Lightly browned throughout due to paper; a few edges reinforced. Old ownership "D. H. Crawley" (?) on title-page, and later ownership, dated 1957, of the linguist, National Socialist politician, and translator Martin Löpelmann (1891-1981). A good copy of a rare work.

OCLC 85263053. Cf. Vater/Jülg 280.

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