Inscribed "from the author"

Weston, Stephen. Remains of Arabic in the Spanish and Portuguese Languages. With a Sketch by Way of Introduction of the History of Spain, From the Invasion to the Expulsion of the Moors [...].

London, S. Rousseau, 1810.

8vo. 186, (2) pp. Modern library cloth.

 1,800.00

Only edition: an early study of the substantial traces which Arabic and other oriental languages left on the Spanish and Portuguese lexicon: Includes two copious word lists. The English antiquarian, clergyman and linguist Stephen Weston (1747-1830) also produced, in 1802, the earliest English translation of the Greek text of the Rosetta Stone.

Inscribed "From the Author" on the half-title. Spine faded. Removed from the Jews' College, London (a rabbinical seminary now known as the London School of Jewish Studies), with remains of a spine label and their several cancelled stamps.

OCLC 224972497. Not in Vater/Jülg.

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