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Title in Thai:] Dictionarium linguae thai sive siamensis interpretatione latina, gallica, et anglica.
Jussu Imperatoris Impressum in Typographeo Imperatorio, Paris 1854 - First edition, folio, pp. [4], 897; text in quintuple column; vignette title page; a magnificent, unopened copy in original blue printed wrappers; several very minor imperfections, else fine. Preserved in a new quarter red morocco clamshell box.Thai entries, pronunciations, and equivalents in Latin, French, and English. Jean-Baptist Pallegoix arrived in Bangkok in 1830. He also published a Thai grammar and an earlier Latin-Thai dictionary (both Bangkok, Mission Press, 1850, the latter certifiably rare). This is the first dictionary in which English and Thai are treated together.Astor Catalogue, p. 367; Cordier, Indosinica, col. 851-2; Trubner Catalogue, p. 144; Zaunmuller, 349. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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