GENERAL STAFF, IDIA. Urdu Companion, Compiled by the General Staff, India [cover title].

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GENERAL STAFF, IDIA. Urdu Companion, Compiled by the General Staff, India [cover title]. No place [Bradford], Lund and Humphries for HMSO in London, 1941.

Small sqare 8vo; original printed wrappers; pp. 94, the first 53 pages with dictionary, the rest paginated but left blank for the students' own vocabulary to be filled in; apart from a few small stab holes at rear and light spotting to wrappers, a good copy, collector's bookplate inside front cover.
A rare survival, published to assist British officers to grasp a little bit of Urdu (850 words), together with an interesting list of English words used by the Indian Army which had acquired special meanings on the Sub-Continent.

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