English, French, Turkish, and Russian Vocabulary for the Use of the …
English, French, Turkish, and Russian Vocabulary for the Use of the …

THIMM, Carl Albert. English, French, Turkish, and Russian Vocabulary for the Use of the Army, Navy and Travellers. Vocabulaire français, anglais ...

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THIMM, Carl Albert. English, French, Turkish, and Russian Vocabulary for the Use of the Army, Navy and Travellers. Vocabulaire français, anglais ... London, Franz Thimm, 1855.

12mo. Original mauve pebble-grained cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover with blind-stamped logo of Thimm's Series of European Dialogues on front cover; pp. 74, [2]; wear to spine and one corner, marginal traces of humidity at the beginning and end, light browning due to paper stock, one corner with a little loss.
First edition, very rare, of this Crimean War vocabulary with Turkish and Russian in phonetic transcription. The book is organized by subjects, such as war, peace, the natural world, topographical terms, body parts, clothing, food, and naval terms at the end. Carl Albert Thimm published a number of language self-teaching manuals, this being the only one produced for a specific international crisis.
OCLC locates copies in the British Library, at Newberry Library and in Dresden.

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