English translation of Philip Baldaeus's short introduction to the Malabar [i.e. Tamil] language [viz. the Malabaarsche Spraakkonst]

Scope and Content

Appended to his Naauwkeurige Beschryvinge van Malabar by Philip Baldaeus. Translation possibly by G. Perry. Published in 1672.

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Acquisition Information

A selection of William Marsden's manuscript collection was transferred from King's College London to SOAS shortly after the School's foundation in 1916.

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Custodial History

Formerly part of the library of the Orientalist and linguist William Marsden (1754-1836), a portion of which he presented to King's College London in 1835.

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