673: Histoire Naturelle de Parole 1776 color
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Title:Histoire Naturelle de la Parole
Condition/Details: This fascinating antique is a scarce early treatise on speech and language. The title page continues, "Précis de l'Origine du Langage & de la Grammaire Universelle, Extrait du Monde Primitif"; translated, Natural history of speech, or particularly the origin of language and of universal grammar, extracted from 'The Primitive World'. The volume includes a lovely frontispiece engraving, a fold-out chart of a primitive alphabet, and a fabulous full-color fold-out diagram of the vocal organs done by Jacques Fabian Gautier d'Agoty. This volume is believed to be the first separate edition of this part of Gebelin's larger work, ""Le monde primitif, analysé et comparé avec le monde moderne."" This exciting work is in excellent condition for its age, bound in full leather with gilt and spine label intact, some wear outside, tightly bound with especially clean pages.
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