Book #59848

Dr. F. J. Furnivall. Victorian Scholar Adventurer

William Benzie

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Publisher: Norman, OK: Pilgrim Books, Inc., 1983.

Price: $50.00

An unblemished Edition in Fine condition housed in a Fine dust-jacket that has some mild wear to the edge and scuffing to the rear ; .

This book tells the story of Victorian scholar, adventurer, and naturalist, Dr. Francis J. Furnivall. Furnivall traveled extensively throughout Europe and the Middle East, and was instrumental in spreading knowledge of these regions to the Western world. He was also a pioneer in the study of comparative linguistics and was the first person to propose a theory of comparative grammar.; 8vo; 302 pages.