The Persian Manual: A Pocket Companion Intended to Facilitate the Essential Attainments of Conversing with Fluency and Composing with Accuracy, in the Most Graceful of All the Languages Spoken in the East ... (Google eBook)

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W.H. Allen & Company, 1878 - Persian language - 439 pages
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