1903 Deutsch-arabisches Handworterbuch German Arabic Dictionary Harder First Edition Deutsch-arabisches Handworterbuch
By Ernst Harder
*** (German-Arabic Hand Dictionary) – In German and Arabic language
Heidelberg, Carl Winter Universitatsbuchhandlung, 1903
Rare first edition of German-Arabic dictionary written by German historian, linguist and Mennonite leader, Ernst Harder. He studied history and modern languages, and for a time served as tutor in the home of the British ambassador in Lisbon. Later he was an editor on the staff of the Tägliche Rundschau in Berlin, as well as a teacher of Spanish and Portuguese. As one of the first students of his noted brother-in-law Martin Hartmann, he finally devoted himself entirely to the study of Arabic. He was one of the founders of the Berlin Mennonite Church, serving on the church board from 1904 to his death, and as chairman of the board the last two years.
Pp.: [VIII] + 804
Dimensions: 200 x 135 mm
Binding: Original hardcover binding. Some stains, minor signs of wear.
Condition: Minimal signs of ageing, clean copy, in fine condition.
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