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KHOURI, Constantine E.

الهدية الشرقية لطلبة اللغة الإنكليزية / Arabic Manual, containing practical rules for learning the English Language; with vocabulary, dialogues, letters, idioms and proverbs, in Arabic and English.

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By Constantine E. Khouri, of Damascus. 1st Interpreter to the Consulate of the U. S. of America at Beirut. [Beirut] : [s.n.], 1897. Sixth edition. Octavo, brown cloth (edges a little rubbed), lettered in gilt in Arabic on spine, pp. [6]; 416, text in Arabic and English, a very good copy.

‘One of the early Manuals for Arabic speakers printed in Beirut, Lebanon, probably at the American Press, containing practical rules for learning the English language, with vocabulary, dialogues, letters, idioms and proverbs, in Arabic and English by Constantine E. Khouri of Damascus, interpreter to the Consulate of the United States of America in Beirut, Lebanon.’ – Yale University

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