Tavoy: Karen Mission Press, 1846. iv,-188pp. Contemporary three-quarter red calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Hinges and corners worn. 19th century library bookplate, with paper spine label. Some light foxing. About very good. Scarce Karen-language vocabulary reader, "designed to aid Karen youth in the acquisition of the English language." The preface notes that a work like this is essential for such an undertaking, and that this is the first such work. The author, Cephas Bennett, was an American missionary stationed in Myanmar (then Burma), who also served as the region's printer. Fewer than ten copies in OCLC. (Inventory #: WRCAM51741)
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