A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian or South-Indian Family of Languages: Caldwell

Ashok Aklujkar ashok.aklujkar at UBC.CA
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Dear Hal,

Thanks for the helpful information. In addition to the 1961 reprint, there seems to be the following available according to my university's e-catalogue: 

Title:	A comparative grammar of the Dravidian or South-Indian family of languages / by Robert Caldwell ; rev. and edited by J. L. Wyatt and T. Ramakrishna Pillai. --
Main Author:	Caldwell, Robert, 1814-1891.
Published:	New Delhi : Oriental Books Reprint Corp. : distributed by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1974.

Edition:	3d ed. --
Description:	xl, 640 p. ; 22 cm. [The latest reprint you mention is said to have 686 pages]

Notes:	Includes index.
"First Indian edition."
Reprint of the 1913 ed. published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, London.
"Books and papers bearing on Dravidian comparative philology, published subsequently to the first edition of this book, and quoted or referred to in this edition." : p. xxxvii-xl.

Best wishes.


Ashok Aklujkar
Professor Emeritus
University of British Columbia

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