THE ORIGIN OF LANGUAGE. ASPECTS OF THE DISCUSSION FROM CONDILLAC TO WUNDT.
La Salle, IL: Open Court, 1987. First edition 8vo, wrp, 138 p, bibl, index, unmarked copy, some of the first 22 pages are unopened at top lefthand side. Good Paperback 0812690303 The author studies the Enlightment authors' theory that speech developed out of an earlier, silent language of gestures. Included is an analysis of Humboldt's observations about South American and Mexican indigenous languages. (Item ID: 147293)