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Proj.Guteberg: Lau lg. (was Re: Real Conlangs Here, Made-to-Order!

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Sunday, April 27, 2003, 0:35
David Starner wrote:
> * Okay, so I didn't pick those at random; The Grammar and Vocabulary of > the Lau language is available from Project Gutenberg,
Is that by chance Walter Ivens' (IIRC) work, on a Melanesian language??? If so, how do I find it? I've been scanning for Project
> Gutenberg, and a couple old series of American linguistics are on my > todo list, but whether they're worth the effort is questionable. >
In line with the original of this thread, perhaps 2 or 3 scholars in the world will read them (therefore they are not "real, worthwhile" languages??), nevertheless it is VERY VALUABLE to have them available!!! They are extremely difficult to find, even in the best libraries.


David Starner <dvdeug@...>