This Compendium Edition contains a facsimile of the original publication in manuscript, the first printed version of 1883, and the later Addenda published with the Third Edition. Heinrich August Jaschke (1817-1883) was a Moravian missionary and linguist, born in Herrnhut, Saxony, Germany. He was educated at, and later taught at, Paedagogium at Niesky. In 1856 he went to Kyelang (Kailing), Lahul province, India, near Tibet, to prepare for work among Chinese Mongols. His other works include a German-Tibetan and English-Tibetan lexicon.