Title from title page (f. 1r)
Foliation: Paper, iv + 18 + vi; [1-18]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. Handwritten manuscript (f. 1-6) bound
together with a printed article by E. G. Squier (f. 9-18); f. 7-8 are blank. The printed leaves are paginated 601-619 (with
the article beginning on the verso of the first leaf, p. 602); the last printed leaf is mostly cut away, with only the top
third, which contains the end of the article (p. 619), pasted onto a blank leaf in the bound volume (f. 18).
Layout: Vocabulary written in 5 columns of 23 lines, across a 2-page spread (3 columns on the left-hand and 2 on the right-hand
page), with English on the far left, and Lenca equivalents in 4 columns to the right, under headings for the village names
Guajiquero, Opatoro, Intibucat, and Similaton, respectively.
Script: Written in the hand of C. Hermann Berendt.
Binding: Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Inner hinges cracked; f. 1-4 detached,and other gatherings partially
Origin: Written sometime after the publication of E. G. Squier's work The States of Central America in 1858 and before C.
Hermann Berendt's death in 1878.