An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations, by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers; Shewing Their Affinity to Those of Other Languages... 4 Volumes Bound As 2
Edinburgh: W Creech; A Constable & Co; W Blackwood; W & C Tait; Longman, Hirst, Rees & Orme; &c, 1808. First Edition. Red hardback leather covers. 280mm x 22mm (11" x 1"). xx, 46pp, [1000pp]; xvi, 643pp, 712pp... and especially the Northern explaining many terms, which, though now obsolete in England, were formerly common in both countries; and elucidating national rites, customs, and institutions, in their analogy to those of other nations: to which is prefixed, a Dissertation on the origin of the Scottish language.. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers heavily rubbed and scuffed. Slight foxing. Page edges browning .
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Keywords: Dictionaries Scotland Languages 1750 - 1850 Antiquarian