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Reliquiae Celticae: Texts, Papers, and Studies in Gaelic Literature and Philology Left by the Late Rev. Alexander Cameron, LL.D.

MACBAIN, Alexander; KENNEDY, Rev. John (eds.)

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Contains: memoir of Dr. Cameron; explanation of contractions, etc. used in the text; Dean of Lismore's Book; MacFarlane's Ossianic Collection; Gaelic proverbs and phrases; translations of hymns and poems; lectures and addresses including the oldest printed Gaelic books; place names; glossary of unpublished etymologies; other manuscripts and collections.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed at the "Northern Chronicle" Office
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1892, 1894
  • Place Published: Inverness
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Ex library fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: clxxi, [1], 430; vii, 661 p. 23 cm. Frontispiece portrait of Cameron in vol. I and 2 facsimile pages in vol. II. Blue cloth hardcovers. Ex library with call numbers on lower spines, labels and ink stamps on endpapers. Corners and spine ends worn. Vol. I cracked at front hinge with spine separating, ink inscription on front free endpaper, pages up to title detached, also cracked at rear hinge. Vol. II covers and first pages detached from text block, ink signature on front free endpaper, frontispiece and tissue guard browned. Foxing to first and last pages in both volumes and some scattered pencil notes.