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The Personal Names of the Isle of Man (Manx Personal Names)

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Title:The Personal Names of the Isle of Man (Manx Personal Names)
Price:GBP£35.00 (about USD$43.80)
Book ID:B009-3577
Quantity:1
Publisher:Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, London, 1937
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1937, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

published under the auspices of Tynwald by the Manx Museum & Ancient Monuments Trustees; The first Manxman to make a special study of the surnames of the Isle of Man was the late Arthur William Moore, who in 1890 published the result of his labour. This edition was followed by two subsequent ones, all of which are long ago out of print. The present volume deals with the earliest recorded personal names on the Ogam and Runic monuments, down to those contained in the parochial registers and other sources, to the year 1830, about which time there is a great influx of surnames from the surrounding countries, the inclusion of which would have overburdened the text and would not have added materially to its historical value. Size: Large Octavo. 295 pages. Mark to front cover;. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Gilt titles spine with gilt motif front cover. blue cloth. Includes appendices, bibliography; preface; introduction & contents list.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Isle of Man; Names Isle of Man; History; Britain/UK; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3577.
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