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The Dialect of Robert Burns as Spoken in Central Ayrshire

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Title:The Dialect of Robert Burns as Spoken in Central Ayrshire
Price:GBP£35.00 (about USD$43.70)
Book ID:B009-3790
Publisher:Oxford University Press, London, 1923
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Printed Boards)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Oxford University Press, 1923, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

B/w. frontis. photo. of the 'Authorities' who assisted the author with this book; contents include: Foreword; Preface; Spelling Adopted; Abbreviations; Pronunciation; Burn's System of Spelling; Grammar; Comparison Between the Dialects of Ayrshire and Perthshire; Christian Names; Surnames; Place Names; Days, Months and Terms; Calls to Animals; Proverbs and Sayings; Some Idiomatic Expressions; Verses Current in Ayrshire; Specimen Verses of Burns Spelt as Pronounced in Centra; Ayrshire & a Dictionary. List of contents to front. We also have for sale two other first edition books by this author: "The Dialects of Central Scotland" & "Lowland Scotch as Spoken in the Lower Strathearn district of Perthshire" Size: Octavo (standard book size). 195 pages. a brown stain (probably glue) to inner margin of reverse of title page, not affecting text. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Deckled edges (rough cut). Black titles spine. some wear to spine & a very small dent to rear cover; small closed tear to outer margin page 109/110. green boards. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Language & Linguistics; Genealogy & Local History; Scottish Verse; Scotch Language; Scotland; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3790.
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