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Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary

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Title:Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary
Price:GBP£30.00 (about USD$37.70)
Book ID:B009-3911
Quantity:1
Publisher:William Hodge & Co, Glasgow & Edinburgh, 1899
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
William Hodge & Co, 1899, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

These notes on Jamieson's dictionary of the Scottish language were first published in the Glasgow Herald & are collected & amplified here by their author to be published in book form for the first time. Described by their writer as 'fragmentary, very incomplete & nothing like a revision or correction of Jamieson's work' they nonetheless provide interesting cross-references to the meanings & origins of the words alphabetically listed in this volume. To the front is a six-page prefatory note by the author & a copy of his letter to the editor of the Glasgow Herald. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 7 + 186 pages. Text is in Scots. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt in good condition. Gilt titles spine. vertical wrinkle to cloth of rear cover, minor dents to cover edges & light wear to spine ends & corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; Scots Language; Dictionaries; Philology; Scotland; Scots Language; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3911.
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