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The Scottish Tongue. A Series of Lectures on the Vernacular Language of Lowland Scotland, delivered to the Members of the Vernacular Circle of the Burns Club of London

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Title:The Scottish Tongue. A Series of Lectures on the Vernacular Language of Lowland Scotland, delivered to the Members of the Vernacular Circle of the Burns Club of London
Price:GBP£35.00 (about USD$43.80)
Book ID:B009-3925
Quantity:1
Publisher:Cassell, London, 1924
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Cassell, 1924, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

original dark blue morocco covers with five raised bands to spine; blue marbled end-papers; 12-page titles, foreword & contents to the front. These lectures were delivered to the London Burns Club's Vernacular Circle which seeks to preserve the Scottish Lowland language from destruction. The four lectures are: 'The Present State of the Scottish Tongue'; 'Some Scottish Characteristics'; 'Dialect in Literature'; 'The Delight of the Doric in the Diminutive' . Size: Octavo (standard book size). 12 + 151 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. foxing to page edges only. Top edge gilt in good condition. Gilt titles spine& front with gilt saltire emblem to front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Language & Linguistics; Lowland Scottish; Scotch Language; Scots Dialect; Scotland; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3925.
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