Bibliotheca Scoto-Celtica, or an Account of All the Books, Which Have Been Printed in the Gaelic Language; With Bibliographical and Biographical Notices

Bibliotheca Scoto-Celtica, or an Account of All the Books, Which Have Been Printed in the Gaelic Language; With Bibliographical and Biographical Notices

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...d Tighearna, 1741." "A Galick And English Vocabulary, with an Appendix of the terms of Divinity in the said Language. Written for the use of the Charity Schools, founded and endowed in the Highlands of Scotland: by the Honourable the Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge. By Mr. Alexander M'Donald, Schoolmaster at Ardnam 'urchan, in Argyleshire. Edinburgh: Printed by Robert Fleming, and Sold by Mris. Brown, in the Parliament Closs, 1741." This Vocabulary is not arranged alphabetically, but divided into subjects. It has now become rare, but may still be procured for 8s. or 10s. SHAW'S DICTIONARY. "A Galic And English Dictionary, containing all the Words in the Scottish and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that could be collated from the Voice, and Old Books and MSS. By the Rev. William Shaw, A. M. Volume I. London; Printed for the Author, by W. # A. Strahan; and Sold by J. Murray, Fleet-street; P. Elmsly, Strand; C. Elliot, J. Balfour, and R. Jamieson, Edinburgh; D. Prince, Oxford; and Pissot, at Paris, 1780." "An English And Galic Dictionary, containing the most useful and necessary Words in the English Language, explained by the correspondent Words in the Galic. By the Rev. William Shaw, A.M. Volume II. London; Printed for the Author, by W. 8$ A. Strahan: and Sold by J. Murray, Fleet-street; P. Elmsley, Strand; C. Elliott, J. Balfour, and JR. Jamieson, Edinburgh; D. Prince, Oxford; Messrs. Merril, Cambridge; Wilson, Dublin; and Pissot, at Paris, 1780." 4to. The published price of the above was L.2 2s. It is now scarce. Prior to the publication of Armstrong, it was frequently sold for L.3 13s. 6d., but can now be procured for 21s. Some of the Subscribers to this work contested at law that they should...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236933567
  • 9781236933560