Publications Volume 8-11; No. 13; Nos. 15-16

Publications Volume 8-11; No. 13; Nos. 15-16

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...previously included in the Society's series--Mr. Atkinson's Cleveland Glossary and Dr. Murray's great work on the Dialect of the Southern Counties of Scotland. Both are oat of print and scarce. Dr. Murray's work (if he can find time from his Dictionary labours to undertake the superintendence of a new edition) will be published by the E.D.S. in conjunction with the Philological Society, among whose Transactions it first appeared. Mr Peacock's Manle' and Corringham Glossary forms No. 15 of the E.D.S. Publications, and was issued in 1877. This is the first instance of the Society undertaking to put forth a second edition of one o its books; but in view of the additions that will be made to a most interesting volume, and to other improvements, the members will no doubt sanction and approve the innovation. 4. To complete the survey of the work in preparation, it is nccessar' to append a list of the works previously announced. It is as follows: --Collection of Dialect Words culled from the Philosophical Transactions. By James Britten. (MS. in possession of the Honorary Secretary.) Durham Words and Phrases. By Thomas Satchell. Derbyshire Glossary. By Professor Skeat and Thomas Hallam. Devonshire Glossary. By John Shelly. English Dialects: their Homes and Sounds. By A. J. Ellis, F.R.S. Being a condensation of the E.D.S. of Part V. of his Early English Pronunciation.) Fish Names and Fishing Terms. By Thomas Satchell. Gloucestershire Words. By J. D. Robertson. Index to Provincialisms in Notes and Queries. By Charles W. Sutton. Lancashire Glossary, Part III. Public School Words. By the Hon. A. Percy Allsopp. South-East Worcestershire Words. By Jesse Salisbury. Beds. A collection of words made by the Rev. W. F. Rose, who has, however, been...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236847911
  • 9781236847911