Book Description
B/w. frontis. photo. of the so-called 'Authorities' who, among others, assisted the author with this book; contents include: Foreword; Preface; Spelling Adopted; Abbreviations; Introduction; Pronunciation; Grammar; List of Words Connected in Meaning; Proverbs and Sayings; Characteristic and Idiomatic Expressions; Idiomatic Uses of Words; Verses Current in Strathearn; Names of Some Well-known Songs; A Local Ballad & 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" & "The Dialect of Robert Burns as Spoken in Central Ayrshire")
Dealer Notes
First Edition; Gilt titles spine; Deckled edges (rough cut)
Author Wilson, James
Date 1915
Binding Hardcover (Original Green Cloth)
Publisher Oxford University Press (London)
Condition Good Condition (No Dust Jacket)
Pages 276

Price: £30.00

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