Book Description
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' .
Dealer Notes
First Edition; Gilt titles spine& front with gilt saltire emblem to front; Top edge gilt in good condition; foxing to page edges only
Author Craigie, W. A., John Buchan, Peter Giles, & J. M. Bulloch
Date 1924
Binding Hardcover (Full Leather)
Publisher Cassell (London)
Condition Near Fine Condition
Pages 12 + 151

Price: £35.00

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