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.
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' .
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
Binding Hardcover (Full Leather)
Publisher Cassell (London)
Condition Near Fine Condition
Pages 12 + 151