An Irish-English Dictionary, with copious quotations from the most esteemed ancient and modern writers, to elucidate the meaning of obscure words, and numerous comparisons of Irish words with those of similar orthography, sense, or sound in the Welsh and Hebrew Languages. With a supplement containing many thousand Irish words, with their interpretations in English, collected throughout Ireland, and among ancient unpublished manuscripts. By John O’Donovan.
Dublin, James Duffy and Co., Limited, No Year, inscribed 1897. 20 x 25 cm, 725 pages. Original green cloth with gilt and blind decorations. Title, author and publisher in gilt on spine. Clean and bright covers. Text block age darkened and slight foxing, otherwise very clean. Both hinges partially cracked. Binding a little shaky. Nice pencil inscription top of page 1, dated 20th April 1897, signed Julia.