O’Reilly, Irish-English Dictionary.
O'Reilly, Irish-English Dictionary.
O’Reilly, Edward. Irish-English Dictionary. Containing upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that have never appeared in any former Irish Lexicon with copious Quotations from the most esteemed ancient and modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of obscure Words; and numerous Comparisons of the Irish Words with those of similar Orthography, Sense or Sound in the Welsh and Hebrew Languages. In their proper Places in the Dictionary, are inserted the Irish Names of our indigenous Plants, with the Names by which they are commonly known in English and Latin… to which is Annexed, a compenious Irish Grammar. First Edition. Dublin, Printed by John Barlow, 1817. 26.5 x 21.5 cm. Eight unnumbered pages (Title, Dedication, Preface & Subscribers), 28 pages Irish Grammar followed by the complete Dictionary on unnumbered pages using double columns. Later quarter cloth over papered boards. Leather label with gilt title on spine. Red marbled edges. New end papers. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges and paper age darkened. Occasional very mild foxing and a few faint water stains. Name of previous owner on title page in ink.
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