Stewart, Elements of Gaelic Grammar & A Practical Grammar of the Irish Language.…
Stewart, Elements of Gaelic Grammar & A Practical Grammar of the Irish Language.
Stewart, Alexander & O’Brien, Rev. Paul. Elements of Gaelic Grammar & A Practical Grammar of the Irish Language. [Two Books Bound in One]. Subtitle for Stewart: In four Parts: 1. Of Pronounciation and Orthoraphy. 2. Of the State of Speech. 3. Of Syntax. 4. Of Derivation and Composition. The Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged / First Edition. Two Books bound into One. Edinburgh & Dublin, Printed by C. Stewart / Printed by H. Fitzpatrick, 1812 & 1809. 20 x 12 cm. xxiii, 200 pages one folding chart / x, 214 pages with one folding chart. Contemporary calf. Morroco spine label with git title. Gilt line decorations. See images. Very good condition. Rubbed, bumped and age darkened. Internally dust dulled and damp stained (see images). A few neat annotations. Small wormholes to some pages, not affecting text. Overall a very nice copy.
Rev. Paul O’Brien was appointed to the professorship of the Irish language at Maynooth In 1802. He wrote and published this Irish grammar in 1809 for use by the clerical students there and continued as professor of Irish until his death in 1820.
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