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Dictionary of the Place-Names of Wales

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Published in 2007 by Gomer Press. Dictionary of the Place-Names of Wales, by Hywel Wyn Owen and Richard Morgan. This scholarly and accessible dictionary, the first of its kind in Wales, deals with most of the place-names of Wales as well as prominent features of the landscape. For each name, the authors provide the evidence of historical forms and dates, identify the etymological elements, comment on the derivation, meaning and linguistic development, and explain the topographic, social or historical significance. Based on the authors' original research and that of other place-names scholars past and present, this authoritative dictionary also includes an invaluable glossary of the place-names elements.

Very good condition hardback with very good dustjacket. Negligible wear.

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Original dustjacket
Author(s):
Wyn Owen, Hywel; Morgan, Richard
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6¼" x 10"
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1843239019
ISBN-13:
9781843239017
Number of pages:
506
Publisher:
Gomer
Title:
Dictionary of the Place-Names of Wales

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Published in 2007 by Gomer Press. Dictionary of the Place-Names of Wales, by Hywel Wyn Owen and Richard Morgan. This scholarly and accessible dictionary, the first of its kind in Wales, deals with most of the place-names of Wales as well as prominent features of the landscape. For each name, the authors provide the evidence of historical forms and dates, identify the etymological elements, comment on the derivation, meaning and linguistic development, and explain the topographic, social or historical significance. Based on the authors' original research and that of other place-names scholars past and present, this authoritative dictionary also includes an invaluable glossary of the place-names elements.

Very good condition hardback with very good dustjacket. Negligible wear.

Added value:
Original dustjacket
Author(s):
Wyn Owen, Hywel; Morgan, Richard
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6¼" x 10"
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1843239019
ISBN-13:
9781843239017
Number of pages:
506
Publisher:
Gomer
Title:
Dictionary of the Place-Names of Wales

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