The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places (1910)

Author: P.W. Joyce

Book ID: 68035

Price: 150.00

The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places. In Three Volumes. Dublin: Educational Co. Ltd, 1910. Ex library set, with ink stamps. Rebound in green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A very good set.

First published in one volumes in 1869 then expanded to two. Volume three was a natural sequel and P.W. Joyce included names which were not included in the previous two volumes.

Educated at a hedge school – P.W. Joyce ( 1827-1914) was to become a key cultural figure in Ireland. Joyce started work in 1845 with the Board of National Education in Clonmel. He was later the President of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.

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