The Place-Names of the Decies (1907)
Book ID: 66288
The Place-Names of the Decies. London: David Nutt, 1907. First Edition. Xxvii, 503. Frontispiece map of the Decies, with three maps in the text. Publisher’s green cloth. Maroon cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s quarter morocco cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine. Covers scuffed & lightly worn. Contetns in good condition.
First published in book-form 1907, Place-Names of the Decies, had been appearing for years in the local journal as a series of articles.
Patrick Power went from parish to parish collecting the information for the articles & became the historian par excellence of the diocese of Waterford and Lismore.