The Place-Names of the Decies (1952)
Book ID: 64076
The Place-Names of the Decies. Second Edition. Foreword by Alfred O’Rahilly. Cork: Cork University Press, 1952. Pp 489. Frontispiece map of the Decies. Maroon cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s green dustjacket lettered in white. Jacket creased and chipped along edges, contents bright & clean.
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.
Canon Power died in 1951 and this 1952 edition was published with the financial aid contributed by friends & admirers. List of subscribers to rear.
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