Irish- English Dictionary. First Edition (1904)

Author: Rev. Patrick S. Dinneen

Book ID: 67583

Price: 95.00

Irish- English Dictionary. Being a Thesaurus of the Words, Phrases and Idioms of the Modern Irish Language, with Explanations in English. Dublin: Published for the Irish Text Society, by M.H. Gill & Son, 1904. First Edition. Pp xvi, 803, xxii, [1]. Irish Text Society style binding of green buckram, title & Celtic symbol in gilt to upper cover, and spine. Dust soiling to covers, early inscriptions to endpaper & title, otherwise a very good copy.

The scarce first edition of this highly regarded Irish dictionary.

Pádraig Ó Duinnín worked on the Irish-English Dictionary from 1901 to 1904. In James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ this one-time Jesuit appears briefly as a background figure in the National Library.

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