The English Dialect of Donegal. A Glossary (1953)

Author: Michael Traynor

Book ID: 68060

Price: 195.00

The English Dialect of Donegal. A Glossary. Incorporating the collections of H. C. Hart (1847-1908). Dublin: R.I.A., 1953. First Edition. Pp xxiv + 336. Publisher’s green buckram, title in gilt on spine. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. A good copy.

A scarce and very comprehensive dictionary of over 300 pages of English from the county of Donegal. There is a brief introduction of a few pages in which a little history is offered.

Traynor drew heavily on literature from Donegal authors and from a collection of dialect words made by Henry Chichester Hart whose family came from Donegal. He also used material from Wright’s English Dialect Dictionary.

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