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Celtic Place-names of Scotland, The
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CELTIC PLACE-NAMES OF SCOTLAND, THE

PAPERBACK BY WATSON, W. J.; TAYLOR, SIMON

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ISBN
9781906566357
IMPRINT
JOHN DONALD SHORT RUN PRESS
 
 
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PUBLISHER
JOHN DONALD PUBLISHERS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
598 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JUN 2011

DESCRIPTION

First published in 1926, this book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of the country. It is divided into sections dealing with early names, territorial divisions, general surveys of areas, and also looks at saints, church terms and river names. As the standard reference work on the subject it has never been surpassed. This edition contains an introduction which includes biographical material about the author, together with corrigenda and addenda.