Archaeologia Cornu-Britannica; or, An essay to preserve the ancient Cornish language
containing the rudiments of that dialect, in a Cornish grammar and Cornish-English vocabulary, compiled from a variety of materials which have been inaccessible to all other authors. Wherein the British originl of some thousand English words in common use in demonstrated ; together with that of the power names of most towns, parishes, villages, mines, and gentlemen's seats amd families, in Wales, Cornwall, Devonshire, and othe parts of England /
by William Pryce.
|Main Creator:||Pryce, William, 1725?-1790|
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Sherbone : W. Cruttwell, 1790.
English linguistics, 1500-1800--a collection of facsimile reprints ;
"Much of the matter was taken whole sale from the collections of Thomas Tonkin and William Gwavas."--Dict. nat. biog.
Includes several letters written by Edward Lhuyd to Thomas Tonkin.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Physical description: 65,  p. ; 26 cm.
Reproduction Note: Microfiche. London : Scolar Press, 1974. 3 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. (English linguistics, 1500-1800 ; EL 362).
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