The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places. (In Two Volumes. P. W. JOYCE.

The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places. (In Two Volumes.

Dublin. M.H. Gill and Son. 1891-1893. Hardcover. 12mo. 18cm, Sixth edition, in 2 volumes, xiv,589 & viii,538pp., index of names and root words, original green cloth, blind and gilt stamped borders and decorations, gilt titles, in better than very good sound condition, (gar). ~ Patrick Weston Joyce, commonly known as P. W. Joyce(1827- 1914) was an Irish historian, writer and music collector, known particularly for his research in Irish etymology and local place names of Ireland. He produced many works on the history and culture of Ireland, the most enduring being being his pioneering The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places', first published in 1869. Item #38716

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