GRAMMATICA CELTICA. E MONUMENTIS VETUSTIS TAM HIBERNICAE LINGUAE QUAM BRITANNICAE DIALECTI CAMBRICAE CORNICAE ARMORICAE NEC NON E GALLICAE PRISCAE RELIQUIIS
Publisher: Lipsiae:Apud Weidmannos
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Lipsiae:Apud Weidmannos. 1853. lvi + 1163pp. Hardcover. 2 Volumes. Both volumes rebound in buckram, with new end-pages, Titles in gilt on spine. Pages are age-toned, with title page and last page of both volumes quite darkened with age. Both volumes in very good condition. Boards are slightly rubbed and lightly soiled. Overall, a very good set. *According to Wikipedia ..."Composed in Latin, the work draws on the earliest Old Irish, Middle Welsh and other Celtic primary sources to construct a comparative grammar, which was the first to lay out a steady basis for Celtic linguistics...His Grammatica Celtica proved beyond doubt that Celtic Languages were a group of the Indo-European family, which put Celtic philology on a sound scientific basis."