Calder, George; edited by
Title AURAICEPT NA N-ECES: The Scholar's Primer; being the texts of the ogham tract from the Book of Ballymote and the Yellow Book of Lecan, and the text of the Trefhocul from the Book of Leinster
Book Condition Minor wear to the corner tips, nick to the lower shelf edges, else very good in gilt-stamped original green cloth, top edge gilt; no dust jacket. Tall octavo. 374 pages; indexes. Manuscript plates with fold-out supplemental leaf.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Edinburgh: John Grant, 1917.
Seller ID 56665.00
Auraicept na n-Éces ("the scholars' primer") is claimed as a 7th century work of Irish grammarians. This edition contains eight manuscripts; with introduction, translation of the Ballymote text, notes, and indexes by Calder. Scarce!
Celtic Literature. Medieval Literature. Linguistics. Language.