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Welsh Place and House Names [typescript]

Welsh Place and House Names [typescript] by LYONS, E A  (1943)

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Author: LYONS, E A
Title: Welsh Place and House Names
Year: 1943
Publisher: Unpublished
Place: Llanelly
Dust Jacket: No
Signed: No
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[ff] 100 Substantial original typescript on the origins of Welsh place and house names and their translations into English which was presented with some flourish to Llanelly Public Library. Foolscap paper in red and black, annotated throughout by the author, firmly held in a Perry Spring Binder. Four letters and a dedication page precede the text in which the author who lived at Station House, Bynea offered his work and was subsequently delighted to deposit this copy with the Borough Librarian, J E Thomas who praises 'this painstaking production' which will 'be carefully preserved.. It is our custom to inform the local newspapers of important donations...' Lyons describes his work as containing 'over 2000 [place names], together with well over 600 Prefixes, Suffixes, Derivatives....' gives a list of his authorities and summarises his subject as 'an intensely interesting study... Wales is an ancient country. It is a country of romance....'
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