A Dictionary of British Place Names

A Dictionary of British Place Names

A. D Mills, Anthony David Mills
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An expanded version of the best-selling A Dictionary of English Place-Names, this dictionary now also covers Scottish, Welsh, and Irish place-names. From Abbas Combe to Zennor, it gives the meaning and origin of over 15,000 British place-names.

"This is an essential reference book for every local historian's study, and at the price you can afford a second copy for the glove compartment or ruck-sack." —C. P. Lewis, Local History Magazine, "Another volume for every local historian's bookshelf." —Local Historian. "[A] book which will prove to be an invaluable travelling companion" —Landscape History.

About the Author: A. David Mills is Emeritus Reader in English, University of London, and a member of the Council of the English Place Name Society and of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and in Ireland. Other publications include A Dictionary of London Place-names (Oxford U. Pr., 2010), Place-names of the Isle of Wight: Their Origins and Meanings (Paul Watkins Pubg., 1996), and The Place-names of Dorset (English Place-name Society, 4 vols., 1977-2010).

Notes: 576 original pages have turned into 1012 in this e-book, due to large font size. A newer 4th edition (ISBNs 978-0199609086, 019960908X) was published in 2011.

Year:
2003
Edition:
3rd
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Language:
english
Pages:
576
ISBN 10:
0198527586
ISBN 13:
9780198527589
Series:
Oxford Quick Reference
File:
EPUB, 17.95 MB
IPFS:
CID , CID Blake2b
english, 2003
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