Title: Manx Names or the Surnames and Place-Names of the Isle of Man. With a Preface by Professor Rhys. Second Edition, Revised.
Publisher:  Elliot Stock, London, 1903,
Seller ID: 95271
MOORE, A.W. Manx Names or the Surnames and Place-Names of the Isle of Man. With a Preface by Professor Rhys. Second Edition, Revised. London : Elliot Stock, 1903. Pp [i]-xvi,1-261,(3). Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. Contents : Introduction. I. Surnames. 1. Surnames of Celtic Origin Derived from PersonalNames. 2. Surnames from Celtic Origin from Trades or Occupations; from Des criptive Nicknames; from Designation of Birthplace, etc. 3. Surnames of Scandinavian Origin. 4. Exotic Surnames. 5. Names Obsolete Before Written Records. II. Place-Names. A. Celtic. 1. Generic Terms for Topographical Features. 2. Names of Divisions of Land, not Topographical. 3. Distinctive Affixes. B. Scandinavian. 4. Generic Terms for Topographical Features. 5. Names ofDivisions of Land, not Topographical. 6. Distinctive Affixes. 7. English N ames. Light wear to spine ends and corners, penned gift inscription, else very good. 75.00