Celtic Researches, On the Origin, Traditions & Language, of the Ancient Britons; DAVIES Edward 1756-1831 Publisher: Edward Davies Publish Year: 1804 Publish Place: London: Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 001251 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £195.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1st ed, 1804. In worn half calf, over red marbled boards, corners & edges lightly bumped & worn, some blind tooling. Spine, filt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to red calf label, edges rubbed. Internally, , iv-(x), , (ii-lxxiii), , , 2-561 pp, , (6) index to Celtic Researches, red marbled endpapers, text block edges marbled red, book label tp fpd (Arthur Davies Berrington - possibly of Pant y Goetre in Monmouthshire), binders stamp to verso of fep, some light spotting to blanks, light edge browning, occasional marginal pencil note. (Folio, 14.5*23.8 cms). (Huth 397). Davies, antiquary and author, whose overambitious attempt at studying, inter alia, the origin of speech and the fundamental principles of language came to fruition in Celtic Researches - see ODNB for a full Bio.