An Essay On the Philosophical construction of Celtic nomenclature, more particularly in reference to the Welsh names of places in Wales JAMES Rev J (Iago Emlyn) 1800-1879 Publisher: CT Jefferies & Sons Publish Year: 1869 Publish Place: Bristol: Canynge Buildings, Redcliff-St. Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 005752 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Cloth Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £30.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information In green cloth, corners a little bumped. Spine, title in gilt, edges bumped. Internally, yellow endpages, bookplate remains to fpd, half title with contemp Welsh ink note (1876), , , (iv-xii), , , 2-166 pp, (vi) addenda, , distant and Bristol & Clifton subscribers, ink name to titlepage. A pencil note suggests there were approx 570 copies published? JAMES, a Congregational minister, was a competent scholar and a poet of some repute. A volume of his poems was published in 1848, as Cyfansoddiadau Buddugol a Cherddi Ereill, another volume in 1863 as Gweithiau Barddonol Iago Emlyn, and an essay on The Philosophical Construction of Celtic Nomenclature in 1869. See NLW WBO.