Archaeologia Cornu-Britannica; or, an Essay to Preserve the Ancient Cornish Language PRYCE William 1749-1823 Publisher: W Cruttwell Publish Year: 1790 Publish Place: Sherborne, Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 006998 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Jacket Condition: No Jacket Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £525.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1st and only edition, 1790. In half red calf over rubbed red marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners & edges worn. Spine, raised bands, glit & blind tooling, gilt title to red calf label. Internally, half title, , , 2-65, K-Hh3, ink ownership name to ffep (Eyre), newspaper article tipped to verso ffep, accompanied by 4 ms pages of notes, appears as though dedication leaf has been remounted on gutter. (243*182 mm). (ESTC T145137. Brunet 918). Title continues: Containing the Rudiments of That Dialect in a Cornish Grammar and Cornish-English Vocabulary. ... Wherein the British original of some thousand English words is demonstrated, together with that of the proper names of most towns, parishes, villages, mines and gentlemens seats and families in Wales, Cornwall Devonshire and other parts of England. Which includes 14 pages of letters from Edward Lhuyd to Thomas Tonkin, translation of the Lord's Prayer, a list of Cornish British Names, Cornish Grammar which is translated into Cornish, English & Welsh the introduction.