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Illustrated Gaelic - English Dictionary
Edward Dwelly’s classic dictionary in clear new print

Illustrated Gaelic - English Dictionary
Edward Dwelly | 30 September 2011
Hardback & eBook
£55.00 (eBook £9.99) | Available
ISBN 9781907165023 (eBook 9781907165092)

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The first edition of this classic dictionary was published more than a hundred years ago in 1901. Still a marvelous source of words, it holds a special place in the Gaelic world.

Instead of a lithographic reproduction this edition is newly typeset. This has allowed us to increase the font size slightly and, as a result, the text is much clearer than ever before. Small things were adjusted: typos, errors in the alphabetic ordering and the orthography has been tweaked a wee bit regarding some inconsistencies. The illustrations were digitally cleaned and they too are now much clearer, especially the numbering on the more complex illustrations.

No new terms have been added, so it’s “Dwelly virtually the way he always was” and Akerbeltz is delighted to make this admirable book available again.