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The Celtic Placenames of Scotland

The Celtic Placenames of Scotland


Title: The Celtic Placenames of Scotland
Author: W, J. Watson
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh
Date: 1993


Softback reprint of the 1926 edition

  • Additional Product Information

    The Publisher Birlinn describes as follows:

    "First published in 1926, this book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of the country. It is divided into sections dealing with early names, territorial divisions, general surveys of areas, and also looks at saints, church terms and river names. As the standard reference work on the subject it has never been surpassed. This edition contains an introduction which includes biographical material about the author, together with corrigenda and addenda."

  • Condition Notes

    Nice and clean edition.

    Some creasing on the outer cover and spine.

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