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The Place names of Dorset, Fagersten, Anton

Author Name    Fagersten, Anton

Title   The Place names of Dorset

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   East Ardsley, Wakefield, Yorkshire E P Publishing Limited 1978

ISBN Number    0715812378 / 9780715812372

Seller ID   004141

First published in 1933, this book is the 1978 facsimile of the original. Navy blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to base of spine and corner of front cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn, with sunning to spine and jacket edges, small tear to base of spine of jacket. Not price-clipped. 334pp. The author collected all the place names in Dorset that were recorded in medieval documents; by and large this means that he included only names for which a form has been found dating from before 1500. Local pronunciations are also given, as well as a guide to names which have been "lost", including Turberville Stoke, used by Thomas Hardy in Tess of the D'Urbervilles. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Price = 20.00 GBP

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