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1976 W.F.H. Nicolaisen SCOTTISH PLACE NAMES - Villages Towns Scotland - 1st Ed

1976 W.F.H. Nicolaisen SCOTTISH PLACE NAMES - Villages Towns Scotland - 1st Ed

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Scottish Place-Names : Their Study and Significance.

By W.F.H. Nicolaisen.

Published by Batsford, London, 1976. First Edition. Hardback book with dust jacket. 210pp including the index. Illustrated with maps.

Very good clean condition throughout. Dust jacket remains unclipped and in very good condition. A very good first edition of this classic work.

This book, the result of twenty years' meticulous research, remains the only comprehensive and systematic study of Scottish place-names. From names which date from the dawn of time - such as the river names Tay and Avon - to more modern place-names, such as Fort William and Helensburgh, W.F.H. Nicolaisen brings to life the rich tapestry of history which has shaped Scotland over thousands of years. When first published in 1976, Scottish place-names was welcomed by reviewers for its innovative thinking and for setting new standards in place-
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