A Glossary With Some Pieces of Verse

A Glossary With Some Pieces of Verse

Jacob Poole & William Barnes (eds.)

A facsimile of the original edition from 1867, an account of Yola, an extinct Germanic language once spoken in remote regions of county Wexford, Ireland, between the 14th and 19th centuries and believed to have been introduced by English settlers. The book consists of a contextual history by William Barnes, followed by Jacob Poole's Yola/English dictionary, and a selection of traditional Yola songs, also translated for comparison. 

174.5 x 108 mm
144 pp, b&w
May 2009
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