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WORDS AND PLACES.
Taylor, Isaac.

WORDS AND PLACES.

Or Etymological Illustrations of History Ethnology and Geography. Macmillan and Co. 1885.
Sm. 8vo. xii + 375pp. + 72pp. publ. adverts. 5 maps including 2 folding 1 of which is in colour. Head of half title neatly cut away, hinges tender, sl. soiled original gilt lettered red cloth darkened and sl. chipped to spine, upper board sl. stained. Isaac Taylor (18291901), a philologist, toponymist, and Anglican canon of York (from 1885). First published in 1864. The above successful work was an early application of the nascent science of comparative philology exclusively to toponyms.
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