HOGAN, Edmund. Onomasticon Goedelicum Locorum Et Tribuum Hiberniae et Scotiae An Index, with Identifications, to the Gaelic Names of Places and Tribes.
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Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co., London: Williams & Norgate, 1910. Super royal octavo. pp. xvi, 695, . Quarter crushed brown levant morocco over cloth boards, spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt direct in the second and third, the remainder with a gilt shield in centres; brown and gold endbands; cream endpapers. Top edge gilt. A fine copy. Edmund Ignatius Hogan, S.J. (1831-1917) was a Cork born Jesuit scholar. Having received an education in Belgium, France and Rome he returned to Ireland to teach languages in a variety of institutions including Clongowes Wood College, Sacred Heart College Limerick, and University College Dublin. He was also Todd Professor of Celtic at the Royal Irish Academy. The ‘Onomasticon Goedelicum’ is a seminal work on the history of Irish place and tribal names and compliments previous work done in this area by Colgan, O’Donovan and Reeves.
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