File 4 - Nuadhfoclóir bogcruaideach

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Nuadhfoclóir bogcruaideach

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  • 1706 (Creation)

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9 leaves : paper

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Number 3 in the library of Edward Murphy, Montreal. Acquired by the McGill Library in 1922.

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Consists of a fragment from a copy of an Irish disctionary or lexicon (foclóir). Begins with the entry "Ab" ands with the entry for "Coibic." Manuscript copied in 1706. Cover wanting. Contains a manuscript title-page with inscriptions of former owners. Text in two columns.

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  • Irish

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  • Gaelic Latin

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Manuscript inscriptions on cover: "Ad simplicem usum P. Francisci Valesii" and "Edmund Murphy 1718" (in different hands).

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Clipping from printed catalogue pasted onto title-page: "A fragment of an Irish vocabulary, or Focloir, to the word Coibic explaining the meaning of obsolete words in the Irish language. Written A.D. 1706."

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Armorial bookplate of Edward Murphy.

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MSG 440

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