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Wright, Joseph and Wright, Elizabeth Mary

Title An Elementary Middle English Grammar: Second Edition
Publisher Oxford Clarendon Press
Date 1962
Book ID 38188


Small 8vo., hardback, usual maroon cloth, lettered gilt, xiii+226pp.. In very good condition. Clean, bright and tight. No dust-wrapper. With a concise account of phonology and inflexions of the Middle English period.Eminent self-taught philologist Joseph Wright, established the scientific study of dialect in Britain. Along with many grammars and other works on early English, Wright’s greatest achievement was the six-volume English Dialect Dictionary which has not yet been superseded. His wife Elizabeth Mary collaborated with him on a number of books and also published separately: ‘Rustic Speech and Folklore’ in 1913.
Price: £12.00

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