The Correspondence of Edward Lye

Edited by
Margaret Clunies Ross and Amanda J. Collins

Publications of the Dictionary of Old English 6. 2004. xx, 412 pp. Casebound. ISBN 978–0–88844–906–1 • $94.95

Edward Lye (1694–1767), Anglo-Saxonist and antiquary, was an important contributor to the advancement of our understanding of the history and structure of the English language, its vocabulary and literature. This edition presents the 193 letters known to have passed between Lye and 45 correspondents between 1729 and Lye's death in 1767.

Published for the Dictionary of Old English by the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies


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