[Spellyans] Bewnans Ke

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Tue Nov 16 14:50:26 GMT 2010

I am fortunate enough to have a copy of the Williams & Thomas edition  
and absolutely treasure it.  I did see the other which a friend bought  
by mistake.  The less said, the better.


On 16 Du 2010, at 14:28, j.mills at email.com wrote:

> Perhaps a second edition is called for if the Thomas and Williams  
> Bewnans Ke is now out of print. I bought a copy when it first came  
> out. It is a very fine scholarly edition and I would not hesitate in  
> recommending it to any serious scholar of Cornish. I seem to  
> remember some people saying that they found it prohibitively  
> expensive. Perhaps a paperback edition is now called for.
> Ol an gwella,
> Jon
> _____________________________________
> Dr. Jon Mills,
> University of Kent
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nicholas Williams <njawilliams at gmail.com>
> To: Standard Cornish discussion list <spellyans at kernowek.net>
> Sent: Tue, Nov 16, 2010 10:12 am
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] ragtho, rygthy
> ....
> I had an email from somebody recently asking me where he could find
> copies of Bewnans Ke. Our editio princeps is now out of print.
> My correspondent wrote:
> "We have dipped into the Life of Ke, using an edition by some
> individual called K George ... which, as you will know better than me,
> has a very wooden and pompous manner. But Blackwells say that your
> editio princeps is not now available."
> ....
> Nicholas
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Craig Weatherhill

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