File NLW MS 10767C. - Gwyn Jones: The Green Island,

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NLW MS 10767C.


Gwyn Jones: The Green Island,


  • 1945-1946. (Creation)

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Material relating to the engravings by John Petts published in Gwyn Jones: The Green Island (Golden Cockerel Press, 1946), including letters, 1945-1946, to Christopher Sandford, the publisher, from Gwyn Jones, John Petts, John [Northcote] Nash, artist, and others; two original drawings by John Petts; and some page-proofs and pulls of illustrations. Professor Gwyn Jones's letters also contain several references to the preparation for publication by the Golden Cockerel Press of Gwyn Jones and Thomas Jones: The Mabinogion (1948).

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XIX, 243.

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See also NLW Gwyn Jones papers: John Petts, 73/1-12, which contains wood engravings for Gwyn Jones: The Green Island (Golden Cockerel Press, 1945) from John Petts.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10767C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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October 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Oxford Dictionary of National Biography on-line;

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  • Text: NLW MS 10767C.