File NLW MS 37B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Hanes cerddoriaeth, barddoniaeth a thrioedd Cymreig, &c.,

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Hanes cerddoriaeth, barddoniaeth a thrioedd Cymreig, &c.,


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154 pp. ; 202 x 160 mm. Bound in calf.

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Formerly in the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps.

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A volume written by Edward Jones (Bardd y Brenin) (1752-1824) and William Jones, Llangadfan (1726-1795) containing transcripts on the history and technical aspects of Welsh music, poetry, cerdd dant, etc., with transcribed examples of poetry. The volume also includes a letter from William Salesbury to Gruffydd Hiraethog (pp. 32-35), notes relating to William Salesbury (p. 35), and accounts of figures and events from Welsh history and legend.

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Welsh, English.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Williams MS 242; Phillipps MS 20906.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 37B [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 37B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 37B.