File NLW MS 1973B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Henry Salesbury's Dictionary

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Henry Salesbury's Dictionary


  • 1785, [1788] (Creation)

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76 ff. (paginated 1-152) ; 195 x 160 mm.

Quarter leather over boards.

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A volume containing a transcript, 1785, by Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) of Henry Salesbury's Dictionary (pp. 5-152). Also included is an elegy to Evan Evans, [1788], in the autograph of David Ellis (pp. 1-2).

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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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Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 804.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 4. Listed as MS 34 in Dafydd Ddu Eryri's Catalogue of Panton Manuscripts (see Cwrtmawr 331C), which number was omitted altogether by J. Gwenogvryn Evans (1905).


Preferred citation: NLW MS 1973B.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 1973B.
  • Text: NLW MS 1973B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..