File NLW MS 1997B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Introduction to British History, &c.

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Introduction to British History, &c.


  • 1785 (Creation)

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ii, 66 ff. (paginated 1-132) ; 200 x 165 mm.

Quarter leather and marbled papers over boards; rebacked at NLW.

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A volume containing an account of the manuscripts transcribed by Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) in the form of a dedicatory letter, dated 8 August 1785, addressed to Sir Roger Mostyn (pp. 1-15), together with his introduction to British History (pp. 17-132). The text includes many quotations and extracts from Robert Vaughan, William Jones, Bishop Humphrey Humphreys, from Greek and Latin authors, etc.

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

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English, Greek, Latin.

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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), 837.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 28.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 1997B.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 1997B.
  • Text: NLW MS 1997B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..