File NLW MS 1987B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Numismata Dinlleana, &c.

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Numismata Dinlleana, &c.


  • [c. 1769] (Creation)

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126 ff. ; 210 x165 mm.

Bound in leather with double blind fillets; bookplate of Evan Evans inside front cover.

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A manuscript in the autograph of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) containing a copy of the Rev. Richard Farringdon's 'Numismata Dinlleana or a brief account ... of certain ancient and curious medals found at Dinas Dinlle in Carnarvonshire', including detailed descriptions of each medal, with sketches of the lives of the Emperors depicted upon them, and also an account of Dinas Dinlle (ff. 1-38); a 'Botanologium', with names of plants in Latin, Welsh and English (ff. 39-58); poetry, by poets including Tudur Aled and William and SiƓn Phylip (ff. 59-82); pedigrees (ff. 83-96); a letter, dated 26 October 1769, from Richard Morris, at the Tower of London, relating to books of ?Goronwy Owen (ff. 121-122); a note by Ieuan Fardd, 'On my 38th birthday, June 1st 1769' (f. 123); and various other extracts, 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, Welsh, 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), 826-827.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 18.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 1987B.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 1987B.
  • Text: NLW MS 1987B [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..