File 936B. - Printed matter, etc.,

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936B.

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  • 1791-[1871]. (Creation)

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The name 'Morris Davies, Portmadoc, 1849' occurs facing the Walter Davies essay and again without the date on the first page of the Geirlyfr Ysgrythyrol, together with a note in his autograph. Other names which occur include that of '[?John] Morgan, Moylyfronllwyd, Montgomery ? Shire'.

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A composite volume containing a copy (title-page wanting) of [Walter Davies, Rhyddid: traethawd a ennillodd ariandlws Cymdeithas y Gwyneddigion ar ei thestun i eisteddfod Llanelwy ... 1790 (Llundain, 1791)] and also Geirlyfr Ysgrythyrol (88 pp., Aaron - Barnu) [?1801], the original Part I (later withdrawn) of the work expanded by Thomas Charles and issued as Geiriadur Ysgrythyrol ... y llyfr cyntaf (1805). At the end of the volume are wrappers of [George Lewis], Esponiad ar y Testament Newydd, Rhif 1. (Caerlleon, [1800]) containing an advertisement for the Geirlyfr Ysgrythyrol, and there is also a cutting from Y Goleuad, [4 Chwef. 1871] containing a long letter from Morris Davies on the subject of 'Geirlyfr Ysgrythyrol John Roberts a Geiriadur Ysgrythyrol Charles'. At the beginning of the volume are (?) wrappers of Esponiad ar y Testament Newydd, Rhifyn XVII (Gwrecsam: Ioan Painter), with part of a sermon in manuscript, and Rhifyn XX (Bala, R. Saunderson), each with a list of books published by [Dr] G[eorge] Lewis. A note in the autograph of 'Morris Davies, Portmadoc' occurs on the first page of the Geirlyfr Ysgrythyrol.

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Welsh.

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Preferred citation: 936B.

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vtls005596162

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ISYSARCHB55

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 936B.