File NLW MS 22068E. - Edward Jones letter, national airs,

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NLW MS 22068E.


Edward Jones letter, national airs,


  • 1794, 1817 / (Creation)

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109 ff. ; 330 x 240 mm. Quarter-calf and vellum over boards.

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Bookplate of J. F. M. Dovaston inside front cover; signature of John Dovaston, 1796, on ff. 5, 61.

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A copy of Edward Jones, Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards ... (London, 1794), with a few annotations by John Dovaston. Among items tipped in are transcripts by Edward Jones of Welsh, English and Irish airs (ff. 1, 73, 106) and a letter from him to Dovaston, 16 January 1817, concerning Welsh folk-tunes and other national airs (ff. 74-75). The letter is in answer to Dovaston's letter of 25 December 1816, which is part of Cardiff MS 4.130.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22068E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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