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... Horologium Ebraeum ...,

Wilhelmi Schickardi Horologium Ebraeum ... editio ultima ... (Apud Johannem à Sambix: Ultrajecti 1661), with the mark of ownership and textual additions in the hand of 'Richard Robert Jones [('Dic Aberdaron')] of the Parish of Aberdaron Lleyn Caernarvonshire North Wales'. On the same page is written the name of John Peter ('Ioan Pedr'), Bala, 1871, who has added the following annotations: 'Dic Aberdaron a ysgrifenodd yr uchod a'i law ei hun. Byddai weithiau yn defnyddio s ar ddiwedd yr enw canol, ac yn ei sillebu yn 'Roberts'. Gwelais ef yn cam sillebu Cymraeg a Seisonaeg fel hyn - 'Richard Roberts Jones ydi gwir berchenog y llyfr hwn', 'R.R.J. is the rite owner of this book. J. P. Gor. 29. 1871'.

... the Parliament explained to Wales,

A transcript of [John Lewis] Contemplations upon these times or the Parliament explained to Wales (London, 1646) made by J. R. Jones, London for J. H. Davies (see receipt, 16 December 1904, with the letters from J. R. Jones in the J. H. Davies Correspondence (Cwrtmawr Papers)). A reprint of this work was published in 1907 by Cymdeithas Llên Cymru.

A Bibliography Of Welsh Ballads,

Proof-sheets (galley) of parts of J. H. Davies, A Bibliography of Welsh Ballads (1911) viz. 'The Introduction', which differs slightly from the published version, and pp. 161-88, which have been corrected and revised and to which a number of ballads have been added in the published version.

A Compend of Rhetoric,

A volume containing 'A Compend of Rhetoric in two parts, 1756'. The spine is lettered 'Watsons Rhetoric' [most probably Robert Watson (1730?-1781), historian and rhetorician].

A Display of Herauldry; Dosparth Edeyrn Dafawd Aur; etc.

A manuscript in the hand of David Richards ('Dewi Silin') containing transcripts of John Davies: A Display of Herauldry (Salop, 1716); 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' by Hugh Morys; 'Edeyrn Dafawd aur' (see Cwrtmawr MS 233); 'cywyddau' by Ieuan ab Hywel Swrdwal and Gruffudd ab Ieuan ab Llywelyn, and 'Chwedl Rhitta Gawr' from a transcript by Edward Williams ('Iolo Morganwg') of a manuscript of James Davies ('Iaco ap Dewi'); a 'Letter from Mr Owen [William Owen-Pughe], Author of the Welsh and English Dictionary, containing Remarks on the Structure of the Welsh Language, and on the Characteristic of the Gwentian Dialect ...', printed in William Coxe: An Historical Tour in Monmouthshire, part II (London, 1801), pp. 405-7; and 'cywyddau', an 'awdl' and 'englynion' by Hugh Morys, Jno. Davies ('o'r Rhiwlas'), William Miltwn, Doctor Sion Kent, Simwnt Fychan, Richart Phylip, Sion Philip and Sion Cain, and incomplete poems. Pasted on the inside lower cover is an imperfect printed prospectus of Seren Gomer, 1813.

A Display of Herauldry,

A volume in the hand of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd') containing a text based on John Davies: A Display of Herauldry (Salop, 1716) and John Reynolds: A Display of Herauldry (Chester, 1739).

Myrddin Fardd, 1836-1921

A Grammar of the Welsh Language ...,

A translation into English of John Parry, Gramadeg o'r Iaith Gymraeg; Wedi ei drefnu yn fyr ac eglur, A'i gyfansoddi mewn iaith rwydd, er addysg i bobl ieuainge, ac eraill. Yr ail argraffiad, wedi ei ddiwygio (Caerlleon: M. Monk, 1825), under the title 'A Grammar of the Welsh Language ...'. The translation is subscribed 'T. N. Sep' 21st 1838' (p. 80).

A National Dictionary of the Welsh Language ...,

An interleaved copy of W. Owen Pughe (ed. Robert John Pryse): A National Dictionary of the Welsh Language : with English and Welsh Equivalents, vol. II (Denbigh, 1873), with copious additions and emendations in the hand of Robert Roberts ('Y Sgolor Mawr'). There are a few insets in the hand of Daniel Silvan Evans.

A survey of the Cathedral Church of Bangor ...,

A notebook containing extracts from Browne Willis, A survey of the Cathedral Church of Bangor ... (London, 1721), with additions in the form of a press cutting and of an extract in the hand of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd').

Abstract of Cwrtmawr deeds and documents,

A typewritten catalogue, with some manuscript insertions, by Francis Green, St Davids of deeds and documents, sixteenth to nineteenth century, in the possession of J. H. Davies [i.e. the Cwrtmawr collection of deeds now in the National Library of Wales and described in detail in a typewritten catalogue (1956)] relating to the families of 'Saunders of Pendine, Vaughan of Jordanston, Warren of Trewern, Allen of Cresselly, Philipps of Trellewellin (Manerawen), Price of Pendine, Williams of Dolgwm, Lewis of Llanveyney (Llangurig), Nelthorpe of Carmarthen, Shorter of London, Owen of Orielton, Lloyd of Peterwell, Powell of Mydrim, Wilkin of Lanrian, Higgon of Spittle, Williams of Pencarreg, Stedman of Strata Florida, Lewis of Llysnewydd and Herbert of Llanvihangel y Croythin', and of deeds and documents, sixteenth to seventeenth century, from the same collection relating to properties in Cardiganshire.

Abstracts of Cwrtmawr deeds,

A volume lettered 'Index to Deeds' containing chronological abstracts by J. H. Davies of selected deeds and documents, 1573-1778, in the Cwrtmawr library (see the typewritten schedule of Cwrtmawr Deeds in the National Library of Wales).

Account book of Bethel (Caeo) and Bwlch-y-rhiw churches,

A composite volume of home-made notebooks containing financial accounts of Bethel (Caeo) and Bwlch-y-rhiw Baptist Churches in Carmarthenshire, 1814-29, in the hand of David Thomas (1756-1840), Llwyn (ywermwd), Llan-y-crwys. Numerous insets, also largely in his hand, include additional statistics and accounts, 1812-35; a letter of dimission, 1830; Welsh hymns; a personal and farm account book of David Thomas, 1814-18 and 1831-2; veterinary recipes; an account of money collected by Joshua Thomas, Llwyn on his bidding day, 1815, etc. Two leaves used by the scribe for the sake of the blank dorse are bidding letters from Llaewenog [sic] [Llanwenog], 1814, Cardiganshire and Llanllwny, 1829, Carmarthenshire.

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