File NLW MS 23093C - Lecture on Celtic languages,

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NLW MS 23093C


Lecture on Celtic languages,


  • 1840 / (Creation)

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i, 57 ff. (paginated 1-114) ; 225 x 140 mm. Cloth over boards, gold tooling and 'Lectures on Languages &c. II Original MSS' in gold on spine.

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'Phillis Howard Foster, 1865' on f. i.

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David Harbourne; Cardiff; Purchase; 1993

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A volume containing a lecture, 1840, on the Celtic languages by Edward Ward Foster (1762-1865) of Derby, philologist, the second in a series of six lectures by him on 'Language, Rhetoric and Elocution'.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23093C

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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February 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IX (Aberystwyth, 2003);

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  • Text: NLW MS 23093C.