File A9 - Manawyddan vab Llyr

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A9

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Manawyddan vab Llyr

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  • [1841] (Creation)

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A9/1: 38 ff. (text on rectos only) ; 230 x 185 mm.
A9/2: 20 ff. (text on rectos only) ; 230 x 185 mm.
A9/3: 1 f. ; c. 440 x 185 mm.

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A transcript, [?1841] (watermarks 1836, 1838), [in the hand of John Jones (Tegid)], of the Welsh text of 'Manawyddan vab Llyr' (entitled 'Llyma y dryded geinc or mabinogi') [see Mabinogion (1849), III, 143-161] (A9/1); and a draft, [1841], of Charlotte Guest's translation into English [Mabinogion (1849), III, 162-184] (A9/2). Also included is a draft, [1841], for the single note, originally probably intended for inclusion in the notes on 'Kulhwch and Olwen' [Mabinogion (1849), III, 185-186] (A9/3).
The texts were first published in The Mabinogion… Part VI: Branwen the daughter of Llyr, Manawyddan the son of Llyr, and Math the son of Mathonwy (London and Llandovery, 1845).

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  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh.

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Folio 29 (A9/1) and f. 10 (A9/2) cut in two; bottom of f. 17 (A9/2) (comprising '…a thief…' to '...have come at…' in Mabinogion (1849), III, 181) cut away. The cuts coincide with the beginnings of new gatherings in the 1849 printed version.

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  • Text: A9 (Box 2)