- [1740x1918] / (Creation)
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i, 89 ff. ; 130 x 150 mm. Full leather, panel-stamped binding, with brass clasps; letters 'J' and 'D' tooled on upper cover. Probably bound by John Davies himself.
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Mrs J. A. Davies; Aberaeron; Donation; June 1958
See also NLW MS 12350A.
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Music book, [1740x1918], of John Davies ('Siôn Dafydd y Crydd'), bookbinder, cobbler and musician, of Llanfihangel Ystrad, Cardiganshire, consisting mainly of notes on the theory of music and psalmody, largely transcribed from the works of William Tans'ur and others.
Also included is an epitaph to John Davies, apparently composed by David Davies, Castell Hywel (f. 86 verso), together with a related note, 1918, by John Jones, Aberaeron (f. 87).
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Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 16663A.
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description compiled by Barbara Davies;