File NLW MS 13170B. - Poetry, Cyfrinach beirdd ynys Prydain,

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NLW MS 13170B.


Poetry, Cyfrinach beirdd ynys Prydain,


  • [1767x1800] / (Creation)

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Pp. 17-35 (24 missed out), 39- 48, 59-64, [65-66], 69-70, 73-74, [75-78], 79-80, [81-86], 89-104, 107-198, 201-240, 243-248, 253-270, 273-282, the pages in square brackets inserted from the Iolo A. Williams collection. Bound in green vellum.

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An imperfect volume containing English poetry by, and in the autograph of, Edward Williams, 'Iolo Morganwg', with four pieces of paper headed 'Castles in the Air', No. I, No. II, No. II[I], No. IV, containing a list of the contents to p. 192. Also included are twenty-four folios, damaged and cut away at the edges, containing part of an early version of 'Cyfrinach Beirdd Ynys Prydain' in the autograph of Iolo Morganwg.

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English, Welsh.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Llanover E. 8.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13170B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 13170B.