- 1715 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
295 pp. (foliated and paginated 1 blank f. + i-vr pp. + vi-xi ff. + 283 pp.) + 1 envelope ; 317 x 189 mm. Full green leather with a clasp.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A fully-indexed collection of culinary and medicinal recipes made by Madam Sidney Wynne of Melai, 1715.
A number of dried ferns and leaves which had been placed in the book are now in sixteen separate envelopes.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part I (Aberystwyth, 1940-3), 20.
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 515 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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Name access points
- Wynne, Sidney, Melai (Subject)