File 3. - Welsh poetry and prose

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Welsh poetry and prose


  • [17 cent.]-[late 18 cent.] (Creation)

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164 pp., unnumbered, several blank, others mutilated ; 290 x 190 mm.


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Inside the cover are two letters, 8 and 9 May 1911, from Sir J. Herbert Lewis and Lady Lewis, to whom the manuscript had been lent.

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A volume of Welsh poetry, with some prose items, written in the seventeenth and late eighteenth centuries in several distinct hands. The following are among the previous owners: John Jones of Tu yn y graig, Cerrig y druidion, Edward Jones, 1723, and David Morris.

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  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh and English.

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Pages 73-76 becoming loose.

Finding aids

A detailed list of the contents of this volume is available in the typescript Schedule of Plas Nantglyn MSS and Estate Records held at NLW, pp. 11-18.

The poems in the volume are indexed on-line in the Index to Welsh Poetry in Manuscript (MALDWYN): ‚Äč

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Preferred citation: 3.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: 3.