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A copy of the very rare Welsh grammar by Griffith Roberts

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MS. Welsh f. 8

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A copy of the very rare Welsh grammar by Griffith Roberts, with the title 'Dosparth byrr ar y rhann gyntaf i Ramadeg Cymraeg ... ,' printed in 1567 at Milan. The printed exemplar here copied wanted 6 pages in the introductory matter, and 18 in the first part: and the copy extends only to p. 77, in the first part.

Dates

  • Written in the 18th century

Extent

90 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Welsh f. 8, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Welsh f. 8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19101

Overview

A copy of the very rare Welsh grammar by Griffith Roberts

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31444

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bought Dec. 1891 from a descendant of the rev. David Richards to whom the collection belonged. This volume was owned by 'Dafydd Rhisiart, 1755.'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Title
A copy of the very rare Welsh grammar by Griffith Roberts
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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