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Two copies of the printed Dictionnaire Celto-Breton ou Breton-Français of J. F. M. M. Le Gonidec

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Two copies of the printed Dictionnaire Celto-Breton ou Breton-Français of J. F. M. M. Le Gonidec (Angoulême, 1821) cut up and pasted in two books with numerous manuscript notes and additions by William Monck Mason, chiefly exhibiting the connexion of Breton with Welsh.

The volumes divide before P, but the order of letters is not that of the English alphabet.

Dates

  • 1821, 1850

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • Breton
  • English
  • Welsh
  • Celtic languages
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Bret. c. 1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Bret. c. 1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18658

Abstract

Two copies of the printed Dictionnaire Celto-Breton ou Breton-Français of J. F. M. M. Le Gonidec (Angouleme, 1821), partly written in about A.D. 1850 by W. M. Mason.

Biographical / Historical

William Charles Monck Mason (1775–1859) was a historian.

Jean François Marie Maurice Agathe Le Gonidec (1775-1838) was a linguist and antiquarian.

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. V, nos. 28787-28788.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library at an auction sale at Sotheby's on July 1, 1861, for £6 10s (lot 102).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library at an auction sale at Sotheby's on July 1, 1861, for £6 10s (lot 102).
Title
Two copies of the printed Dictionnaire Celto-Breton ou Breton-Français of J. F. M. M. Le Gonidec
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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