Y Beibl Cyssegr-lan.. Sef yr Hen Destament, a'r Newydd [ ... ].
Folio volume, letterpress on paper, bound in blind panelled boards.
29.6 x 20 x 8.8 cm
Place of origin
Ty Mawr Wybrnant, Conwy (Accredited Museum)
vi, 555 leaves ; folio. Imperfect: wanting several leaves, including title-page, all supplied in facsimile; many leaves with extensive lamination (applied in early twentieth century?). Provenance: slip of paper pasted on upper flyleaf with nineneenth-century ownership inscription, label of the Tavenant Bookshop, Oxford, and price in pencil: £7/10/0; seventeenth and nineteenth-century annotations on New Testament title-page; anecdotal evidence ascribes twentieth-century ownership to Owen Wynn Richards, sometime of New York; bequeathed by him to Coleg Harlech in the 1960s; purchased 2014 from Coleg Harlech with National Trust legacy funds, donations from the Dyffryn Clwyd and Meirionnydd Associations, and local gifts. Binding: contemporary blind-tooled, panelled boards, heavily rubbed; modern rebacking; nineteenth-century spine label preserved on upper flyleaf.
Purchased in 2014 from Coleg Harlech with National Trust legacy funds, donations from the Dyffryn Clwyd and Meirionnydd Associations, and local gifts.