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The Cambrian Journal; Published Under the Auspices of the Cambrian Institute

Volumes for 1855, 1856, 1861, 1862, 1863 and 1864

By The Cambrian Institute

1855 - 1864 - London - Longmans and Co. et al

8.5" by 5.5", v, 340; iv, 400; v, 356; iv, 344; v, 330; vii, 351pp  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

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The Cambrian Journal; published under the auspices of The Cambrian Institute. Being a retrospectives of the year discussing the developments for the nation of the Welsh people. With the occasional illustrations, tables and music.

In six volumes.

Included are the volumes from 1855, 1856, 1861, 1862, 1863 and 1864.

The journal commenced publication in 1854 and ran for 10 issues ending in 1863.

'When the Cambrian Institute was founded in 1854 by the late Ab Ithel with the aid of a few learned and patriotic Welshmen, the principal object he has in view thereby, was to unite in feeling and action his fellow countrymen not only in the Principality, but also wherever resident in any other part of the world, with individuals of other nations who were interested in the study and promotion of Celtic literature, with the express intention of preserving all remains of archaoloigcal value, as well as of publishing the unedited historical and legendary records of the ancient Cymry, the poetical and musical compositions of their bards, and other productions of acknowledged importance.'

Cambria is the classical name for Wales, being the Latinised form of the Welsh name Cymru (Wales).

With a preface to each volume.

With previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns.

CONDITION

In half calf bindings. Externally, generally sound but with some wear to extremities, rubbing, wear, fading and marks to boards to some volumes and with institutional labels to front boards and spine labels absent to three volumes. Joints starting slightly to 1855 volume. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with the occasional spot and mark. Spotting more pronounced to some endpapers. Institutional labels to front free endpapers.

Overall: VERY GOOD


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