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The earliest book printed in Welsh, 1546.
A 1580 copy of Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos, an influential Huguenot tract, that belonged to Robert Williams Vaughan of Hengwrt.
The first book printed on Welsh soil, 1585 [1586-87].
A significant publication in the history of the Bible and the Welsh language, published on 7th October 1567
The first Welsh translation of the complete Bible.
The story, 1604, of the sighting of a mermaid near Pendine, Carmarthenshire.
Robert Hooke's Micrographia (1665).
A collection of 17th, 18th- and 19th-century Welsh almanacs
The Printed Works of William Williams, Pantycelyn, hymn writer, poet, and one of the great leaders of the Evangelical Revival of the 18th century
A pamphlet, 1773, about the case against the non-Welsh-speaking rector of Trefdraeth, Anglesey.
Surveys by Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain') on agriculture in Wales published between 1800 and 1815.
An inquiry into the state of education in Wales.
A Welsh Classical Dictionary contains biographical and historical articles on Welsh and Brythonic people up to about the year A.D. 1000 who appear in early Welsh historical manuscripts.
The National Library of Wales Journal was founded in 1939. Its main purpose is to enable researchers to publish articles or short notes based on the Library’s collections.
A website containing over five thousand concise biographies of Welsh people who have made a significant contribution to national life, whether in Wales or more widely.
Musical and poetical relicks of the Welsh bards ... The second volume Reference: XM1742 J851 B2 e25 (4to)
Hên ganiadau Cymru = Cambro-British melodies, or the national songs, and airs of Wales Reference: XM1742 J851 H4 e25 (4to)
Hên ganiadau Cymru = Cambro-British melodies, or the national songs, and airs of Wales Reference: XM1742 J851 H4 e20 (4to)
The bardic museum, of primitive British literature Reference: XM1742 J851 B2 e02(a) (4to)
Alawon fy ngwlad = The lays of my land Reference: Castell Gorfod 42
The Welsh harper Reference: Castell Gorfod 179 (4to)
Musical and poetical relicks of the Welsh bards Reference: XM1742 J851 D94)c) (4to)
A collection of Welsh, English & Scotch airs with new variations Reference: W.e. 392
Antient British music Reference: W.e. 397
British harmony being a collection of antient Welsh airs Reference: Castell Gorfod 154 (4to)
A favourite concerto for the harpsichord Reference: W.e. 392
[Six concertos for keyboard] Reference: W.e. 392
Six sonates pour le clavecin accompagnées d'un violon obligé et d'un violoncelle Reference: W.e. 392d