The Bible in Wales; A Study in the History of the Welsh People, with an Introductory Address and a Bibliography

The Bible in Wales; A Study in the History of the Welsh People, with an Introductory Address and a Bibliography

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...He supplements in a letter the information there given as follows: --"David Jones's widow, Hannah Jones of Dolgoch, who was a farmer and maltster before she married David Jones, was, soon after his death, 1792, on account of 'dyled y Beibl Bach, ' made a bankrupt. According to my information, she spent the remainder of her life at Newcastle-Emlyn, receiving parish relief. She was alive in 1837-39, and 'S mentioned by David Jones in his 'Hanes y Bedyddwyr' (1839) as being in need." " The English Works of... Eliezer Williams," 1840, p. clxxxv. i the 1790 edition were corrected to the accepted readings in the Carmarthen reprints. They were also corrected for the Bible printed at Carmarthen in 1796 containing the marginal references of John Canne, and the notes of William Komaine. The offending passage in the family Bible was printed as originally written in the first four editions. In the fifth (John Evans, Carmarthen, 1807, ) it was altered, presumably by David Humphreys, the son-in-law of Peter Williams; and the alteration was retained in all the editions issued by John Evans. It was also adopted by Lewis Evan Jones, who issued four editions from his press at Carnarvon. The printers of the first London issue (1823-25) state in the prospectus that they have printed Peter Williams's notes as he wrote them, and this is the course followed invariably except by the two printers named. This general statement is made with the reservation that six editions have not been checked on this point. The publication of the Bible in numbers, introduced into Wales by Peter Williams, was found to meet the special circumstances of the poorer people. An English Bible, bearing the date 1779, and the imprint of John Ross, Carmarthen, appears...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236739426
  • 9781236739421