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Notebook with transcripts from the Book of Ballymote. By William Maunsell Hennessy , Late 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/4/7/6

Scope and Contents

These are transcriptions from the Book of Ballymote (See External Documents below), written by William Maunsell Hennessy.

Dates

  • Late 19th century

Creator

Language of Materials

Middle Irish

Physical Description

Although the pages are in excellent quality, the front cover has become detached, the back cover is at high risk of becoming detached, and the spine is severely damaged. Material from the spine disintegrates every time the book is touched or opened.

The ink is unfaded and the handwriting is clear.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 notebook

Previous reference

Mackinnon A.19

Physical Description

Although the pages are in excellent quality, the front cover has become detached, the back cover is at high risk of becoming detached, and the spine is severely damaged. Material from the spine disintegrates every time the book is touched or opened.

The ink is unfaded and the handwriting is clear.

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Binding: Front and back cover, with fragile spine. The notebook in its entirety, including the front cover, is held together by modern string

Dimensions

18.5 cm x 23.6 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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